Summary: Breast cancer accounts for 30% of all cancers in women worldwide Studies show that the compounds found in marijuana (cannabinoids) have anti-tumor properties in a variety of cancers Evidence suggests that cannabinoids have the potential to treat all 3 types of breast cancer A combination of conventional and cannabinoid-based treatments may be more powerful … Read moreMedical Marijuana: The Future of Breast Cancer Therapy?
Summary: Marijuana users are not at risk of death from overdose Studies show that THC is remarkably safe An average human would have to consume 2.1kg of marijuana at once to reach potentially fatal levels Risk of overdose is much higher from everyday substances (e.g. aspirin and caffeine) Inexperienced users may experience a temporary overdose … Read moreCan You Overdose On Marijuana?
Photo via DevianArt Cannabis has two main species, indica and sativa, each with their own unique characteristics and a distinctive high. Anyone who uses marijuana likely knows that there are various strains available with different benefits and effects. Yet, what some novice users may not know is the role that indica and sativa play. Learn … Read moreIndica vs. Sativa: What’s the Difference?
What is CBD? CBD is a natural compound got from the resinous flower of cannabis. This plant has been identified by scientists to be a powerful drug. According to the survey done by medical professionals it shows that CBD is a non-addictive, and a safe compound. CBD element is closely related to another useful compound … Read moreWhat is Cannabidiol (CBD)
Summary: Marijuana and tobacco smoke contain similar cancer-causing compounds Marijuana smoke also contains anti-cancer and anti-tumor compounds known as cannabinoids (eg. THC and CBD) Studies show that regular marijuana use does not harm lung function or lead to lung cancer Experts believe THC may have a protective effect on the lungs Marijuana smokers are still … Read moreDoes Marijuana Cause Lung Damage?
Summary: ADHD affects up to 9% of children and 5% of adults ADHD is commonly treated with stimulants, such as Ritalin and Vyvanse Marijuana works similarly by raising dopamine levels in the brain Studies suggest medical marijuana may be an effective alternative Some doctors have already begun prescribing marijuana to patients with ADHD TruthOnPot.com – … Read moreMarijuana and ADHD: The 2019 Facts
Summary: Sativex is an oral spray that contains THC and CBD Sativex is the only pharmaceutical that uses natural marijuana ingredients Sativex is manufactured by UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals Sativex is available in a number of countries, including Canada and the UK Sativex has been approved for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and is currently being … Read moreWhat Is Sativex?
Summary: Cannabis users often rely on marijuana as a sleep aid Cannabis affects sleep by acting on the endocannabinoid system The normal sleep cycle consists of NREM sleep (stages 1-3) and REM sleep (stage 4) Nighttime marijuana use increases stage 3 sleep and reduces REM sleep Stage 3 sleep is the most important stage for … Read moreMarijuana and Sleep: The Facts in 2019
Summary: Ancient Indian medicine was the first to suggest that marijuana could reduce anxiety Regular marijuana users report that cannabis helps to lower anxiety levels On the other hand, panic attacks occur frequently in new users Studies show that low doses of THC can reduce anxiety, but high doses seem to increase anxiety CBD has … Read moreCan Marijuana Treat Anxiety Disorders?
Summary: Chronic pain affects 10% of the Canadian and US population Chronic pain is defined as pain that last over 6 months or past the expected recovery time Chronic pain may be a symptom of a variety of underlying conditions Scientific evidence has found medical marijuana to have powerful pain-relieving properties 84% of medical marijuana … Read moreMedical Marijuana and Chronic Pain