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Marijuana advocates are arguing the DEA is playing politics with marijuana, for the benefit of the government and big Pharma all at the expense of average Americans. The DEA has recently reclassified THC, that pharmaceutical companies can push products with naturally derived formations of THC. Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of NORML explains.

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Public opinion on the medical value of marijuana has been sharply divided. Some dismiss medical marijuana as a hoax that exploits our natural compassion for the sick; others claim it is a uniquely soothing medicine that has been withheld from patients through regulations based on false claims. Proponents of both views cite “scientific evidence” […]

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Brain Cancer. The effectiveness of cannabinoids in fighting glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), a form of brain cancer that is highly resistant to current treatments, has been demonstrated in numerous preclinical studies. New research shows that a combination of THC, CBD, and temozolomide (TMZ) “remarkably reduces the growth of glioma.” The study revealed tumor growth is inhibited […]

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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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Touts Anti-Tumor Action Then Scrubs Website

It lasted less than a week, but in March an agency of the U.S. federal government for the first time acknowledged that cannabis can fight cancer, and said that health care providers may recommend it for that purpose. That contradicts the federal government’s oft-repeated contention that cannabis has no […]

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Researchers have recently revealed more about how cannabinoids control nausea. The anti-emetic properties of cannabis is one of its more well-established therapeutic uses, and is also one of the primary indications for prescribing marinol, the synthetic THC pill.

A team of Canadian scientists using an animal study have now located an area of […]

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BERLIN (Reuters Health) – Chemicals found in cannabis can significantly reduce the symptoms of Tourette’s syndrome, study findings suggest.
Tourette’s syndrome is a neurological condition characterized by uncontrollable facial grimaces, tics, and involuntary grunts, snorts and shouts.
Dr. Kirsten Mueller-Vahl of the Hanover Medical College in Germany led a team that investigated the […]

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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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Marijuana And Lung Cancer

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While logic would seem to prove that smoking anything would be bad for your lungs, most people are surprised to hear the truth about smoking marijuana. But recent research has shown that there is absolutely no connection between cancer and smoking marijuana.

A 2006 study conducted by the University of California at Los Angeles and […]

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Health conscious Americans have long since known the health benefits of juicing raw vegetables. And now, physicians and patients across the country are beginning to apply the same principles to medical marijuana by juicing raw cannabis leaves.

Juicing fruits and vegetables is a great way to infuse concentrated vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients into your […]

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