Marijuana Treats Migraine Pain Better Than Prescription Medication, Study Finds

Marijuana research has proven victorious again. A study has revealed that the active compounds in cannabis work better at reducing the frequency of acute migraine pain than traditional pharmaceutical migraine medication. There are also fewer side effects.  The study followed 127 participants, all of whom suffered from chronic migraine headaches and or cluster headaches, which are severe headaches that occur on one side of the head, often located around an eye.  Pain from migraine headaches usually affects both sides of the head and is often accompanied...

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Scientist Reveal What Cannabis Does to Your Bones

A study published by The Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, which was conducted by researchers from Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University, showed that a chemical in marijuana, known as cannabinoid cannabidiol or CBD, increases bone strength and speeds up the healing of fractures, without causing the patient to have psychotropic effects, or get “high.”According to researcher Yankel Gabet, CBD makes bones stronger during the healing process, while enhancing the maturation of the collagenous matrix . This provides the basis for new mineralization of b...

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Legalized Cannabis Could Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic, Study Finds

A new study shows that in states that have legalized medical marijuana, hospitals haven't been inundated with marijuana users as had been predicted. They have, however, treated significantly fewer opioid users than in recent years.In states that allowed medical marijuana, hospital admissions for opioid abuse dropped an average 23 percent, the research showed. Rates for hospitalization due to opioid overdoses decreased an average of 13 percent.  In the midst of this, the anxiety over the legalization of medical marijuana leading to cannabis-related admissio...

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Cannabis dispensaries save lives, new study shows

It’s no secret that there’s a painkiller problem of vast proportions going on in the United States. In the last 15 years, there has been a surge in the number of opiate prescriptions written as a well as a staggering number of deaths annually, due to abuse and overdose.  According to the CDC, In 2013 alone, over 16,000 people died from overdosing on prescription painkillers. But, there is a ray of sunshine amidst this dismal storm. There is a new study which suggests that in some states which provide easy access to marijuana, the brakes are being appli...

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