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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 […]

Groundbreaking Study Shows Cannabis Can Help Stop HIV From Becoming AIDS

Groundbreaking Study Shows Cannabis Can Help Stop HIV From Becoming AIDS

By Justin Gardner With so many studies coming out on the numerous ways medical cannabis can treat health ailments, some of us may have become slightly numb to the wonders being revealed about this beneficial plant. But a new study published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (JAIDS) might change that. Researchers have found that THC […]

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Marijuana Could Be A Viable Treatment For Migraines For Many

Yet another study shows the natural healing power of marijuana, and it could give hope to the millions of people who suffer from chronic migraines. Risks of Migraine Medications Migraines aren’t just agonizing, they can also be terrifying. That throbbing, crippling pain in your head make some people pass out, and could even increase your risk of stroke, for […]

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 […]

For The First Time Ever, The Federal Government Is Referring To Marijuana As Medicine

For The First Time Ever, The Federal Government Is Referring To Marijuana As Medicine

By Justin Gardner A profound shift in the federal government’s stance on cannabis was marked by subtle changes made this month to one web page. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, now has a web page titled Marijuana as Medicine. Prior to March 2017, it was titled […]

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Medical cannabis – The healing pros and cons

In the 1970’s, comic duo Cheech and Chong had fun with their dead-on impressions of two chronically stoned “potheads.” But, in 2017, it appears that marijuana is beginning to lose its “Cheech and Chong” associations. The use of medical cannabis is currently legal in 28 states, and proponents say the herb is changing lives by […]

Court Sentences 77-Year-Old Disabled Veteran To Die In Prison For Treating Illness With Marijuana

Court Sentences 77-Year-Old Disabled Veteran To Die In Prison For Treating Illness With Marijuana

By Amando Flavio Many people have spoken vehemently against this draconian law in the state before, but state officials have deliberately ignored the concerns. The November 2016 elections held in the United States confirmed that marijuana is gaining public acceptance in the country. In fact, the plant won major ballot victories on Election Day in […]

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The Healing Oil of Hemp

Hemp Versus Marijuana:  What’s the Difference? First let me apologize for the use of jargon and large words.  Explaining the benefits and uses of CBD oil is not an easy task to do without them.  However, I will do my best to keep it as simple as possible.  When many of us hear the word […]

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New Studies Confirm Marijuana Heals Broken Bones and Prevents Rejection of Transplanted Organs

By Amando Flavio The latest marijuana benefits just discovered are that it can treat bone fractures and also help in organ transplants. It is now clear that marijuana has a medicinal value, with some researchers constantly using what little resources they have to demonstrate the point. The results from such studies are amazing, showing a remarkable efficacy of the plant. But […]

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Helicopters swarm over 81 year old grandmother’s house for single marijuana plant

An 81-year-old grandmother is the latest victim of an outdated “war on drugs” mentality that continues to prevent innocent citizens from benefiting from the wonders of one of nature’s most versatile and effective medicinal gifts – the marijuana plant. A recent raid involving state police, Massachusetts National Guard ground troops and a helicopter resulted in […]