Getty Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a common viral infection that anyone can acquire sexually from an infected person. The disease mostly affects the skin and soft mucous membranes of the genitals. The risk of viral transmission is also likely if someone touches an infected person’s rashes, sores or blisters. In most cases, herpes patients […]

CNN journalist and neurosurgeon Sanjay Gupta has become one of America’s foremost fact-based cannabis advocates thanks to his documentary series “WEED,” which features him traveling around the world to learn about the science and culture of marijuana. When he recently sat down with Pittsburgh’s ABC affiliate WTAE to discuss his work, Dr. Gupta criticized America’s […]

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- A raid on a local novelty shop uncovered a stash of spice, a synthetic drug. Thursday, armed with a search warrant Comanche County deputies went to The Only Shop on Fort Sill Blvd., and surprised employees. Investigators recovered around one-thousand packets of spice, and other drug paraphernalia. Sheriff Kenny Stradley says his department […]

Sacramento, CA–(ENEWSPF)–June 30, 2016.   The inhalation of vaporized herbal cannabis reduces neuropathic pain in patients with spinal cord related injuries, according to placebo-controlled clinical trial data published online ahead of print in The Journal of Pain. A team of investigators at the University of California, San Diego, UC Davis, and the Sacramento VA Medical […]

Scientists say the chemicals in weed destroy the poisonous protein amyloid beta – which has been linked to memory loss. They now hope to develop a drug using the active compound in marijuana that creates the “high”. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) was found to reduce the inflammation caused by the destructive protein. Professor David Schubert, of the […]

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is launching a study involving a chemical derived from the marijuana plant. Marijuana will not become a legal treatment option for Nebraskans suffering from chronic illnesses this year. More Nebraskans suffering from debilitating illnesses could find relief from marijuana under a bill that cleared a first-round vote in the […]

By Staff Although a US congressional panel recently blocked medical cannabis research, deciding that the federal government’s search for potential solutions to the nation’s prescription opioid crisis should not include cannabis, other countries exploring cannabis research are seeing very interesting results. Treatments with cannabinoids have been shown to have more benefits than risks, resulting in […]