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Posts Tagged ‘Education’

Sanjay Gupta is even more convinced that Medical Marijuana works

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 down. More remarkable, many doctors and scientists, worried about being ostracized for even discussing the potential of marijuana, called me…

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Cannabis Can Treat Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

  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 white blood cells. According to researchers; “Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a cancer of the white blood cells and is…

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Published Study Shows That Cannabis May Treat Panic Disorder

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) administration of CB1 agonists [meant to mimic cannabinoids] on behavioural changes induced in rats by predator (a live cat)…

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Marijuana Treatment for Neuropathic Pain, Study Shows

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 those with neuropathic pain. For the study; “303 patients with PNP (peripheral neuropathic pain) associated with allodynia were screened; 128 were…

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Growing pot becomes Maine cottage industry

Growing pot becomes Maine cottage industry For 27-year-old Paul McCarrier, selling marijuana pays the bills and grows his career.  But McCarrier doesn’t meet clients on street corners or in dimly lit parking lots. As a state-licensed caregiver, the Belfast man runs a legal small business. His profession was created under Maine’s medical marijuana laws, which…

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How Marijuana Works

Science for stoners: Here’s how pot works Explaining the chemistry behind medical marijuana that got Sanjay Gupta and others to finally believe BY K.M. CHOLEWA Last week, CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta grabbed headlines for coming out in support of the validity of the medical use of marijuana, something he had opposed in the past. What changed his mind?…

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