A study has revealed that vaporizing cannabis can decrease a pot smoker’s chance of developing a dependence on nicotine and tobacco. The study was published in the Addiction journal late last year. Cannabis users who are choosing to vaporize their cannabis, over smoking it, may find themselves less likely to pick up a cigarette habit.… Read More

In the past, many have assumed that the use of marijuana results in lazy, unproductive individuals. However, there is evidence which suggests marijuana has the potential to increase focus and productivity. In fact, there could be companies out there that allow employees to consume marijuana if it improves productivity. Medical studies have illustrated cannabis’ ability… Read More

The cannabis plant consists of a wide variety of chemicals and compounds, especially terpenes. About 140 of these belong to this class of aromatic organic hydrocarbons. Some people talk a lot about terpenoids. The words terpene and terpenoid are increasingly used interchangeably, although these terms have different meanings. The main difference between these two are… Read More

Britain’s GW Pharmaceuticals Plc said its experimental cannabis-derived drug for a rare form of childhood epilepsy succeeded in a third late-stage U.S. study. Both tested doses of the drug, epidiolex, were found to have induces a statistically significant improvement in reducing seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), GW said on Monday. LGS is a… Read More

In August of 2013, Governor Pat Quinn of Illinois signed and enacted into legislation, a proposed medical marijuana measure, that was responsible for establishing an alternative treatment for serious disease causing chronic pain and debilitating conditions. The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, established a patient registry program, protects registered qualifying patients and… Read More