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NEWS Home » Marijuana News 30 Members of Congress Urge DEA to “Speed Up” Medical Cannabis Research
The signing members included noted cannabis advocate Earl Blumenauer.
May 8, 2019 2:10 PM
Philadelphia to Treat Opioid Addiction with Medical Marijuana
In a continued effort to combat the opioid epidemic, Philadelphia health officials will start to offer medical marijuana to recovering opioid addicts.
May 24, 2018 2:43 PM
High Times
Coffee affects cannabis and steroid systems
Coffee affects your metabolism in dozens of other ways besides waking you up, including your metabolism of neurotransmitters typically linked to cannabis, a study reports.
Mar 15, 2018 2:50 PM
Science Daily
New insights into marijuana's effect on the developing brain
Marijuana has a cumulative effect on the developing brain, creating a mechanism that may promote addiction, suggest researchers
Oct 17, 2017 1:31 PM
Medical News Today
CBDV Cannabinoid: Therapeutic Effects and Treatable Conditions
Many of us know that cannabis is full of beneficial compounds, but most medical marijuana doctors pay attention only to the effects of such cannabinoids as THC and CBD. However, recent studies have revealed that cannabidivarin, or CBDV, has a great potential for treating epilepsy and other neurological diseases. What is CBDV and how it can help medical marijuana users?
Jul 17, 2017 12:20 PM
Alcohol Changes Your Brain Structure, While Cannabis Does Not
Alcohol and cannabis are often associated with adverse effects on the human brain. However, a recent study reveals that marijuana does not cause any harm to the brain structure. In contrast, the chronic use of alcohol has an adverse impact on gray matter volume and white matter integrity.
Jul 14, 2017 12:05 PM
Lehigh University to Study Marijuana's as a Treatment for Autism
According to anecdotal evidence, medical marijuana can be potentially helpful to children with autism. As Pennsylvania is issuing its first permits for medical cannabis cultivation, Lehigh University is planning to cooperate with one of the growers in Lehigh Valley to investigate the impact of the herb on autistic patients.
Jul 6, 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
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
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
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
Study Reveals THC Reduces Age-Related Memory Loss in Mice
Aside from providing consumers with a psychedelic euphoria, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) also appears to reverse the age-related decline in memory and learning in old mice, a new cannabis study found earlier this year.
May 12, 2017 12:05 PM
8 Health Problems Cannabis Can Instantly Solve
The marijuana legalization movement that has covered almost all of the United States is encouraging more and more scientific studies that help us better understand all the miraculous properties of this herb. It can assist in treating a great number of conditions and provide relief from such serious illnesses as hepatitis C, glaucoma, Tourette syndrome, and HIV/AIDS.
May 8, 2017 12:05 PM
New Study Proves Cannabis and Chili Peppers Provide Gut-Calming Effects
The new research conducted at the University of Connecticut showed that cannabis and chili peppers had similar properties that would allow them to be used in the treatment of colitis, diabetes, and a range of other ailments of the digestive tract. 
May 4, 2017 12:45 PM
Local Company Provides $1.85M to Ohio University for Cannabis Research
Black Elk Biotech, an Ohio-based company, has recently awarded Ohio University with $1.85 million to study the medical benefits that can be received from cannabis and some other natural products.
Apr 24, 2017 12:20 PM
People Who Are Obsessed With Tanning May Be at Risk for Drug Addiction
Summertime is coming in the Northern hemisphere, and very soon, the beaches will be full of people who want to get the perfect tan. However, there are always two kinds of people there: those who just want to chill on the seashore and catch a little bit of sun and those consumed by the desire to become a golden god or goddess.
Apr 21, 2017 12:15 PM
Is There Connection Between Cannabis Consumption and Motivation?
The stereotype about sleepy stoners hanging out on the couch the whole day and doing nothing has been proved wrong long ago. Not all strains provide you with a lazy high. Some of them are real mines of motivation and inspiration. However, the science behind the impact of cannabis on your motivation is still unclear. Let us look at this issue closer.
Apr 17, 2017 12:05 PM
How Can Medical Cannabis Help With Huntington’s Disease?
The healing properties of cannabis are quite impressive. In addition to a plethora of illnesses treated with cannabinoids, researchers have also revealed the potential benefits of medical marijuana for relieving the symptoms of Huntington’s disease.
Apr 14, 2017 12:25 PM
Why Does Marijuana Give Us Chills?
The feeling of slight shivers is one of those minor cannabis side effects that every stoner faces from time to time. That is why getting under a warm blanket feels so good. Does marijuana really lower the temperature of our bodies and should we be concerned about this effect?
Apr 12, 2017 12:20 PM