A new medical marijuana guideline developed by Edmonton researchers warns family doctors that the risks may outweigh the benefits for the vast majority of patients. The guideline, published Thursday in the Canadian Family Physician journal, suggests the benefits of medical cannabis may be overstated, and research on its medicinal properties is sorely lacking.
Tag Archives: Benefits
As more states make it legal to light up, marijuana use is becoming more open and some people are even adding pot to their yoga routines.
A landmark federal report released in 2017 outlined what’s known about the potential health benefits and risks of marijuana use.
Alcohol sales fell by 15 percent following the introduction of medical marijuana laws in a number of states, according to a new working paper by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University.
Minnesotans with autism and obstructive sleep apnea will be able to use medical marijuana as of next July to manage their medical conditions.
The high-growth industry certainly offers terrific prospects that would be envied by many tech stocks. However, a big hurdle for some investors is investing in “sin stocks,” or what could be perceived as unethical industries and businesses.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may start cracking down on claims of marijuana health benefits that haven’t been proven, the agency’s commissioner said Tuesday.
Is marijuana unhealthy? In this video, Mic. the Vegan reviews over 20 studies on the topic to determine which myths and claims about marijuana’s harms and benefits are valid.
Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest.
“Complex Live” sits down with Damian Marley, who just released his new album, “Stony Hill,” and discuss the reggae star’s promotion of medical marijuana.
In honor of 4/20, The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, breaks down how Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ramping up enforcement of marijuana laws and makes the case that President Trump is always high.
OTTAWA, Nov. 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In March 2016, the Minister of Veterans Affairs, the Honourable Kent Hehr, announced a review of VAC’s role in reimbursing Veterans for cannabis for medical purposes.
Dr. Gupta chats with Seth Meyers about his changed views on medicinal marijuana and how it’s the only thing that works for some people.
OLYMPIA, Wash., June 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Health wants medical marijuana patients and providers to be prepared for possible delays when the new medical marijuana law takes effect July 1.
With more and more states opening up their minds about cannabis, and the amount of positive research coming out about the herb, we decided to compile a list of some of the many health benefits associated with the plant!
Smoking might be the most efficient way to receive the health benefits of cannabis, but it is not necessarily the best option for all consumers.
Marijuana: Changing attitudes on legalization, use & enforcement–a slideshow from Pew Research.