cannabinoids

  1. Ron Strider

    What Do Marijuana, Fish, Eggs And Nuts Have In Common? (Hint: It's Good For You)

    Marijuana is building an impressive resume of health benefits lately, ranging from migraine control to slowing the brain-aging clock, and potentially even thwarting Alzheimer’s. Much of this is in the formative stages of promising research and will take time to develop. But there’s a more basic...
  2. Ron Strider

    Is Treating Cancer The Next Great Opportunity For Marijuana Stocks

    Many cancer patients already benefit from taking a drug with an active ingredient that is a synthetic version of THC, the primary psychotropic chemical in marijuana. Marinol won U.S. regulatory approval back in 1985 for alleviating nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy used to treat...
  3. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Found To Have Yet Another Benefit: Killing Tumors

    Many benefits of medical marijuana are well known, but the hurdles to legalization make it difficult to study the full range of benefits of a drug that could reportedly save Medicare $1 billion per year. Nonetheless, researchers led by Dr. Wai Liu at the University of London soldiered on and...
  4. SweetSue

    When I Started

    That nerve got hit again today and I decided to do something about it. You hear the argument all the time that we need to protect the youth of our nations from the "dangers of cannabis." In what universe is cannabis a danger to anyone? Certainly not this one, on this planet where we've...
  5. K

    WI: Marijuana's Medical Benefits Can't Be Ignored

    Medical marijuana use should be legal in Wisconsin. Twenty-eight states – Arkansas, Florida, North Dakota and Ohio joined in November – and the District of Columbia allow for such use. California was the first to legalize medical marijuana 11 years ago. There are signs that Wisconsin may...
  6. K

    Medical Marijuana As A Potential Breast Cancer Treatment

    Marijuana Marijuana is the name given to the dried buds of Cannabis sativa plant. For centuries, marijuana has been used for herbal remedies for various illnesses. Components of Marijuana The components of marijuana have been studied and in-depth research is ongoing to prove whether it...
  7. K

    Why Does Cannabis Smell?

    One of the most instantly identifiable characteristics of cannabis to both connoisseurs and amateurs, is its particularly strong and distinct aroma. For those enthusiastic users, this scent and the associated flavors are nuanced and most people have their particular favorites. The distinct...
  8. K

    How Marijuana Destroys Cancer Cells While Leaving Healthy Cells Alone

    For over 40 years, research proving cannabis's incredible cancer-fighting powers has been either hushed or completely ignored by the US government. It continues to push other treatments, a lot of the time at the cost of your overall health, and carries on strictly enforcing marijuana laws...
  9. K

    How Marijuana Destroys Cancer Cells While Leaving Healthy Cells Alone

    For over 40 years, research proving cannabis's incredible cancer-fighting powers has been either hushed or completely ignored by the US government. It continues to push other treatments, a lot of the time at the cost of your overall health, and carries on strictly enforcing marijuana laws...
  10. K

    Legalize Marijuana, Stop Synthetic Cannabinoid Overdoses

    The 16 synthetic cannabinoid overdoses in Hermann Park at the end of June are enough evidence that punitive policies aimed at creating a drug-free world have utterly backfired. Instead of ushering in a utopian society without drugs, the War on Drugs has incentivized the creation of new...
  11. K

    Marijuana Compound May Improve Night Vision

    Toronto: Turning conventional wisdom on its head, researchers have found that cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, may improve low-light vision of vertebrates by sensitising retinal cells. The experiment was conducted in tadpoles and it is too early to say if cannabinoids have the...
  12. K

    Cannabis Treats Anxiety, Depression And Activates Brain Pathways

    Despite the myths we've heard throughout our lives about cannabis killing brain cells, a growing number of studies indicate that cannabis actually has neuroprotective properties. Cannabis has been found to have an incredible ability to regulate emotional behavior, and may be the most reliable...
  13. K

    Cannabis Treats Anxiety, Depression And Activates Brain Pathways

    Despite the myths we've heard throughout our lives about cannabis killing brain cells, a growing number of studies indicate that cannabis actually has neuroprotective properties. Cannabis has been found to have an incredible ability to regulate emotional behavior, and may be the most reliable...
  14. K

    What Are The Medicinal Benefits Of Cannabinoids?

    Ask people on the street about the effect cannabis has on your mind and body, and you're bound to hear a wide range of answers. "It gets you high." "It makes you feel good." "It makes you hungry." "It makes you feel paranoid." "It eases your pain." And yet your everyday person...
  15. K

    What Are The Medicinal Benefits Of Cannabinoids?

    Ask people on the street about the effect cannabis has on your mind and body, and you're bound to hear a wide range of answers. "It gets you high." "It makes you feel good." "It makes you hungry." "It makes you feel paranoid." "It eases your pain." And yet your everyday person...
  16. K

    In Easing Chronic Pain, Marijuana May Be A Better Choice

    Chronic pain is a tremendous public health problem. The Institute of Medicine estimates chronic pain affects 100 million Americans at an estimated annual cost of $600 billion. But the rampant use of opioids to treat chronic pain stands out as the least-defensible and most-harmful of our...
  17. K

    In Easing Chronic Pain, Marijuana May Be A Better Choice

    Chronic pain is a tremendous public health problem. The Institute of Medicine estimates chronic pain affects 100 million Americans at an estimated annual cost of $600 billion. But the rampant use of opioids to treat chronic pain stands out as the least-defensible and most-harmful of our...
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    Cannabis Kills Cancer Cells Without Harming Healthy Ones

    Recent cannabis research studies reveal it to be a potential drug to be used in cancer therapy. Germany - All known chemotherapeutic agents damage rapidly growing tissue, so that it comes to the known side effects such as hair loss, nausea, damage to the blood forming, etc. The cannabinoids...
  19. R

    Medical Marijuana For Rheumatoid Arthritis: What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

    Some rheumatoid arthritis patients say that using forms of medical marijuana eases the pain and inflammation they suffer from their condition. Yet most doctors specializing in rheumatoid arthritis treatment were unaware that a growing body of research identifies medical marijuana's active...
  20. R

    Marijuana Compounds Brewed Using Yeast By Canadian Biotech Firms

    New medical marijuana products produced by yeast could soon be on the market, the co-founder of a biotech company says. That could potentially lead to a wider range of cannabinoid-based drugs that proponents say could be more effective for treating certain medical conditions than medical...