Tag: Medical cannabis

“Am I Stoned?” App Enables Users To Track How High They Are

Posted by on April 27, 2018 in Sci-Tech, Technology with 0 Comments
“Am I Stoned?” App Enables Users To Track How High They Are

The app, called “Am I Stoned”, has been created by researchers from the University of Chicago to assess the effects of cannabis on cognitive ability. The app provides users with a series of tasks to test the impact of cannabis use on memory, reaction time and attention span.

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The First Cannabis-Based Drug in The US Has Been Recommended by FDA Panel

Posted by on April 20, 2018 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
The First Cannabis-Based Drug in The US Has Been Recommended by FDA Panel

Food and Drug Administration advisers on Thursday unanimously supported the first government approval of a medication made from cannabis, paving the way for agency clearance by the end of June.

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Study Finds Cannabis Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

Study Finds Cannabis Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

The benefits of cannabis on the human brain are still being outlined by medical research, and in a recent study, scientists at the University of Bonn concluded that it can help reverse the aging process in the brain.

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Why Does Medical Cannabis Still Carry a Stigma?

Posted by on March 21, 2018 in Alternative Health Care, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 0 Comments
Why Does Medical Cannabis Still Carry a Stigma?

Natural” drugs like marijuana, which fit seamlessly into numerous societies for thousands of years, isn’t even a narcotic. You can’t have an addiction to marijuana, and it’s been used as a natural and healthy healing tool in many cultures for thousands of years. In

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What Makes Medical Cannabis “Medical”? These Two Compounds

What Makes Medical Cannabis “Medical”? These Two Compounds

Terpenes contribute greatly to the health benefits of cannabis and are present in many other plants. Myrcene, as the most abundant terpene in cannabis, is famous for producing sedation and is commonly found in many indica strains. The aroma of this terpene has musky and earthy tones and is packed full of medical effects. Hence, if you suffer from chronic pain or any kind of inflammation you should stick to strains with a lot of myrcene.

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Court Rules: Insurance Company Must Cover Medical Cannabis Treatment

Court Rules: Insurance Company Must Cover Medical Cannabis Treatment

An important precedent is set as a New Jersey judge orders an insurance company to pay for a mans medical treatment.

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Marijuana Industry Posted an Explosive 445% Job Growth in 2017

Posted by on February 7, 2018 in Economy with 0 Comments
Marijuana Industry Posted an Explosive 445% Job Growth in 2017

According to a report from ZipRecruiter, an online job platform that also analyzes employment trends, “the total number of industry job posts increased by 445% in 2017, compared to an increase of just 18% one year prior.”

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Dr. Mercola: Medical Cannabis Is a Vastly Underutilized Therapeutic Option

Dr. Mercola: Medical Cannabis Is a Vastly Underutilized Therapeutic Option

We’ve come a long way in the U.S. when it comes to re-normalizing the use of medicinal marijuana. Unfortunately, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is still trying to suppress it as best they can. In December, 2016, the agency announced cannabidiol (CBD) is being reclassified as a Schedule 1 controlled substance, putting it on par with LSD and heroin. This despite the fact that CBD has no psychoactive component, meaning it cannot render you “high.” This is truly tragic when you consider the many medical uses for CBD.

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Companies Donate $40k Worth of Marijuana to People Displaced by California Fires

Posted by on October 16, 2017 in Activism, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Companies Donate $40k Worth of Marijuana to People Displaced by California Fires

Cannacraft said they will donate $40,000 in medical marijuana to California residents who do not have access to their medication due to the horrific wildfires that have left at least 31 dead, approximately 400 missing, and destroyed more than 3,500 homes and structures. An estimated 25,000 people have been evacuated, and over 120,000 acres of land have been scorched by the fires. The company has partnered with other dispensaries that will be distributing the free medicine.

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National Academy of Sciences Issues Landmark Statement on Medical Cannabis

National Academy of Sciences Issues Landmark Statement on Medical Cannabis

In the groundbreaking report released this week entitled The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research (2017), the NAS issued a comprehensive, researched-backed statement on the validity of medical marijuana, including pros and cons, outlining its clinical effectiveness.

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Major Study Destroys Drug War Fear Propaganda – As States Legalize Marijuana, Teen Use Plummets

Posted by on June 2, 2016 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Major Study Destroys Drug War Fear Propaganda – As States Legalize Marijuana, Teen Use Plummets

While this study cannot show a causal connection between the decline in cannabis use in adolescents and state legalization, the fear-mongering of prohibitionists that hordes of kids are going to start smoking weed has been proven wrong.

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Someone Figured out How to Train Bees to Make Honey from Cannabis

Posted by on March 4, 2016 in Environment, Wildlife with 58 Comments
Someone Figured out How to Train Bees to Make Honey from Cannabis

A plethora of people are calling this beekeeper a genius, this is because he figured out a way to train his bees to make honey from cannabis.

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Meet the Congressman Who’s Heroically Breaking the Law by Giving Medical Cannabis to Sick Children

Posted by on January 25, 2016 in Government, Policies with 42 Comments
Meet the Congressman Who’s Heroically Breaking the Law by Giving Medical Cannabis to Sick Children

In the face of such injustice, Allen Peake is a model of virtue among a cesspool of state corruption. He defies the unjust cannabis prohibition by bringing medical cannabis into Georgia from states where it is legal, such as Colorado.

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How Medicinal Marijuana is Now Curing Chronic Issues in Dogs

How Medicinal Marijuana is Now Curing Chronic Issues in Dogs

Americans are starting to see cannabis for what it truly is — a harmless, useful plant with several healing virtues. Among the virtues being rediscovered is cannabis’s ability to cure chronic issues in dogs.

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How the Demand For Marijuana Legalization is Growing

Posted by on March 8, 2015 in Government, Policies with 2 Comments
How the Demand For Marijuana Legalization is Growing

The US population is beginning to truly accept and even desire marijuana legalization.

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