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By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Published: May 14, 2012

Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner

This report is part of a 12-month Clinical Context series.

Smoking marijuana cuts spasticity and pain that’s resistant to […]

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Post by: Miriam Falco – CNN Medical Managing Editor

Inappropriately used prescription pain medications kill 15,000 people in the United States each year, according to a new report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We’re in the midst of an epidemic,” says CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden. “Narcotics prescribed by physicians kill […]

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Scientific tests of ‘wonder drug’ give patients new hope Anthony Browne, health editor
The Observer, Saturday 3 November 2001 Cannabis is a ‘wonder drug’ capable of radically transforming the lives of very sick people, according to the results of the first clinical trials of the drug. Tests sanctioned by the Government are proving far […]

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It seems that ABC TV News is way behind on PMS therapy because the new most promising therapy for PMS was known by Queen Victoria about 1840.

ABC TV News, on Oct. 14, 2009, had a news item about a NEW therapy for PMS. It is presumed to act by relaxing/dilating smooth muscle […]

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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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The Power of RAW Cannabis

On January 6, 2012 By

This is a must-watch video featuring some of the top researchers on the healing effects of Cannabis (Marijuana) in it’s raw form, eaten or juiced.

Cannabis is a dietary essential that helps all cell types function more effectively. Cannabis is a medicine: an anti-inflammatory, an anti-oxidant, and it has some direct activity […]

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Cannabis Science Reports On Two Cannabis-Based Drug Release Programs

By Michael Roberts Wed., Aug. 12 2009, Denver Westword
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCBB: CBIS) an emerging pharmaceutical cannabis company is pleased to announce that it has completed its review of the FDA licensing requirements and has made key progress with mapping out […]

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Italian researchers used an animal model of multiple sclerosis to investigate the efficacy of cannabis extracts on motor symptoms. They found that treating with a THC-rich extract over time “resulted in a significant reduction of neurological deficits,” that treatment with CBD affected only the relapse phase, and that combined THC-CBD treatment was ineffective. They suggest […]

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Scientists at Florida State University investigated the role of the endocannabinoid system in endometriosis, a disease common in women that is associated with severe pain and is difficult to treat. Using a rat model, they discovered CB1 cannabinoid receptors throughout the abnormal growths that characterize endometriosis. Blocking those CB1 receptors increased pain sensitivity, while stimulating […]

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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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