New Study: THC May Help to Prevent Transplant Rejection
According to results of an animal study published in Journal of Leukocyte Biology in June 2015, the cannabinoid delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) may be a safe and effective alternative or add-on therapy in the prevention of organ and tissue transplant rejection. What is Organ Transplantation? When a person’s organs or tissues begin to fail as a
Cannabis for Wounds and Injuries
Cannabis has been used to treat topical wounds such as cuts and burns for millennia. Now, modern research is investigating the science behind cannabis’ ability to treat topical injuries, and is discovering exactly how vast a role the endocannabinoid system plays in the maintenance of healthy skin and wound healing.
Company Hopes To Make Cannabis-based Medicine
Wolcott, NY – A local company is applying for a license under New York’s Compassionate Care Act to grow and produce marijuana-based medicines. The patient-centered biopharmaceutical company, based in Wolcott, is called Butler Evergreen. Project Manager Mark Doherty said, “The facility that we are creating here will actually be a
Is Medical Marijuana Dangerous?
Many people are concerned about the safety of medical marijuana, or marijuana in general. Is marijuana truly as dangerous as the government says and many people believe? Let’s look at the facts… Chart source: http://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/trends-statistics/overdose-death-rates
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.
Fox News Doctor: ‘Crack Babies’ Come From Marijuana
From the “Let’s Keep Paranoia Alive” department, here’s Fox News Medical A-Team member Dr. David Samadi asserting over the weekend that “crack babies” were caused by women “smoking this whole marijuana business.” He makes these statements while commenting on a recent study that indicates marijuana is much safer than most