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Researching Marijuana for Therapeutic Purposes: The Potential Promise of Cannabidiol (CBD)

Nora Volkow | Posted 07.23.2015 | Science
Nora Volkow

CBD appears to be a safe drug with no addictive effects, and the preliminary data suggest that it may have therapeutic value for a number of medical conditions. Addressing barriers that slow clinical research with CBD would accelerate progress.

Marijuana Ingredient Can Help Heal Broken Bones, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Scientists in Israel are exploring another medical use for marijuana: Their research indicates that a compound in the plant helps heal bone fractures...

Does Marijuana Cause Lung Cancer?

Posted 06.22.2015 | MarloThomas

Does marijuana cause lung cancer? Many have asked the question, pinning it up against substances like tobacco. Luckily medical expert Dr. Sanjay Gupta...

Can You Become Addicted to Marijuana?

Posted 06.22.2015 | MarloThomas

Many have questioned the addiction properties in marijuana. Is it possible to become addicted to marijuana? Luckily I had Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mon...

Does Marijuana Helps Seizures?

Posted 06.22.2015 | MarloThomas

Many people have come out with stories of "miracle" treatments from the use of medical marijuana. We asked medical expert Dr. Sanjay Gupta to stop by ...

Can People Die From Marijuana

Posted 06.22.2015 | MarloThomas

Has anyone ever died from using cannabis? Is it a possibility that it could happen? Medical expert Dr. Sanjay Gupta stopped by Mondays with Marlo to d...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Are You for Legalizing Medical Marijuana or Against It?

Posted 06.22.2015 | MarloThomas

It was a pleasure to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo to discuss medical marijuana, its benefits and risks, and to decipher truth from...

Marijuana Versus Prescription Pills

Posted 06.22.2015 | MarloThomas

Medical marijuana has been a huge debate across the United States, so it was the perfect time to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta visit Mondays with Marlo to dis...

The Difference Between THC and CBD

Posted 06.22.2015 | MarloThomas

What a pleasure it was to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo. We discussed a very controversial topic in the media today: medical mariju...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Message on Medical Marijuana

Posted 06.22.2015 | MarloThomas

What a pleasure it was to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo. We discussed a very controversial topic in the media today: medical mariju...

Dr. Sanjay Gupta Visits Mondays with Marlo

Posted 06.24.2015 | MarloThomas

What a pleasure it was to have Dr. Sanjay Gupta stop by Mondays with Marlo. We discussed a very controversial topic in the media today: medical mariju...

Matt Ramos

House Votes In Favor Of Medical Marijuana Protections | Matt Ramos | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to reauthorize an amendment that would protect medical marijuana operations from federal in...

These Weed-Infused Treats Could Ease Your Dog's Ailments

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.21.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

If your furry friend has an anxiety problem, the answer could be pot-infused dog treats. HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd spoke on Monday with Julianna ...

Matt Ferner

Feds Are Increasing Their Marijuana Growth Because Of Cannabinoid Research | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

The federal government is currently growing a lot more marijuana than it has in the past because it expects higher demand from researchers for cannabi...

Tennessee's Governor Signs CBD-Only Bill Into Law

The 420 Times | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

Don't expect there to be a marijuana-related competition scheduled anytime soon, but Tennessee's governor did officially sign legislation into law that will permit a four-year study on the benefits of the medicinally-beneficial cannabinoid Cannabidiol.

Is Synthetic Cannabinoid Use Gaining Popularity Among Military Personnel?

The 420 Times | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

According to a soon-to-be-published study conducted at the University of Washington, synthetic cannabinoids are the new drug of choice among military personnel looking for a buzz and attempting to evade regular tox-screenings.

Florida Wants Not Only Medical Marijuana but Legal Cannabis Too

The 420 Times | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

Florida's medical marijuana measure, if approved, could make it the first southern state in America to go green, so to speak.

Cannabidiol Bill Awaits Governor's Signature in Florida

The 420 Times | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

Lawmakers from both the state's House of Representatives and Senate chambers agreed to pass legislation that will allow restricted access to marijuana with high percentages of Cannabidiol (CBD) in order to treat unremitting epileptic seizures and a few other debilitating disorders.

FDA Moves Forward With Marijuana-Based Drug To Fight Childhood Epilepsy

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

The Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation for a cannabis-based drug developed to treat childhood-onset epilepsy, GW Pharmac...

Hunter Stuart

Wisconsin Struggles To Legalize Marijuana Extract | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

Nic Volker, 9, has an average of 100 seizures a day. "He used to have to wear a helmet all the time," says his mom, Amylynne Santiago Volker. "Because...

These Conservative States Are Making Moves To Legalize Cannabis Oil

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

Bills to legalize the marijuana extract cannabidiol were passed by the Georgia House of Representatives and the Utah House of Representatives on Monda...

Hunter Stuart

Georgia Republicans Leading Fight To Legalize Medical Marijuana | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker in Georgia is planning to unveil a bill to legalize a medicine derived from marijuana after paying a visit last week to a local ...

You Won't Believe Who's Joined The Fight For Medical Cannabis

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

A conservative Republican Utah state lawmaker is backing an unexpected group of advocates: Mormon moms fighting for medical cannabis for their childre...

Medical Marijuana Attracting More Parents To Colorado

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.21.2013 | Parents

A small faction of parents calling themselves marijuana "refugees" are heading to Colorado in order to obtain medical marijuana for their children who...

Cannabidiol Could Help Treat Multiple Sclerosis

The 420 Times | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
The 420 Times

In both instances, the laboratory mice's immune cells created fewer inflammatory molecules, principally one referred to as interleukin 17, or IL-17, which is powerfully related to multiple sclerosis and quite destructive to nerve cells.