Cannabis Shrinks Brain Tumors Associated With Highly Aggressive Form Of Cancer

A tandem approach to shrinking brain tumors with two of marijuana’s key ingredients — tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol —  has proven successful, according to the result of a newly published study. Cannabis has enjoyed a meteoric rise in the United States as of late. Recreational use was recently approved in Oregon and Washington, D.C., and many…

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Letter from ASA Director of Government Affairs

Get All of the ASA Resources Here Welcome legislative and regulatory staff, as well as citizen lobbyists. Whether you are working on a local ordinance, implementing statewide regulations, or passing landmark Congressional legislation, the materials here will help you with your goals in creating medical cannabis programs that are focused on patient wellbeing and community…

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Medical Cannabis

Marijuana as a form of medicine is growing in popularity. Although it’s been used for thousands of years, it’s slowly becoming known as the new medicine in North America. Patients with varying medical conditions seem to be flocking to it as an alternative treatment and the population at large is warming up to it. Why?…

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Medical Marijuana Now Legal in Tennessee

Governor Bill Haslam recently signed a bill to legalize the use of cannabis oil for limited medical purposes in Tennessee. This marks Tennessee’s first step toward legalizing a marijuana product for medicinal use. The new law allows patients suffering from medical conditions, such as seizures or epilepsy, to get cannabis oil on a doctor’s recommendation.

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Scientists Find Cannabis Compound Stops Metastasis In Aggressive Cancers

A pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer, potentially altering the fatality of the disease forever. “It took us about 20 years of research to figure this out, but we are very excited,” saidPierre…

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