A New Era in Medical Marijuana Research?

David Noonan | Scientific American | April 2016

For neuroscientist Chuanhai Cao, the problem with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug can be summed up in two words: dead mice.

Cao, a researcher at the University of South Florida’s Byrd Alzheimer’s […]

The Science behind the DEA’s Long War on Marijuana

David Downs | Scientific American | April 2016

Experts say listing cannabis among the world’s deadliest drugs ignores decades of scientific and medical data. But attempts to delist it have met with decades of bureaucratic inertia and political distortion.

Speculation is growing about the possibility that the U.S. […]

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 […]