Month: August 2018

Inside The Trump Administration’s Secret War On Weed

WASHINGTON — The White House has secretly amassed a committee of federal agencies from across the government to combat public support for marijuana and cast state legalization measures in a negative light, while attempting to portray the drug as a national threat, according to interviews with agency staff and documents obtained by BuzzFeed News. The

Synthetic cannabis drug trial results in hospitalization and death

Pharmaceutical companies have been trying to manufacture synthetic versions of cannabis for years. Recently, a Portuguese company named Bial produced a drug designed to treat anxiety and pain by blocking process by which the human body breaks down naturally-occurring cannabinoid compounds in the body. Biotrial, a French research organization, conducted the trial of the drug at its

Big Pharma Is Synthesizing Cannabis To Make A Patent-able Pill And It’s Killing People

Big Pharma is hurriedly attempting to imitate these same effects — in their labs.  Throughout the bodies of every human on the planet is a physiological system that plays a crucial role in establishing and maintaining human health. The endogenous cannabinoid system (ECS),discovered by scientists unafraid of studying marijuana, is made of endocannabinoids and their receptors

TOP CANNABIS STUDIES TO SHARE WITH SKEPTICS

Despite increased acceptance from the medical community (former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Eldersclaims “the unjust prohibition of marijuana has done more damage to public health than has marijuana itself”), cannabis still carries a social stigma that has been surprisingly hard to shake. Below, CannaMD takes a look at the top research studies that have swayed some of marijuana’s

FDA Warns About Dangers of Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain

by Julia Nelson The Food and Drug Administration has just issued what’s called a “Medwatch Alert” warning that Epidural steroid injections or “ESIs” for back and neck pain can be extremely dangerous. The alert says: “Injection of corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine may result in rare but serious adverse events, including loss of vision, stroke,