It has been rumored for years that Monsanto plans to take over the cannabis industry with genetic engineering just as they’ve taken over the corn and soy industries. Although they have always denied having any intentions to do so, at this point it is unlikely that anybody really believes them. In contrast, many in the cannabis sphere are prepared to resist any kind of GMO takeover of marijuana by Monsanto or any of their cohorts.
A judge in New Jersey ruled that a man’s insurance company must pay for the cost of his medical cannabis treatment. This may establish an important precedent in the medical industry.
Andrew Watson, who lives in Egg Harbor, New Jersey, enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis program in 2014. He sought financial reimbursement for the purchase of medicinal cannabis over a term of three months.
Medicinal marijuana is getting a surprising supporter but makes complete sense.
On January 3 this year, Amendment 2 went into effect regarding the use of medical marijuana for debilitating medical conditions in Florida. The state failed to set rules for this legislation, which supporters argue were too restrictive. Now, it is up to the Florida Department of Health to set the regulations, which it will do by July 3, 2017.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Zimmer (left) and the North Rhine-Westphalia science minister Svenja Schulze (center) are in the lab of the Institute of Molecular Psychiatry at University of Bonn. Credit: © Volker Lannert/Uni Bonn
As a next step, the researchers hope to conduct a clinical trial to investigate whether THC also reverses aging processes and improves cognitive ability in the human brain.
A joint study by German and Israeli scientists has found that the active ingredient in marijuana improves memory performance and cognitive functioning in old mice when given in small controlled doses.
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Lori Alton, April 6, 2016
(NaturalHealth365) A Pennsylvania man braved the public spotlight to add his personal story to his state’s debate over legalizing medical marijuana.
Sarah Landers, April 8 2016
Despite the fact that there is increasing evidence to support the use of medical marijuana, it is only legal in 23 states – and unfortunately for Coltyn Turner, Illinois is not one of them.
health freedom alliance, 10 March 2016
With all of the research being done on the effects of cannabis on the human body, one specific compound is really showing a lot of promise for health benefits.
health freedom alliance, 15 February 2016
Recent scientific studies regarding the use of cannabis (marijuana) and its healing powers are further disproving the government’s biased and inaccurate stance against its medical use.