The one quote that seems to best encapsulate Jeff Sessions’ position on medical cannabis is, “Good people don’t smoke marijuana.” It has been clear from previous statements that Sessions takes a very strong prohibitionist stance. And since he is the new Attorney General, he could direct the Department of Justice in general and the DEA, in particular, to rigorously...
Now that marijuana is squarely in the limelight, many people are taking an interest in the way the drug works. As cannabis legalization efforts gain steam, many constituents want to know exactly what cannabis does to the brain and whether or not it is safe. Fortunately, there is plenty of literature available about the effects […]
Despite all the bad press about marijuana slowing down cognitive ability and causing people to lose focus, there are reasons to believe certain marijuana strains actually can help boost your focus and solve cognitive problems. Since 1970, when marijuana was first classified as a schedule 1 drug, there has been little room for researchers to […]
Anyone who has ever faced off with cancer and undergone chemotherapy knows the potentially debilitating side effects caused by the treatment. From nausea to depression, chemotherapy patients typically pay a big price for months after completing their treatment. These symptoms often are followed by a string of prescription drugs to make the discomfort bearable. Fortunately, […]
If you’re curious about treatment options for your chronic pain, anxiety or other illnesses, you may be considering medical cannabis. Medical marijuana dispensaries around the country have been giving people relief using a variety of different marijuana strains and dosages designed to reflect their actual needs. Here are some of the most common marijuana treatments […]
For decades, marijuana has been credited with giving people the “munchies,” which ultimately leads to weight gain and, potentially, obesity. However, several studies in recent years have found marijuana users often have lower body mass indexes than expected, and they are less likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, among other things.
The topic of MMJ for kids is highly controversial throughout the world, despite recent success with legalizing marijuana both medically and recreationally. However, a number of parents are in support of MMJ for their children and are trying to educate their communities on the types of treatments available and how they work for youngsters.
One of the most common reasons that people cite for using marijuana is to treat the symptoms of anxiety. There are many conflicting reports about the effects of marijuana on the user. In some cases, people report the plant offers an immediate calming sensation that helps them cope. On the other hand, some people say […]
Back in 2012, when Colorado first made the move to legalize marijuana recreationally, the whole process was watched expectantly across the United States. It was largely regarded as an experiment, and those on the outside were eager to see what would come next.