Medical Marijuana

How Cannabis Can Help Older Generations Work Longer And Boost Their...

A new study found that cannabis consumption rates amongst adults aged 65 and older had the largest increase, suggesting that older adult generations may be able to work longer and experience a well-being boost due to cannabis consumption.  

Does Soaking In CBD Help Sore Muscles?

Athletes swear by ice baths and heating pads for managing muscle pain after the workout is over, but more recently CBD oil has stolen the spotlight as an option for dealing with post-workout pain.

Maybe Medical Marijuana Isn’t The Opioid Epidemic Savior After All

A new paper published this week demonstrates medical marijuana laws and the opioid epidemic don't have the relationship that we think they do.

Marijuana As Treatment For Prostate Cancer: Here’s What Doctors Know

Recently there has been interest in prostate cancer and treatment with cannabis. I have treated men with prostate cancer for over 35 years.

Should You Believe Reports Of America’s First Marijuana Overdose?

Have we just witnessed the first recorded marijuana death in the United States or is something else going on here?

Guess What? Your Doctor Probably Knows Nothing About Marijuana

Published in the highly regarded Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week, Morris’ op-ed documents how medical institutions have failed to teach clinicians how cannabis could help their patients.

Study Links Adolescent Cannabis Use To Memory Loss

Researchers found that the higher the frequency adolescents used cannabis, the lower they scored on memory tests, inhibition control, and reasoning.

Want To Survive A Heart Attack? Use Cannabis, Say Researchers

Scientists found that marijuana users had lower risk of death, going into shock, and artery surgeries after experiencing a heart attack.

New Research Finds CBD Could Save Dogs From This One Illness

Colorado State University researchers found that treating epileptic dogs with CBD greatly reduced their seizures.

CBD: The Next Weapon In The War Against Opioid Addiction?

A recent study suggested that CBD curbed cravings in people with opioid dependence. It's one of the first double-blind controlled trials, the gold standard for drug research, to show benefit of using CBD outside epilepsy treatment.