23 May 2018 | KTOO News
The bill calls on the VA to look into the “efficacy and safety” of cannabis in the treatment of veterans diagnosed with “chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder” and other conditions.
21 May 2018 | iNews
A chemical found in cannabis plants – that is safe to ingest and doesn’t make you high – could hold the key to giving up smoking, scientists have claimed.
19 May 2018 | Philly.com
The national project - called the MMJ.org Initiative - will launch this summer. Patients in marijuana-legal states will be recruited at dispensaries and through their physicians.
17 May 2018 | MPR
The addition of cannabidiol to conventional antiepileptic medication is associated with a reduction in the frequency of drop seizures among patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, according to a study published in the May 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
16 May 2018 | MD Magazine
While scientists believe that cannabinoids have beneficial effects on glaucoma, no treatments exist yet that can deliver these compounds directly to the eye, let alone the back of their eye where they are needed most.
11 May 2018 | NPR
About half of oncologists recommend medical marijuana to patients, though most feel ignorant of its proper medical use.
10 May 2018 | Reuters
More than two-thirds of cannabis dispensaries recommend that pregnant women use marijuana to treat morning sickness even though doctors advise against it because of safety concerns, a U.S. study suggests.
9 May 2018 | Lohud- USA Today
Some states allowing medical marijuana and recreational pot saw declines in opioid prescribing as authorities pushed urgent efforts to combat the historic American drug crisis.
3 May 2018 | Edmonton Journal
This research will span over roughly four years and will analyze how patients who use medical cannabis and patients who don’t interact differently with the health care system.
3 May 2018 | Rolling Stone
Two new studies show a correlation between medical marijuana and lowered rates of opioid abuse – but what is it about weed that seems to help?