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Medical Marijuana

There are few subjects that can stir up stronger emotions among doctors, scientists, researchers, policy makers, and the public than medical marijuana. Is it safe? Should it be legal? Decriminalized? Has its effectiveness been proven? What conditions is it useful for? Is it addictive? How do we keep it...

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Cannabidiol Eases Epileptic Seizures

Cannabidiol, a compound derived from marijuana, lessoned seizures in some children with a severe epileptic disorder, according to a double-blind, placebo-controlled study published yesterday (May 25) in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study was sponsored by GW Pharmaceuticals and, as STAT News reported, is the first rigorous study to demonstrate that...

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10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

Marijuana frequently gets a bad rap. But how much of it is deserved? After my previous post, “Should Marijuana Be Legalized?“ I conducted research to understand the benefits and risks of marijuana. Here are just ten of the many health benefits attributed to the plant, as well as some of the...

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Medical Marijuana

People have used marijuana, also called cannabis, for a variety of health conditions for at least 3,000 years. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hasn’t found that marijuana is safe or effective for treating any health problems. However, some states and the District of Columbia allow its use...

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20 Medical Benefits of Marijuana You Probably Never Knew

DISCLAIMER: This article is solely based on the medical benefits of marijuana. We are highlighting the positive aspects only, based on researches and scientific evidences. Please note, Lifehack does not promote consumption of marijuana for recreational or prescribe it for any other purposes in that manner. Before I begin, let...

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About Six-In-Ten Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

About six-in-ten Americans (61%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a Pew Research Center survey. The survey, conducted in October, finds that the share of U.S. adults who support marijuana legalization is little changed from about a year...

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5 Social Benefits of Marijuana

People have been getting high for ages – even centuries. Smoking a joint is nothing new. So why has marijuana consumption been so popular over the years? What are the health and social benefits of marijuana? Before you go to get your medical marijuana card online in California, it’s important to...

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