April 24, 2015

The Internet Has Created a New Generation of Medical Marijuana Patient-Growers

On October 11, 2013, 46 year-old Angela Kirking was awakened by DEA agents raiding her Illinois home looking for marijuana. The reason Kirking landed on the DEA’s radar? Because three weeks earlier she purchased a bottle of organic fertilizer at a local hydroponics store. Kirking wasn’t the only victim of overzealous surveillance by the Drug Enforcement […]

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April 4, 2015

Study: CBD Shown to Enhance the Healing of Fractured Bones

Scientists have known for some time that cannabinoids can stimulate bone formation and inhibit bone loss, and researchers in Israel may now be paving the way for future cannabinoid drugs aimed at treating osteoporosis and other degenerative skeletal conditions. Investigators at the Hebrew University Bone Laboratory assessed the ability of CBD administration to promote healing in […]

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March 15, 2015 marijuana coconut oil

Getting the most out of your medical marijuana with coconut oil

For thousands and thousands of years the human race has used the cannabis plant to treat everything from menstrual cramps to leprosy. In 2900 BC the Chinese emperor Fu Hsi said the plant possessed “both yin and yang”. Ancient Egyptians used marijuana to treat glaucoma and inflammation. In Greece they used it for ear aches and swelling. Early […]

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January 15, 2015 suicide medical marijuana

Suicide Rates Fall in States That Have Legalized Marijuana

The relationship between marijuana and mental health has received a great deal of attention from both proponents as well as opponents of medical marijuana legalization. But a joint study released this week by researchers at the University of Colorado, Montana State University and San Diego State University entitled Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicides by Gender and Age seems to show a […]

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January 8, 2015

44 medical studies that demonstrate cannabis can treat cancer

When Richard Nixon declared war on drugs in the early 1970’s one of the not-so-obvious results of this mammoth policy shift was that scientific researchers were set back decades in discovering new cannabinoid-based treatments for serious medical conditions. In just a few decades the U.S. government was able to wipe thousands of years of anecdotal […]

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