Medical Marijuana Linked to Lower Painkiller-Related Deaths. Aug 26, 2014 06:16 AM EDT States that have legalized medical marijuana have 25 percent lower rates of painkiller overdose deaths as compared to other states, a new study has found.
6 Reasons To Juice Rather Than Smoke Cannabis. Marco Torres, Prevent DiseaseWaking Times Juicing cannabis usually involves blending or pressing fresh plant material instead of buds that have been dried or aged.
Some believe that raw cannabis should be treated as a dietary staple. Cannabis is one of the most versatile plants with few others matching its medicinal powers. Separating the myths from the facts still remains a challenge. Marijuana Use Down Among Teens In Colorado After Legalization. Marijuana use among teens in Colorado has declined by at least 2% in the past 2 years Image Credit: Flickr / Torben Hansen.
Hemp Seed-Eating Village in China Holds Oldest, Healthiest People in the World. While there is a man in Bolivia said to be the oldest living person in the world, at 123 years of age, a village in China is boasting ages far older than the global average, and few suffer from any health problems.
Scientists believe the secret is in their diet, which actually includes lots of hempseed. It also helps that the water and air in Bama Yao, China are exceptionally clean, and that their food contains noticeably less fat, animal proteins, salt, and sugar than let’s say, the standard American diet. But according to some experts, the villagers’ consumption of a superfood high in essential fatty acids (omega 3 and 6) is also part of the reason they live so long. Their primary source of receiving these fatty acids is through a diet rich in hempseed. How Cannabis Oil Works To Kill Cancer Cells. Brain Changes Are Associated With Casual Marijuana Use In Young Adults. Printer friendly version Share 11 April 2014 Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Washington, DC — The size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week, according to a study published April 16 in The Journal of Neuroscience.
The findings suggest that recreational marijuana use may lead to previously unidentified brain changes, and highlight the importance of research aimed at understanding the long-term effects of low to moderate marijuana use on the brain. Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States, with an estimated 18.9 million people reporting recent use, according to the most current analysis of the National Survey on Drug Use and Mental Health.
Even casually smoking marijuana can change your brain, study says. More Pot, Less Crime: Medical Marijuana States See Drops in Assaults and Homicides. Sonya Yruel/Drug Policy AllianceA study published by the online journal PLOS One yesterday finds that adoption of medical marijuana laws is not associated with an increase in crime and may even result in fewer assaults and homicides.
Robert G. The Real Reason Cannabis is Illegal. Pot is NOT harmful to the human body or mind.
The Effect of Cannabis on Pregnant Women & Newborns. Incredible Healing: Woman Uses Marijuana to Overcome Lyme Disease. What do you do when you’re sick and everything you’ve been told about proper treatment was wrong?
What would you do if, in the interest of feeling “okay”, you let your doctor pump you full of medications, all for naught? Like most people who have been through fruitless medical treatments, Lyme disease sufferer Shelley M. White, got fed up and started researching for herself. What she found out about her Lyme disease and potential treatments changed her life. Shelley found a tick behind her ear at the age of 14. “Desperately searching for answers, I stumbled across what turned out to be one of the most profound facts I have ever learned,” Shelley writes. The 10 Reasons Cannabis Is Far Safer Than Alcohol For The Consumer and Community. The health impact of any drug depends on how it’s used, who’s using it, how much is used, and under what circumstances.
Cannabis and alcohol are no exception, so comparing them directly is difficult — each possesses the potential for unique risks or benefits. Both alcohol and cannabis can be considered a narcotic or hallucinogen, that affects the central nervous system, causing changes in behavior and often addiction. But there are major differences in how each reacts with the human body.
Alcohol, regardless of its type (i.e. beer, wine, liquor, etc) is a class A1 carcinogen which are confirmed human carcinogens. Alcohol consumption has been causally related with breast cancer for some time. Cannabis on the other hand is a plant and it is one of the most powerful healing plants in the world which can make cancer essentially disappear. However, the therapeutic effects of cannabis come from juicing the leaves or extracting its medicinal compounds, NOT smoking it. 1. 2. 3. 20 Medical Studies That Prove Cannabis Can Cure Cancer. Wikimedia By: Arjun Walia,Collective Evolution.
Cannabis has been making a lot of noise lately. Multiple states across the United States and countries around the world have successfully legalized medical Marijuana, and the Uruguay parliament recently voted to create the world’s first legal marijuana market. This is good news as the health benefits of Cannabis are vast, with multiple medical and scientific studies that confirm them.