Proposed medical marijuana rules released by Florida officials

Authors of Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana are blasting proposed rules to regulate the cannabis industry. Read more

Oral Cannabis Study Grant Offers New Hope For Fibromyalgia Patients

It may seem difficult to believe today, but as recently as 1990, fibromyalgia didn’t exist. Read more

Can Cannabis Replace Synthetic Opioids in Treating Addiction?

Despite harsh laws enforced by the “War on Drugs,” drug abuse is still a major issue in the United States. Even more worrying is the number of accidental deaths caused by drug overdoses every year. In fact, in 2014, there were 47,055 accidental deaths from drug overdoses in the US, making it the highest cause of accidental death in the country. An even more revealing fact is that 18,893 of those deaths were related to opioid pain reliever prescriptions. Read more

The Effects of Cannabis on Your Heart and Brain

Studying the effects of cannabis as both a health-protective element and treatment for many illnesses and conditions is a stepping stone for the future of medicine. While heavily contested by some, cannabis is severely put under scrutiny by researchers and specialists in all medical fields and the conclusions are staggering. Read more