Marijuana research

Five things about medical cannabis that mainstream media won’t tell you

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The federal government frequently funds and “pushes” studies through mainstream media that tout the dangers of cannabis.  Here are five scientific findings about medical cannabis that have not been mentioned in mainstream media.  Click […]

Studies show that cannabinoids may help fight certain breast cancers

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Justin Kander

2/28/2015

www.MedicalJane.com

For years, studies have suggested cannabinoids fight different forms of breast cancer. THC has been shown to induce apoptosis in ErbB2-positive breast cancer cells and inhibit tumor growth in animals. CBD is known to work […]

How cannabis helps you sleep

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Learn the six ways cannabis improves your sleep and the reasons behind it.  Click here for the article.

www.leafscience.com

Novemeber 25, 2013

Marijuana Myths and Cannabis Facts

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by Dustin Sulak D.O

Whatever our political stance or lifestyle choice, from marijuana prohibitionist to daily smoker, we all share one thing—we live in a time when marijuana’s place in our laws, economies and communities is changing […]

Proposed bill would give veterans access to medical cannabis

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This bill introduced in Congress would allow VA doctors to recommend medical cannabis to their patients.   Cannabis is an excellent treatment for PTSD and traumatic brain injury.  Nearly 30 percent of veterans who served in […]

Study shows that marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancers

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Scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer. Read more 

 

 

THC may slow or stop Alzheimer’s Disease

A preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, suggest that very small doses of THC slow down the production of thebeta-amyloid protein, which builds up to create plaques in the brain, an accumulation of which is a known in Alzheimer’s disease.  Read more 

 

New research on cannabis and cancer tumors

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“THC, the major active component of marijuana, has anti-cancer properties,” Dr. Peter McCormick, a researcher from University of East Anglia in England and co-author of the study, said in a statement. “This compound is known to […]

Speak Up

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April 14, 2014

Dear Patients and Friends,

I am calling you to action. Now is the time to demand that the Obama Administration remove marijuana (cannabis) from the Controlled Substance Act.

As a physician, I have seen thousands of […]

Epilepsy Foundation has recognized marijuana as epilepsy treatment

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The Epilepsy Foundation has recognized medical marijuana as a treatment for epilepsy, calling for better access to the drug and more research into its possibilities.

“The Epilepsy Foundation supports the rights of patients and families living with […]