Cannabis & Health


The use of cannabis can be effective in treating a multitude of diseases.  But is can also be an extremely effective health supplement that can potentially prevent various disorders.

This selection of articles highlights the use of cannabis in treating disorders such as intractable pediatric epilepsy, the side-effects of cancer chemotherapy.  But it also shares articles about the value of hemp, the first cousin to cannabis, as a nutritional supplement.


 

This Doctor Destroys Cannabis Myths Once And For All – Reset.me

Dr. Dustin Sulak, a licensed osteopathic physician, debunks the most common myths about cannabis, many of which have been perpetuated by industries that benefit from the prohibition of cannabis. Source: This Doctor Destroys Cannabis Myths Once And For All – Reset.me

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The Clinical Significance of Endocannabinoids in Endometriosis Pain Management

              Source: The Clinical Significance of Endocannabinoids in Endometriosis Pain Management

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State-level medical marijuana laws, marijuana use and perceived availability of marijuana among the general U.S. population – Drug & Alcohol Dependence

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Microdosing marijuana: Doctors say it’s the best way to consume pot – Salon.com

What is microdosing and why is it better? Source: Microdosing marijuana: Doctors say it’s the best way to consume pot – Salon.com

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Survey: Pot may reduce patients’ opioid use – Portland Press Herald

Chronic pain sufferers say they were able to cut their intake of prescription opioids and other medicines. Source: Survey: Pot may reduce patients’ opioid use – Portland Press Herald

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Prescriptions Plummet in Medical Marijuana States — Pain News Network

Medical marijuana is giving some serious competition to the prescription drug industry. A new analysis of Medicaid claims found that prescriptions to treat pain, nausea, seizures, psychosis and depression plummeted in the 23 states and District of Columbia where medical marijuana was legal in 2014. Source: Prescriptions Plummet in Medical Marijuana States — Pain News […]

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