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CBD Reduces Withdrawal Symptoms in Marijuana Dependence

10/23/2019

A new study found that CBD may reduce withdrawal symptoms in heavy marijuana users aiming to cut their cannabis consumption, the Daily Mail reported. Researchers at University College London wanted to test whether CBD, or cannabidiol, a key cannabis ingredient that calms but does ... Read More

Best Marijuana Strains for PTSD

10/22/2019

Shell shock is a term first coined over a century ago during World War I to describe combat-exposed soldiers’ symptoms--what we now refer to as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD can occur in anyone following a traumatic event. Symptoms will vary among affected individuals, ... Read More

Limited Research Suggests CBD Can Help Cancer Patients

10/21/2019

Refinery 29, “a modern woman’s destination for how to live a stylish, well-rounded life,” recently reviewed the evidence on the benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) in cancer patients. While the amount of research on cannabis is minimal, there’s even less for CBD. But studies have found ... Read More

Marijuana News Roundup

10/20/2019

Keeping you up to date on federal and state policy changes and other news from the world of cannabis. Massachusetts Mayor Charged WIth Extorting Marijuana Businesses   Fall River, Massachusetts, Mayor Jasiel Correia was arrested on charges he conspired to extort $600,000 from a ... Read More

Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Addiction

10/18/2019

A new study found that 26% of pain patients who were dependent on opioids were able to get off them completely by using medical marijuana. The pilot study, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience and conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto, examined ... Read More

The Best Medical Marijuana Strains for Arthritis

10/18/2019

The pain of a chronic condition like arthritis is one of the most common reasons people turn to medical marijuana for relief. Arthritis or chronic pain is a qualifying medical condition for medical marijuana in 36 states.  There are two main types of arthritis, both characterized ... Read More

Best Marijuana Strains for Depression 

10/17/2019

Clinically depressed people lose the ability to enjoy and engage in life, making even the smallest tasks seem overwhelming. Thankfully, certain strains of cannabis medicine can be very effective in treating both depression and anxiety, an associated condition. Even for people who are not ... Read More

California Hospice Patients Can’t Legally Use Marijuana on Site

10/16/2019

The Governor of California “begrudgingly” vetoed a bill that would have required certain health care centers, including hospice facilities, to allow terminally ill patients to use medical marijuana on site. Governor Gavin Newsom lamented his decision, which he said he was forced to ma ... Read More

Best Medical Marijuana Strains for Fibromyalgia

10/16/2019

There’s a lot going on in your noggin. A complex interplay of chemical messengers keeps your brain functioning optimally. But for people with fibromyalgia, a chronic pain disorder of central nervous system processing, the normal flow of these chemicals gets disrupted.  Click her ... Read More

California Students Can Take Medical Marijuana in School

10/14/2019

California became the ninth state to allow K-12 students to take medical marijuana in school. The California law requires that a prescription be on file at the school, and that a parent administer the marijuana, which cannot be in smokable or vapable form, according to the Sacramento Bee. ... Read More

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