Category: Mental Illness


Two years ago Ryan Kohrig retired from the military. “It wasn’t easy.” He told me. His tone grew nostalgic and he began his story.  Like a quarter of U.S veterans, Ryan suffers from PTSD.  After two and half decades of military service and multiple combat deployments reintegrating into society was difficult ... Read More
November 19, 2020Carly King


Many veterans believe cannabis to be a safer alternative to alcohol and addictive drugs, but many are not receiving medical advice related to cannabis.
June 12, 2019Lane Trachy


Colorado is allocating over 100 million dollars in marijuana tax revenues to at-risk community housing, school improvements, and opioid addiction treatment.
May 31, 2017Lane Trachy
Marijuana Improves Cognitive Performance


McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Tufts University research indicates that Marijuana Improves Cognitive performance. A scientific paper published in Frontiers in Pharmacology shines a light on marijuana and cognitive function. McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Tufts University research indicates that marijuana improves cognitive performance. Cognitive performance, is defined as "our ... Read More
December 3, 2016Daily Dose
Can Medical Marijuana Help Overcome Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms


An experimental cannabis drug for treating schizophrenia, developed by UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals Plc, was found to be superior to a placebo in a mid-stage trial. The company's UK-listed shares jumped 12.5 percent, while U.S.-listed shares were up 10 pct. The drug, cannabidiol, was tested in 88 patients with schizophrenia, who had failed ... Read More
September 21, 2015Daily Dose
Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease - Smoking Marijuana


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A neurological disorder characterized by severe and progressive loss of memory function and learned behaviors. Associated symptoms often include loss of appetite, depression and severe agitation. It is estimated that more than 5 million Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer’s and there are only a few FDA-approved pharmaceuticals that help people deal ... Read More
August 2, 2015Daily Dose
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
Suicide Rates Fall When States Legalize Medical Marijuana


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
Cannabis Compounds Used to Treat Pain, Disease, and Psychiatric Disorders


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