Smoking marijuana and coronavirus: Even occasional use raises risk of Covid-19 complications

By Sandee LaMotte | CNN If you’re smoking weed to ease your stress during the coronavirus pandemic, experts say it’s time to think twice. Smoking marijuana, even occasionally, can increase your risk for more severe complications from Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Read the rest of this…

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Debunking CNN – Marijuana is a Serious Risk to Seniors, They Could Get Too Stoned to Open Their Medication Bottles

Debunking CNN – Marijuana is a Serious Risk to Seniors, They Could Get Too Stoned to Open Their Medication Bottles In a recent story published on CNN that is making the rounds on social media, the clickbait headline CNN used is the following, “Marijuana Use is Rising Sharply among Seniors…

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THC is a Risk to Pregnant Women Says California -Is That True or Not?

Californian Agency Declares THC in Cannabis a “Risk to Pregnant Women” Did you know that THC is a risk to pregnant women? Nope? Neither did I and neither did science! However, a little known committee in California known as “Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant Identification Committee” in Sacramento. This group of…

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Cannabis Reduces Liver Disease And Cirrhosis Risk Among Hepatitis C Patients

Cannabis Reduces Liver Disease And Cirrhosis Risk Among Hepatitis C Patients Around 3.5 million people in the United States are living with chronic hepatitis C, and many of them still don’t know it. Without proper treatment, hepatitis C can cause serious damage to the liver. Around 5-20 people in every…

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Risk of stoned driver crashes grows as legal marijuana spreads across U.S., according to study

As the push to legalize marijuana gains momentum, so is evidence that more permissive policies on the drug are putting motorists at risk. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found, in a study to be released on Thursday, that traffic accidents are rising in states that have legalized recreational marijuana.…

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Officials warn of health risk linked to synthetic cannabinoids

BALTIMORE (AP) — Health officials in Maryland are warning people about serious bleeding problems linked to the use of synthetic cannabinoids. A Thursday statement from the University of Maryland says a person was hospitalized earlier this week to treat bleeding issues. The patient was a user of synthetic marijuana, also…

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New Study Says Alcoholics Who Smoke Pot Daily Have Lower Risk Of Liver Disease

New Study Says Alcoholics Who Smoke Pot Daily Have Lower Risk Of Liver Disease Alcohol is one of the most fatal substances known to man. This isn’t a secret, as dozens of scientific studies back this up. For many, alcohol is legal yet accounts for 88,000 lives annually across all…

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Cannabis Users Have Reduced Risk For Metabolic Syndrome

Cannabis Users Have Reduced Risk For Metabolic Syndrome Metabolic syndrome, also known as syndrome X, refers to a group of metabolic risk factors that are present in a single person. Metabolic risk factors are hypertension/high blood pressure, insulin resistance, increased risk for blood clotting, and cholesterol abnormalities. Metabolic syndrome usually…

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