MJWellness

Medical cannabis stories and facts

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
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
Two New Studies Find Cannabis Reduces Opioid Prescriptions
More studies, more findings that cannabis reduces opioid use
Apr 3, 2018 3:25 PM
Leafly
Cannabis Pharmaceuticals Announce Positive Results from Anti-Tumor Cannabinoid Study
Cannabics Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has received positive results from a pre-clinical study on the anti-tumor effects of cannabinoids on cancerous tumor cells.
Mar 30, 2018 3:24 PM
Green Market Report
Is It Safe To Use Cannabis After Surgery?
Is it safe to use cannabis after surgery to relieve pain?
Mar 20, 2018 3:06 PM
High Times
13-Year-Old Denied Life-Saving Treatment Because He Used CBD Oil
Kaden Hartman, the 13-year-old denied life-saving treatment because he used CBD oil, is a fighter. And so is his mother.
Mar 6, 2018 11:55 AM
High Times
CBD Oil Sales Skyrocket in the United Kingdom
CBD oil sales skyrocket in the United Kingdom, even though the plant is still prohibited.
Mar 1, 2018 1:30 PM
High Times
Comfortably numb – why some older people turn to cannabis for pain relief
When most people think of cannabis users, they probably think mainly of the younger generations. But it’s actually the 45 to 64 age group who show the highest proportion of household spending on cannabis.
Feb 20, 2018 2:10 PM
The Conversation
Six-Year-Old Girl Just Became First Medical Marijuana Patient In Texas
A six-year-old girl just became first medical marijuana patient in Texas in order to treat her epilepsy.
Feb 6, 2018 12:45 PM
High Times
Is marijuana a medical miracle? The truth is, we still don't know
What’s the evidence behind medical cannabis? While many attest to its healing powers, research into the full potential has long been legally restricted
Jan 16, 2018 10:35 AM
The Guardian
A new study has unexpectedly shown an ingredient in cannabis could be useful for treating psychosis
A key problem in caring for patients with psychosis is that they are often reluctant to take antipsychotic drugs because of concerns about side effects – but cannabis-based treatments could change this
Dec 29, 2017 2:09 PM
WHO Rules CBD Should Not Be a Scheduled Drug
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that cannabidiol (CBD) should not be scheduled as a drug by the United Nations. In November, the WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence (ECDD) convened in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss the potential dangers of 17 different drug substances, including cannabidiol.
Dec 18, 2017 2:00 PM
Hightimes
Medical marijuana finally available some places in Maryland
Just days after the first medical marijuana dispensaries opened in Maryland, limited supplies and technical difficulties mean little of the product is actually available.
Dec 6, 2017 2:43 PM
The Baltimore Sun
Exactly How Does Marijuana Relieve Pain?
Marijuana has been used medicinally to treat a variety of different diseases, disorders, and symptoms. Let's explore the science behind how marijuana relieves pain.
Nov 11, 2017 2:23 PM
The Weedblog
Pot or not, your body produces its own cannabinoids
One of the major upsides of medicinal cannabis, alongside the catalogue of therapeutic benefits that can come with it, is that it’s virtually impossible to fatally overdose.
Oct 24, 2017 2:20 PM
Medical marijuana a huge opportunity for Africa
All African nations are capable of cultivating medicinal marijuana to exploit a growing international acceptance of cannabis-based medicines. The current global market for marijuana products is US$3 billion and is expected to rise to US$56 billion as more countries and US states join the legalisation trend.
Oct 12, 2017 3:00 PM
IOL