Marijuana has recently gained some attention for helping a 6-year old boy to beat severe epileptic seizures, changing his life positively and profoundly.
A recent study published in the American Journal of Pathology found that cannabinoids in cannabis help keep the brain and heart oxygenated instead of suffocating on plaques and congested arteries.
Excitingly, the House just recently decided to advance the medical marijuana bill with a 61-57 vote, pushing the bill forward to the state Senate. If the bill goes into law, Illinois could be the 19th state to allow medical marijuana.
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While Colorado and Washington recently legalized recreational marijuana (including some aspects of industrial hemp) and several states have passed laws to allow the growing of hemp, the federal government has stood firm on the ban for decades, and continues to do so. The time has passed for the feds to come off their high horse and get a dose of reality; it’s time to legalize industrial hemp.
Going against promises made by Obama, the federal government is shelling out $1 million to shut down a single medical marijuana dispensary. In the face of massive amounts of evidence pointing toward the beneficial properties of marijuana, the drug is still considered a highly addictive and dangerous Schedule I drug by the federal government.
Cannabis has numerous potential applications in healthcare and pain management in particular. A new study has once again demonstrated that the vilified plant can safely and effectively treat the painful symptoms of neuropathy.
Colorado farmers like Michael Bowman will be planting 100 acres of hemp to be harvested and sold off as not only building material, but a highly nutritious superfood.
In a stunning look at the medicinal properties of marijuana use, a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has found that obesity rates are lowered by roughly one third in those who smoke three times weekly. The research included 52,000 participants, with findings concluding that 22% of those who did not smoke marijuana were obese, compared with just 14% of the regular marijuana smokers.