Latest medical cannabis research, studies and news

5 Healing Plants With Effects Similar to Cannabis
Cannabis research is now growing in popularity, and we love it. However, scientists seem to have forgotten about other healing plants that may also contain useful cannabinoids. Just to remind you that other plants also exist, MJ Wellness has created a list of five healthful plants that provide similar medical effects.
Oct 24, 2016 12:05 PM
Is Sugar More Dangerous for Kids Than Weed?
Starting Oct. 1, Colorado lawmakers have obliged producers of weed edibles to put a warning symbol on their marijuana products, according to The Cannabist. The state also prohibited labeling cannabis products as “candy.”
Oct 21, 2016 12:00 PM
16 Years of Medical Cannabis Research in Single Guide
The recent Statistic Brain Research Institute's data shows that nearly 1.14 million Americans are currently legal medical marijuana patients. Among those who use the drug, 92 percent find that marijuana alleviates symptoms of their serious medical conditions, including chronic pain, migraine, arthritis, and cancer.
Oct 18, 2016 12:00 PM
Marijuana & Pregnancy: More Conflicting Evidence?
The influence of marijuana on pregnancy is a hotly debated topic today. All conducted studies end up having superficial and conflicting results, as existing legal restrictions do not permit to expose pregnancy and marijuana to scientific scrutiny.
Oct 13, 2016 12:10 PM
Study Review: Marijuana and Gastrointestinal Diseases
Marijuana has been used to treat the symptoms of gastrointestinal diseases for centuries. Few people know that until 1942, the drug had been widely prescribed for gastrointestinal disorders until its status as a legal medication was changed and marijuana was removed from the medical pharmacopeia.
Oct 11, 2016 9:20 AM
Study Review: Marijuana and Blood Pressure
Every third American adult has high blood pressure, and only half of those with hypertension have the condition under control. When blood pressure is above the norm, the risks for heart diseases and stroke increase significantly.
Oct 8, 2016 9:30 AM
Latest Study Suggests Marijuana Is Harmless During Pregnancy
A study review prepared by researchers at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology revealed no negative impact of marijuana on pregnant women and their children, but scientists still insist on further investigation of this issue.
Oct 6, 2016 9:15 AM
Study Review: Marijuana and Diabetes
A day in the life of a diabetes patient is an exercise in micromanagement: to measure blood sugar and blood pressure, to make an insulin injection, to take medicines, to keep to a meal plan. Millions of people worldwide do it several times a day throughout their whole life.
Oct 5, 2016 9:15 AM
7 Best Medicinal Herbs to Combine With Cannabis
Consuming a few more herbs besides cannabis is a great way to improve your health. You may use herbs for preparing essential or extract oils, making teas and edibles. The combination of these seven medicinal herbs with cannabis will make you forget about many diseases.
Oct 5, 2016 9:05 AM
5 Things Everyone Should Know About Cannabis
​Cannabis has been used for medical purposes for centuries. However, many people still find marijuana dangerous and unwanted. Whether you are a pot enthusiast or an opponent of the idea, below are five facts about weed you may find interesting.
Oct 4, 2016 9:20 AM
3 Medical Cannabis Events to Attend in October
​With half of the states having medical marijuana programs and/or CBD-specific laws, more and more people get educated about the medical benefits of the plant. If you want to know how medical weed can help you improve your health and how to become a medical cannabis patient, consider attending one of the following events.
Oct 3, 2016 9:15 AM
10 Anxieties That CBD Can Eliminate
Using the nonpsychoactive cannabidiol (CBD) is an efficient way to decrease any type of anxiety. While THC can even enhance fears and phobias, CBD will make you feel calm and self-confident. Below are the ten most common anxieties that can be eliminated by CBD.
Oct 2, 2016 9:20 AM
Israeli Investors Support Medical Marijuana Sorting Technology
Agrinnovation investment fund has provided financial support for the development of innovative technology for the automated sorting and analyzing of medical marijuana flowers. The technology was created by the medical company Cannabi-Tech Ltd, Rehovot, Israel.
Oct 1, 2016 9:35 AM
5 Ways Cannabis Can Improve Your Well-Being
Hectic life, regular stresses, bad eating habits, and lack of time for yourself often turn our lives into never-ending hell. We run like a headless chicken, and even reading insightful articles about how to make our lives better rarely helps.
Sep 30, 2016 9:40 AM
Study Review: How Can Cannabis Help With Multiple Sclerosis?
According to the U.S. National Multiple Sclerosis Society, more than 2.3 million people worldwide are afflicted with multiple sclerosis. This unpredictable, progressive disease causes damage to the brain and spinal cord, as well as affects the body’s immune system.
Sep 29, 2016 9:15 AM
Sixth Grade Students Hospitalized After Eating Weed Edibles at School
Last week, two students at Lincoln Elementary school in Salt Lake City, Utah, were hospitalized after eating cannabis-infused brownies at the playground; five more students also felt sick after ingesting pot edibles.
Sep 28, 2016 9:15 AM
Study Review: Cannabis and Cancer
Given the fact that almost two out of five Americans are diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lives, cancer concerns everyone. Chances that you or someone close to you might battle cancer are sky-high.
Sep 26, 2016 9:25 AM
10 Best Cannabis Products for Ladies
Every lady wants to stay young and have an astonishing look at every age. The cannabis industry offers a great variety of care agents for all kinds of skin and hair. Although there are no significant differences between cosmetics for men and women, there are still some products that suit ladies better.
Sep 25, 2016 9:15 AM
Number of Fatal Car Crashes Decreases in States With Medical Cannabis
Fatal car crashes involving opioids have become rarer in the states with legalized medical cannabis, according to a recent study carried out at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.
Sep 24, 2016 9:40 AM
Marijuana Can Help Ward Off Opioid Epidemic
The recent article by Esquire has brought a major question to the surface. Does the legalization of marijuana have anything to do with the boom of heroin addiction in the suburban America? The author claims that the process of legalization has resulted in Mexican cartels losing their profit.
Sep 23, 2016 9:05 AM