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Parents of some autistic children have long reported that their kids calm down with cannabinoids, are better able to communicate, and can do more tasks by themselves.
Although pharmaceutical drugs are often used to treat GERD, cannabis and different cannabinoids might help treat this disease safely and effectively.
The study hopes to correct a lack of double-blind, placebo-controlled studies regarding cannabis’ effects on cancer symptoms.
Dispensary owners prepared for large crowds on what is essentially the program's opening day.
Columbia Care and Columbia University are collaborating on a federally funded study on the effects of medical marijuana on opioid use.
Despite a bumpy rollout that has drawn lawsuits and criticism from legislators, a new report shows the number of Floridians using medical marijuana continues to grow.
A study out of the Netherlands found that standardised pharmaceutical-grade cannabis with a high tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content was effective in treating the musculoskeletal pain caused by fibromyalgia.
More than 2,100 certified veterinarians who are currently practicing participated in the anonymous online survey, the results of which were published in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Studies.
More seniors are turning to medical marijuana to ease their pain. The National Council on Aging says from 2006 to 2013, cannabis use among seniors increased by 250%.
The study with generalized anxiety disorder patients is one of the first to look closely at different strains and the medicinal benefits they might offer.
Although cannabis is medically, therapeutically, and nutritionally beneficial, the presence of various terpenes in cannabis can positively improve users’ well-being and emotional state of mind to another level.
Generally the patient learns what dosage works for them. But this can be a variable effect based upon many factors including sleep patterns, variability of symptoms of the disease process, mental state among others.
A Massachusetts family’s experience giving marijuana edibles to their dying patriarch is set to kick off a desperately needed investigation into how cannabis might treat some of the more troubling symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, a condition that affects 5.7 million Americans.
“After monitoring patients 65 and older for six months, we found medical cannabis treatment significantly relieves pain and improves quality of life for seniors with minimal side effects reported.”
One of the most promising -- and pressing -- areas of research has to do with the effects of medical marijuana on people with diabetes. 
Alzheimer’s disease will become eligible for treatment with medical marijuana in Minnesota next year, making it the 14th health condition approved since the state’s cannabis program began in 2015.