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Despite Medicine ‘Advancements,’ Global Medicine is Making Us Sick

While medical care and medical technologies have improved over the last several decades, research says that our collective overall ‘good health’ has actually decreased in the last 25 years. We may be living longer, but are we really healthier? Hui Zheng, assistant professor of sociology at Ohio State, points the finger at an ever-burgeoning medical care system throughout the world ...

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[VIDEO] History-Making Medical Marijuana ‘CARERS Act’ Federally Submitted

Senators Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker, and Rand Paul announced that they plan to unveil legislation that would lift the federal ban on medical marijuana. The bill, which adheres to the unfortunate and by no means necessary rule that all attention-grabbing legislation must feature a tortured acronym, is called the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act, and would “allow patients, ...

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Historic First, Senators Plan to Introduce Federal Medical Marijuana Bill

In what advocates describe as an historic first, a trio of senators plan to unveil a federal medical marijuana bill Tuesday. The bill, to be introduced by Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), would end the federal ban on medical marijuana. The Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act would “allow patients, doctors and businesses in ...

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Clinical Study of Cannabis to Treat ADHD Urgently Needs Your Help

A project to raise money to fund a clinical study of cannabis to treat ADHD is nearing its deadline for funding stage 1 and needs help to proceed.The to study is to be conducted by world-class psychiatry and cannabinoid researcher Professor Dr. Kirsten Müller-Vahl at the University Hospital in Hannover, Germany. Positive results should result in the legalization of the ...

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[VIDEO] Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom (2015)

By Joanne Ostrow — Harry Smith returns to his Colorado stomping grounds to explore “Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom” on CNBC, a one-hour documentary sizing up the state one year after legalization. Smith covers pot as a treatment for seizures in children (“Charlotte’s Web”), the trouble with dosing edibles, the problem of enforcing zero tolerance in the workplace, the black ...

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Fox News Doctor: ‘Crack babies come from women smoking marijuana’

Fox News Medical A-Team member Dr. David Samadi asserted over the weekend that “crack babies” were caused by women “smoking this whole marijuana business.” On the Saturday edition of Fox & Friends, host Clayton Morris reported that a recent study published in Scientific Reports found that marijuana was less dangerous than any other common recreational drug, including alcohol and cigarettes. ...

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Send a Message to Your Senators: Get the Feds Out Of The Marijuana Business

HR 1013, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, removes cannabis from the United States Controlled Substances Act Washington, DC — Legislation was introduced Friday in the US House of Representatives to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference. House Resolution 1013: the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, removes cannabis from the United States Controlled ...

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Vote Online: Should Marijuana be Legalized?

A number of movements to legalize the use of marijuana have been gaining steam lately. There are places in California where it’s already legal for medicinal purposes. Much of the American public now believes that the drug should be legalized (40 percent according to a Rasmussen International Poll ) but others are still concerned about health damage and other adverse ...

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15 Cool Things You Should Know About Marijuana

If you’re like most, you may like infographics, which help digest a lot of useful information in one fell swoop. From why you get the munchies to a brief history of marijuana, to how far back marijuana was used in China, all broken down in an easily digestible format. Tackling all the cool things about marijuana would be a laundry ...

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