Your Go-To Guide To Medical Cannabis Resources And Research

Your Go-To Guide To Medical Cannabis Resources And Research

Medical cannabis resources grow in number every day. As science and medicine delve further into research about medicinal cannabis, more benefits emerg

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Medical cannabis resources grow in number every day. As science and medicine delve further into research about medicinal cannabis, more benefits emerge. The next time you’re speaking with someone who is still in the dark ages about marijuana and its effects, this guide will help you point them in the right direction.

420 Pony organized this guide in helpful sections so it’s a breeze to zero in on topics as well as venture into new information unknown to the reader. Whenever possible, scientific studies are included herein and linked to directly. Because some of the research into medical cannabis is in its infancy, we’ve tossed in some well researched articles from news publications as well.

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Medical Cannabis Resources: Treating PTSD

Research regarding cannabis and PTSD are in the early stages. There are promising findings available even at this early point, however.

PTSD Symptom Reports of Patients Evaluated for the New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program

Using Cannabis To Help You Sleep: Heightened Frequency of Medical Cannabis Use among Those with PTSD

How Cannabis Successfully Combats PTSD

Be ready for the counter argument against PTSD and cannabis because the government still isn’t sold, in spite of the lack of evidence caused by lack of research.

Cannabis And Chronic Pain

Cannabis continues gaining acclaim because it’s useful to treat chronic pain. We’ve started with a link in the section title above to an article we published on the subject. It explains how cannabis works on an internal level to ease chronic conditions that produce painful symptoms.

Additional medical cannabis resources regarding chronic pain include:

Is Cannabis Better For Chronic Pain Than Opioids?

Marijuana Relieves Chronic Pain, Research Shows

Initial experiences with medicinal extracts of cannabis for chronic pain: Results from 34 ‘N of 1’ studies

New Study Confirms Cannabis Is An Effective Treatment For Chronic Pain

Smoked cannabis for chronic neuropathic pain: a randomized controlled trial

Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Cannabis Treatment for Chronic Pain

Cannabis for Chronic Pain: Case Series and Implications for Clinicians

Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Medical and Psychiatric Problems

While there are many more articles available about cannabis and pain, let’s move on to how it affects other medical conditions.

Using Cannabis To Treat Epilepsy

This research is quite promising at this point.

The case for medical marijuana in epilepsy.

Cannabis and Epilepsy Treatment.

Marijuana Treatment Reduces Severe Epileptic Seizures

Cannabis Drug Reduces Seizures in Severe Epilepsy Cases


Medical Cannabis And Menstruation

Did you know that cannabis eases menstrual cramps? Here’s the scoop.


New York may legalize medical marijuana for menstrual cramps

NY Considering Medical Marijuana As A Legal Option For Period Cramps

Women could soon use medical marijuana for painful periods in New York state

CBD For Depression, Anxiety And Mood Disorders

Can cannabis improve mood? Many say yes!

Cannabis and mood

Here’s How Cannabis Affects Mental Health


Cannabis and Cancer

Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol inhibits epithelial growth factor-induced lung cancer cell migration in vitro as well as its growth and metastasis in vivo

A pilot clinical study of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol in patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme

Neuroprotection by Δ9-Tetrahydrocannabinol, the Main Active Compound in Marijuana, against Ouabain-Induced In Vivo Excitotoxicity

Antitumor Effects of Cannabidiol, a Nonpsychoactive Cannabinoid, on Human Glioma Cell Lines

A Combined Preclinical Therapy of Cannabinoids and Temozolomide against Glioma

Pathways mediating the effects of cannabidiol on the reduction of breast cancer cell proliferation, invasion, and metastasis.

Anti-tumor activity of plant cannabinoids with emphasis on the effect of cannabidiol on human breast carcinoma

Cannabinoids reduce ErbB2-driven breast cancer progression through Akt inhibition

The endogenous cannabinoid anandamide inhibits human breast cancer cell proliferation

Cannabis and cancer

Cannabis and Cancer Chemotherapy

The intersection between cannabis and cancer in the United States

There is a lot of research into this topic, so please consider reading another awesome digest found at Collective Evolution on medical cannabis resources.

Topical Medical Cannabis For Skin Conditions

In addition to its other health benefits, treating skin conditions is in cannabis’ wheelhouse.

Topical Cannabis Preparations: Snake Oil or Healing Options?

Skin Deep #1: The Surprising Benefits Of Using Cannabis Cream


Cannabinoids Heal Skin Disorders

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Stay Tuned For Updates To Our Medical Cannabis Resources

These resources merely scratch the surface of the information available on cannabis’ medical benefits. We’ll continue to update this list periodically to keep you informed. Please check back from time to time to see the newest research we can find about this fascinating topic!