Despite harsh laws enforced by the “War on Drugs,” drug abuse is still a major issue in the United States. Even more worrying is the number of accidental deaths caused by drug overdoses every year. In fact, in 2014, there were 47,055 accidental deaths from drug overdoses in the US, making it the highest cause of accidental death in the country.
Studying the effects of cannabis as both a health-protective element and treatment for many illnesses and conditions is a stepping stone for the future of medicine. While heavily contested by some, cannabis is severely put under scrutiny by researchers and specialists in all medical fields and the conclusions are staggering.
Caught Off Guard: Can Medical Dispensary Workers Keep up with the Needs of the Medical Cannabis Community?
Those who run businesses in the ever-changing cannabis industry are being faced with a rapidly-growing market while at the same time trying to meet the increasing demands of those whose health may depend on cannabinoids…
For thousands of years, cannabis has been used the world over for healing. In fact, marijuana is still included in the 50 fundamental (i.e. most important) herbs of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Even though the fate of cannabis on the federal level is still up in the air, the good news is that more and more, the healing power of cannabis for even the most serious health conditions is becoming common knowledge.
Say what you want about 2016, no one can doubt it has been an interesting year. From Donald Trump to Brexit, people around the world have certainly had a lot on their minds. One major issue that many citizens were thinking about this year was cannabis and whether or not to legalize it. Whether due to a growing legalization trend, or to the continued research on the benefits of cannabis, many people were swayed to say yes to the plant.
As you sit down to watch the Dallas Cowboys play the Detroit Lions on “Monday Night Football” this evening, what you may not know is that a change may just be coming to NFL’s characteristically rigid stance when it comes to medical marijuana. Read on to find out the exciting news that could be the…
This holiday season, just like any other, means the gathering of family and friends and sometimes the discussion – or avoidance – of certain topics. Politics and religion may or may not be off the table, but what about cannabis? This holiday season, will you be discussing marijuana use with your family?
Hard as it is to believe, 2016 is quickly coming to a close. With a new year just a couple of weeks away, here is our count down for the TOP 7 suggestions on how YOU can use cannabis for health and healing in 2017!
At a Senate Drug Hearing in April 2016, you, Senator Jeff Sessions (R – AL), president-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, said “I believe the Department of Justice needs to be clearer” about marijuana legalization.
There is hope. Did you know that historically, the months of November, December and January are actually the months when the fewest people take their own lives? You probably didn’t, because it’s a persistent and age-old myth that gets recycled by journalists year after year without much fact-checking—sort of like myths surrounding the “dangers” of…