Monthly Archives: January 2014

Medical Cannabis Legalization Has Reduced Suicides

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new study published in the American Journal of Public Health – which is an update of a 2011 study – has found that states which have legalized medical cannabis have seen a significant reduction in suicides, […]

Published Study Shows That Cannabis May Treat Panic Disorder

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A new study published in the International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabinoids may treat panic disorders.

“The present study investigated the effects of systemic or intra-dorsolateral periaqueductal gray (dlPAG) […]

Marijuana Treatment for Neuropathic Pain, Study Shows

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A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel group study published in this month’s issue of the European Journal of Pain, and published online early by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis can significantly reduce pain and improve sleep in […]

DHHS releases reasoning for denial of medical marijuana use for Tourette’s syndrome

By Christopher Cousins,

Bangor Daily News

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Department of Health and Human Services denied the use of medical marijuana to treat Tourette’s syndrome last month because of a dearth of large-scale studies into its effectiveness and side effects, according to a document provided to the Bangor Daily News on […]

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