Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Blog

Strains with the highest CBD

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A list of the highest CBD strains which allow patients to benefit from the therapeutic effects of medical cannabis without feeling any of the psychoactive effects.  Read more

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 

 

Why the bill to legalize CBD stops short

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The House of Representatives is deciding on a bill that would exempt CBD from the federal ban on cannabis, but stops short of legalizing the many other cannabinoids that most patients consume.  While many are celebrating […]

A federal bill introduced to legalize CBD

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A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Monday would legalize a compound in marijuana used to treat severe epilepsy.

The legislation, called the “Charlotte’s Web Medical Hemp Act of 2014,” would exclude “therapeutic hemp” […]

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 […]

Cannabis oil successfully used to treat 8 month old baby’s brain tumor

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Watch this video to see how an 8 month old’s brain tumor was successfully treated with cannabis oil.

Which vaporizer should you choose?

When buying a marijuana vaporizer, a number of factors need to be considered.

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Which one is best for me? In some ways, comparing vaporizers is a bit like comparing other electronics, i.e. price […]

A Major Marijuana Milestone: U.S. House Approves Cannabis Bill

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The proposal – which inserts an amendment into the Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Act – could help put an end to the raids that plagued the cannabis industry for years.  

As children get results from medical cannabis, laws are changing

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For many of the kids, their seizures are dropping in number and intensity, and kids long lost to their medical conditions – or the powerful drugs used to treat them – are rediscovering the world.

News of […]