NEW YORK (AP) — A new analysis is challenging a report that suggests regular marijuana smoking during the teen years can lead to a long-term drop in IQ. The analysis says the statistical analysis behind that conclusion is flawed. The original study, reported last August, included more than 1,000 people who’d been born in the [...]
Cancer is one of the greatest scourges mankind has ever seen. Every year some 12 million people are diagnosed with some form of cancer, and more than 20,000 people a day die from it, according to the American Cancer Society.
In an international collaboration of research centers from America and Europe, scientists have discovered that increasing marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help repair the debilitating symptoms associated with fragile X syndrome. The overall success of this study could lead to future treatments for the condition, which has been identified as the most common genetic [...]
A couple of researchers at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have discovered that certain compounds in cannabis can stop the metastasis (the spread) of some cancers. “It took us about 20 years of research to figure this out, but we are very excited,” said Pierre Desprez, one of the scientists behind the discovery. “We want to get [...]
If So, Another Reason to Legalize According to a new study out of New Zealand, those who “become dependent” on marijuana before the age of 18 show lower IQ scores later in life. The researchers didn’t find the same IQ dip for people who became frequent users of pot after 18. Although experts said the [...]
Backstage after their concert at the KROQ Red Bull Sound Space, C-Money and Dela of the band Slightly Stoopid spoke with The 420 Times about marijuana, and how it has impacted their lives.
A new scientific review of over 100 controlled clinical trials out of Germany shows that cannabis is an effective medicine for a variety of medical ailments. According to a recently published review in the German scientific journal Deutsches Ärzteblatt International, the trials show “clear evidence that cannabinoids are useful for the treatment of various medical conditions.” When it [...]
Providing further evidence that humans and cannabis were meant to co-exist, a study from 2004, of which an abstract was recently published in the European Journal of Pharmacology, shows that breast milk naturally produces cannabinoids, chemicals also found to naturally occur in the cannabis plant. “”[E]ndocannabinoids have been detected in maternal milk and activation of [...]
A new study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry says that THC and CBD extracted from cannabis helped the muscle stiffness experienced by multiple sclerosis patients. Investigators at the University of Plymouth, Clinical Neurology Research Group, in the United Kingdom assessed the use of cannabinoids versus placebo in 279 subjects with MS over a [...]
In a a preliminary clinical trial out of Germany, cannabidiol (CBD) a chemical in marijuana with many medical attributes, was shown to work just as well as a prescription antipsychotic, with less side effects. The study took place at the University of Cologne and involved 39 people with schizophrenia who were hospitalized for a psychotic episode. Nineteen of the [...]
Many fo you know about high CBD strains of marijuana that contain smaller amounts of THC, and now scientists in Israel have developed a cannabis plant that comes without a “high” feeling. “It has the same scent, shape and taste as the original plant — it’s all the same — but the numbing sensation that [...]
While many of you know how amazing and curative hemp oil is, there are still way too many people without this knowledge – perhaps the most important information you will ever possess. Share this story and the video below with everyone you can. This is information governments – including ours in the U.S. – go [...]
ATLANTA (AP) — More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade searching for the causes of autism. In some ways, the research looks like a long-running fishing expedition, with a focus on everything from genetics to the age of the father, the weight of the mother, and how close a child lives [...]
According to a new review in The Clinical Journal of Pain, cannabis is an effective and safe treatment for pain. An investigator from New York University, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, conducted a PubMed search to survey the percentage of positive and negative published randomized controlled trials (RCTs) assessing cannabinoids as treatments for pain. [...]
A recent study of Cancer patients who treated the pain associated with their illness showed nearly 2/3rds of those studies were satisfied with the effects of medical cannabis. In many states those in the study would be considered criminals by the government. Where is the compassion? Where is the empathy? What good reason is there [...]