July 2018

Cannabis has been receiving some serious media attention in 2018, and a rise in medical cannabis research is following. Canada became the second country in the world to legalise it for recreational use, after Uruguay. From a medical standpoint, the first patient in the UK finally succeeded in obtaining a long-term personal license for medical cannabis, […]

Is marijuana helpful for chronic pain? A new study says no, reopening a fierce debate. The research, published in the journal Lancet Public Health looked at a cohort of individuals with chronic, noncancer pain to see if marijuana was an effective treatment. They also examined whether use of marijuana would decrease opioid use, a phenomenon […]

New York regulators are moving to allow patients who would normally be prescribed opioids for any condition to use medical marijuana instead. That means people suffering from severe pain, opioid dependency or other maladies will now qualify to receive medical cannabis, the state Department of Health announced on Thursday. “Medical marijuana has been shown to […]

By Benjie Cooper IG: @nuglifenews YouTube: Lucid’s Vlog Eight-year-old Teagan Appleby from the town of Aylesham in Kent, England was born with Isodicentric 15, a chromosome abnormality where a child has extra genetic material from chromosome 15 and has 47 chromosomes instead of the normal 46. Delays in language development and motor skills, irregular sleep […]

Even as public opinion shifts in favor of marijuana legalization, with sixty percent of Americans supporting broad legalization and ninety percent supporting medical use, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Department of Justice (DOJ) continue to stonewall efforts to expand availability of cannabis and cannabis-derived treatments for medical research. In testimony to a Senate Appropriations […]