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What medical marijuana can and can't do for your health - PBS NewsHour

Cannabis may ease your chronic pain, but pass on the spliff if you're worried about anxiety. Those are two takeaways from a federal advisory released Thursday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The comprehensive review ...and more »

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

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users. By German Lopez@germanrlopezgerman.lopez@vox.com Updated Apr 20, 2017, 9:04am EDT. tweet · share. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00 ...and more »

We Just Got a Much Clearer Picture of Marijuana's Health Effects - Fortune

Legal marijuana sales reached $6.7 billion last year and a number of massive new legal markets are about to open up following the 2016 elections (including California, which got the marijuana normalization train rolling by becoming the first state to ...and more »

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

The highly rated variety of medical marijuana known as "Blue Dream" was displayed among other strains at a cannabis farmers market in Los Angeles in 2014. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption. toggle caption. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty ...and more »

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

HIGH HOPES Cannabis plants such as this one yield marijuana and other substances that deserve expanded study for possible medical benefits, a large research review recommends. But negative physical and psychological effects of cannabis products can't ...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 »

The good, bad, and unknown about marijuana's health effects - STAT

EW YORK — It can almost certainly ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it's also likely to raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and might trigger heart attacks. Those are among the conclusions about marijuana reached by a federal ...and more »

What are the risks and benefits of cannabis use? New report sheds light - Medical News Today

With cannabis legalization on the rise across the United States, it is more important than ever to get a clear understanding of the drug's health benefits and risks. In a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine ...and more »

Massive marijuana report reveals drug's many health effects - New Atlas

There's been no shortage of studies conducted over the years on the effects of marijuana use. But the focus of those studies can be as varied as their conclusions, making it a challenge to wade through the reams of information and get a full read on ...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 »