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Study: Marijuana Relieves Pain Better for Men Than Women

Study: Marijuana Relieves Pain Better for Men Than Women

Greener Culture August 19, 2016 0

New studies reveal that marijuana does a better job of relieving men’s pain than it does women’s. Researchers had suspected that there may be a difference in how men’s and women’s bodies react to

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When States Legalize Medical Marijuana, People Use Fewer Prescription Painkillers

When States Legalize Medical Marijuana, People Use Fewer Prescription Painkillers

Greener Culture July 26, 2016 0

States that legalized marijuana as a medical alternative saw a drop in prescription drug use, according to a new study published in July in Health Affairs — suggesting that medical marijuana may be one

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First Medical Marijuana In Florida Ready To Hit Market Next Week

First Medical Marijuana In Florida Ready To Hit Market Next Week

Greener Culture July 21, 2016 0

The first medical marijuana store in Florida will open next week in Tallahassee following the authorization from the Florida Department of Health. The name of Florida’s first medical marijuana store is Trulieve. According to the

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Lawsuit Claims “All Natural” Insecticide Used On Organic Marijuana Is Anything But

Lawsuit Claims “All Natural” Insecticide Used On Organic Marijuana Is Anything But

Greener Culture July 19, 2016 0

We’ve come a long way from complaints that the weed you bought in the school parking lot was cut with oregano that fall on deaf ears (because really, you should know better): now that

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Study Finds Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicare Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

Study Finds Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicare Hundreds of Millions of Dollars

Greener Culture July 18, 2016 0

The potential for medical marijuana to ease the pain and suffering for patients whose ailments have been identified as suitable for treatment with the plant is the predominant argument for its legalization, but researchers

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Synthetic Marijuana Known As K2 Linked To 33 Overdoses In Brooklyn

Synthetic Marijuana Known As K2 Linked To 33 Overdoses In Brooklyn

Greener Culture July 13, 2016 0

We’ve written in the past about the dangers of using illegal synthetic marijuana, with hospital officials reporting a spike in hospitalizations related to the drug in recent years. Now, officials in New York City

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Seniors With Access To Medical Cannabis Use Less Prescription Drugs

Seniors With Access To Medical Cannabis Use Less Prescription Drugs

Greener Culture July 7, 2016 0

Senior and disabled patients with legal access to medical cannabis (marijuana) use fewer prescription drugs such as painkillers, a new study reports. In 2013 alone, the researchers estimated that Medicare saved over $165 million

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The NFL Is Examining Marijuana as a Healthier Alternative to Prescription Drugs

The NFL Is Examining Marijuana as a Healthier Alternative to Prescription Drugs

Greener Culture July 6, 2016 0

The National Football League is open to cannabis as a healthier and viable alternative to opioids, says a new in-depth report from Adam Kilgore of The Washington Post. According to Kilgore, league officials have actively

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Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein From the Brain

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein From the Brain

Greener Culture July 1, 2016 0

An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer’s

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Women Who Smoke Marijuana Have More Sex Than Those Who Don’t

Women Who Smoke Marijuana Have More Sex Than Those Who Don’t

Greener Culture June 10, 2016 0

In a recent survey, more than 70 million Americans agreed that women who use marijuana have more sex than those who do not use marijuana or marijuana products. The Marijuana and Sexuality Survey was

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