True Relief for Brain Tumors

True Relief for Brain Tumors

Research released in February may point to cannabis as a key player in the fight against brain tumors. GW Pharmaceuticals, a leader in cannabis research and product development in the UK, published the results of a clinical study on the effectiveness of cannabinoids (chemical found in the cannabis plant) in the survival rates of patients […]

Epilepsy Relief from Down Under

Epilepsy Relief from Down Under

While epilepsy relief could be the most famous positive effect of cannabis in the last decade, much of its success stories have not been reinforced with official studies or research. This cognitive dissonance has largely come to an end in recent years, with new studies being revealed on just how powerful the cannabis plant can […]

Mental Relief From Cannabis

Mental Relief From Cannabis

A joint study by researchers at the London-based University of Nottingham and University of Birmingham, as well as the University of São Paulo and the Federal University of Santa Catarina (both located in Brazil) has revealed positive signs of cannabis as a treatment for both anxiety-related and substance abuse disorders. These disorders are most commonly […]

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

A new study released in January of this year is showing the power of cannabis in relieving chronic pain and inflammation via the endocannabinoid system. While cannabis has been used as a method of pain relief for decades, official research and testing has been scarce to naught. This study, published by the Department of Neurological […]

History of Cannabis

History of Cannabis

Mankind has a very long history with the cannabis plant, which has been cultivated for thousands of years for its use as medicine, food, fiber, fuel, building supplies, clothing, paper, and so much more. Hemp rope was found in ancient pottery dating back to 10,000 years ago, and there is evidence of cannabis seeds being […]

Medical Cannabis and Anxiety

Medical Cannabis and Anxiety

Most people have feelings of nervousness or anxiety as a normal reaction to stress. However, for people with anxiety disorders, the anxiety they feel is ever-present and can become excessive, impacting work, relationships, and overall quality of life. Anxiety disorders are a group of mental illnesses, which include social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic […]

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

About 100 million people in the United States – or one-third of the population – suffer from chronic pain. A diagnosis of chronic pain occurs when the pain lasts for 12 weeks or more, and it persists beyond the usual course of an acute disease or the healing of an injury. The leading cause of long-term […]