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by Miranda LaSala, content editor at PurringPal.com

Marijuana is, up to this date, a controversial topic. Its medicinal properties and effects on humans have gained attention that resulted in various studies. Such is not the same when it comes to animals – probably because of the lack of laws that allows veterinarians to legally practice […]

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A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever.

“It took us about 20 years of research to figure this out, but we are very excited,” said Continue Reading

Medical Marijuana for Kids?

On February 28, 2014 By

Cannabis has brought relief to children suffering from cancer and other serious ailments, but getting access is often limited by considerable regulatory hurdles.

From the article by Aimee Swartz, The Scientist Magazine | July 17, 2013

Lauren Scott has been fighting undifferentiated soft tissue sarcoma, a rare and aggressive form of cancer, for more than 3 years. […]

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 by Joe Martino – February 10, 2014

A recent study reveals that cannabis taken orally in the form of what is called ‘hemp oil’ can be an effective treatment for Leukemia and possibly other cancers.

The case study examines a teenage female who was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia with a Philadelphia chromosome mutation. This mutation […]

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Medical marijuana is now legal in 18 states, but it’s clear we’ve discovered a fraction of its potential for health.

By Allan Badiner / AlterNet

There are now legal medical cannabis programs in 18 states plus Washington, DC, with pot fully legal for adults in two other states. Ironically, however, the actual healing power of the […]

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By: Jonathan Athens, KARK 4 News Updated: August 29, 2012

 

Haley Gloria is an 8-year-old Hot Springs girl who fights brain cancer every day.Her mom, dad, and stuffed animals Sparkles and Sally are beside her every step of the way.The tumor doctors removed from the base of her brain was the size of a […]

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By Ryan Jaslow  |  Published in CBSNews.com

Israeli scientists have reportedly created a new strain of marijuana with a catch: You won’t get high from smoking it.

Reuters reports that Galilee-based company Tikun Olam has developed a marijuana strain called Avidekel that can be used medicinally to alleviate nausea, pain and other symptoms doctors may […]

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Researchers in Spain have discovered that a cannabis extract makes brain tumors shrink by halting the growth of blood vessels that supply the tumors with life. Cannabis has chemicals called cannabinoids, these are the chemicals that could effectively starve tumors to death, say the researchers.

The study was carried out at the Complutense University, […]

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Dr. Oz on Medical Marijuana

On January 9, 2012 By

Watch the Dr.Oz episode on the Topic of Medical Marijuana, commercial free. Program guest Montel Williams explains how marijuana helps Multiple Sclerosis pain, and credits cannabis for “Giving his life back” in this emotional interview.

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10 Major Health Benefits of Marijuana

On September 12, 2011 By

The days of Reefer Madness are pretty far gone, but the American public is still vastly uninformed about marijuana, particularly concerning its myriad of amazing health benefits. Here are 10 (out of countless) health benefits that marijuana possesses. With that said, it’s simply baffling that medical marijuana is not legal in most of the country, […]

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