Tag Archives: Cannabis

Italy court rules home-growing cannabis is legal, reigniting dispute

ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s Supreme Court has ruled that small-scale domestic cultivation of cannabis is legal, in a landmark decision triggering calls for further legalization from weed advocates and anger from the country’s conservatives. FILE PHOTO: Droplets of oil form on the surface of a cannabis plant in a state-owned agricultural farm in Rovigo, about… Read More »

Cannabis and Breastfeeding

At this point, nine states and Washington, DC have legalized the use of recreational marijuana.  Another 30 states have legalized medical marijuana. The downstream effect of these changes has been a significant uptick in the use of cannabis among women of childbearing age.  According to data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and… Read More »

Cannabis reduces headache and migraine pain by nearly half – Science Daily

Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study led by Carrie Cuttler, a Washington State University assistant professor of psychology. The study, published online recently in the Journal of Pain, is the first to use big data from headache and migraine patients using cannabis in… Read More »