68 studies on the efficiency of marijuana against cancer

 Cancer is a leading cause of death in industrialised countries. So far, the treatments available from the pharmaceuticals have limited efficacy, as well as significant toxicity and strong undesirable side effects. It is known that the marijuana plant can help in a natural way and relieve symptoms of cancer and chemotherapy: pain relief, nausea, vomiting, greater appetite,

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Children’s Hospital Doctors Monitoring Epileptic Baby Being Treated With Hemp Oil

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – The youngest child in a case study about the effects of hemp oil is being monitored by doctors at Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora. The Nunez family lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Their daughter Amylea was born in December and almost immediately started having seizures. She was transported to Children’s Hospital Colorado

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PTA Presidents and Soccer Moms are the New Faces of the Cannabis Industry

Co-chair of Women Grow, Leah Maurer and her family By Wendy Shapley I was really worried about what I should wear to the Women Grow meeting. In case it’s not obvious, Women Grow is a networking group for women–many of them mothers–interested in participating in and educating people about the cannabis business, which is estimated to be worth more than $500 million by

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Care By Design and Grow For Vets Partner to Help Veterans

By Kristin Kloc – Dec 9, 2015 The number of United States veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is at its highest rate in history. Two organizations have announced a partnership with one goal in mind — to help those veterans suffering from PTSD. Care By Design, a California-based medical marijuana company and

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Report: Marijuana sales in CO at $740M so far in 2015

From Marijuana News Analysis by Boulder firm shows recreational sales up 81 percent Preliminary data released from Boulder data analysis firm BDS Analytics has confirmed what tax revenues have already shown: Coloradans love legal pot. All told, dispensary sales in the state were $290 million for the quarter, a 53 percent increase over last year’s

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After years of dismissal, Cannabis now appears as a treatment on the National Cancer Institute Website

Cannabis , also known as marijuana, is a plant from Central Asia that is grown in many parts of the world today. The Cannabis plant produces a resin containing compounds called cannabinoids. Some cannabinoids are psychoactive (acting on the brain and changing mood or consciousness). In the United States, Cannabis is a controlled substance and has been classified

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The ‘Keurig for marijuana’ is finally here — and it looks amazing

Introducing the CannaCloud, not to be confused with your coffee thermos. A year-old startup called CannaKorp announced last week it’s developing the world’s first single-serve, pod-based marijuana vaporizer system. Dubbed the CannaCloud, it’s essentially the Keurig of cannabis. The CannaCloud could bring a level of precision and ease to marijuana consumption that could help elevate

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Does Cannabis Treat Lupus?

  By G. Rabinski| Whaxy Lupus, also known as Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, is an autoimmune disorder that results in sometimes severe inflammation, swelling, pain (typically from tissue damage), and other harm to a variety of body parts. This condition is a chronic disease, meaning there is no known cure. It occurs when a patient’s confused, hyperactive immune system attacks their tissues

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The NFL Should Be Investing In Marijuana Research If It Wants To Survive

The National Football League has survived more public relations crises in the past year than most multi-billion dollar organizations endure in a decade. Yet the greatest existential threat to the NFL — if not to the existence of football itself — still remains Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or “CTE.” As former All-Pro linebacker Junior Seau’s documented

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