CannaMD

Top Studies Proving Medical Marijuana Works

CannaMD

It’s not uncommon for medical marijuana critics to cite a “lack of research” as their main argument for not supporting the use of cannabis for medical purposes. But as it turns out, there is no shortage of research into the medical benefits of cannabis.

Apple & Amazon Show Support for Cannabis

CannaMD

The stigma around cannabis has been long-standing and stubborn, but recent policy trends at major tech companies hint at a shift in attitude. Last year, Amazon came out in support of the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2021.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Marijuana Legalization Linked to Decreased Medicaid Prescriptions

CannaMD

Marijuana legalization is often thought of in terms of its potential effects on crime, public safety, and tax revenue.

Marijuana Leads to a Decrease in Opioid Use Among Patients With Chronic Back Pain

CannaMD

A new peer-reviewed study that was recently published in the Cureus medical journal found that marijuana use leads to a reduction in opioid prescriptions for patients with chronic back pain. Read more about the study – and why marijuana reduces opioid use – below!

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Proof Marijuana Is an Exit Drug

CannaMD

According to Harry Anslinger, the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics: Marijuana is an addictive drug which produces in its users insanity, criminality, and death… [It is] the most violence-causing drug in the history of mankind.

Over 70% of Parkinson’s Patients Use Cannabis

CannaMD

More than 70% of people with Parkinson’s disease use marijuana to treat their symptoms, according to a recent survey.

Large-Scale Marijuana Study Led by FGCU to Explore Best CBD/THC Ratio for Anxiety

CannaMD

While multiple peer-reviewed studies have established the efficacy of medical marijuana in treating anxiety, far less is known about the specific ratio of cannabinoids that works best to alleviate anxiety symptoms.

Ultimate 4/20 Trivia

CannaMD

Have you ever wondered how April 20th became a day for marijuana appreciation all over the world? As it turns out, no one knows for sure how it grew into the international phenomenon that it is today. But the writers over at the Huffington Post were able to trace it back to a group of […].

How Does Medical Marijuana Compare to Pain Pills?

CannaMD

As America continues to struggle with a national opioid addiction crisis, there is evidence to suggest that medical marijuana can play a role in reducing prescription opioid use, and in mitigating the devastating effects of opioid addiction and overdose mortality.

How Does the Endocannabinoid System Work?

CannaMD

Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years, embraced by traditional cultures from Asia and Europe to the Americas.

Marijuana Laws: A Look Back at 2021

CannaMD

In contrast to a year of headlines dominated by divisional politics and Covid-19 warnings, 2021’s news on the medical marijuana front is decidedly positive.

Marijuana’s Impact on Safety

CannaMD

As marijuana legalization spreads throughout the United States, many people debate the safety impacts of the drug. While public support continues to grow, some argue that legalization will increase cases of crime and marijuana-related accidents.

Marijuana Linked to Lower Hospital Mortality Rates

CannaMD

“Marijuana might help you come out of the hospital alive!” ” Okay, so that statement is a bit too sensational… but the underlying premise is based on findings from a recent study with the more mundane title: Marijuana Use Associated with Decreased Mortality in Trauma Patients.

CBG Impairs Brain Tumor Growth

CannaMD

A new study indicates that the cannabinoid known as CBG, which is found within marijuana, may provide therapeutic benefits for the treatment of glioblastoma, which is an aggressive form of cancer that affects the brain and spinal cord.

Army Recruits Who’ve Used Marijuana: “No Riskier” Than Non-Users

CannaMD

A new government-funded study of United States Army recruits has uncovered that past cannabis use does not have a significant impact on overall performance.

Scientists Publish Record Number of Cannabis Studies

CannaMD

Ironically – while critics of medical marijuana still cite a “lack of research” as their main argument for opposition – research into cannabis and its medical utility has soared to record heights during the course of this past year.

Important Terpenes in Medical Marijuana

CannaMD

When you go to a medical marijuana treatment center, you will be presented with a variety of different cannabis strain options, most of which have very unique flavor profiles. This is largely due to the effect of terpenes. Terpenes are the main constituents of essential oils as well.

Can I Fly with Medical Marijuana?

CannaMD

Although Florida residents are eligible to receive medical marijuana treatment, traveling with cannabis can get a little tricky. To avoid any confusion, CannaMD reviews the rules and regulations every medical marijuana patient needs to know when flying.

Study: Marijuana & Work Performance

CannaMD

No one would argue that tasks such as operating heavy machinery while high on a potent strain of THC-rich marijuana is not a good idea. But the broader issue of responsible medical marijuana use as it relates to workplace performance is less clear cut.

PTSD: What THC/CBD Ratio Works Best?

CannaMD

There is a growing body of evidence that suggests medical marijuana may help military veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

THC 91

Surgeon General Says Stop Locking People Up For Marijuana

CannaMD

On July 16, 2021, the United States Surgeon General made a statement that went against years — no, decades! — of prior official policy. According to the nation’s top doctor, it’s time to stop locking up people who use marijuana. Surgeon General’s Remarks on Marijuana As stated by the U.S.

Marijuana’s Impact on Crime: Studies Support Cannabis

CannaMD

Over the past 50 years, marijuana use has been blamed for millions of criminal acts. But while this statement may seem alarming at first, it loses impact when placed in context.

‘No Evidence’ Marijuana Legalization Predicts Mental Illness [Study]

CannaMD

While scientists have a number of sayings, perhaps none is more famous than: Correlation does not imply causation. Translation? Just because two things appear to be associated does not mean that one causes the other. And yet, a large number of anti-cannabis arguments are based on this very logic.

Marijuana & Eating Disorders

CannaMD

Smoke marijuana, get the munchies. It’s a favorite cliche of stoner parodies — but one that doesn’t do justice to the potential benefits of medical marijuana for the treatment of eating disorders.

How Long Does Marijuana-Induced Driving Impairment Last?

CannaMD

“How long should I wait to drive after using marijuana?” ” This is a question any responsible medical marijuana should ask themselves.

Army Recruits Who’ve Used Marijuana ‘No Riskier’ Than Others

CannaMD

Those who oppose medical marijuana have often claimed that, despite its therapeutic value (which – thanks to overwhelming, peer-reviewed research – is now near impossible to dispute), cannabis causes psychological impairment that makes responsible use in the ‘real world’ impossible.

Medical Marijuana & Obstructive Sleep Apnea

CannaMD

Obstructive sleep apnea or OSA has been described as one of the more serious yet least recognized health risks to American adults.

Sleep 81

Why Do Parkinson’s Patients Use Medical Marijuana?

CannaMD

There is a growing body of both anecdotal evidence and clinical research supporting the benefits of medical marijuana to mitigate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Can Marijuana Reverse Bone Loss?

CannaMD

In recent years, research has revealed that two of marijuana’s two major cannabinoids — THC and CBD — can interact with the human endocannabinoid system to influence bone healing and regeneration.

Marijuana & COVID-19: Top Studies [August 2020]

CannaMD

Can cannabis help treat the coronavirus? Or are the countless headlines touting “marijuana breakthroughs” just a scam?

Marijuana & Breast Cancer: Studies Patients Should Know

CannaMD

Physicians and patients alike have long acknowledged marijuana’s ability to ease cancer symptoms and treatment-related side effects. But the idea that cannabis – once described by the U.S.

Amazon Supports Marijuana Legalization: But Why Now?

CannaMD

Top Federal Drug Official’s Real Thoughts on Marijuana

CannaMD

In a recent interview with FiveThirtyEight, the Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Nora Volkow, expressed views that shed new light on the need for testing in certain areas of cannabis use.

Are Medical Marijuana Patients More Likely to Get COVID?

CannaMD

Following the publication of a peer-reviewed study on substance abuse and vaccinated COVID-19 patients, sensational headlines have taken aim at marijuana and dominated the mainstream press. But are medical marijuana patients really at risk? What’s helpful and what’s hype?

Why THC Isn’t The Bad Guy: How to Fight H.B. 1455

CannaMD

If you’re a Florida medical marijuana patient, chances are you’ve heard of House Bill 1455 – a proposed bill making its rounds through the state legislature as we speak.

THC 93

Marijuana Legalization May Decrease Crime in Nearby States

CannaMD

Law enforcement, policy makers, and public citizens have long debated how recreational marijuana legalization influences crime and public safety.

Data 92