A purified form of cannabidiol (CBD), the non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, shows potential for reducing psychosis in patients displaying schizophrenia-like mental illnesses, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
A recently authored review of over 100 studies has shown that cannabis really is medicinal — even if the U.S federal government refuses to recognize it.
Coca-Cola is looking to enter the budding cannabis industry with a line of specialty beverages. With annual soda sales dropping year after year, the promise of the booming marijuana market is no doubt appealing.
The war on drugs is such an abysmal failure that even the lawmakers who have funded it for decades are drawing a line in the sand. Multiple bills in Congress have cropped up in recent months aiming to protect medical marijuana and reschedule cannabis, if not legalize it altogether.
The most recent development comes in the form of Congress’ recently unveiled budget, which allots exactly zero dollars to the Department of Justice to wage medical marijuana crackdowns across the country.
health freedom alliance, 15 March 2016
There are 23 independent medical cannabis regions in the United States currently, a huge advance toward medical freedom that originated in the most aggressive anti-cannabis aka marijuana nation in the world.
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.
Jennifer Lea Reynolds, December 17 2015
During a Michigan state Senate hearing discussing medical marijuana, state Senator Rick Jones cut short the words of a military veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). As a result, the veteran was removed from the hearing, undoubtedly causing many people – not just marijuana activists – to raise their eyebrows.(1)
The words of the study authors, Scott Hadland, MD, MPH, John R. Knight, MD, and Sion Kim Harris, PhD, of Boston Children's Hospital will be in italics, while this authors commentary will be in regular font: