Tag: Medical Conditions

Medical Marijuana Medicine Epidiolex: 54% Decrease In Seizures Reported By American Academy of Neurology

Medical Marijuana Medicine Epidiolex: 54% Decrease In Seizures Reported By American Academy of Neurology

American Academy of Neurology has released some new data on GW Pharmaceuticals’ medical marijuana “investigational medicine Epidiolex® (pure cannabidiol, or CBD)”. The study, the results of which “will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, April 18 to 25, 2015″, involved 213 people (toddlers […]

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” […]