A four-year study suggests medicinal cannabis is not as effective at relieving chronic non-cancer pain as commonly assumed. Researchers at UNSW Sydney who conducted one of the world’s longest community studies of its type have found no clear role for cannabis in treating chronic non-cancer pain. The study, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council and
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
A new study confirms that cannabinoids, which are a class of active chemicals in cannabis, can successfully kill leukemia cells. They also find that the combination of chemicals and the order in which they are given is important. The findings will, no doubt, open the door to more effective treatments. Cannabinoids may hold the key
For the first time, a major scientific study has confirmed what cannabis advocates have known for decades: that cannabis can be a safe and effective palliative treatment in patients suffering from the debilitating effects of cancer. The article, “Prospective Analysis Of Safety And Efficacy Of Medical Cannabis In Large Unselected Population Of Patients With Cancer”
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
Cannabis has been making a lot of noise lately. In November 2016, Australia became the first entire continent to legalize cannabis (the first country to fully legalize cannabis is Uruguay). In January 2017, Germany legalized medical cannabis allowing patients with “exceptional cases” to get a cannabis prescription from their doctor as well as a refund