Medical Marijuana

Good News : First licence granted to treat pain with cannabis

A licence for medicinal cannabis has been granted for the treatment of chronic pain for the first time. The move has been described by the medical profession as an “important development”. The Department of Health approved a three-month licence for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) for the treatment of severe chronic pain. It is the second time such …

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Smoking Marijuana Causes ‘Complete Remission’ Of Crohn’s Disease, No Side Effects, New Study Shows

Marijuana – scientific name “cannabis” – performed like a champ in the first-ever placebo-controlled trial of the drug to treat Crohn’s Disease, also known as inflammatory bowel disease. The disease of the digestive tract afflicts 400,000 – 600,000 people in North America alone causing abdominal pain, diarrhea (which can be bloody), severe vomiting, weight loss, as …

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Medical Marijuana for Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain: How to Talk to Your Doctor

Have you ever discussed cannabis with your doctor? Despite the fact that 29 states plus the District of Columbia have decriminalized the use of marijuana for the treatment of certain medical problems, research published in September 2017 in Drug and Alcohol Dependence found that nine out of ten doctors were unprepared to prescribe it to their patients. “Most doctors don’t know much …

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Is Alcohol Actually The Scariest Gateway Drug to Watch Out For?

While it’s been embedded in many brains, and is often taught in our school system that marijuanna is a gateway drug, the next step toward using substances such as cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin or prescription opioids. While many may see marijuana this way,  is it the only substance guiding users down a dark and dangerous road? …

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WOMAN WHO TOOK CANNABIS OIL TO BATTLE TERMINAL CANCER IS GIVEN ALL-CLEAR

A 52-year-old mother who took cannabis oil to battle her terminal cancer has been given the all-clear by doctors. Joy Smith was told she would only have six weeks to live when she was diagnosed with incurable stomach and bowel cancer in August 2016. In a desperate attempt to defy expectations, she began taking a …

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‘CANNABIS SMOKERS ARE FAR LESS OF A THREAT TO SOCIETY THAN DRUNKS’

…and more of your opinions after Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones called for certain drugs to be sold in off-license North Wales’ Police and Crime Commissioner thinks so. Arfon Jones recently came out and called for steps to be taken to control the sale of certain illegal substances. He said: “I want to see drugs controlled …

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NEARLY HALF OF MARIJUANA USERS HAVE REPLACED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS WITH MEDICAL WEED, STUDY FINDS

Step aside, Advil. There’s a new painkiller in town that people are choosing over pharmaceuticals, and it goes by the name of marijuana. That’s right, my friends. Weed. According to a study from the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research, patients are supplementing or downright replacing their lab-made pain medications with cannabis, because it actually works and it’s au naturale. …

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SURVEY: NEARLY HALF OF PEOPLE WHO USE CANNABIDIOL PRODUCTS STOP TAKING TRADITIONAL MEDICINES

The largest survey on cannabidiol or CBD usage to date found that women were more likely than men to use CBD and once they started using it, were likely to drop their traditional medicine. A new survey from Brightfield Group and HelloMD covered 2,400 of HelloMD’s community of 150,000 members and did a deep dive into the usage of …

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Mike Tyson: We Smoke $40K of Marijuana Every Month at Ranch

Mike Tyson is certainly enjoying his retirement. Not only has the former boxer become an advocate for marijuana while hosting a podcast called Hot Boxin’, but he also explained the extent of his marijuana use in the latest episode (h/t The Source). “What do we smoke a month?” Tyson asked his co-host, Eben Britton. “Is it $40,000 a …

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