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Study: Marijuana use as a cancer treatment is growing, with up to one quarter of patients using it, and more wanting to

Study: Marijuana use as a cancer treatment is growing, with up to one quarter of patients using it, and more wanting to

Over half of all U.S. states have now passed legislation allowing for the medicinal use of marijuana. The New York Times recently reported that over 200 million Americans live in states where the medicinal use of marijuana is now legal. This has opened up many new areas of treatment, and patients suffering the debilitating side effects of conventional […]

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For The First Time, NFL Acknowledges Benefits Of Cannabis, Offers To Study It For Pain

By Justin Gardner The NFL is finally acknowledging that cannabis has the potential to treat acute and chronic pain. A report out today says that the NFL has sent a letter to the Player’s Association (NFLPA) indicating it is willing to study the use of medical cannabis for pain management. The NFLPA, apparently quicker to grasp the conclusions […]

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5 Foods With The Same Beneficial Cannabinoids As Found In Cannabis

By Anna Hunt You can still benefit from the same cannabinoids that give the cannabis plant its medicinal properties, without consuming cannabis. There are several foods rich in cannabinoids that benefit the body’s endocannabinoid system. This system is responsible for helping the body maintain internal balance, also called homeostasis. Foods that support the function of the […]

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Is cannabis the cure-all for migraines? Scientists think so

New research further validates the efficacy of cannabis in the alleviation of migraine symptoms. Researchers have found that a combination of tetrahydrocannabinol-cannabidiol (THC-CBD) was effective in reducing the severity and number of cluster headaches and migraines compared to prescription medicine. In fact, the THC-CBD treatment was able to reduce acute pain brought on by migraines […]

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Big Pharma Losing Grip As Study Shows Nearly 100% Cannabis Users Give Up Rx Pain Meds

By Rachel Blevins A landmark study helps explain why Big Pharma is so afraid of the medical benefits of cannabis. The pharmaceutical and alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect their profits. The recent study is lending credibility to the idea that medical cannabis can be used […]

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Monsanto And Bayer Are Maneuvering To Take Over The Cannabis Industry

By Phillip Schneider It has been rumored for years that Monsanto plans to take over the cannabis industry with genetic engineering just as they’ve taken over the corn and soy industries. Although they have always denied having any intentions to do so, at this point it is unlikely that anybody really believes them. In contrast, […]

Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study

Cannabinoids can successfully kill leukemia cells, reveals groundbreaking new study

A recent study published in International Journal of Oncology revealed that cannabinoids, the active chemical in cannabis, can destroy leukemia cells either alone or in combination with other cancer treatments. The scientific community has long-established that cannabinoids may show potential in cancer treatment, with certain varieties known to promote cell death, curb cell growth, and inhibit tumor-inducing blood […]

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Cannabis May Help Rejuvenate the Aging Brain and Ward Off Dementia

By Dr. Joseph Mercola Regardless of your views on the pros and cons of recreational marijuana, the body of scientific evidence about the medicinal value of cannabis is getting more compelling as additional research is done. The cannabinoids in cannabis — cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — interact with your body by way of naturally-occurring […]

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Cannabis And The War On Cancer

By Aura Lakshmi Cannabis has been cultivated by man since neolithic times. For centuries, it has been rumoured to treat everything from inflammation to cancer. But just how true are these claims? There are those that argue that cannabis is nothing more than a recreational drug that makes people high. This viewpoint however, is not […]

Italian Farmers Turn To Cannabis To Fight Soil Contamination

Italian Farmers Turn To Cannabis To Fight Soil Contamination

An environmentally-friendly positive for cannabis Farmers in a region of Italy have a unique use for cannabis, and it has nothing to do with getting high. It seems that the low-THC hemp helps decontaminate polluted soil. Vincenzo Fornaro says: “For generations, our family produced ricotta and meat.” He points to an empty farm that once housed […]