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Using marijuana may risk the lives of millions of heart patients

Warning for 2 million weed-smoking heart patients: Marijuana may boost statin and blood thinner levels to dangerous levels and cause the SAME cardiovascular damage as cigarettes Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers estimate that some two million Americans with heart disease use marijuana  A review of prior studies found the livers attempt to process both marijuana […]

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Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies

New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don’t. The findings, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the munchies will ultimately gain more weight. “Over a three-year period, […]

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Could medical marijuana help older people with their ailments? New study shows it may be safe and effective for symptoms of chronic disease

Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders or anxiety due to chronic conditions including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, spinal cord damage and multiple sclerosis, according to a preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 71st Annual Meeting in […]

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THC vs. CBD: Which Marijuana Compound Is More Beneficial?

The marijuana compound CBD, or cannabinol, is surging in popularity in the wellness community, for its alleged health benefits, without the high normally associated with pot. But a new study suggests that marijuana’s main active ingredient, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) — the one that gives users a high — may be more responsible for the plant's therapeutic […]

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What is more dangerous – marijuana or alcohol?

Actually, for anybody not a secret that alcohol and marijuana will not bring your health benefits, and this article in no case should not be seen as a call to consume alcohol or cannabis. We decided to write this material because so many people really interested in the question What is more harmful marijuana or […]