Careers  |   Log In  |   Register  |   Welcome Center  |   Follow Us  Facebook  Twitter Google Plus

Topic: medical marijuana

Martin Lee, director, Project CBD, talks about the JAMA article that highlights the 25 percent decrease in overdose deaths from opiates in states where medical marijuana is legal. According to Lee, cannabis effectively potentiates other compounds, so...
Martin Lee, director, Project CBD talks about the medical benefits of cannabidiol (CBD). CBD is the non-psychoactive compound in cannabis, and can serve as an effective therapy for cardiovascular disease, liver conditions and metabolic disorders....
An agreement legalizing medical marijuana in New York was passed on Thursday, allowing New Yorkers in need of the drug to benefit from its palliative qualities through various non-smoking applications, a New York Times article reports. Patients with...
The New York Times reports that though the law legalizing medical marijuana has been “on the books” for two years in Connecticut, sellers still face major hurdles to distributing their product. The law is highly restrictive, requiring a...
The Los Angeles Times reports on a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association that has found that smoking marijuana may contribute to cardiovascular problems. Researchers found that over a 5 year period, physicians in France...
The Los Angeles Times reports that “There is strong evidence that medical marijuana pills may reduce symptoms of spasticity and pain reported by multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, but little proof that smoking pot offers the same benefit,...

Ziva D. Cooper, PhD, on Risks of Marijuana for Children

WARNING: Prescribing Marijuana to Children May Affect…

Ziva D.Cooper, PhD, explains the associated risks involved with prescribing medical marijuana to adolescents and young children.
“The Obama administration handed backers of medical marijuana a significant victory Friday, opening the way for a University of Arizona researcher to examine whether pot can help veterans cope with post-traumatic stress. The action could lead to...

Ziva D. Cooper, PhD, on Marijuana in the Doctor's Office

3 Problems Doctors Face When Prescribing Medical Marijuana

Ziva D.Cooper, PhD, discusses the limitations doctors face when prescribing medical marijuana. Dr. Cooper explains that a lack of controlled studies and unknown risks to pulmonary health are the main concerns for many...
The Washington Post reports that many mothers across the US are pushing for the legalization of marijuana for children with epilepsy. “The drug the mothers are seeking is an extract that contains only trace amounts of the part of the plant...
12