A summary of the Medical Marijuana Regulation & Safety Act of 2015, how it may affect various aspects of the cannabis industry, and what advocacy groups and entrepreneurs can (and should) be doing in preparation for it.
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A new article in the New England Journal of Medicine addresses a topic that has received quite a bit of press over the past few years--treating epilepsy with cannabis.
It’s Veterans Day—and also #WeedWeek, making it the perfect time to reflect on the interesting relationship between cannabis and PTSD.
In 2012, Trevor Smith was diagnosed with bladder cancer and told he had just two years to live without chemotherapy and the immediate removal of his prostate, bladder and other organs. He balked at the extreme surgery, and decided to explore alternative therapies--including the use of cannabis oil.
Last week was a landmark week for cannabis. From Brooklyn to Seattle, the plant won some big victories in both business and legislation.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why he agrees with Hillary Clinton--that more cannabis research is warranted--but also that this is difficult to execute on as it's still a Schedule I narcotic (meaning it has NO medicinal value). We all know that's incorrect, but it's blocking things from moving forward. Let's get things sorted out, people!
The largest and longest study ever focused on cardiovascular disease risk factors recently found that marijuana does not impair lung function in the doses normally inhaled by the majority of users.
The New York Times recently published an interesting profile of a small town in Ontario that was suffering when a large chocolate factory closed down. The former factory was subsequently purchased by Tweed, who is now using the facility to grow medical marijuana.
Cannabis has been used as medicine since the Neolithic Period. Here's a brief explanation of the various medical conditions for which it has been used to bring relief--as well as a look at where research is being done today.
After having experienced a range of negative side effects from traditional pharmaceutical drugs, David Esparza, a father and Parkinson’s sufferer for 13 years turned to medical marijuana when his neurologist recommended it. Cannabis helps him to manage his uncontrollable tremors and pain.