Is Marijuana Superior to Drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease? Study Says Yes!
Adding to the list of numerous diseases that medical marijuana has already helped to heal – cancer, rare muscular diseases, arthritis, seizures, and more – compounds in the plant have also been shown to positively impact Alzheimer’s disease. This is important because the degenerative disease affects more than 5 million Americans. One study, published in
DEA Warns of Stoned Rabbits if Utah Passes Medical Marijuana
As the Utah Senate is considering legalizing marijuana for medical usage this week, they heard testimony from DEA Special Agent Matt Fairbanks. Agent Matt is definitely “special”, I’ll say that.
Medical Marijuana: The Next Big Thing for Aggressive Brain Tumor?
A study published in November 2014 in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics and conducted at St. George’s University of London’s Department of Oncology has found that the use of cannabinoids, specifically delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD), may be useful in treating high-grade gliomas, potentially slowing the disease’s progression. Some of the results from this study, summarized by MedicalJane.com:
Here are some of the more common objections and arguments raised against the legalization and use of marijuana and a reasonable response. Marijuana is a dangerous drug. Marijuana has been used by millions of people for at least 8000 years. There is not a single recorded case of anyone dying
Quotes on Cannabis and Glaucoma
Elvy Musikka, a patient in the federal Compassionate IND program for medical marijuana: “I was diagnosed with Glaucoma in 1975. Within a year, I already knew that there was nothing, absolutely nothing that was on the market then worked for my glaucoma except for marijuana… One of the benefits of using
Quotes on Cannabis and Alzheimers Disease
Lisa M. Eubanks, PhD, Staff Scientist at the Scripps Research Institute and the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology: “In contrast to previous studies aimed at utilizing cannabinoids in Alzheimer’s disease therapy, our results provide a mechanism whereby the THC molecule can directly impact Alzheimer’s disease pathology… It is noteworthy that
General Quotes On Medical Use of Cannabis and Prohibition
Hon. Francis Young – DEA Administrative Law Judge – 1988: “In strict medical terms marijuana is far safer than many foods we commonly consume. For example, eating 10 raw potatoes can result in a toxic response. By comparison, it is physically impossible to eat enough marijuana to induce death. Marijuana
Could Medical Marijuana Treat Diabetes?
Nearly 30 million people, or nearly 10% of the population in the U.S. are currently diagnosed with diabetes, making it one of the most significant health issues of our time. It is a deadly disease which ultimately kills it’s victims, either directly or from associated complications. Researchers searching for solutions
Charlotte’s Web – CBD for Epilepsy
This is the amazing story of little Charlotte Figi, who suffers from Dravet Syndrome, which is a form of intractable epilepsy. The Stanley brothers, medical marijuana growers in Colorado developed a high CBD strain with very low to no THC, which means there are no psychotropic effects. Charlotte’s parents contacted
Cannabinoid Profiles – Chemistry and Medical Application
This video covers several of the major cannabinoids in cannabis – their chemistry and specific medical benefits: THC – Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol THCA – Tetrahydrocannabinolic Acid THCV – Tetrahydrocannabivarin CBD – Cannabidiol CBN – Cannabinol CBG – Cannabigerol CBC – Cannabichromene Terpenes – http://terpenes.weebly.com/ Video brought to you by SC Laboratories