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Chronic Pain Is Now a Qualifying Condition in New York State. Here’s What That Means for Patients

After months of regulatory review and public comment, New York has officially added chronic pain as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis.

How Does Cannabis Interact With Other Drugs?

Learn about the potential interactions between cannabinoids found in cannabis and other drugs, from blood sugar medications, to opioids, to alcohol.

Does Cannabis Use Lower Your IQ?

Does cannabis lower your IQ? Learn more about both sides of the long-debated question, and explore the studies that aim to find the truth.

Maximizing CBD’s Effects and Benefits: 5 Experts Weigh In

We assembled a panel of five experts in different areas of the cannabis space to weigh in on whole plant medicine and its impact on CBD’s benefits.

Cannabis Drug Could Extend Lives of Brain Cancer Patients, Study Finds

A new cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical has extended the lives of brain cancer patients in a clinical trial.

Where Are the Medical Marijuana Doctors in Florida? We Mapped Them.

We used Florida Department of Health data to map the physicians who can recommend medical marijuana to patients, along with dispensary locations.

Cannabis and Epilepsy Treatment

Learn more about epilepsy, and explore some of the research that explains why cannabis works so well for treating the associated seizures.

Can Cannabis Chewing Gum Treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Researchers in the Netherlands are set to test whether hemp-based CBD chewing gum can ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Here’s What the National Academy’s Medical Cannabis Report Actually Says

The report found that cannabis has legitimate medical applications, contradicting the federal government's hardline position.

The Benefits of Cannabis on Your Self-Esteem

Discover how you can use cannabis to help take steps to improve your relationship with your body and the benefits it can have on your self-esteem.

Can Cannabis Help with Inflammation for Athletes?

Can cannabis help with athletic recovery? The cannabis plant as a whole has many benefits that could help athletes recover without using prescription painkillers.

‘Marijuana Drains Brain Blood Flow, Boosts Alzheimer’s Risk’: Fake News or Flawed Study?

Learn about Dr. Daniel Amen’s recent study suggesting cannabis use increases Alzheimer’s risk, and find out how this study and claim may be misleading.

Is Smoking Cannabis Bad for You?

Discover what is known about the potential risks associated with cannabis smoke, including how it affects cardiovascular and lung health.

Can Medical Cannabis Be Used as an Anorexia Treatment?

Learn about anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder involving self-starvation and low body weight, and find out if cannabis can be a treatment option.

Let’s Talk About Self-Care and Medicating in the Trump Era

How can cannabis and other modes of self-care get you through the sudden change in the United States' political landscape?

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