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Now Marijuana Could Be Used to TREAT and PREVENT Schizophrenia
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, schizophrenia treatment, research, drugs, AlternativeMed, disease, health, humans, illness, medicine, prevention, society, treatment )

Lone
- 231 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
European researchers have suggested it could treat schizophrenia and be much more effective than other drugs by having fewer side effects.
Can Marijuana Heal a Wounded Warrior?
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, medicine, PTSD, marijuana, medicalmarijuana, government, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, interesting, study )

Cal
- 295 days ago - cbsnews.com
Some vets with PTSD swear by it, but because marijuana is still considered a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level, there has been very little research into the effects of pot and post-traumatic stress disorder
Major Federal Health Official Admits That Prohibition Has Harmed Research Into Marijuana's Benefits
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, cannabis, research )

Freya
- 298 days ago - alternet.org
Those who work in marijuana policy reform have long been aware that federal regulations and agencies significantly impede investigators' ability to conduct clinical studies of cannabis, in particular those protocols designed to evaluate the plant's...
Holder: US Will Adjust Banking Rules for Marijuana
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, Body-Mind-Spirit, cancer, disease, drugs, food, government, healthcare law, marijuana, medicine, research, treatment )

Kit
- 350 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
News comes as Texas Gov. Rick Perry announces he will support policies that favor marijuana decriminalization
StonerAmerica
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, humans, drugs, marijuana, study, research, prevention, children, risks, treatment, abuse )

Dee
- 351 days ago - psychologytoday.com
Marijuana is a psychedelic drug that alters the consciousness of habitual users and damages the brains of children and adolescents. Yes it is a gateway drug. But that is misleading because it implies that unto itself it is benign. Marijuana is not benign
DEA Chief: Please, Think Of The Dogs Before You Legalize Pot
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, humans, medicine, safety, animals, marijuana, legalize )

Giana
- 379 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Michele Leonhart, the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration, has a message for those considering legalizing marijuana: Please, think of Fido.
Why Are We Testing Newborns for Pot?
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, babies, family, government, New Born Testing, marijuana, medicine, research, safety, science, society, study )

Kit
- 868 days ago - alternet.org
Screen-positive cannabinoid results from infant samples should not be reported without confirmation or appropriate consultation, because they cannot currently be interpreted."
Kicking Pot Can Lead to Withdrawal
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, addiction, marijuana, withdrawls, disease, risks, warning, drugs, abuse, prevention )

Dee
- 929 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Chris M. -- who requested that his full name not be disclosed -- remembers the time in 1999 when he was caught by a security guard while smoking marijuana in a parking lot. For him, it was a wake-up call.
Tell Congress: Remove Marijuana As Schedule I Drug! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, legalize, humans, drugs, AlternativeMed, disease, medicine )

Nancy
- 996 days ago - act.watchdog.net
The Controlled Substances Act, which regulates drug use and punishes offenders, still lists marijuana as a Schedule I Drug--on the same level as heroin or meth!
How Marijuana Can Be Detected in the Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: How, Marijuana, Can Be, Detected in, the Body )

Agnes
- 1180 days ago - drugfreehomes.org
While the effects of marijuana can be short-lived in one's system, it can still be detected even after days or weeks. It all depends on how often one uses it and how much of it is used each time a person smokes it.
Teens on Marijuana Prone to Schizophrenia and Psychosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Teens on, Marijuana, Prone, to, Schizophrenia, Psychosis )

Agnes
- 1180 days ago - drugfreehomes.org
Teenagers should be aware of the possible psychological effects of using marijuana. Recent studies have shown that marijuana users, especially teens, could develop schizophrenia or psychosis with continued use of the drug.
Key Ingredient Staves Off Marijuana Memory Loss
Health & Wellness  (tags: marijuana, cannibis, drugs )

Michelle
- 1658 days ago - nature.com
Smoking cannabis has long been associated with poor short-term memory, but a study now suggests that the strain of cannabis makes all the difference.In a test of short-term memory skills, only users of 'skunk'-type strains exhibited impaired recall
Top 50 Blogs on the Medicinal Marijuana Controversy
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cannabis, marijuana, Medical cannabis, medicinal marijuana )

Alisa
- 1869 days ago - bsnprogram.com
Even though marijuana is banned for general use, it is allowed -- in some states -- for medicinal purposes. Recent developments regarding marijuana have brought the debate on medicinal marijuana back to the nation's center stage.
Medical Pot Dispensaries Growing at a Fast Clip
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, marijuana, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Lone
- 1943 days ago - denverpost.com
When Andy Cookston and his wife opened Denver's first medical-marijuana dispensary three years ago, they hung no sign outside their door. Read more: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_14035186#ixzz0aL qdVwSo
Observations: Pot Shows Promise for Reducing Multiple Sclerosis Patients' Symptoms
Health & Wellness  (tags: cannabis, marijuana, pot, drugs, health, medicine, study, treatment, research, AlternativeMed )

Angela
- 1953 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Doses of cannabis might help multiple sclerosis (MS) patients subdue their body spasms and move about more easily, according to a new review of recent studies.
 

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