Tag: Medical Cannabis

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 […]

Illinois Marijuana Retailer Health Central LLC Receives Approval

Illinois Marijuana Retailer Health Central LLC Receives Approval

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which oversees the medical marijuana retailers in Illinois, has given approval to marijuana retailer Health Central, LLC. The approval from the Illinois department is required to purchase marijuana products from cultivation centers. Health Central LLC qualified in: Dispensary District 9: Comprised of Cass, Christian, […]

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” […]

States With Highest Support For Legalizing Weed

States With Highest Support For Legalizing Weed

Which states show the highest support for legalizing weed? With support for marijuana legalization increasingly trending upward, many states are above 50%. 24 states (including DC) have legalized medical marijuana in some form or another (it should be noted that many of the states’ medical marijuana laws are still quite […]