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The Medical Minute: Cannabis’ Impact on Alcohol, Stress, and Vision Loss

Through education and research, massive strides have been taken in recent years. Here are three more ways cannabis is potentially changing lives in its medical application.

The Medical Minute: Three Unexpected Cannabis Benefits Prohibitionists Won’t Believe

The federal stance on cannabis is that it offers “no medical value.” We invite you to rage with us as we look at three more reasons to protest this classification of marijuana.

The Medical Minute: More Cannabis, Less Mental Illness

This Medical Minute looks at emerging cannabis studies in mental illness and touches on a few other developments made in the past few weeks.

The Medical Minute: Kick the Bottle and Toss the Pills

Cannabis is instilling fear in the wallets of alcohol and pharmaceutical industries. It’s becoming the latest and greatest thing for patients of all stripes and colors.

The Medical Side to Recreational Cannabis

Cannabis is commonly consumed recreationally to relax and reduce stress -- but isn’t this also medical? What’s the difference between periodic sadness and mild depression?

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.

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