A republican state senator from Kentucky told reporters Wednesday that he smoked marijuana instead of taking prescription pain killers during a battle with colon cancer seven years ago. During a news conference where he spoke out in support of House Bill 136, a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky, Senator Dan Seum (R- Fairdale) […]
CBD has been gaining in popularity in recent years, due to mounting evidence of its health benefits. Many patients with autoimmune disorders are now turning to CBD for natural symptom relief.
Is Mississippi the next state in the south to turn green? State Representative Joel Bomgar (R-Madison) sure hopes so, as he recently introduced House Bill 179, titled the “Mississippi Medical Marijuana Pilot Program Act”. HB 179 aims to provide some of Mississippi’s sickest patients with high quality cannabis oil and edibles, and it addresses most […]
The last decade has been a whirlwind for cannabis reform activists across the United States. With more than half of our states (28) making marijuana legal for medical purposes and a growing number making it available to anyone over the age of 21 to enjoy recreationally it would be difficult at this point to get the horse […]
A study released by the Salk Institute this summer is confirming what more and more patients and caregivers have learned on their own — that marijuana and cannabis oil can be an effective medicine for battling the terrible effects of Alzheimer’s Disease. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers took human neurons that were grown in a lab […]
In a recent paper published in Science, researchers at the University of New Mexico complained that it continues to be extremely difficult to conduct any meaningful research due to the tight grip by the federal government and their continued prosecution of the war on cannabis. “Millions of patients have been granted the authorization to use […]
Not only does marijuana have a different effect on everybody, but there are distinct varieties of the plant with diverse characteristics. Experienced ganja-connoisseurs usually have a preference for specific strains after this acquired taste is fully developed. If you’re still getting acquainted with the world of cannabis or just looking for a new kind of high, […]
The Louisiana House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday (62-31) that would make the state the 25th in the nation — and the first in the South — to adopt a workable medical marijuana law. The measure has already been approved by the Senate, but will return for a concurrence vote before being sent to Gov. John Bel Edwards, who has indicated he would sign it.
BATON ROUGE, La. — The Louisiana House Health and Welfare Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing Wednesday morning on a bill that would establish a workable medical marijuana program that allows patients with serious illnesses to access medical marijuana if their doctors recommend it. Several local patients and advocates will be attending the hearing […]
In an amazing step for the advancement of public health, the Drug Enforcement Agency approved a study of cannabis as a treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD, once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which serious […]
Losing a child is the worst nightmare any parent could imagine, a nightmare that is much harder to bear when you know that there may have been something you could have done to prevent such an awful tragedy. As unimaginable as this scenario is for most parents, preventable deaths are happening at an alarming rate […]