Although in parts of the world cannabis is legal – with New York recently legalising recreational marijuana – it is currently illegal to possess or sell in the UK.
More than two-thirds of all states have given the green light to medical marijuana, with 18 of these states having existing or pending legislation in place that allows for recreational cannabis to be consumed and/or sold.
As more US states legalize marijuana, cannabis users have become increasingly outspoken about the ways in which the drug has benefited their mental and physical health.
Pine trees and grapefruit juice, skunk, and diesel fumes, fresh soil and ground pepper — the broad range of aromas given off by cannabis flowers and weed smoke is part of what makes consuming marijuana such an enjoyable, immersive experience.
Does your eight-hour workday feel like 40? Are you dragging yourself out of bed every morning just to get to work, whether you commute or telecommute? When your day is over, are you so tired you can barely move? Then you may be experiencing burnout.
‘Cannabis is not a gateway to drugs,’ Belushi said. ‘It’s a pathway to healing.’
Marijuana (Cannabis sativa) has been used throughout the world medically, recreationally and spiritually for thousands of years. In South Africa, from the mid-19th century to the 1920s, practitioners prescribed it for a multitude of conditions.
Cannabis has been used for centuries for therapeutic purposes. In the last century, the plant was demonized due to its high abuse liability and supposedly insufficient health benefits.
The purpose of this study was to provide the most up-to-date scientific evidence of the potential analgesic effects, or lack thereof, of the marijuana plant (cannabis) or cannabinoids, and of safety or tolerability of their long-term use.
An increasing number of patients are turning to cannabis and cannabinoids for management of their palliative and nonpalliative cancer pain and other cancer-related symptoms.