Medical cannabis is permitted in New York state thanks to a law allowing the use of the drug that is coming into effect January 2016. While it may seem obvious that this will benefit people who use marijuana for medical reasons, there are others who are thrilled with the news also: farmers. The State Health…

As †cannabis use for medical reasons becomes more and more acceptable in the United States, research is demonstrating just how effective weed can be in helping people overcome chronic pain and other conditions. In states where medicinal marijuana is legal, the majority of healthcare practitioners say that they would not hesitate to prescribe cannabis. Aside…

Cannabis cards allow patients to use weed as a depression treatment It seems that new reports are showing up daily to cite the medicinal benefit of†marijuana. And you canít help but wonder why this information wasn’t more readily available before. Certainly ancient China knew a thing or two about the medicinal uses for marijuana. This…

Until recently, there has been little in the way of clinically controlled study to prove anything about the proclaimed health benefits of marijuana. There have been a plethora of personal accounts and claims, but that is quite different than peer-reviewed unbiased scientific study. Well, that’s changing. Now that cannabis is gaining ground legally, studies are…