Fifty-six percent of Americans say that “marijuana use should be legal,” according to the results of a nationwide poll commissioned by CBS News. The percentage is the highest ever reported by the news media agency.
Modern medicine can be a life-saver. Unfortunately, conventional medical treatment can also end people’s lives when it is applied improperly or injudiciously, and deadly mistakes are more common than many are willing to believe. In fact, medical error is now the third-leading cause of death in the United States, according to a new report published in BMJ.
Investigators have begun to assess the use of CBD in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia. For instance, a 1995 case study reported significant improvement of schizophrenic symptoms in a single patient following four-weeks of daily CBD treatment. The patient’s condition noticeably worsened when treatment was discontinued.
In a historic decision, the United States Drug Enforcement Agency has granted approval for the first ever U.S. clinical trial on the use of whole plant marijuana to treat the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
A Clinical Psychological Science study claims that the results of heavy cannabis use on a person’s life are similar to alcohol abuse — and in some cases, it’s worse.