Opioid substitute - medical cannabis

Medical Marijuana Reduces Opioid Use : Study

In addition to medical cannabis assisting opioid addicts in withdrawal, new research also indicates it helps reduce prescription opioid consumption. Last year, researchers at Columbia...
Cannabis Dispensaries In Hawaii

Hawaii Names Medical Marijuana Dispensary Panel

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has chosen a selection panel for review of the first medical cannabis dispensary licensees in the state.  The...
Pennsylvania medical marijuana legislation

Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Bill Heads To Senate

Medical cannabis legislation was approved by Pennsylvania's House of Representatives last week and will now move on to the Senate. The legislation was introduced by...
PTSD - cannabis research

Could Medical Cannabis Cure PTSD?

Anecdotal evidence suggests cannabis could be useful in treating or perhaps even curing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). A University Of Calgary research project...
Stiff Person Syndrome - Cannabis Oil

Cannabis Oil And Stiff Person Syndrome

A young Australian sufferer of the rare condition Stiff Person Syndrome is lobbying the New South Wales government for access to medical cannabis. Stiff Person...
Epidiolex study - childhood epilepsy

Positive Study Results For Cannabidiol Medication

A UK-headquartered biopharmaceutical company has announced positive results from the first Phase 3 study of its cannabidiol (CBD) based drug for the treatment of...

Marijuana Business Factbook 2016 Released

The U.S. legal cannabis industry is set for another record-breaking year, and the road ahead is one to more massive growth states the Marijuana...
Medical cannabis in New Zealand

NZ To Follow Australia’s Medical Cannabis Lead

Our good friends across the ditch are likely to follow Australia's lead on medical cannabis laws says a New Zealand government official. In a ...
Medical Cannabis Laws And Youth Use

Medical Cannabis Laws And Youth Use

A recent claim that the introduction of medical cannabis laws in the USA increases juvenile cannabis use has been challenged. A 2015 article, published recently...
Ellora Caves - hempcrete

1,500 Year Old Hempcrete

A mix of hemp with clay and lime plaster, a form of hempcrete, has preserved caves in India for 1,500 years. A paper detailing the...

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