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9-year-old girl seizure free after using cannabis oil for one day

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Dravet Syndrome|

9-year-old girl seizure free after using cannabis oil for one day A 9 year old girl has had her first seizure free day in years after using cannabis oil...for just 24 hours. Amelia Weaver of Hibbing, Minnesota has Dravet Syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that has been frequently covered in cannabis news after various reports [...]

Israel to Sell Medical Cannabis in Pharmacies

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Israel|

As the world leader in medical cannabis research and development, Israel have taken another positive step by introducing the sale of medical cannabis in pharmacies. Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman announced the move and stated that the decision is intended to relieve pressure on the limited dispensaries around the country, especially as more than 21,000 [...]

Army Officer Escapes Punishment After Using Cannabis to Help Dying Wife

By | July 28th, 2015|Categories: Ireland|

Army Officer Escapes Punishment After Using Cannabis to Help Dying Wife Damian Flood, 39, has avoided criminal punishment after admitting that he used cannabis to help ease his wife's dying moments. The Army veteran who served for nearly 2 decades in the Irish Defence Forces was found with nearly €10,ooo worth of cannabis at his [...]

How to Manage a Terminal Crohn’s Diagnosis, by Sarah Godfrey

By | July 27th, 2015|Categories: Crohn’s Disease|

How to Survive a Terminal Crohn's Diagnosis Sarah Godfrey is the only terminal Crohn’s patient known to have survived without having any part of her digestive system removed. Sarah used cannabis, herbal medicine and diet to save her life and also to end a 20-year dependency on Codeine, and 14 years on Valium and Morphine. [...]

Australia May Legalize Medical Cannabis in August

By | July 27th, 2015|Categories: Australia|

Australia May Legalize Medical Cannabis in August After a serious breakthrough in the UK, in which over 100,000 signatures have forced Parliament to debate the legalisation of cannabis in the country, Australian public power has also forced legalisation discussions. A 'Regulator of Medical Cannabis' bill is set to be composed after a survey found two-thirds of Australians [...]

Can Medical Cannabis Help Heroin Addicts?

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: Heroin|

Can Medical Cannabis Help Heroin Addicts? According to numerous different sources, heroin abuse is on the rise in America. Actually, it has been for a while now with an increasing number of heroin overdose deaths as well. Lawmakers and public health officials across the country are scratching their heads in a quest for solution to [...]

PTSD and Cannabis Study is Finally Approved

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: PTSD|

PTSD and Cannabis Study is Finally Approved  Veterans suffering from PTSD finally have something to look forward to; at least as far as medical marijuana is concerned. A year ago, federal government approved the funding for a study that would look into the effects of medical marijuana on veteran patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder [...]

4 Key Studies on Cannabis and Mental Health

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: Mental Health|

4 Key Studies on Cannabis and Mental Health Although opponents of marijuana reform have screamed time and time again that marijuana can make you go crazy, paranoid, delusional, schizophrenic, and what else; luckily, advocates now have a legit scientific study that confirms the opponents are wrong. According to the new research published in the Journal [...]

Report Suggests Medical Cannabis “Lacks Serious Scientific Evidence”

By | July 20th, 2015|Categories: JAMA|

Medical Cannabis "Lacks Serious Scientific Evidence"  In a really bad week for medical marijuana, during the end of June, a new report was published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that indicated how most of the conditions approved for medical marijuana treatment in the U.S. lack serious scientific evidence that would back marijuana [...]

New Study Could Show Cannabis Helps Arthritis

By | July 16th, 2015|Categories: Arthritis|

July 7th and The Arthritis Society announced Canada's first study into the efficacy of medical marijuana for arthritic pain. The new project is funded by the Arthritis Society of Canada and it will be conducted at Dalhousie University. The emerging theory is that osteoarthritis(OA) pain is in fact neuropathic in nature. If it is indeed [...]