The current state of climate change 2022

Today I would like to take some time to lay out the current levels of green house gasses with historical data. Let’s start with the simplest to understand, CO2. September 2022:     415.95 ppm September 2021:     413.30 ppm Current amount of CO2 molecules in atmosphere in Parts Per Million Which may not […]

Exploring cannabis use by patients with multiple sclerosis in a state where cannabis is legal

Laura Weinkle M.S. , Christopher H. Domen Ph.D. , Ian Shelton B.A. ,Stefan Sillau Ph.D. , Kavita Nair Ph.D. , Enrique Alvarez M.D., Ph.D. , Exploring cannabis use by pa-tients with multiple sclerosis in a state where cannabis is legal, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders(2018), doi: Highlights: 38% percent of Multiple Sclerosis patients surveyed […]

Medical Cannabis in Parkinson Disease: Real-Life Patients’ Experience

PMID: 29059132 DOI: 10.1097/WNF.0000000000000246 Abstract Background: The use of medical cannabis (MC) is controversial. Support for its benefits is based on small clinical series. Objective: The aim of this study was to report the results of a standardized interview study that retrospectively assessed the effects of MC on symptoms of Parkinson disease (PD) and its […]

Marijuana Dependence and Its Treatment

Abstract The prevalence of marijuana abuse and dependence disorders has been increasing among adults and adolescents in the United States. This paper reviews the problems associated with marijuana use, including unique characteristics of marijuana dependence, and the results of laboratory research and treatment trials to date. It also discusses limitations of current knowledge and potential […]

Why you shouldn’t dismiss the risk of marijuana addiction

There are real concerns with marijuana addiction. That doesn’t mean legalization is a bad idea. It is now widely accepted that marijuana is, at the very least, less dangerous than other recreational drugs. The typical line you’ll hear — I certainly do in my email inbox — is that “marijuana is harmless,” often meant as […]

Can Marijuana Ease the Opioid Epidemic?

NEW YORK — After a 12-year battle with debilitating abdominal conditions that forced her to stop working, marijuana has helped Lynn Sabulski feel well enough to look for a job. Sabulski is among nearly 14,000 patients in New York state who are certified to use medical marijuana for one of 10 conditions, including her primary […]

Can this man successfully treat opioid addiction with marijuana?

hen Joe Schrank got the call six years ago that his friend Greg Giraldo had been found unconscious after an overdose in a New Jersey hotel room, he was not surprised. Giraldo, a comedian, had cycled through the addiction loop for years, and Schrank had tried in vain to save him. “Greg’s death really rattled […]

Is it really beneficial to take some time off from the herb?

Everything You Need To Know About Weed Tolerance Breaks Is it really beneficial to take some time off from the herb? Have you been spending a lot of money on weed, lately? If you’re a regular herbivore, chances are you have a fairly high tolerance for THC. While researchers have yet to reach a verdict […]

WHO Report Finds No Public Health Risks Or Abuse Potential For CBD

A World Health Organization (WHO) report has found no adverse health outcomes but rather several medical applications for cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, despite U.S. federal policy on this cannabinoid chemical. According to a preliminary WHO report published last month, naturally occurring CBD is safe and well tolerated in humans (and animals), and is not associated with any negative public health effects […]