“Heartbroken” Irish mother walked length of Ireland to try and get life-saving medical marijuana for sick daughter. Courageous Vera Twomey walked 260km from Cork down to Dublin in desperate attempt to get access to cannabis-based medication for her daughter Ava Barry, Vera’s daughter, suffers from Dravey Syndrome, a rare intractable form of [...]
In 2014, the founders of Medical Marijuana Genetics started becoming aware of the therapeutic properties of the cannabis plant whilst desperately treating the symptoms of one of their mother’s late stage pancreatic cancer. Not long after her first dose of cannabis oil, her ability to move around relatively pain-free was hugely increased, enabling [...]
The “Adult Use of Marijuana Act” a.k.a “Proposition 64”: how will the Californian electorate vote on November the 8th?
On November the 8th this year electors in 9 States of the US Federal Union will be voting on specific propositions for changes in State laws governing the production, possession, use, and distribution of marijuana. This is to be viewed against the background of U.S federal law which effectively outlaws the growth, possession, [...]
In part one we reviewed applications of cannabis in the treatment of psoriasis. Today we’ll cover other skin diseases that may be positively affected by cannabinoids. When I was in medical school I recall one of my professors blithely commenting that dermatology was easy. If the lesion is wet dry it, if it’s dry wet [...]
Did you know that endothelial inflammation, the source of atherosclerosis (and the cause of heart disease, hypertension and stroke), is the underlying cause or contributor in 50% of all mortalities[ref]Lusis AJ Department of Medicine, Biology Institute, University of California, Los Angeles 90095, USA Atherosclerosis. Nature. 2000 Sep 14;407(6801):233-41[/ref], not just heart disease? Chronic inflammation is [...]
Modern research is showing that cannabis extracts protect and benefit the human brain. Here’s four amazing ways scientists are showing that cannabis actually helps to keep your brain safe from disease, dementia and even death! #4 – Cannabis promotes new brain cell growth Government scare campaigns often claim that cannabis kills brain cells, but now [...]