MJWellness

Medical cannabis stories and facts

Medical cannabis tested as potential treatment for brain cancer
Eighty-two Australians are participating in the ground-breaking trial. Eighty-two Australians are participating in the ground-breaking trial.
Jan 15, 2019 10:25 AM
9 News
Can medical cannabis help alcoholics stop drinking for good?
The substitution effect: More people are making the switch to marijuana
Jan 11, 2019 11:50 AM
The GrowthOp
How the new medical marijuana law will change things in Maine
Medical marijuana providers say new reforms adopted by the state Legislature in July that went into effect Dec. 13 pave the way for broader access for patients and increased safety and quality control of the product.
Dec 13, 2018 1:37 PM
BDN
Why cannabis affects women differently to men
New research finds that cannabis affects women differently to men. The reason behind the difference lines up with the activities of different hormones. This explains why men are four times more likely to try cannabis; and why women are more vulnerable.
Nov 5, 2018 1:09 PM
Digital Journal
The Yin and Yang of Pot: Why CBD Oil and THC Are Better Together
THC and CBD: the ultimate pairing.
Oct 27, 2018 12:00 PM
High Times
What does cannabis cream do?
Creams may alleviate symptoms of ailments ranging from eczema and psoriasis to arthritic pain and muscle aches—though most evidence is anecdotal
Oct 9, 2018 2:22 PM
Maclean's
How EMTs and Doctors Treat Cannabis Overconsumption
Too much THC can lead to feelings of paranoia, anxiety, or helplessness. It's OK. Doctors say: Lie down, ride it out. It just takes time.
Sep 17, 2018 1:00 PM
Leafly
Study Finds THC May Linger in Breast Milk After Marijuana Use
Could THC in breast milk possibly affect a nursing infant?
Aug 27, 2018 1:23 PM
High Times
Oklahoma health board to take up new medical marijuana rules
Oklahoma health officials are considering new rules for medical marijuana
Aug 1, 2018 2:32 PM
National Post
How Medical Marijuana Can Help With Blood Clotting Disorders
One surprising recent discovery suggests that cannabis could help chronic blood clotting disorders.
Jul 19, 2018 2:45 PM
The WeedBlog
Mothers In Labor Are Using Cannabis To Manage Pain During Birth
Do THC and CBD have the potential to be effective birth aids? A growing number of mothers and mothers-to-be seem to think so.
Jul 5, 2018 12:30 PM
High Times
FDA approves its first marijuana-derived drug
Epidiolex -- also known as cannabidiol or CBD -- is a highly-purified version of the many psychoactive compounds found in marijuana, and does not result in a high.
Jun 26, 2018 2:50 PM
Engadget
Understanding The Effects of Cannabis
A breakdown of the science of how cannabis works with our bodies through compounds such as cannabinoids, flavonoids and terpenes.
Jun 12, 2018 12:00 PM
Cannabis Now
Medical Marijuana: Can vets grow their own?
For former servicemembers who take the hydroponics course at Veterans to Farmers (VTF), it’s natural to think about the marijuana crop that generated more than $247 million in revenue for the state of Colorado, where the sale and use of pot is legal.
Jun 1, 2018 10:30 AM
Fox News
We Can’t Avoid Menopause But Cannabis Makes It Easier
Menopause is one of the most dramatic changes a woman’s body will undertake in her lifetime.
May 17, 2018 3:37 PM
Leafly
Reefer Madness — ignoring the benefits of medical marijuana
The Federal Controlled Substance Act classifies cannabis in the strictest category, Schedule I, along with substances like LSD and heroin
May 3, 2018 3:18 PM
The Altamont Enterprise
Marijuana Affects Cognitive Function… but Only for 72 Hours
Researchers say the “brain haze” from marijuana only lasts for three days. However, other experts say the drug still has long-term effects on teenagers.
Apr 26, 2018 1:57 PM
Health Line
Does Cannabis Affect Your Immune System?
It’s a question that isn’t brought up often but still warrants investigation. Does cannabis affect your immune system?
Apr 15, 2018 3:29 PM
High Times