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What Do Doctors Really Think About Medical Marijuana?

Support for medical marijuana is growing in America, with eighty-four percent of adults saying they support giving doctors the right to prescribe it. Fifty-three percent of Americans support recreational use of cannabis, while twenty-three states and Washington DC have already passed laws allowing doctors to recommend the drug to patients. The only community that has […]

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What Is The Endocannabinoid System And How Does It Work?

Understanding Your Body’s Response To Marijuana We all know that marijuana has a powerful effect on the human body. We’re aware of the most obvious effects of marijuana use- it’s been used both medically and recreationally for centuries. Internet and media sources have told us for years that cannabis is a potential treatment for everything […]

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How Can Legalizing Marijuana Rescue The Economy?

You’ve probably heard about the medical benefits of marijuana. You may even know about the endless uses for hemp, or the safety of cannabis compared to alcohol. But what about the positive impact marijuana could have on the economy? Since states first began legalizing recreational cannabis in 2013, it has become easier to track just […]

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Can Marijuana Really Inhibit Cancer Growth?

We know that medical marijuana is effective for managing the symptoms of cancer treatment- nausea, vomiting, pain, weight loss- but is it possible that it could also destroy cancer cells? Marijuana has been used for centuries as a treatment for hundreds of different conditions, but we’ve only recently begun using modern scientific testing to understand […]

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How Are Americans Feeling About Marijuana?

Polling Data Is Changing The Debate On Medical Marijuana “…of the people, by the people, for the people…” These words have represented the spirit of American government since Lincoln first said them during his Gettysburg Address in 1863. As Americans, we truly believe that the actions of our government should reflect what the majority of […]

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What Is Cannabidiol? What Do You Need to Know?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, has received a great deal of attention from the scientific community in the past few years. We’ve heard it can be used to treat everything from cancer to schizophrenia, and most people know that it is derived from marijuana. Beyond that, however, most people are a bit clueless. In this article, we’ll […]

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Can Using Marijuana Actually Prevent Suicide?

Suicide Rates Have Dropped Since Medical Marijuana Legalization As of 2013, suicide was the 10th leading cause of death in the US (data for 2014 is not yet available). With so many states passing laws to legalize medical marijuana, it is natural to wonder if pot has had any effect on suicide rates. In 2012, […]

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10 Surprising People Who Used Marijuana

Most of us know that marijuana was not always considered taboo. Evidence suggests that cannabis was used medicinally as far back as 2900 BC and it played an enormous role in shaping both eastern culture and the early American economy. What you might not know is that some of the greatest minds in history used […]

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