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11 key findings from one of the most comprehensive reports ever on the health effects of marijuana - Business Insider

The change in attitudes toward cannabis and in legal access to marijuana around the US over the past several years is staggering. As of last fall, 57% of adults in the US said they thought marijuana should be legal, with only 37% taking the opposing ...and more »

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet - Vox

Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot's risks and benefits are. A recent review of the research from the National Academies ...and more »

Pot has some medical benefits, US Academies say, but obstacles to research loom - Science Magazine

There is “conclusive or substantial evidence” that marijuana or related compounds can effectively treat chronic pain, nausea caused by chemotherapy treatment for cancer, and spasticity caused by multiple sclerosis, according to a report published today ...and more »

Marijuana's Health Effects? Top Scientists Weigh In - NPR

So far, more than half of all U.S. states have legalized marijuana for medical use, and eight (plus the District of Columbia) have legalized the drug for recreational use. Varieties of cannabis available today are more potent than ever and come in many ...and more »

The Trump Cannabis Report - Santa Barbara Independent

Our friends at have done an exhaustive study on the possible effects the Trump administration might have on the future of the cannabis industry, aka “How Trump Will Affect the $5 Billion Medical Marijuana and Recreational Cannabis ...and more »

US Report Cites the Good and Bad on Marijuana - HealthDay

Please note: This article was published more than one year ago. The facts and conclusions presented may have since changed and may no longer be accurate. And "More information" links may no longer work. Questions about personal health should always ...and more »

Vast Review Of Cannabis Research Finds Medical, Legal Answers -- And Lack Thereof - Forbes

The ground-breaking cannabis industry gained over $1 billion in funding last year with growing pains to match, featuring not just hefty political concerns but numerous medical ones, from its long-term psychological impacts to seemingly immediate ...and more »

Promise and perils of marijuana deserve more scientific scrutiny - Science News

Marijuana's medical promise deserves closer, better-funded scientific scrutiny, a new state-of-the-science report concludes. The report, released January 12 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in Washington, D.C., calls for ...and more »

Most marijuana medicinal benefits are inconclusive, wide-ranging study finds - The Guardian

Study of 10,000 reports into cannabis finds only enough evidence to support therapeutic use for chemotherapy patients, chronic pain and multiple sclerosis. Jessica Glenza in New York. @JessicaGlenza. Thu 12 Jan 2017 17.29 EST Last modified on Wed 20 ...and more »

Marijuana: Good for You or Dangerous? -

The National Academy of Sciences has just completed one of the most comprehensive reviews ever done of marijuana research. In a report released yesterday, doctors and scientists from a wide range of disciplines evaluated more than 10,000 scientific ...and more »