The American Legion, America’s largest veterans’ organization, is fighting to get medical marijuana approved for use by the Veterans Administration. There is overwhelming evidence that it has been beneficial for some vets.
Relaxation is the most widely cited reason why people consume cannabis. (According to 55 percent of respondents polled in a 2009 study)
In a 2012 study, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine discovered that patients that consumed cannabis experienced a one-third decrease in spasticity, compared with participants given a placebo.
Cannabis retail stores are now carrying a wider variety of topical options. In fact, the soaring popularity of these products is one of the most surprising success stories of marijuana legalization
Tolerance Holidays, also known as T-breaks, are recommended for many reasons. Most long-term consumers of cannabis report that refraining from the herb for an extended period of time allows your body and mind to re-calibrate.
According to a Gallup poll, 65 percent of Americans say consuming cannabis is morally acceptable.
Available science suggests that, indeed, cannabis will help you chill out at the end of a long day. But moderation is essential.
A recent report reveals that seniors are far outpacing teen cannabis in both consumption and the adoption of new forms of ingestion.
New research reveals that compounds found in the cannabis plant may have promising therapeutic effects for people suffering from a wide array of gastrointestinal diseases.
The Epilepsy Foundation agrees, saying CBD “could potentially be helpful in controlling seizures,” especially for the 30 percent of patients who are unable to control their condition with existing, approved medications.
Many patients with arthritis live with chronic pain and may turn to cannabis or other alternative remedies to supplement or replace the many conventional painkillers and other medications prescribed by physicians.
In most states, including Washington, employers are free to demand a drug-free workplace — and that includes banning the use of marijuana.