Cannabis Use Linked To Increased Survival Rates Among Heart Attack Patients

Cannabis Use Linked To Increased Survival Rates Among Heart Attack Patients Prohibitionists love to spread misinformation about the harms of cannabis use, even going as far as ensuring the studies on pot reveal negative results. And while some people claim that cannabis use increases the risk for heart attacks or…

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CBD May Boost Survival Rates For Pancreatic Cancer Patients By 3X

CBD May Boost Survival Rates For Pancreatic Cancer Patients By 3X Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive, naturally occurring compound in cannabis, may be the hope that pancreatic cancer patients are looking for. A new study from the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in the UK in coordination with the Curtin…

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Studies Show That Cannabis Use Reduces Mortality Rates During Major Surgery & Hospitalization

Studies Show That Cannabis Use Reduces Mortality Rates During Major Surgery & Hospitalization Cannabis use has shown to be not just healing, but has numerous preventive properties as well. A new body of evidence is growing, which shows how cannabis use has reduced in-hospital mortality for patients who undergo major…

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Alarming Rates of Toxins Found in California’s Illegal Pot Grows

The use of chemicals in illegal marijuana grows is rampant in states like California. It’s evident in the toxins left behind by the illegal fertilizers, pesticides, and butane. One investigation uncovered thousands of used butane cans used to process concentrated marijuana dumped in the forest of Humboldt County, California. California…

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Legal Cannabis Can Save $1 Billion A Year and Cut Overdose Rates By 25%

How Cannabis Saves Money for Medicaid It seems that Medical Cannabis is growing in popularity in the United States and in the world seeing that roughly 80% of the US population is in favor of legalization. There are numerous benefits that can be obtained due to legalization. Despite prohibitionists clamoring…

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Study: Rates Of Problematic Marijuana Use Falling Among Teens

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Fewer adolescents are consuming cannabis; among those who do, fewer are engaging in problematic use of the plant, according to newly published data in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St.…

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Study: Opioid Abuse Rates Lower In Medical Marijuana States

By Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director Rates of prescription opioid abuse are significantly lower in jurisdictions that permit medical marijuana access, according to data reported by Castlight Health, an employee health benefits platform provider. Investigators assessed anonymous prescription reporting data from over one million employees between the years 2011 and…

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