An Australian trial which used a marijuana extract to treat 40 children with severe epilepsy found the drug has a manageable side effect profile, but only shows extensive symptom relief for a select number of patients.
By the time she decided to try cannabis pills, Joanne Fiorito was in dire straits.
Rene Van Acker is hoping marijuana will prove a gateway drug for targeted generations of young people — horticultural students.
Young Canadians have long arrived at university campuses across the country and embraced cannabis, but no one really knows how using the drug affects parts of their life such as their grades, class attendance or the amount of alcohol they drink.
When the information floodgates open, researchers from all fields – health, criminology, policy, economy and more – will be able to collect information about cannabis use that they weren’t able to get before.
Parents are puff, puff, passing!
If you have suffered a heart attack, getting high on pot won’t harm your heart’s regular rhythm, a new study suggests.
The studies are the latest in a long line of research showing that marijuana availability is associated with reductions in opiate use and misuse.
Anti-drug campaigners like to portray weed as a ‘gateway’ drug which leads on to harder substances – but could cannabis actually stop addicts relapsing?
As marijuana use continues to become decriminalized across the United States, doctors, researchers and patients are pushing to make it an accepted part of cancer treatments.