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Latest medical cannabis research, studies and news

In What States Can I Treat My Condition With Medical Marijuana?
Medical marijuana has been legalized in 28 states, and this means that patients with a debilitating condition can now legally benefit from medical cannabis programs.
Feb 17, 2017 12:10 PM
Does CBD Affect Our Sleep?
Cannabidiol has many properties that can protect our bodies. Sleep is one of the processes that is affected by the substance. Some people feel drowsy after its consumption, others become alert. So how exactly does CBD influence our sleep?
Apr 28, 2017 12:25 PM
What Is the Best Medical Cannabis Oil for You?
If you are a new medical cannabis patient, you may be disoriented by a huge variety of medical cannabis oils available at your local dispensary. Though the weed market is flourishing with numerous brands, their wide range of products may puzzle any consumer. The following tips will help you choose the best medical cannabis oil for you.
Apr 27, 2017 12:20 PM
Natural Alternatives to Cannabis During Detoxing
If you have decided to detox from cannabis, it may take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. The time usually depends on the reason—need for a nutrition change, tolerance break, a drug test—and on the frequency and amount of your consumption.
Apr 25, 2017 12:05 PM
Local Company Provides $1.85M to Ohio University for Cannabis Research
Black Elk Biotech, an Ohio-based company, has recently awarded Ohio University with $1.85 million to study the medical benefits that can be received from cannabis and some other natural products.
Apr 24, 2017 12:20 PM
People Who Are Obsessed With Tanning May Be at Risk for Drug Addiction
Summertime is coming in the Northern hemisphere, and very soon, the beaches will be full of people who want to get the perfect tan. However, there are always two kinds of people there: those who just want to chill on the seashore and catch a little bit of sun and those consumed by the desire to become a golden god or goddess.
Apr 21, 2017 12:15 PM
Most Americans Consider Cannabis Safer Than Opioids, but Not for Everyone
It has been established that medical cannabis has great pain-killing properties. However, is the herb effective enough to substitute opioids? Researchers asked Americans about their attitude to cannabis as an alternative to analgesic drugs.
Apr 20, 2017 12:15 PM
When Does Your Child Need Medical Marijuana?
Though marijuana is not typically considered as medicine for children, there is a significant number of anecdotal cases when the herb has helped kids manage their severe illnesses. So, when can medical marijuana save the life of your child?
Apr 19, 2017 12:05 PM
Is There Connection Between Cannabis Consumption and Motivation?
The stereotype about sleepy stoners hanging out on the couch the whole day and doing nothing has been proved wrong long ago. Not all strains provide you with a lazy high. Some of them are real mines of motivation and inspiration. However, the science behind the impact of cannabis on your motivation is still unclear. Let us look at this issue closer.
Apr 17, 2017 12:05 PM
How Can Medical Cannabis Help With Huntington’s Disease?
The healing properties of cannabis are quite impressive. In addition to a plethora of illnesses treated with cannabinoids, researchers have also revealed the potential benefits of medical marijuana for relieving the symptoms of Huntington’s disease.
Apr 14, 2017 12:25 PM
New Technology by Potbotics in Marijuana Market
The possibility to consume marijuana for medical purposes is an undeniable advantage in the treatment of many ailments. However, this field is still young and fast-developing. That is why more and more startup businesses are creating innovative devices to boost the industry's advancement.
Apr 13, 2017 12:50 PM
Why Does Marijuana Give Us Chills?
The feeling of slight shivers is one of those minor cannabis side effects that every stoner faces from time to time. That is why getting under a warm blanket feels so good. Does marijuana really lower the temperature of our bodies and should we be concerned about this effect?
Apr 12, 2017 12:20 PM
First Global Cannabis Research Center Opens in Israel
Israel has a leading role in studying medical marijuana in the world. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has recently confirmed this position by opening the first global cannabis research center.
Apr 11, 2017 12:10 PM
CBG Cannabinoid: Medical Benefits and Treatable Diseases
Cannabis flowers are full of beneficial compounds, but most people are only familiar with some of them. Looking for a new marijuana strain, patients usually pay attention to the presence of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), but only a few know that cannabigerol (CBG) is a precursor of the mentioned chemicals that also has a lot of medical benefits.
Apr 7, 2017 12:10 PM
What It Feels Like to Be High
Cannabis contains psychoactive components that cause the so-called feeling of “high.” Many of us have heard about it or have seen this effect in the movies. There are many tales about the impact marijuana has on us. However, not all of them are true. Let us introduce you to the peculiarities of the magical high sensation.
Apr 6, 2017 12:10 PM
Marijuana and Testosterone: Is There Any Negative Impact?
There is currently a hot debate among researchers on the existence of a link between marijuana and testosterone levels. Numerous studies result in controversial findings, though most of them conclude that marijuana does not cause any irreversible damage to male fertility. Here is what science can say about the effect of weed on your testosterone level.
Apr 4, 2017 12:10 PM
5 Medical Cannabis Events to Attend in April
April is the month of 420 celebrations accompanied by dozens of marijuana-themed events. Along with numerous festivals and parties, there will be a lot of special events for medical marijuana patients, doctors, entrepreneurs, advocates, and lawmakers. MJWellness will tell you about the most important and valuable medical cannabis events of the month.
Apr 3, 2017 12:10 PM
Combination of Alcohol and Marijuana Leads to Lower Grades
Scientists have spent a lot of time studying all possible effects of alcohol and marijuana on teens and children. The recent research showed that the combination of these two substances could lead to a decline in college performance and grades in students.
Mar 31, 2017 12:25 PM
Ohio to Offer Weed Classes at Cleveland Cannabis College
Ohio, along with several other states, legalized medicinal cannabis in 2016. The industry is now rapidly growing, offering more and more goods and services, expanding job opportunities, and creating new marijuana businesses. Since Ohio requires plenty of experts in various weed-related fields, the Cleveland Cannabis College will start new cannabis classes to prepare qualified industry professionals.
Mar 30, 2017 12:10 PM
Oxford University to Invest Millions in Development of New Cannabis Treatment
Oxford University has recently announced the launch of a $12 million research project on the medicinal properties of cannabis. A group of scientists will study the benefits of cannabinoids and try to create new marijuana-based treatments for a number of ailments, including cancer, inflammation, and chronic pain.
Mar 28, 2017 12:05 PM