June 29, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — An LDS Church statement says more research on the benefits and risks of medical marijuana is necessary before it is approved for use by patients. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement Wednesday in response to questions about a proposal that would put an initiative legalizing medical […]

Shutterstock In another win for marijuana research, a study has found that the active compounds in cannabis are more effective at reducing the frequency of acute migraine pain than prescription migraine meds, and with fewer side effects. The study included a total of 127 participants who suffered from chronic migraines and cluster headaches, severe headaches that occur on […]

Shutterstock In another win for marijuana research, a study has found that the active compounds in cannabis are more effective at reducing the frequency of acute migraine pain than prescription migraine meds, and with fewer side effects. The study included a total of 127 participants who suffered from chronic migraines and cluster headaches, severe headaches that occur on […]

Republished with permission from The Weed Blog; Read the original article HERE.   As research uncovers more and more health benefits of cannabis, it is clear that the stigma of cannabis use is steadily falling away, a fact which is reflected in the increasing use among the senior population. One study found that between 2006 and 2013, rates of cannabis […]

The University’s agriculture department has been approved to work on a new research initiative of the medicinal use of the marijuana plant. The measure was approved at the LSU Board of Supervisors meeting on June 22.  The department is working with GB Sciences, a company based in Las Vegas, Nevada, to fully support the project. […]

You’ve probably heard this before. As early as 2008, several reports, including one published in Molecular Pharmaceutics, began proposing various therapeutic pathways by which cannabinoids could treat Alzheimer’s Disease patients, but none were proven. In 2014, a group of scientists made a breakthrough. The conclusions of their preclinical study were published in the Journal of […]

SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HelloMD, one of the nation’s largest community of medical cannabis patients, today announced the results of their landmark study examining the use of cannabis as a substitute for opioid and non-opioid based pain medication. Performed in collaboration with University of California Berkeley, HelloMD surveyed its patient database, collecting […]

According to a study published by the American Public Health Association, eating cannabis products is better for consumers than smoking and users should avoid strains containing high THC and low CBD content. The review was conducted using the latest scientific research in an effort to create Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines. The researchers put forth 10 […]

A newly released survey of nearly 3,000 medical cannabis patients found that nearly all respondents said they could reduce their opioid consumption after adding cannabis to their treatment regimen, and a vast majority preferred cannabis to prescription pills. In a survey of its patients, the medical cannabis community website HelloMD asked a wide range of […]