Medical Marijuana

November 4, 2016

What States Will Have Medical Marijuana On the Ballot This Tuesday?

Election day is less than a week away, and a surprisingly large number of states are voting on marijuana legalization this year. This is our round-up of which states are voting, what type of legalization is on the bill, and a little bit of background on the likelihood of the […]
October 28, 2016

Stop Feeling Sick to Your Stomach: Medical Marijuana and Crohn’s Disease

Every few months, as more research on the beneficial effects of Medical Marijuana is released, we find new diseases and ailments that it can help treat. One we haven’t talked about so far is Crohn’s disease, and how studies of shown that Medical Marijuana can help dull or eliminate the […]
October 19, 2016

Medical Marijuana Decreases Painkiller Use in the U.S.

One of the more interesting effects that the legalization of marijuana has had is the decreased use of painkillers in states where legal pot is now an option. This is an interesting–if not unsurprising–trend, and there are plenty of pundits trying to debate what this means. In general, this seems […]
October 12, 2016

Giving Veterans Access to Medical Marijuana

Every medical marijuana patient knows that medical pot can help many bodily injuries in a way that traditional medicine simply doesn’t—that’s why it’s approval as a pain medication across the U.S. is steadily growing.  However, there is one major demographic that doesn’t have any access to medical marijuana, and it’s one […]
September 13, 2016

Got Ulcers? Marijuana can ease the pain.

A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine, an area called the duodenum. If the peptic ulcer is located in the stomach, it is called a gastric ulcer. Most ulcers occur in the first layer of the inner lining. […]
August 31, 2016

Sleep Apnea and Medical Marijuana

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”- Thomas Dekker Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing stops and starts at irregular intervals. There are two types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea, the more common form that occurs when throat muscles relax, and […]
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