Medical marijuana often replaces other headache medications, small study shows

Most patients in a small cohort used medical marijuana in lieu of other abortive prescriptions to alleviate migraine pain, according to recent findings.The researchers found that of the 25 patients who were still using medical marijuana at the time of the follow-up interview, 25% said they used it daily and 71.4% used it at least … Read more

Study finds that CBD may help ease the disorder and Addiction to the high of weed

(CNN)Smoking weed has become a popular pastime, boosted by a more permissive social attitude and a relaxation of laws and regulations.Marijuana use disorder encompasses both addiction and dependency, and is characterized by impairments in psychological, physical or social functioning. In the United States, research shows some 2.5% of adults, or about 6 million people, had … Read more

How much do we know about marijuana’s medical capabilities

Colorado, California and a few other states are leading the way, steering tax dollars from marijuana legalization toward controlled, peer-approved studies assessing the medical effectiveness of cannabis compounds. Question for Medical Marijuana Users When it comes to marijuana and two of its key components, THC and CBD, “there are a lot of claims, and like … Read more

CBD may help avert lung destruction in COVID-19

Cannabidiol, or CBD, may help reduce the cytokine storm and excessive lung inflammation that is killing many patients with COVID-19, researchers say.“ARDS is a major killer in severe cases of some respiratory viral infections, including severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and we have an urgent need for better intervention and treatment strategies,” says … Read more

A New Bill is Filed to Federally Legalize Marijuana

Yet another day and another senator files a new bill to legalize marijuana with a twist. The bill says that marijuana must be federally legalized and regulated like tobacco. This piece of legislation would remove cannabis from several different acts including the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). The proposed bill ‘’Substance Regulation and Safety Act’’ would … Read more

Democratic Party Rejected Marijuana Legalization Amendment 2020

The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) officially rejected the amendment to legalize marijuana and showed no support for it in the 2020’s policy plank on Monday. The majority of the delegates were against the legalization of marijuana in the country while only a handful was in the favor of legalization of marijuana. These handfuls of delegates … Read more

Researchers study cannabis as a treatment for COVID-19

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — As new daily coronavirus infections continue to break records in the U.S., researchers are considering whether the cannabis plant has the potential to be used in the treatment of COVID-19. Experts from the University of Nebraska and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute are recommending that scientists study the anti-inflammatory properties in … Read more