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812 Articles Matching "marijuana"

Perspectives: Federal Policy On Marijuana Is Badly Broken; Canada’s New Cannabis Law Now Allows Researchers To Study Effects On Body, Brain

Nov 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on the benefits of medical and recreational...
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Secondhand cannabis smoke may cause allergy, worsen asthma in children

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Secondhand marijuana smoke appears to have provoked a cannabis allergy and worsened the asthma of a 6-year-old child, researchers told the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology's annual conference in Seattle....
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Secondhand Pot Smoke Found in Kids' Lungs

Nov 20, 2018 , WebMD
New research has found evidence of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure in nearly half of children whose parents smoke the...
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Social media posts by marijuana companies may have teen appeal

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In Washington state, where recreational marijuana has been legal since 2012, cannabis companies are forbidden by law from making social media posts that appeal to youngsters, that encourage overconsumption and that suggest the drug has curative properties....
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Doctors still advise against marijuana for pregnant and breastfeeding women

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Even though there are still a lot of unknowns about the effects of marijuana exposure in the womb and from breast milk, research to date still suggests that pregnant and nursing women avoid cannabis, U.S. doctors recommend....
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Marijuana Use Tied to Serious Diabetes Complication

Nov 10, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Marijuana Use Tied to Serious Diabetes ComplicationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2018 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Why A World Without Roe Would Be Very Complicated; Democrats Can Push For Comprehensive Marijuana Reforms

Nov 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers weigh in on these and other health...
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Tilray CEO: People want the 'Berlin Wall of cannabis prohibition' in the US to topple over

Nov 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
The midterm election results are a win for the marijuana industry, according to the CEO of a prominent cannabis...
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Health concerns drive voters to back Medicaid, weed and trans rights

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Voters in 37 states had more than candidates to choose Tuesday. There were more than 150 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election and several involved health-related issues ranging from the taxes on feminine hygiene products to Medicaid expansion, to abortion access, and legalizing the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. Based on the preliminary vote results, here's what some voters went for and what they rejected....
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Voters Across The Country Will Weigh Health-Related Ballot Questions

Nov 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The issues in play range from Medicaid expansion to marijuana legalization and soda taxes....
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Missouri Votes To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Nov 07, 2018 , Forbes
Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to legalize medical...
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Utah Voters Approve Medical Marijuana

Nov 07, 2018 , Forbes
A Utah ballot measure to legalize medical cannabis was...
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Your health is on the ballot in the midterm election

Nov 06, 2018 , CNN Health
Voters in 37 states will have more than candidates to choose in Tuesday's election. There are 158 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election, and several involve health-related issues such as Medicaid expansion, marijuana, abortion, grocery taxes and charges related to drug use and possession....
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First U.S. Drug Containing Marijuana-Derived Ingredient Goes on Sale

Nov 04, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: First U.S. Drug Containing Marijuana-Derived Ingredient Goes on SaleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/2/2018 12:00:00...
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Medical Marijuana Is Now A Popular Midterm Measure In Utah, One Of The Most Conservative States

Nov 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
“There’s a lot of tailwind nationally pushing this issue,” said DJ Schanz, director of the Utah Patients Coalition. “A lot of states have experimented with medical cannabis and seen great results. The hysterical opposition has proven to be false.” News on marijuana also comes out of Florida, North Dakota, Michigan, Missouri and...
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In Teens, Halting Pot Use Clears Thinking Issues

Nov 01, 2018 , WebMD
Teens and young adults who stopped using pot for a month showed improvement in their ability to learn evidence that marijuana is not likely to be linked to permanent damage to the brain or to thinking, researchers...
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A New Challenger to Medical Marijuana?

Oct 31, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A New Challenger to Medical Marijuana?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/26/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/29/2018 12:00:00...
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Study: CBD From Marijuana May Affect Pain And Anxiety In Different Ways Than Previously Thought

Oct 31, 2018 , Forbes
Research on potential benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) continues revealing insights. A new study shows that moderate amounts of the compound may deliver pain and anxiety relief by affecting the nervous system via different pathways than previously thought – no euphoria...
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Study: CBD From Marijuana Provides Pain And Anxiety Relief In Different Ways Than Previously Thought

Oct 30, 2018 , Forbes
Research on potential benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) continues revealing insights. A new study shows that the compound may deliver pain and anxiety relief by affecting the nervous system in a different way than previously thought – no euphoria...
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Better schools may reduce teens' risk of marijuana abuse

Oct 30, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Kids from low income neighborhoods who won a lottery and got into high-performing Los Angeles County high schools were less likely to get into trouble with marijuana compared to peers who lost in the lottery, a new study finds....
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