Latest medical cannabis research, studies and news

3 Medical Marijuana Events to Attend in September
September will give both medical marijuana patients and advocates plenty of opportunities for communicating, networking, learning, and sharing their experience with others. MJWellness will tell you about the three most important medical cannabis events that will be held in September.
Aug 30, 2016 9:35 AM
Can Cannabis Help Patients With Cerebral Palsy?
Nowadays, cerebral palsy is the most common motor illness among children. It is characterized by impairment or loss of muscle coordination and body movement. According to the official statistics, this incurable condition affects three live births out of every thousand in the United States.
Aug 29, 2016 9:35 AM
Males Feel Greater Pain Relief From Smoking Marijuana Than Females
It has already been proven that medical marijuana has a great pain-killing effect. However, a new study has shown that weed smoking affects men and women differently.
Aug 28, 2016 9:05 AM
Colorado Campaign Wants Adults to Explain Cannabis to Kids
To keep kids away from cannabis, Colorado’s Health Department has devised a new strategy. According to the new approach, adults should talk to kids and explain to them the dangers of underage marijuana consumption.
Aug 26, 2016 9:35 AM
7 Effects of Marijuana on Human Health That Need to Be Studied
The decision of the DEA to leave cannabis listed as a Schedule I drug made lots of cannabis enthusiasts disappointed. However, the U.S. government made it significantly easier for researchers to conduct studies on cannabis and its compounds, as it allowed more marijuana manufacturers to grow weed for studies.
Aug 25, 2016 9:40 AM
Can Cannabis Treat Social Anxiety Disorder?
Social anxiety is a serious condition that can pose a threat to your health and wellbeing. Simple communication leads to panic attacks and isolation.
Aug 24, 2016 9:40 AM
5 Reasons Pot Makes Food Extremely Good
How can weed consumption influence your appetite? What is the effect of cannabis on your digestive tract? These fascinating facts about food and weed explain everything.
Aug 23, 2016 9:25 AM
Study Shows Cannabis Works as Appetite Stimulant
The “munchies” effect of cannabis is well-known. However, until recently, it had been unclear what exactly (and how) induced appetite. A new study found that the cannabis compound Cannabigerol (CBG) is the one that makes you feel like eating everything in your fridge.
Aug 22, 2016 9:35 AM
5 Ways Hemp Will Detoxicate Your Home
Every day, you are faced with about 700 synthetic chemicals. Some of them are relatively innocuous, while others can be really harmful to your health. These chemicals are found in your daily environment, including air, water, and food.
Aug 21, 2016 9:35 AM
New Study Reveals That CBD Can Get You High
Marijuana plants are full of useful compounds, but average consumers pay attention to only two cannabinoids: cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The main difference between the two of them is that CBD does not provide users with such a mood-altering effect as THC does.
Aug 20, 2016 9:50 AM
Marijuana for Arthritis, Osteoporosis, and Other Bone Diseases
Bone diseases are painful and debilitating. Every day, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis make the lives of thousands of people miserable. The first one affects our bones in such a way that they can break even after a small fall. The latter causes us to ache from every movement.
Aug 19, 2016 6:20 PM
Marijuana and Asthma: Can Weed Help Lungs Stay Healthy?
Medical marijuana is believed to provide numerous health benefits. When used correctly, it can help you calm your mind or boost your motivation, make your body more sensitive or ease severe pain. But is there anything marijuana can do for people with poor lung health?
Aug 19, 2016 9:25 AM
Can THC Improve Organ Transplant Success?
About 90% of transplant surgeries are successful. But what happens to the other 10%? These few unfortunates have their bodies attacking the new part. Since transplant surgery was introduced in the 1960s, medicine has been facing the problem of transplant rejection.
Aug 18, 2016 6:35 PM
Is Weed Dangerous? What You Should Know About Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
There are plenty of things still unstudied about marijuana, and the fact that even medical marijuana can cause health problems may seem ridiculous to some cannabis users.
Aug 18, 2016 9:15 AM
6 Great Ways to Give Yourself Weed Massage
Cannabis-infused topicals are very effective against muscle pain. Weed contains plenty of powerful anti-inflammatory compounds and nutritious antioxidants. When you apply cannabis directly to your skin, you can get all these benefits in a specific area.
Aug 17, 2016 6:35 PM
Unveiling Secret Power of Hemp Root
People have been using hemp root for thousands of years. It has been applied both as an effective medical treatment and as an additive to gunpowder, lye, and rope. Hemp root was used since time immemorial; despite this, it remains illegal in most states.
Aug 17, 2016 9:30 AM
8 Great Beauty Benefits of Cannabis
Have you ever used a cannabis topical? If the answer is “no,” it is time to experience the magic properties of weed topicals. Marijuana can help you with soothing your scalp, improving your skin condition, and reducing inflammation processes.
Aug 16, 2016 6:35 PM
Cannabis and Anorexia: Can Pot Help?
Since medical marijuana is legalized in many states, scientists are doing their best to find out the answers to such questions as “Does marijuana help diabetes?”, “Can weed help anorexia?”, and many others. Today, we will find out whether anorexia can be treated with marijuana.
Aug 16, 2016 9:25 AM
10 Weed Studies of 2016 That Show Medical Benefits of Cannabis
If you want to be aware of the latest scientific findings in the medical benefits of cannabis, MJWellness has collected the top 10 marijuana-related studies released in 2016 that exemplify the healing properties of the herb.
Aug 15, 2016 9:45 AM
Sexual Effects of Marijuana and Alcohol on Adults
Since marijuana is almost mainstream right now, the scientists are trying to pay attention to every aspect of its use. Recently, the researchers from the New York University's Center for Drug Use and HIV Research have published a new study on sexual experiences related to the use of alcohol and marijuana.
Aug 14, 2016 9:30 AM