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Marijuana May Hold Promise As Treatment For PTSD

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.22.2014 | Science

More than 5 million people suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) annually, and new research suggests that cannabis may help th...

Marijuana Could Be The Answer For This Incurable Disease

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living

It's long been accepted that marijuana has direct benefits for glaucoma patients, but a new study suggests that pot may also prevent blindness for suf...

Matt Ferner

Marijuana Compounds Can Kill Some Cancer Cells: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living

A scientist in the United Kingdom has found that compounds derived from marijuana can kill cancerous cells found in people with leukemia, a form of ca...

Medical Cannabis in the Empire State: It's Right and It's Respectable

Sunil Kumar Aggarwal | Posted 07.14.2013 | New York
Sunil Kumar Aggarwal

Granting New York physicians, PAs and NPs the authority to certify appropriate patients with debilitating conditions to use marijuana medicinally is the right thing to do. Here's why I, as a resident physician, think so.

Pain and Pain Medication Abuse: Two Epidemics in Tension

Steve Heilig | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Steve Heilig

Clearly there is much to be done in terms of addressing both epidemics of under-treated pain and pain medication abuse and addiction.

Top Ten Cannabis Science Stories of 2011

Russ Belville | Posted 02.28.2012 | Green
Russ Belville

Today we continue our Year-End Retrospective with a look at the biggest news stories of scientific research into cannabis, public opinion polls on legalization, and statistical research on cannabis consumers.

Pot Versus 'The Superbug'

Paul Armentano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Armentano

According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, colloquially known as MRSA or 'the s...

When It Comes To Medical Pot, Rats Are Smarter Than Our Politicians

Paul Armentano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Armentano

If rats can deduce that whole cannabis works better as a medicine than a single synthesized molecule, what's stopping our politicians from reaching this same conclusion?

What Your Government Knows About Cannabis And Cancer -- And Isn't Telling You

Paul Armentano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Armentano

What possible advances in the treatment of cancer could have been achieved had U.S. government officials chosen to advance, not suppress, research into the anti-cancer effects of cannabis?