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01 Dec

Medical Marijuana Vs Recreational Use: Harvard Medical School Is Making Some Fascinating Discoveries

Associate Professor of Psychiatry Staci Gruber, Director of Marijuana Investigations for Neuro-scientific Discovery (MIND) at Harvard Medical School speaks about her research into the effects of marijuana use on children and adults. We noticed some very striking differences in folks who began smoking early versus those who began starting smoking later.   TRANSCRIPT This transcript

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11 Nov

5 Legal Medical Marijuana Uses For Elderly Patients

Kari L. Franson, PharmD, PhD, BCPP, of the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy described the evidence for using medical marijuana in older patient populations during a session at the 2015 American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although many states have approved medical marijuana use for

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24 Sep

Cannabis significantly combats neuropathic pain

For those suffering from neuropathic pain, it appears that treatments from the farm may be more effective than the pharmacy. A 2013 study published in The Journal of Pain analyzed the the capacity of vaporized cannabis to treat neuropathic pain. In Low-dose vaporized cannabis significantly improves neuropathic pain, researchers conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study

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