medical marijuana

The Fresh Toast Marijuana Legislative Roundup: April 24

There were some major statewide victories last week for those fighting for cannabis law reform. Find out in our weekly marijuana legislative roundup.

Researcher: Marijuana’s CBD Reduces Seizures For Childhood-Onset Epilepsy

Cannabidiol, known as CBD, provides much needed relief for a rare severe form of childhood-onset epilepsy affecting children as young as 2 years old.

Why Marijuana Is A Power Plant For People With Diabetes

A study published showed that frequent and active cannabis users were able to metabolize carbohydrates more efficiently helping their diabetes.

Medical Marijuana Can Help With Cancer- And HIV-Related Weight Loss

Among other medical properties first recognized in marijuana, physicians of ancient India spoke about cannabis’s power to counter weight loss.

Marijuana And Motion Sickness: Here’s What We Know

Cannabis is commonly recommended to ease the nausea associated with chemotherapy, but can it relieve the more familiar sensation of motion sickness?

The Day After 4/20: Remembering Those Jailed For Marijuana

Those who live in states that have legalized marijuana hopefully had a blast yesterday, but we also hope they took the time to remember to think of those incarcerated for marijuana.

West Virginia Becomes 29th State To Allow Medical Marijuana

“How could you turn your back on a loved one who is suffering?" With that West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed the Medical Cannabis Act.

Digest This: Medical Marijuana May Help Sufferers Of Gastritis

Add gastritis to the growing list of conditions medical marijuana may positively impact. Research is pointing to positive benefits.

Miracle Plant: Can Medical Marijuana Heal Wounds?

Marijuana-infused topical creams and lotions are useful for many things, but could they also help heal serious wounds? Science says yes.

Study: Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicaid $1 Billion

If Congress were to legalize marijuana nationwide for medicinal purposes, it could save the Medicaid program $1 billion in prescription drug costs.