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Study: Cannabis May Treat Vascular Dementia

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Mon, September, 5th 2016 by THCFinder

According to a new study published in the journal Current Neurovascular Research, and e-published by the National Institute of Health, has found that activation of the CB2 receptors – something done naturally by cannabis – may treat vascular dementia.

According to the study’s researchers; “Vascular dementia is the highly devastating neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and mainly found in aged people but the effectual therapeutic target is still not there.” In addition; “Chronic cerebral hypoperfusion (CCH) has been broadly found in vascular dementia (VaD) patients.” CCH is thought to “link with neurodegenerative disorders and their subsequent cognitive deteriorate on.”

For the study, researchers examined “the role of a selective agonist of cannabinoid receptor type 2(CB2); 1-phenylisatin in CCH induced VaD [using rat models].”

Read More:http://www.theweedblog.com/study-cannabis-may-treat-vascular-dementia/


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Over 17,000 Signatures on Petition Asking New Jersey Governor to Allow Cannabis for PTSD

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Mon, September, 5th 2016 by THCFinder

In roughly three weeks a petition calling on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to sign a bill adding post traumatic stress disorder as a qualifying medical cannabis condition has over 17,000 signatures.

“On August 1st New Jersey’s full legislature gave approval to Assembly Bill 457 which would add post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a qualifying medical cannabis condition. The vote in the Senate was 29 to 9; the vote in the Assembly was 56 to 13″, states the petition. “Now, the measure sits on the desk of Governor Chris Christie, who has the option of signing it into law, allowing it to become law without his signature, or vetoing it.”

It continues; “We are calling Governor Christie to quickly sign it into law, allowing those suffering from the ailment to use a medicine that research has continually shown is beneficial.”

Read More:http://www.theweedblog.com/17000-signatures-petition-asking-new-jersey-governor-allow-cannabis-ptsd/


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The Challenge Medical Marijuana Patients Probably Didn't See Coming

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Mon, September, 5th 2016 by THCFinder

While the United States government refuses to admit the cannabis plant has any real medicinal benefit, its position has not prevented federal health agencies, over the years, from approving synthetic versions of the herb’s psychoactive component to be used by Big Pharma in the treatment of serious conditions.

In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), one of the primary barriers in the grand scheme of nationwide legalization, recently approved a liquid variety of synthetic tetrahydrocannabidiol (THC) that will be sold to people suffering from AIDS and cancer.

Read More:http://hightimes.com/news/fda-approves-liquid-marijuana-for-aids-and-cancer-patients/


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What strain are you smoking on today?

Category: Fun | Posted on Sun, September, 4th 2016 by THCFinder


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