: ' Marijuana'

A Look at the Phenomenon of Cannabis Tourism

As the entire cannabis industry comes out from the shadows of the economy one of the industries flourishing more is marijuana related tourism. Under the new conditions seems that any cannabis related activity is a good [...]

Fibromyalgia Patients: Take Our Survey

By Ed Coghlan The National Pain Foundation (NPF) has announced it is conducting an online survey asking fibromyalgia patients about the quality of their treatment and whether the drugs they’ve taken are effective. The survey will [...]

AMA Opposes Marijuana Legalization

By Pat Anson, Editor Polls may show that a majority of Americans now favor the legalization of marijuana, but the American Medical Association – the nation’s largest medical group – still considers cannabis a “dangerous drug” [...]

Most Americans Want to Legalize Marijuana

By Pat Anson, Editor Public support for legalizing marijuana has more than tripled since the 1970’s, according to a new Gallup Poll that also found a clear majority of Americans (58%) now say the drug should [...]

Feds Say States Can Regulate Pot

By Pat Anson, Editor In a move that could signal a major shift in federal policy towards medical marijuana, the U.S. Justice Department said it would not challenge state laws that allow for the medical or [...]

Marijuana Spray Doesn’t Effect Mood or Cognition

By Pat Anson, Editor Multiple sclerosis patients who use an oral cannabinoid spray showed no long-term cognitive impairment or changes in mood, according to a new study released by GW Pharamaceuticals, a British biopharmaceutical company. The [...]

Can Marijuana Help Treat Multiple Sclerosis?

By Richard Lenti The use of a synthetic marijuana derivative in treating multiple sclerosis (MS) is being questioned after the first major non-commercial study of its main active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), found the drug had little [...]

Marijuana ‘Tea’ Relieves Pain of Disabled Vet

By Pat Anson, Editor Mike McLean has battled chronic back pain for over a decade. It started when he was a sergeant in the Canadian army and eventually grew so severe it ended his 22-year military [...]

Most Docs Would Prescribe Marijuana

By Pat Anson, Editor The vast majority of doctors would prescribe medical marijuana to ease the pain of an older woman suffering from advanced breast cancer, according to a survey conducted by the New England Journal [...]

Pot Users Less Likely to Take Painkillers

By Pat Anson, Editor Marijuana and hydrocodone are two of the most widely used and abused drugs in the U.S. But according to a new study by one of the nation’s largest drug screening companies, chronic [...]