Medical marijuana can potentially improve and prolong the life of pancreatic cancer patients, according to a new study. In experiments on mice with pancreatic cancer, researchers found that those given cannabis live three times longer than those who were not.
In a landmark move, the United States Food and Drug Administration approved prescription medicine with marijuana for the very first time. Epidiolex is expected to treat epilepsy-related seizures.
A new survey shows that most oncologists don't feel knowledgeable enough about the benefits of medical marijuana on their cancer patients. Scientific evidence on cannabis for cancer is scarce, although anecdotal evidence are plentiful.
Survey results showed that a high percentage of the respondents actually turn to medical marijuana because it can elicit "more favorable" side effects compared prescription drugs that contain anti-epileptic effects.
The liberals will introduce a piece of legislation in April to begin the process of legalizing and regulating the "weed."
Despite what people say about the dangers and benefits of marijuana, perhaps cannabis supporters will gain a win, labor-wise. It's predicted that the marijuana industry may in fact make more jobs than manufacturing as early as 2020.
American Society of Addiction Medicine cites that drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the US, with 47,055 lethal drug overdoses in 2014.
The FDA recently approved a new synthetic THC product in liquid form to be used for treating ailments.
People who use medical marijuana as health treatment have no need for prescription medicines, a new study found.
The president-elect of the Republic of the Philippines, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, expressed his favor over the legalization of medical marijuana.
Medicinal cannabis may be soon legal in Queensland.
In a recent decision by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency, the study on the use of medical marijuana to treat post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans is now possible.
In what can best be described as a form of medical marijuana, new research shows that cannabis use may effectively prevent internal parasites.
Marijuana use as a teenager may lead to poor long-term memory in one's adult years, according to a new study.
Despite the controversy surrounding the legality of the cannabis plant, one drug company hopes to soon use medical marijuana to protect NFL players from repetitive concussions, which are shown to cause symptoms on par with those seen in patients with Alzheimer's or other neurodegenerative diseases.