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A Doctor’s Advice: How to Use Cannabis During Chemotherapy

Dr. Joseph Rosado, who's treated over 400 cancer patients using cannabis medicines, shares little-known information about combining cannabis with chemotherapy.

Texas Lawmakers Approve MMJ Expansion. Will the Governor OK It?

The long-limited Texas medical cannabis system is poised to finally open its doors to more patients.

In Michigan, Senior Cancer Patients Fight the Stigma and Find Medical Cannabis

Holly vapes the nausea away. Ron dropped a 10-year Vicodin script. Elizabeth kicked opioids. But it's still not easy for the 55+ set to get medical cannabis.

A Patient’s Guide to Using Cannabis for Cancer

If you (or someone you love) just got diagnosed with cancer, that’s obviously very frightening. Now here’s the good news: cannabis can help.

What Are You Smoking Episode 60: Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein Talk ‘Weed the People’

Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein join the pod to talk about their new documentary, Weed the People.

Doctors Want More Information on Medical Cannabis, Study Finds

“They’re not as close-minded as you might think, and they also feel they have a lot to learn,” said the lead researcher of a recent study.

Comedy, Cancer, and Cannabis: Alan Park’s Wild Ride

After finding fame with Royal Canadian Air Farce and confronting mortality with a killer cancer diagnosis, Alan Park reemerges as a fearless cannabis advocate (and conspiracy theorist?)

Study Finds Most Cancer Patients Want MMJ Info, But Few Get It

How popular is medical cannabis among cancer patients in states that have legalized both medical and adult-use cannabis?

Cannabis Shows Great Promise in Treating Cancer—Let’s Not Wreck It With Hyperbole

There is little doubt that cannabis plays a very important role as a treatment option for cancer—which is why it’s so important to curb cure-related hyperbole.

Dealing With Breast Cancer: How Cannabis Can Help Patients Cope

Two breast cancer patients share their experiences about how cannabis has impacted their quality of life, both during and after treatment.

Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem

Pesticides, molds, and other pathogens are turning up in medical cannabis across California. Rules are coming, but until then it's "buyer beware."

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.

Utah Republicans Laying Groundwork to Expand Medical Marijuana

Lawmakers presented outlines of measures they're planning to introduce at the next legislative session that would expand legal uses of medical marijuana.

Japanese Medical Marijuana Activist Dies While Awaiting Trial

Japanese medical marijuana activist Masamitsu Yamamoto died Monday of liver failure while awaiting trial for cannabis possession, a crime that carries a minimum sentence of five years in prison.

Leafly Medical Studies Roundup: Is Cannabis Addictive Because We ‘Prefer It Over Fruit’?

NIDA concludes that long-term cannabis use is associated with altered activity in the brain’s reward processing pathways, plus studies on alcoholism and PTSD, liver cancer, and more.

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