Medical Marijuana and Opiates Prove to be Powerful Combo
Medical Marijuana and Opiates Prove to be Powerful Combo Less opiates required to achieve…Read More
Was Anyone Aware of Pain Awareness Month?
By Sam Sabzehzar | October 4, 2011 Last month was Pain Awareness Month and…Read More
Wheelchair-bound Medical Marijuana Patient Uses Cannabis in State that Treats her Like Criminal
With a myriad of medical conditions and symptoms, Tonya Davis uses cannabis in edible…Read More
How Many Medical Marijuana Patients Are Fakers? Does It Matter?
By Jacob Sullum | Published in Reason.com A recent survey of 1,746 patients at…Read More
Medical Marijuana is The New Midol? California Docs Pitch Cannabis to Fairer Sex
Medical Marijuana is The New Midol? California Docs Pitch Cannabis to Fairer Sex In…Read More
Al Byrne Shares How Medical Marijuana Helps Relieve Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Al Byrne Shares How Medical Marijuana Helps Relieve Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Al Byrne,…Read More
"Shona Banda Saved My Life"
“Shona Banda Saved My Life” The following is a personal story from a woman…Read More
Medical Marijuana For Rheumatoid Arthritis?
Medical Marijuana For Rheumatoid Arthritis? Steve is a horticulturist of sorts. He raises orchids,…Read More
Southern California Seniors Turn to Cannabis in Retirement Community
By Gillian Flaccus | AP Joe Schwartz is a 90-year-old great-grandfather of three who…Read More
Medical Marijuana Helps M.S. Patient, Tracy, with Pain Management and Pleasure
Medical Marijuana Helps M.S. Patient, Tracy, with Pain Management and Pleasure If only for…Read More
Barrow: NHS Suffolk decision leaves MS sufferer living in pain
A LEADING doctor is appalled by a health trust’s reluctance to prescribe a revolutionary new drug that could drastically improve an MS sufferer’s quality of life.Read More
Cannabis could be used to treat epilepsy
Cannabis could be used to treat epilepsy Cannabis plants are being grown at a…Read More
When Will Athletes Be Protected by Patient's Rights Too?
When Will Athletes Be Protected by Patient’s Rights Too? As ESPN reports, Washington State’s…Read More
Some Proof that Marijuana is a Powerful Medicine
Some Proof that Marijuana is a Powerful Medicine By Aaron Rowe | Published in…Read More
Ken Unger, Navy Veteran, Says He Was Growing Marijuana for Medicinal Use
Ken Unger says he didn’t want to be a “morphine addict.” He came up…Read More
Born With Nail Patella Syndrome
As a result of using cannabis therapeutically, my health has benefited immensely. Not only the opiate medications tend to keep me, during the winter months, kind of bed ridden.
Really the reasons my life has improved are multifaceted. Some of the main areas are my health and diet has increased as the result of my therapeutic use of cannabis. Because of the research associated with cannabis, and I felt the research was right or else I would not have continued in my advocacy and activism. It has proven to be more and more true as the research continues to come out like this Patients out of time Conference.Read More
Wanda James - From Military to Medical Marijuana, A Patient's Story
After battling with prescription pill addiction for Wanda and her husband, they turned to medical cannabis, and now are thriving in Colorado as entrepreneur’s teaching others how to prepare cannabis infused foods.Read More
What Could Be So Bad About Taking Medical Marijuana For Pain Relief
Leonhart is strongly opposed by the drug reform and medical marijuana communities, which had urged senators to ask her tough questions about DEA raids on medical marijuana providers, her refusal to approve a Massachusetts researcher’s request for permission to grow his own marijuana, and other grounds.
None of the senators actually did ask about those issues during her confirmation hearings last month, although the senior pain relief issue was also aired then.
Modern research suggests that marijuana helpful in the treatment of a wide range of medical applications. The IOM further says “The evidence is most impressive in glaucoma, where their mechanism of action appears to be different from the standard drugs; in asthma, where they approach isoproterenol in effectiveness; and in the nausea and vomiting of cancer chemotherapy, where they compare favorably with phenothiazines. Smaller trials have suggested cannabis might also be useful in seizures, spasticity, and other nervous system disorders.”Read More
Benefits Of Medical Marijuana
Every day, it becomes more difficult to deny the benefits of medical marijuana. Ask anyone who’s used it for pain management relating to a life-altering illness –Cancer, AIDS, Glaucoma, Multiple Sclerosis, and Crohn’s disease, among others – and they’ll tell you how it’s changed their lives.
How smoking or ingesting a natural herb has made managing their pain and side effects a revelation. That when compared to any variety of chemically enhanced pharmaceutical offerings, the little white pills simply don’t measure up.
Take side effects, for instance. Most prescription drugs come with a multi-page rider of possible bad things that might happen with regular use – liver damage is almost synonymous with long-term use. Compare that to marijuana, which studies show have almost no permanent damage with long-term use, and many patients choose not to smoke. Baked goods, butters, oils, and other natural means make marijuana the easiest medicine to swallow.Read More
After Car Accident, Neck Pain is Managed With Medical Marijuana
VIDEO: A Medical Marijuana 411 (https://medicalmarijuana411.com) interview with Beverly, a medical marijuana patient in Southern California who suffers from chronic neck pain.Read More
Marijuana Derivative Could Be Useful for Pain Treatment
A new compound similar to the active component of marijuana (cannabis) might provide effective pain relief without the mental and physical side effects of cannabis, according to a study in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS).Read More
Glen Discusses How Medical Marijuana Helped, Still Helps Him Heal
Glen Discusses How Medical Marijuana Helped, Still Helps Him Heal Geon Barrette syndrome which…Read More
Marla James - how medical marijuana helped her create a better quality of life
Marla James Marla James discusses what it was like to be addicted to oxycontin…Read More
Medical marijuana will ease suffering
The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York has become the latest professional health organization to endorse the medical marijuana bill under consideration in Albany.Read More