Researchers report low doses of THC can help restore memory and reverse some of the effects of brain aging in mice. The findings could open new avenues for treating dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.
A new study reports more and more people are turning to the help of cannabis to help control their epilepsy when conventional medication's side effect are intolerable and their seizures remain uncontrolled.
Researchers report synthetic marijuana products, sold under names such as K2 or Spice, have serious side effects including psychosis, seizures and even death. Researchers warn they are not a safe substitute for cannabis.
A new study reports that more adults over the age of 50 are using cannabis than ever before and the rate of use in this age group is outpacing all other age groups. The paper considers changing attitudes based on law and health needs for the growth in use.
Legalization may have reduced the stigma associated with marijuana use in teens, a new study reports.
Researchers report an average of an 11 percent reduction in traffic fatalities in states after enacting medical marijuana laws.
Schizophrenia risk may predict cannabis use, rather than the other way around, a new study reports.
A new study reports an increase in marijuana use for men and women between 2002 and 2014, with a greater increase in men using the drug.
A new study reports marijuana users have lower blood flow to the hippocampus, an area of the brain associated with memory and learning.
Researchers have created the most detailed 3D structure to date of the brain receptor that binds and responds to the root of the marijuana high.
According to researchers, using marijuana could help in the treatment of alcoholism and opioid drug abuse, as well as provide relief from symptoms of PTSD, depression and other mental health issues.