Category: Health

Doctors in Commons rally to overturn ban on medicinal cannabis

Group of MPs to campaign on issue following recent case of six-year-old Alfie Dingley Doctors in the House of Commons are to lead a campaign to change the law banning the medicinal use of cannabis, as a new all-party parliamentary group (APPG) forms to campaign for the issue. Dan Poulter, a former health minister who […]

Lung Cancer Treatment: Study Shows Marijuana Is Best For Patients

Marijuana proof best for lung cancer treatment. The active element in marijuana cuts tumor growth in common lung cancer in half and significantly decreases the ability of the cancer to spread, say researchers at Harvard University who tested the chemical in both lab and mouse studies.The compound “seems to have a suppressive effect on unequivocal lines […]

Jim Carrey has once again used his fame to speak up for a cause he believes in, attacking Big Pharma and the U.S government.

Carrey has made a name for himself in the activism world in recent years, and he has again spoke out against a cause which he believes in. He has recently criticized the government for enforcing vaccines on children, despite being pro-vaccines himself, he disagrees with the strict rules about the vaccinating of children. In July 2015 Carey […]

Cannabis Might Be Your Liver’s New Best Friend

In recent years, the medicinal benefits of cannabis have been heavily promoted and researched. It has gained further momentum due to the recent studies that are being done. These studies are suggesting that marijuana might have protective benefits for the liver. Even though it is prohibited to consume alcohol and marijuana together, many people will […]

Jeff Sessions: Chronic Pain Sufferers Should ‘Take An Aspirin And Tough It Out’

During an address at the U.S. Attorney’s office in Tampa, Florida this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that people who suffer from chronic pain should simply “take an aspirin and tough it out.” Sessions, whose opposition to medical marijuana is well known, attempted to tackle the subject of opioid addiction in the U.S., saying pharmaceutical companies are prescribing […]

FDA Declares Homeopathic Drugs Illegal

Story at-a-glance In a draft guidance document released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the agency takes aim at homeopathic remedies In a reversal of a long-standing decision to treat homeopathic remedies differently from other drugs, the FDA has now labeled virtually all of these products as “new drugs” that are “subject to […]

Big Pharma Synthetic Marijuana Leaves 2 Dead, 89 Hospitalized In Illinois

So far this month, 89 people have been hospitalized and 2 left dead after ingesting synthetic marijuana produced by Big Pharma, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). The users ingested an FDA-approved version of synthetic cannabis known as K2 or Spice. Herb.co reports: Synthetic cannabis is a man-made chemical compound designed to act on […]

Weed Seems to Protect Your Liver From the Effects of Hard Drinking

Though it shouldn’t encourage anyone to start slamming shots after taking a dab​.   In January, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control issued new rules declaring that intoxicating drinks cannot be infused with marijuana. Of course, that isn’t going to stop many people from simultaneously consuming weed and booze, especially as more states like California roll back cannabis prohibition. […]

Fourth Person In Illinois Dies After Using Synthetic Cannabis

Public health officials have reported that a fourth person in Illinois dies after using synthetic cannabis. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced the latest death on Tuesday, April 24. The deceased person was a woman from central Illinois in her 30s. Three others in Illinois have also died after using spice, one of many street names for […]