Massachusetts' health officials proposed an annual fee of $50,000 for medical marijuana dispensaries.
Marijuana may lower the risk of diabetes, according to a new study that revealed people who regularly smoked marijuana had significantly better blood sugar control.
The Cannabis Career Institute in Nevada opened the first school ever to be focused on educating people about all aspects of marijuana and the business.
More than 50 percent of Americans support the legalization of marijuana.
People suffering mental illnesses are more than seven times more likely to use marijuana on a weekly basis, according to a new study.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) posted draft regulations Friday for implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law, including permission for marijuana recipients to have up to 10 ounces of pot for 60 days.
People who smoke marijuana are more likely to develop nicotine addiction, a new study reveals.
In the wake of marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, many states that had not considered legalizing medical marijuana are.
Talking to your children about your regrets of past drug use may seem like a good way to warn them about the dangers of using drugs, but a new study revealed that the plan of full disclosure may actually backfire.
According to a new study, young women who have many sexual partners have a high risk of getting addicted to alcohol or marijuana later in life.
The top drug worker said that prosecuting drug addicts was unproductive.
Here's another study that will certainly add fuel the ferocious marijuana debate: health researchers found that smoking pot could more than double the risk of stroke in young adults. However, experts were quick to point out that the latest study, presented Wednesday at the International Stroke Conference, was small and inconclusive.
When most people hear the term “synthetic marijuana”, they think of a plant being grown in a laboratory.
A new study suggests that smoking cannabis along with tobacco increases nicotine dependence in smokers, making it more difficult for them to quit tobacco. It is a common practice among cannabis smokers to smoke it with tobacco. However, that practice can make them more nicotine-dependent, the study from the Northern NSW Health District suggests. A study by the health promotion research and evaluation team of the Northern NSW Health District has shown that high number of tobacco smokers in the North Coast may be related to use of cannabis.
A new study suggests that Cannabis help some people deal with pain because it makes pain more bearable, rather than actually reducing it. In the new Oxford study which used brain imaging to conclude the findings the researchers claim that they have found psychoactive ingredient in cannabis which reduces activity in a part of the brain linked to emotional aspects of pain.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.