US Policy Clouds Approvals Of Medical Marijuana in Massachusetts

Doctors at Massachusetts community health centers have been advised not to authorize any of their more than 638,000 patients to obtain marijuana for medical purposes because the centers fear they would lose their federal funding.

MASSACHUSETTS: Doctors at Massachusetts community health centers have been advised not to authorize any of their more than 638,000 patients to obtain marijuana for medical purposes because the centers fear they would lose their federal funding.

Cannabinoids May Play Role In Migraine Relief

A clearer understanding of how the cannabinoid system affects migraines may lead to more lasting treatments.

CALIFORNIA: Those who suffer from migraines may be familiar with a family of drugs known as Triptans. While once thought to exert their effects by regulating serotonin levels, a team from the University of California’s Department of Neurology believe the headache relievers may be working via natural cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) as well.

Cannabinoids May Play Role In Migraine Relief

A clearer understanding of how the cannabinoid system affects migraines may lead to more lasting treatments.

CALIFORNIA: Those who suffer from migraines may be familiar with a family of drugs known as Triptans. While once thought to exert their effects by regulating serotonin levels, a team from the University of California’s Department of Neurology believe the headache relievers may be working via natural cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) as well.

Mom Who Chose Cannabis Over Chemo Forced To Revisit Chemo Options

"CPS made it very clear that this was not about whether or not Landon was receiving good care," Wendy told KRDO NewsChannel 13 after Wednesday's meeting.  However, doctors told the family that Landon has to continue chemotherapy or take the matter to court.

COLORADO: A Colorado Springs mom who chose cannabis over chemotherapy for her 3-year-old son with leukemia faces a tough choice: find a chemo plan they can live with, or risk losing custody of her son.

Fact: Daily Marijuana Users Are As Healthy As Non-Smokers

“Frequency of marijuana use was not significantly associated with emergency room use, hospitalization, death, the presence of a disease, or health status.”

SWITZERLAND: Cannabis is a “dangerous and addictive” drug, say proponents of ongoing pot prohibition. But daily tokers don’t seem to have higher levels of health problems, emergency department use or hospital stays than people who don’t smoke pot, according to a new study in the Journal of Internal Medicine this month.