Cannabis for Parkinson’s Disease has a Breakthrough, but More Research is Needed

Cannabis For Parkinson’s A Breakthrough, But More Research Is Needed Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative condition after Alzheimer’s. Neurodegenerative disorders strip people of dignity, and makes life challenging even for family members. Cannabis has given new hope to patients of Parkinson’s disease and their families. While it’s…

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Military Vets Want More Cannabis Research Says Survey

Military Vets Want More Cannabis Research, Says Survey Military vets who served in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars support cannabis legalization as well as more research into its medicinal benefits, reveals the results of a new survey conducted by the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). IAVA represents over…

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Surgeon General Warning – Cannabis’ Status as Schedule 1 Substance is Blocking Research

Surgeon General Warning: Cannabis’ Status as Schedule 1 Substance is Blocking Research Cannabis remaining a Schedule 1 substance in the United States is only doing more harm than good, and even health authorities are acknowledging this fact. Jerome Adams, surgeon general of POTUS, recommended revisiting cannabis’s status in the US…

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Whole Plant Medicine Better Than CBD For Epilepsy, Says New Research

Whole Plant Medicine Better Than CBD For Epilepsy, Says New Research There is no doubt that medicinal cannabis is effective in addressing epilepsy, one of the most well-studied conditions that cannabis can treat. In particular, cannabidiol (CBD), has received much attention for its breakthrough abilities to treat epilepsy especially in…

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Colorado Republican congressman wants to reschedule marijuana to allow medical research

Published: Mar 9, 2018, 3:09 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2018, 6:46 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo in early January, 69 members of Congress, including six of Colorado’s seven members, signed a bipartisan letter sent to House leadership requesting protections…

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Veterans group ratchets up pressure on White House and Congress to support medical marijuana research

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 12:12 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 5:21 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Top officials at of The American Legion, the nation’s largest veterans organization, on Friday stepped up their calls for the federal government to legitimize and invest in medical marijuana research. In…

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