Posts in Medicine

Autism, 10 other conditions now qualify patients for medical marijuana

July 10, 2018

By Kathleen Gray The state on Monday added 11 medical conditions, including autism, chronic pain, Parkinson's di... (more)

House committee again blocks measure to let VA doctors recommend marijuana

June 10, 2018

By Nikki Wentling For the second consecutive year, a House com... (more)

Endocannabinoid deficiency is the suspected cause for fibromyalgia

June 01, 2018

By Leslie Kahn For decades, since fibromyalgia disproportionately affected women, those who suffered with its often debilitating effects were often labeled as “hysterical women.&rdquo... (more)

Philly's Jefferson U. seeks 100,000 marijuana patients from across the U.S. for patient database

May 19, 2018

By Sam Wood Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University announced their intention Friday to build what they called the world&rsquo... (more)

Mother credits marijuana for transforming son with severe autism

May 10, 2018

A bill is now sitting on the desk of Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper which, if signed, would legalize the use of medical marijuana by those with autism. It has been passed by both ... (more)

Can marijuana treat Autism? These clinical trials aim to find out

May 03, 2018

By Laura Geggel, Senior Writer A growing number of clinical trials are looking into whether compounds in marijuana can be used to treat some of... (more)

Florida’s medical marijuana program is attracting troubled doctors: ‘It’s like the Wild Wild West’

May 05, 2018

By Corey G. Johnson Debbie Knight had battled painful arthritis for yea... (more)

Marijuana may help ease nerve pain

August 17, 2017

By Randy Dotinga Marijuana may be slightly effective at reducing chronic nerve pain known as neuropathy. But there's little evidence on whether pot helps treat other types... (more)

Could medical marijuana be your next employee health benefit?

May 31, 2017

By Solomon Israel The winds of change are blowing through employee benefit plans across Canada, and they smell like weed. Benefits industry insider Mike ... (more)

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