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The Medical Minute: Saving Lives (and Sex Lives) with Cannabis

2013 brought great strides in cannabis science and drug policy, and more optimistic research continues to roll in. We can only eagerly imagine what 2014 has in store!

2014: Intellectual Revolutions Demand Elevated Resolutions

At Leafly we talk a lot about elevating the cannabis conversation -- moving beyond the confines of the stereotypical pot culture. We think the same can be done for resolutions. Join us!

Cannabis and Schizophrenia: The Current Debates

Researchers are losing their heads over the cannabis and schizophrenia debate. Since anti-marijuana campaigns began in the 1930s, cannabis use has been associated with psychotic behavior.

A Dietitian’s Perspective on Cannabis

As a dietitian, when I look at the cannabis plant, I first see its nutritional value as a vegetable, loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

The Medical Minute: Schizophrenia and Mythbusting with Cannabis

This Medical Minute focuses on the headway cannabis research has made in just the past few weeks.

Treating Lupus with Cannabis

Relief of pain and inflammation are two commonly recognized therapeutic properties of cannabis, so its ability to treat lupus effectively is not surprising.

3 Facts About Cannabis, Obesity, and Diabetes

New studies are finding that cannabis may be key to controlling diabetes. Multiple studies have found a correlation between cannabis, weight control, and potential diabetes treatments.

Three Things Everyone Should Know About Cannabis and Exercise

Forget that "lazy stoner" stereotype -- cannabis and exercise have more in common than you think.

Can Cannabis Help Asthma Patients?

Can medical marijuana help patients dealing with asthma symptoms? Signs point to yes.

The Medical Minute: Cannabis Dependency of Suspect Importance

This week’s medical minute has a large emphasis on cannabis dependency, including its validity, impacts, and the paramount issue of whether we should even care.

The Medical Minute: High Childhood IQ Predicts Illegal Drug Use

High IQ scores predict illegal drug use, hemp and marijuana are genetically distinguished, and the medicinal applications of cannabis continue to grow.

The Medical Minute: Cannabis Curbs Fear & Sadness, But Questions Remain

Our "Medical Minute" roundup covers cannabis as a treatment for anxiety and depression and health and societal concerns associated with cannabis legalization.

Leafly’s Medical Cannabis Patients Bill of Rights

Leafly has created a Medical Cannabis Patients’ Bill of Rights to help you understand and acknowledge your rights when you visit a medical cannabis provider.

How to Talk to Your Doctor or Health Care Provider About Cannabis

Here's a list of questions you can ask your healthcare provider to determine if medical cannabis is an option for you and, if so, what your next steps should be.

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