There is no shortage of patients curing their cancer on their own, with a little help from a medicinal plant we call cannabis. Recently, a 52-year-old womanfrom the United Kingdom revealed that cannabis oil saved her life. After a terminal cancer diagnosis and failed chemotherapy treatments, Joy Smith says that she was willing to try just about
Cannabis may still be prohibited by the U.S. federal government, but that doesn’t mean the prized plant isn’t a medicine. While federal prohibition may make scientific research on cannabis harder to complete, many studies have shown that the plant has wide-reaching medicinal benefits. Research continues to show that for dozens of conditions, cannabis could be
Cannabis has been cultivated and used by humans since history was recorded. The flowering tops of the female plant have many medicinal and social uses. In Central Asia, archaeologists found over 2 pounds of cannabis in a 2,700 year-old grave of a shaman priest. Congress first imposed Federal prohibitions outlawing the therapeutic and recreational use of cannabis
Cannabis is a profoundly powerful medicine that has been used for thousands of years. There are at least 85 active cannabinoids present in the cannabis plant. Cannabidiol (CBD) is easily the most exciting – offering a host of medicinal uses. CBD doesn’t have psychoactive effects, meaning you won’t get high by ingesting it. As science
A recent study showed how more and more people are opting for cannabidol, or more commonly referred to as, CBD. CBD products treat a variety of different ailments instead of more traditional pharmaceutical treatments. An independent marketing research firm, The Brightfield Group, released their summary findings after the completion of a joint research study with HelloMD. The study
Meet Paul: proud father, activist, and medicinal cannabis user from Kara Fox on Vimeo. Paul Lewington is a 29-year-old single father who uses medicinal cannabis to alleviate the symptoms of his neuropathic pain.
Diagnosed with cancer at the age of seven, Mykayla Comstock was declared in remission of T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia three years ago yesterday. Although her family credits cannabis for saving Mykayla’s life and cannabis has been shown to kill cancer cells in the laboratory, the FDA still refuses to approve cannabis as a cancer treatment.
Kalel Santiago, a 3-year-old boy from Puerto Rico, was diagnosed with autism after suffering a rare form of cancer and undergoing chemotherapy, surgery and radiation treatments, starting when he was only 10 months old. He had a severe speech delay, meaning that he did not speak at all until age 3. “While he was in the