Category: Depression



Take an in-depth look at the effects, culture, and science behind the popular drug marijuana.  
February 29, 2016Andrew Bohan
cannabis helps suicide epidemic


This week marks the 41st annual National Suicide Prevention Week Can cannabis curb the suicide epidemic? In the United States, suicide claims the life of one person every 12.8 minutes, with depression being the leading known cause for someone taking their own life. This week marks the 41st annual National Suicide Prevention ... Read More
September 10, 2015Meghan Ridley
Using Medical Marijuana for Depression


Depression is a mood disorder that can have far-reaching emotional and physical effects. It is characterized by a persistent feeling of sadness and general loss of interest. Symptoms can range from cognitive to psychological to physical and beyond. Sufferers of depression often times face bouts with apathy, boredom, sadness, hopelessness, ... Read More
July 27, 2015Daily Dose


High on Life: Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicide Suicide rates fall when states legalize medical marijuana, says new study- A University of Colorado economics professor has co-authored a study, just released by the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn, Germany that concludes that suicide rates among young males declines markedly after states ... Read More
April 13, 2015Daily Dose


Listen to Professor Markus Leweke Talk About His Research Using Cannabinoids To Treat Neuropsychiatric Disorders Cannabis Compounds Used to Treat Pain, Disease, and Psychiatric Disorders YouTube Description: Prof. Markus Leweke is a medical doctor at the Central Institute of Mental Health in Mannheim, Germany, he's conducting research on pharmacological treatments for neuropsychiatric ... Read More
April 10, 2015Daily Dose


New Study Has Indicated The Drug Could Be A Viable Form Of Treatment Marijuana For Depression: New Study Reveals Cannabis As Viable Treatment. Huffington Post reports that neuroscientists from the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions found that “endocannabinoids — chemical compounds in the brain that activate the same receptors as ... Read More
March 3, 2015Daily Dose
cannabis leaf


Endocannabinoids helpful in treating depression that results from chronic stress Study shows endocannabinoids effective against depression. Research has suggested that cannabis may be a promising treatment option for a number of different physical and mental health conditions, from post-traumatic stress disorder to chronic pain. A study released this week suggests that ... Read More
February 6, 2015Daily Dose


Medical Marijuana Patient Stories - Brian, William Britt and Victoria Zavala Medical Marijuana 411 had the opportunity to meet with medical cannabis patients, Brian, William Britt and Victoria Zavala back in 2010. This video is a re-edit to show that patient stories are timeless. Please watch and share. Subscribe:
October 13, 2014Daily Dose


Bunny Hethcox is a 54-year-old mother of two and grandmother of six. Bunny taught her kids drugs were bad. Patient Story: Bunny Hethcox Anxiety PTSD and Depression Bunny suffers from fibromyalgia, PTSD, depression and anxiety, and one day while driving with her son, she had a bad panic attack and was unable ... Read More
May 10, 2013Sam Sabzehzar