30 May 2018 | Fresh Toast
Cannabis may be able to help yet another group of patients improve their quality of life; this time it is a group of kids in need of some good news.
30 May 2018 | UMSL Daily
Matt Vogel, an Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, gave a presentation titled “Empirical Reality of Methodological Uncertainty: The Promises and Perils of the Gateway Hypothesis in Today’s Drug Landscapes” at last month’s Addiction Science Conference hosted by the MIMH.
29 May 2018 | Dravet Syndrome News
Tilray Canada has launched "Tilray 2:100", its new therapeutic cannabis oil, which may help Canadian patients with conditions like Dravet syndrome.
24 May 2018 | The Conversation
For thousands of years people have used cannabis for recreational, ritualistic and medicinal purposes. There is no shortage of wild claims about the supposed medical benefits of the plant. Of all the claims, perhaps the most bold is the assertion that cannabis can cure cancer.
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.