Category: Health

Where Marijuana Is Legal, Opioid Prescriptions Fall

As more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, doctors may be replacing opioid prescriptions with suggestions to visit a local marijuana dispensary. Two papers published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine analyzing more than five years of Medicare Part D and Medicaid prescription data found that after states legalized weed, the number of opioid prescriptions and the daily […]


  Awareness with regards to cannabis as a treatment and potential cure for cancer has been rapidly increasing over the past few years. Several studies over the last decade have clearly (without question) demonstrated the anti-tumoral effects of the plant. Cannabinoids (any group of related compounds that include cannabinol and the active constituents of cannabis) […]

How Cannabis Can Rapidly Treat Asthma and Lungs Conditions

Studies have shown that cannabinoids found in marijuana can protect your lungs, alleviate discomfort and constriction from asthma. Facts are, 1 out of 12 people now suffer from asthma (chronic respiratory disease that is present during childhood). While many experience little to no symptoms with treatment, it still correlates with over 3,000 deaths a year. […]

Medical Marijuana Is Preferred by 93% of Patients for Pain Management

Patients managing pain vastly prefer using medical marijuana to opioid-based medications. They reported fewer side effects, and the majority found cannabis more effective. A new study has investigated what patients themselves prefer when it comes to managing pain — opioids, which are widely distributed for intense pain relief, or medical marijuana. The researchers found that the […]

Four Ways Medical Marijuana Can Change Medicine

With more states opening their hearts and minds to medical marijuana, more physicians and pharmacists are looking into how medical marijuana will change the way they treat their patients and their ailments. For some, medical marijuana could mean the difference between having a treatment or no treatment whatsoever. So, what are some of the ways […]

Marijuana legalization could help offset opioid epidemic, studies find

Experts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy. The studies, published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, compared opioid prescription patterns in states that have enacted medical cannabis laws with those that have not. One of the studies looked […]

Cannabis Oil From Marijuana Is Having Success As COPD Treatment

COPD is the most common used thing for “Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease,” a rather uncoordinated and vague illustration for most of us. It encompass a few different pulmonary disease, such as emphysema, Bronchiectasis & chronic bronchitis. The scary part is that it’s a mystery to our pharmaceutical industry medical system and it gets progressively worse, often leading to death. It’s […]