By Scott Gacek on September 30, 2016 Voters in Florida will be presented once again with a proposal to legalize medical marijuana in the Sunshine State, and two polls released this week indicate that Amendment 2 will receive the 60% needed to pass. On Monday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce released a poll that found…

By Anabel Munoz and ABC7.com staff Monday, August 22, 2016 06:55PM SKID ROW, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Paramedics rushed to Skid Row after 18 people appeared to have overdosed on a drug presumed to be spice, or synthetic marijuana, fire officials said. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the area of 5th and San Pedro streets…

By Jason Sander  – Aug 3, 2016 As cannabis slowly but surely becomes more accepted as legitimate medicine, medical professionals have become more interested in researching the endocannabinoid system and how it relates to pharmacology, neurology, and pain management. While most everyone knows that the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is impacted by cannabis consumption, some might…

Is Cannabis Better for Chronic Pain Than Opioids? By Jeremy Kossen — 8/15/2016 Chronic pain can be an incredibly debilitating condition. For many who live with it on a daily or near daily basis, the condition can be so oppressive, it affects other parts of their lives, impacting their mood, health, and overall well-being. Unfortunately,…

Lance Murphey for The New York Times  The Obama administration is planning to remove a major roadblock to marijuana research, officials said Wednesday, potentially spurring broad scientific study of a drug that is being used to treat dozens of diseases in states across the nation despite little rigorous evidence of its effectiveness. The new policy…

    One of the most exciting areas of research when it comes to medical marijuana is in the area of cancer and how cannabis can help suffering patients. Most people already know that marijuana has an analgesic effect, and it can help patients who are trying to find a good way to deal with…

Study Shows Cannabis Has No Harmful Effects on Health   The voices that tell the world that marijuana is a terrible and addictive drug are generally those of one of two different types of people. First, they could simply be people who are ill informed and who do not know anything about cannabis, how it…

Marijuana May Help with Crohn’s Disease   Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory disease that causes the body’s immune system to attack the healthy portions and cells of a person’s gastrointestinal tract. This causes inflammation, which can lead to a number of symptoms including abdominal pain, fever, rectal bleeding, weight loss, fistulas, diarrhea, and more. Crohn’s…