Study Suggests CBD May Have Antipsychotic Effect in High-Risk Individuals

Now, there is hope for patients who are at risk for suffering from psychosis.  JAMA Psychiatry, a psychiatric research publication, has published a recent study which indicates that CBD may have antipsychotic effects in people who have a risk of psychosis. Previous studies have p...

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The Therapeutic Benefits Of Medicating with Delta-8 THC

The Therapeutic Benefits of Medicating with Delta-8 THCDelta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been the leading phytocannabinoid for quite some time, as it’s the most famous and the most researched of the 100+ phytocannabinoids we know about so far. Now, there’s a new compound capturing...

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Medical Cannabis a Hit With Seniors, Survey Says

According to one survey of 138 senior-aged patients, 27 percent reported that they were able to discontinue their entire regime of painkillers with the aid of medical cannabis.One woman uses drops of marijuana oil to help alleviate chronic back pain. Acupuncture, cortisone shots and chiropractic a...

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93% of Patients Prefer Cannabis Over Opioids For Managing Pain, According to New Study

New research has looked into what patients prefer for pain management: prescription opioids, which are widely used - - and often come with undesirable side effects including fatal overdose - or medical marijuana, which has few side effects and isn’t linked with fatal overdosing. The r...

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Study Shows Females Who use Cannabis Have Higher IQ’s Than Those Who Don’t.

A study conducted by Science Daily illustrates what many cannabis consumers have known for some time: cannabis is the herb of the wise.  Researchers followed approximately 8,000 girls and women, aged 5 to 30.  Their IQ’s were tested twice during childhood. When the women w...

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Study Might Suggest Cannabis Could Be A Viable Treatment For Symptoms Of Crohn’s Disease

In the U.S. alone, there are roughly 800,000 people affected with Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), that affects the body by causing inflammation in the digestive tract. The result of this is severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss, and extreme...

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Study: Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicaid $1 Billion

It's undeniable that cannabis is a medication. It is, however - perhaps undeservedly - on the nation's Controlled Substances Act, the rundown of America's most risky medications. The vast majority of drugs are classified as pharmaceutical. In the 28 states where therapeutic cannab...

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$18.5 Billion Less For Big Pharma If All 50 States Legalize Medical Marijuana: Study Shows

The pharmaceutical industry could have a near-death experience and not fully recover if nationwide medical marijuana legalization became a reality. This is the sentiment from the most recent research from the analytics firm New Frontier Data. In a study titled “From Pre...

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Why Senior Citizens Are Turning to Medical Cannabis

Currently, the fastest growing group of Americans who medicate with cannabis is, surprisingly or not, senior citizens. Many people might be curious as to why this particular section of the population would suddenly choose to embrace cannabis at this stage of life. It’s estimated ...

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Big Pharma Could Lose $4 Billion Per Year Due to Medical Marijuana

It’s at least fairly well known that the possibility of marijuana legalization potentially poses a threat to the pharmaceutical industry. One part of the fight against medical marijuana legalization is the active campaigning against it that pharmaceutical companies engage in, hoping to pr...

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Medical Cannabis Patients Use Less Opioids, Antidepressants, and Alcohol, Study Finds

According to a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, once patients began medical cannabis, those suffering from pain and other medical conditions reduced their use of opioids, antidepressants, sleep medications, alcohol, and other dangerous substances.A lead researcher on ...

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Medical Marijuana Might Increase the Years Senior Citizens are in the Workforce

The legalization of medical marijuana has provided many benefits. It gives thousands of patients a much more favorable alternative for the treatment of a number of diseases and conditions. It provides jobs and it has made a notable impact on the rate of opioid prescriptions and overdoses c...

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