Medical Marijuana news

A study finds that smoking marijuana does not do the same lung damage as tobacco

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The study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham was released Tuesday by the Journal of the American Medical Association.

The findings echo results in some smaller studies […]

Why Cannabis works better than synthetic Marinol

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Unlike Marinol which contains only one compund- synthetic THC.  There are more than 480 natural components found within the cannabis plant, of which 66 have been classified as “cannabinoids.” Those are chemicals unique to the plant, […]

Sanjay Gupta is even more convinced that Medical Marijuana works

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I am more convinced than ever that it is irresponsible to not provide the best care we can, care that often may involve marijuana.

I am not backing down on medical marijuana; I am doubling […]

Does Marijuana Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

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“I think all we can say safely so far is using low doses of marijuana for prolonged periods of time at some point in your life, possibly when you’re middle-aged to late middle-aged, is probably going […]

Marijuana may fight AIDS/ HIV

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Published last week in the journal AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, researchers at Louisiana State University showed that daily doses of THC, marijuana’s main ingredient, have a number of beneficial effects in animal […]

Cannabis Can Treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

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A new study published in the journal Case Reports in Oncology, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis can treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia

(ALL), a cancer of the […]

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 […]

Video: DHHS Denies Medical Marijuana For Tourette’s Patients in Maine

Watch Tourette’s Patient’s Tics Disappear After Using Medical Marijuana

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FALMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Advocates are vowing to keep fighting for permission to treat people with Tourette’s Syndrome with medical marijuana.

Earlier this week […]