5 Fascinating Discoveries in Cannabis Research – BLOOM FARMS

Pot prohibition has been in full swing for almost a hundred years, thanks in part to the anti-cannabis propaganda campaigns of the 20th century. But did you know that there are over 22,000 published and reviewed studies on this tremendously beneficial plant medicine? Below are five compelling pieces of evidence that validate its medical potential and debunk commonly-held myths you should know about.


FALSE: Marijuana smoke can cause lung cancer


Researchers at UCLA conducted a controlled study involving 1,200 people who previously had lung, neck or head cancer and 1,040 people without any previous cancer diagnoses and matched them up by age, gender and location. Dr. Donald Tashkin, a pulmonologist and 30 year marijuana researcher asked subjects extensively about their alcohol, tobacco and marijuana usage. Tashkin and his team even had preconceived notions going into the study stating, “We hypothesize that there would be a positive association between marijuana use

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