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Renowned Expert Explains to Xeni Jardin How Medical Marijuana Can Alleviate the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Renowned Expert Explains to Xeni Jardin How Medical Marijuana Can Alleviate the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Greener Culture November 5, 2014 0

Boing Boing editor Xeni Jardin, an amazing woman who has been wonderfully outspoken about her experience with breast cancer, talks with Michael Backes, a renowned medical marijuana expert and author of Cannabis Pharmacy, about

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No, marijuana use doesn’t lower your IQ

No, marijuana use doesn’t lower your IQ

Greener Culture October 22, 2014 0

A 2012 Duke University study made international headlines when it purported to find a link between heavy marijuana use and IQ decline among teenagers. Other researchers questioned the findings almost immediately: Columbia University’s Carl

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Study: Marijuana helps prevent death for brain trauma patients

Study: Marijuana helps prevent death for brain trauma patients

Greener Culture October 9, 2014 0

People who went to the hospital with traumatic brain injuries were more likely to survive if they had marijuana in their system, according to a new published report by Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute.

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A 3D Printed, Wifi Enabled Medical Marijuana Inhaler

A 3D Printed, Wifi Enabled Medical Marijuana Inhaler

Greener Culture September 28, 2014 0

The world of 3D printing shows no signs of stopping. From 3D printed guns and medical implants to food and shoes, it seems that just about anything can be 3D printed. An Israeli company,

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Bid to Expand Medical Marijuana Business Faces Federal Hurdles

Bid to Expand Medical Marijuana Business Faces Federal Hurdles

Greener Culture August 25, 2014 0

Behind a tall curtain of corn that hides their real cash crop from prying eyes, the Stanley family is undertaking an audacious effort to expand their medical marijuana business to a national market. For

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Cannabis oil helped cure my cancer, claims father who was given two years to live

Cannabis oil helped cure my cancer, claims father who was given two years to live

Greener Culture August 16, 2014 1

A father battling cancer claims cannabis helped cure him of the disease. Trevor Smith, 54, was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2012. Doctors told him that without immediate surgery to remove his bladder, prostate

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Further evidence that cannabis reduces tumor growth in new study

Further evidence that cannabis reduces tumor growth in new study

Greener Culture July 15, 2014 0

Previous studies have suggested that cannabinoids, of which tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is one, have anti-cancer properties. In 2009, researchers at Complutense University in Spain found that THC induced the death of brain cancer cells in

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