I’ve recently watched Weed the People on Amazon Video. Producers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein do a great job on the topic of cannabis and its medicinal properties. Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the US for the past 80 years, but recently scientists have discovered its anti-cancer properties. Armed with only […]
Making medical marijuana legal may lead to a reduction of opioid use in adults under the age of 40, a new study suggests. The researchers found that the rates of opioid use decreased in adults ages 21 to 40 in states that had legalized medical marijuana and where residents with prescriptions could obtain cannabis from dispensaries or grow their own, compared to states that had legalized medical marijuana but did not yet have an operational program for people to obtain it.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hasn’t yet approved cannabis for medicinal use, but you can find medicines that contain cannabinoids, one of the chemicals found in marijuana plant. As new researches help reveal medical marijuana benefits and stigma attached to weed declines, its popularity is going up. Does that mean the herb is […]
“These new potential customers are different than current users. They represent a different demographic, they favor alternative formats to smoking, and look for different cannabis benefits,” notes Ana Hory, CEO of Enlucem.