Medical Marijuana

ALS (Ice Bucket Challenge) & Cannabis Research Findings

ALS (Ice Bucket Challenge) & Cannabis Research Findings

A 2014 study titled “Medical Marijuana Utilization and Perceived Therapeutic Value in Patients with ALS (P3.014)” (Neurology.com) found that those “patients currently using marijuana report a very significant treatment effect on many ALS symptoms. Given the high degree of patient interest and reported therapeutic value, ALS clinicians should become better educated […]

Fed’s NIDA Says “Marijuana can kill certain cancer cells”

Fed’s NIDA Says “Marijuana can kill certain cancer cells”

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), which is part of the federal government, has put out a “Drug Facts” publication addressing the question, “Is Marijuana Medicine?”. The report does a decent job to explains medical marijuana and the illnesses that can benefit from its use.  What is astonishing is that this “Drug Facts” […]

Mom with Cancer Saves Baby Using Cannabis

Mom with Cancer Saves Baby Using Cannabis

Another story about how cannabis is saving lives. Tenille Farr, a Mormon mom of four from Utah, discovered she had Stage 2 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when was pregnant with her fifth child. Chemotherapy would have put her unborn child at risk from the radiation. She made the choice to leave her […]

Weed Journal Fact Check: Medical Marijuana

Weed Journal Fact Check: Medical Marijuana

New York Times (“Seeking the Facts on Medical Marijuana“) did an interview with the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids‘s Director Dr. Ware. He is also the director of clinical research of the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of McGill University Health Center. So much of what we knew about the […]