Facts About Medical Marijuana in the USA

By | February 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s a cliché to claim that times are changing. However, in the case of medical marijuana, the entire climate that surrounds it seems to be shifting on a daily basis. Numerous research studies have been popping up only to confirm what we have believed all along – that medical marijuana actually works. From a myriad [...]

Medical Marijuana On The Job

By | February 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

The wave of medical marijuana legalization is successfully sweeping across the USA. More than 24 states have legalized medical marijuana and five of them gone up the recreational route. That means the District of Columbia, Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Colorado are pretty much dealing with first problems of implementing marijuana rules and regulations. To expect that [...]

Clinical Trials high on list for Medical Marijuana Community

By | February 17th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

The medical marijuana movement is asking the scientific community to make examining the therapeutic potential of cannabis in much more depth a priority, cannabis experts from North America and the UK declared on 14 February at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual meeting in California. But the drug's controlled status is [...]

What Would Move The UK Forward On Marijuana Reform?

By | February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Despite almost unbelievable progress forward in the U.S. last year, primarily caused by the initiation of recreational market sales in Colorado and Washington State, forward reform in the UK has repeatedly stalled. […]

Pediatric Academy Now Says Medical Cannabis May Help Ill Children

By | January 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

rijuana use should be decriminalized and federal officials should reclassify cannabis as a less dangerous drug to spur vital medical research, the leading group of U.S. pediatricians recommended Monday. In an update to its 2004 policy statement on pot, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) also recognized marijuana may be a treatment option for kids [...]

Cannabis eases chronic pain better than commonly prescribed opioids

By | January 26th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cannabis can ease chronic pain more effectively than conventional medicines, according to a new study likely to flame the debate on the medical use of marijuana. Researchers from the Australian National Drug and Alcohol centre found that patients with chronic pain who used the drug said it eased their symptoms better opioid medications, which are [...]

Cannabis may slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease.

By | January 26th, 2015|Categories: Alzheimers, Uncategorized|

Medical marijuana advocates in Maine are trying to spread the word about a recent study indicating the drug may slow or stop the progression of Alzheimer's Disease. The Gelassen family of Portland says it works. Allen Gelassen is a pretty happy guy despite living with Alzheimer's. "I always have a problem (remembering) day-to-day,"said Gelassen, "But [...]

Terminal Cancer Patient Dies Amid Medical Marijuana Fight

By | January 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

An eastern Iowa man has died of cancer just months after he was convicted for growing medicinal marijuana for personal use. Dottie Mackenzie confirmed Tuesday that her 49-year-old son, Benton Mackenzie, died Monday at his home in Long Grove, near Davenport. Benton Mackenzie had been growing marijuana to create medicinal oil to consume and apply [...]

January 1979: Cannabis Does Little Harm, Say Advisors to Government

By | January 19th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Tentative proposals to make slight cuts in cannabis penalties are being presented to the Home Secretary by his advisers this week. Behind the proposals lies the opinion of an expert sub-committee, which in an as yet unpublished report, says in effect that smoking cannabis does no particular harm. Professor J.P.D. Graham, Professor of Pharmacology at [...]

Merseysiders who use cannabis to treat illness call for drug to be legalised

By | January 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sufferers of serious medical conditions in Merseyside are breaking the law against cannabis use in order to treat their illnesses. […]

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