High demand for medical marijuana in Germany has caused a strain on health insurance...

A cannabis report published by German health insurance company Techniker-Krankenkasse and the University of Bremen discovered the 16,000 patients nationwide applied for reimbursement. The high demand for medical marijuana has increased. It has been placing a burdening...
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Opinion: Physician outreach is vital for cannabis education

As studies emerge addressing the positive medicinal effects of cannabis for eligible patients, it’s difficult to believe some physicians continue to hold onto outdated notions about the drug. Although there does seem to be a...

Pennsylvania Health Department approves change to fight against opioid abuse

A new change has been approved by the Pennsylvania Health Department allow people with opioid addictions to receive cannabis to battle against it More studies have been developed that show that medical marijuana can reduce...
Liam O’Brien with Dr. Orrin Devinsky, one of the country’s leading epilepsy specialists. (File image via Karsten Moran)

Study offers new dosing details on epilepsy using CBD-based pharma drug

While marijuana has proved to be an effective green herb in treating epilepsy since ancient times, a large-scale study dubbed as the “first” of its kind offers new details on the “proper dosing” needed...
Unlike other prescription drugs, medical cannabis is taxed in Canada. (File image via AP)

To patients in Ontario: Tricks on how to avoid paying a lot on medical...

Before delving into loopholes of how Canadians living in Ontario can skirt around paying hefty prices for medical marijuana, patients must understand the system. Medical cannabis in Canada is not covered by provincial drug...
RCN, with over 432,000 members in Britain, is now set to lobby local governments across the UK to legalize medical marijuana after its vote.

British trade union group RCN votes to decriminalize medical cannabis

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN), a British membership organization and trade union, has voted to decriminalize medical marijuana, the Daily Mail voted on Tuesday. RCN, with over 432,000 members in Britain, is now...

Ex-NFL player “The Nigerian Nightmare” says CBD freed him from opioids

Christian Okoye, better known as The Nigerian Nightmare, says that marijuana has freed him from using opioids. After retiring from the NFL in 2002, Okoye suffered from pain that even made jogging an issue, TMZ reported. The...
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Watch: California-based Youtube health star talks CBD benefits for the 1st time

Known for his nitty-gritty details of how our bodies function, U.S. health influencer on Youtube Thomas DeLauer has recently tackled a whole new subject for the first time: “The science of CBD oil.” [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxR4ZL28GnE] CBD...
Despite packaging labels warning against cannabis use during pregnancy,  some dispensary employees lacked a basic understanding of biology.

Survey: Colorado dispensaries find it OK to give advice on taking pot during pregnancy

It is always better to be safe than sorry! In a new study, doctors at the Denver Health and the University of Colorado School of Medicine found that the majority of employees at dispensaries...
The research will focus on children with severe autism. (File image via Reuters)

U.S. Foundation Gifts $4.7M to Research Medical Cannabis as Treatment For Autism

A Utah-based foundation has gifted the Center for Medical Cannabis Research (CMCR) at the University of California, San Diego, $4.7 million to research medical marijuana as a potential treatment for autism. The University of California...