The Santa Cruz Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies just received permission from the FDA to study the effects of cannabis on posttraumatic stress disorder. Several months ago, I reported on how the Santa Cruz Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) was beginning the first experimental sessions in their second MDMA study on posttraumatic stress disorder [...]
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Q: I’ve heard marijuana is good for cancer, but I’ve heard it can actually cause lung cancer. Is that true?
A: No, it is not true. While most doctors will recommend that you use a vaporizer or ingest medical marijuana to eliminate the exposure of your lungs to marijuana smoke, research has shown that there is no connection between marijuana smoke and lung cancer. What’s more, marijuana may even help fight lung cancer. According to [...]
Results of a comprehensive medical marijuana study are out, more than 10 years after it began. The Center for Medical Cannabis Research, a group commissioned more than a decade ago by the state Legislature to look into the therapeutic value of medicinal marijuana made the results public Wednesday. The center conducted clinical and pre-clinical trials [...]
In December 2010, the European Journal of Immunology published a study led by University of South Carolina researcher Prakash Nagarkatti (an immunologist who has been exploring the potential of cannabis for eight years), which finds that marijuana may help in the fight against arthritis, multiple sclerosis or allergies.
(NaturalNews) Experts from different persuasions often argue about the alleged benefits of using marijuana for pain relief, but a new study out of McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University (MU) has conclusively found that cannabis, the genus name for marijuana, is better than pharmaceutical drugs at relieving chronic neurological pain, and without all [...]
Lester Grinspoon Published: Thursday, March 1, 2007 CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — A new study in the journal Neurology is being hailed as unassailable proof that marijuana is a valuable medicine. It is a sad commentary on the state of modern medicine that we still need “proof” of something that medicine has known for 5,000 years. The [...]