Tag: Medical Marijuana

Doctors shocked when cannabis oil cures woman of terminal cancer

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

10 Science-backed benefits of cannabis

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

Study finds no strong evidence that cannabis reduces chronic pain

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

Are Coconut Oil Cannabis Capsules The Miracle We Need?

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

60 Peer-Reviewed Studies on Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana studies are categorized as Pro, Con, or Not Clearly Pro or Con in relation to the specific purpose being investigated in the study. For example, a study showing a benefit of using marijuana to treat Multiple Sclerosis would be categorized as Pro. If the results were mixed, the study would be listed as Not Clearly Pro or Con. A

95.9% Of Cancer Patients Report Improvement After Using Cannabis According To New Study

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

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.