What Happens to Your Body When You Use Medical Marijuana?

Dr.Mercola | mercola.com

Marijuana, or cannabis, has been used for at least 5,000 years and has an extensive history of traditional uses as an industrial material and a botanical medicine all throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, and America.

Read on to learn more about medical marijuana’s healing benefits, how it has gotten […]

Will the FDA Succumb to Its Biggest Anti-Science Blunder?

Dr.Mercola | mercola.com

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is planning to reconsider its classification of marijuana as a Schedule I controlled substance — a classification, many would argue, it should not have been given in the first place.

Marijuana is legal for medical use in 23 states and Washington […]

The Endocannabinoid System

Dustin Sulak, DO

As you read this review of the scientific literature regarding the therapeutic effects of cannabis and cannabinoids, one thing will become quickly evident: cannabis has a profound influence on the human body. This one herb and its variety of therapeutic compounds seem to affect every aspect of our bodies and […]

How Medical Marijuana Works

United Patients Group

The Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

There are over 400 natural compounds in medical marijuana and, of these, eighty are only found in cannabis plants. These eighty special compounds are known as cannabinoids. Cannabinoids relieve symptoms of illness by attaching to receptors in the brain that look for similar compounds […]