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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
Different Ways to Get High: Can You Get High From Smelling Weed?
There are dozens of ways you can consume weed. You can smoke marijuana in joints and blunts or use different tools and accessories from pipes and bongs. You can vape cannabis using e-cigarettes or vape pens. And, of course, there will always be some delicious weed-infused treats for you to try. But what if you are not the one who is consuming marijuana at the moment? Can you get a contact high from inhaling secondhand marijuana smoke of simply smelling marijuana?
Jun 27, 2017 12:35 PM
Do You Really Need to Decarb Weed?
There are many ways you can medicate with the help of cannabis: you can smoke it, vape it, or even eat it. In the first two cases, marijuana is decarboxylated naturally. But for those who want to enjoy the effects of marijuana-infused edibles, cannabis decarboxylation is a necessary step.
Jun 21, 2017 12:05 PM
New Study Shows Cannabis-Infused Tea Is Effective in Treating Chronic Pain
Cannabis is known for its healing properties when it comes to treating numerous conditions and ailments. More evidence to the herb's effectiveness has been recently published in the Journal of Pain Research.
Jun 20, 2017 12:30 PM
Scientists Confirm Beneficial Effects of Cannabis for Leukemia Patients
Medical marijuana has already proven to be beneficial in treating various forms of cancer. A recent study has even discovered that some cannabinoids potentially have killing properties in relation to leukemia cells. Though further investigation is necessary, this evidence is stunning and promising.
Jun 16, 2017 12:30 PM
How Can Cannabis Ease PMS?
If you do not want to use any pharmaceutical remedies, cannabis can become a real savior. Besides being a strong painkiller, it can also help manage the other symptoms of PMS. So, there is no need to eat one chocolate bar after another; there is a much better way to brighten your days (with zero calories!).
Jun 14, 2017 12:30 PM
Are There Any Long-Term Effects of Cannabis Exposure During Pregnancy?
The use of cannabis during pregnancy is a highly disputed topic among marijuana scientists and gynecologists. The latter often associate in utero exposure to marijuana with a negative impact on offspring. In order to achieve a new level of understanding, researchers conducted a literature review of the existing studies on the long-term effects of cannabis exposure during the prenatal period.
Jun 13, 2017 12:10 PM
Mysteries of Our Endocannabinoid System
Despite the ongoing research, our endocannabinoid system is still a mystery. Scientists have been trying to unravel its secrets for a long time. In fact, a few decades ago, they did not even know the role of the body's CB receptors.
Jun 12, 2017 12:20 PM
What Are Cannabinoids: Definition, Types, Medical Effects
Cannabis plants are full of different compounds, but cannabinoids are considered to be the most beneficial for treating various medical conditions. These chemical elements interact with the human cannabinoid receptors in cells and can change the neurotransmitter release in the brain.
Jun 9, 2017 12:25 PM
What You Should Know Before Treating Pets With Cannabis
Cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming more and more popular among patients with various ailments. The list of the medical properties of cannabis is impressive. Recently, the trend spread to veterinarians as well. Many of them believe that CBD-based remedies can treat animals.
Jun 8, 2017 12:25 PM
Best Workout for When You Are Stoned
Sport is a necessary activity for everyone, and stoners are not an exception. Today, we can shop, hang out with friends, study, and work all while just sitting at home. This is why we all need fitness exercises and gyms to remain healthy.
Jun 6, 2017 12:05 PM
Florida Department of Health to Establish MMJ Regulations Without Lawmakers
Since lawmakers in Tallahassee, Florida, failed to agree on the rules for regulating the state’s medical marijuana industry, Florida's Department of Health has announced its intent to start the process without them.
Jun 5, 2017 12:20 PM
Medical Cannabis Events in June: International Expos, Monthly Meetings And More
If you want to learn facts about the medical uses of cannabis and plant’s effects on the human organism, we suggest you attend one of the upcoming medical marijuana events. MJWellness will tell you about the three most interesting and informative medical weed events that will take place in June.
Jun 1, 2017 12:25 PM
Science Explains Munchies
We all know the inevitable craving for food that many cannabis strains bring us. It is known as “munchies.” While munchies themselves are quite familiar to most of us, even experts are not sure what is the true nature of this mystery side effect.
May 31, 2017 12:20 PM
Get Rid of Cold and Flu With These Home-Made Remedies
Cannabis is largely used for medical purposes nowadays. From treating insomnia to easing seizures, the plant is considered an effective remedy that many people resort to. However, few of us think about its benefits in treating a simple cold or flu when you have no wish to even light up a joint.
May 29, 2017 12:25 PM
Medical Cannabis Reduces Drug Addiction at Los Angeles Rehab Center
Medical cannabis has already been used for treating many debilitating conditions, yet few doctors apply the substance for reducing drug addiction. Patients at Los Angeles rehab center are taking marijuana for battling their dependence on cocaine and heroin.
May 25, 2017 12:05 PM
Cannabis and Surgery: When Can Weed Help You?
Cannabis users may be carried away by the temptation to use weed before or after surgery in order to calm their nerves or relieve pain. Can cannabis actually help you or will it just lead to surgery complications? Dr. David Bearman has recently given an interview to Leafly regarding this important issue.
May 23, 2017 12:05 PM
Dangerous Cannabis Interaction With Prescription Medications
Cannabis is the newest medical tool that is gradually conquering the field. Though scientists have already studied many aspects of the plant, they do not know all the nuances of the plant's interaction with the traditional prescription medications.
May 22, 2017 12:25 PM
Medical Benefits of Raw Cannabis Juice
During the recent years, one alternative to smoking weed has become particularly popular—raw cannabis juice. According to anecdotal evidence, people have used this beverage to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis, Lyme disease, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
May 18, 2017 12:05 PM
What Should Medical Cannabis Patients Choose: Concentrates or Flower?
Medical marijuana patients can choose the form of cannabis they would like to use. There are a few options that suit different individual needs. While infused edibles are universal, the two other forms, flowers and concentrates, have their own pros and cons.
May 17, 2017 12:05 PM