I (News 2010-2020)

NEWS ARTICLES ON CONDITIONS 2010-2020

IBS/IBD (See Also BOWEL DISORDERS)
IDIOPATHIC INTERCRANIAL HYPERTENSION
IMMUNE SYSTEM
INFANTS (0 to 2 years) (See Also GERMINAL MATRIX HEMORRHAGE)
INFLAMMATION
INFLUENZA (See FLU/INFLUENZA)
INJURIES (See WOUNDS AND INJURIES)
INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER DRUGS
ISAACS’ SYNDROME/ACQUIRED NEUROMYOTONIA
IQ/MEMORY/COGNITIVE EFFECTS
ITCH (See PRURITIS)


IBS/IBD 
Cannabis Use Common Among Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Study Says. (news – 2011) https://norml.org/news/2011/08/04/cannabis-use-common-among-patients-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease-study-says
Marijuana Improves “Quality Of Life” For Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (news – 2011) https://theweedblog.com/culture/marijuana-improves-quality-of-life-for-patients-with
Still Believe Nature Got It Wrong? Top 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana. (news – 2013) https://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/05/01/still-believe-nature-got-it-wrong-top-10-health-benefits-of-marijuana/
L. Acidophilus and the CB2 Receptor. (news – 2014) https://www.sclabs.com/l-acidophilus-and-the-cb2-receptor/
Cannabis Superior To Drugs For Inflammatory Bowel Condition (Crohn’s Disease). (news – 2015) http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/cannabis-superior-drugs-inflammatory-bowel-condition-crohns-disease
Many Teens With Chronic Illnesses Use Alcohol, Pot. (news – 2015) https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=190363
Cannabis as a Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (news – 2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/cannabis-as-a-treatment-for-inflammatory-bowel-disease/
Cannabinoid Chewing Gum Enters Phase II Trial. (news – 2017) https://www.technologynetworks.com/tn/news/cannabinoid-chewing-gum-enters-phase-ii-trial-286694
Scientists Attempt to Treat IBS with Cannabis Chewing Gum. (news – 2017) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/scientists-attempt-to-treat-ibs-with-cannabis-chewing-gum/
Use of Medical Cannabis in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (interview – 2019) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6366240/
Study: Cannabis Use Associated With Fewer Disease-Related Complications In Crohn’s Disease Patients. (news – 2019) https://www.weednews.co/study-cannabis-use-associated-with-fewer-disease-related-complications-in-crohns-disease-patients/
The Endocannabinoid System and Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency. (news – 20 19) https://cannabisaficionado.com/clinical-endocannabinoid-deficiency/
Cannabis And Crohn’s Disease. (news – 2019) https://www.benzinga.com/markets/cannabis/19/08/14317028/cannabis-and-crohns-
disease?utm_campaign=partner_feed&utm_source=yahooFinance&utm_medium=partner_feed&utm_content=site IDIOPATHIC INTERCRANIAL HYPERTENSION Cannabis And THC Effective In The Treatment Of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. (forum repost – 2012) https://www.420magazine.com/community/threads/cannabis-and-thc-effective-in-the-treatment-of-idiopathic-intracranial-
hypertension.171997/ Medical Cannabis serves as an orphan drug for: Tourette Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome, Stiff Person Syndrome, Achalasia and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. (news – 2016) http://news.bio-based.eu/medical-cannabis-serves-as-an-orphan-drug-for-tourette-syndrome-dravet-syndrome-stiff-person-syndrome-
achalasia-and-idiopathic-intracranial-hypertension/ Medical Marijuana and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. (news – 2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/marijuana-and-intracranial-hypertension/
Taboo: A Little Lesson in the Healing Properties of Medical Marijuana. (news – 2017) https://www.hercampus.com/school/scad-atl/taboo-little-lesson-healing-properties-medical-marijuana


IDIOPATHIC INTERCRANIAL HYPERTENSION
Cannabis And THC Effective In The Treatment Of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (forum repost–2012)  https://www.420magazine.com/community/threads/cannabis-and-thc-effective-in-the-treatment-of-idiopathic-intracranialhypertension.171997/
Medical Cannabis serves as an orphan drug for: Tourette Syndrome, Dravet Syndrome, Stiff Person Syndrome, Achalasia and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (news–2016)
http://news.bio-based.eu/medical-cannabis-serves-as-an-orphan-drug-for-tourette-syndrome-dravet-syndrome-stiff-person-syndromeachalasia-and-idiopathic-intracranial-hypertension/
Medical Marijuana and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (news–2017)
https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/marijuana-and-intracranial-hypertension/
Taboo: A Little Lesson in the Healing Properties of Medical Marijuana. (news – 2017)
https://www.hercampus.com/school/scad-atl/taboo-little-lesson-healing-properties-medical-marijuana


IMMUNE SYSTEM
Novel compounds to activate cannabinoid receptors in immune system wins award for young Hebrew University researcher. (news – 2012) http://www.huji.ac.il/cgi-bin/dovrut/dovrut_search_eng.pl?mesge133966745705872560
Cannabinoid drugs can directly inhibit HIV in late-stage AIDS. (news – 2012) https://www.news-medical.net/news/20120321/Cannabinoid-drugs-can-directly-inhibit-HIV-in-late-stage-AIDS.aspx
Study: Cannabinoids Offer Treatment For Severe Lung Disease. (news – 2013) https://www.leafscience.com/2013/11/21/study-cannabinoids-offer-treatment-severe-lung-disease/
Cannabidiol (CBD) May Increase Lung Cancer’s Susceptibility To Specialized Killer Cells. (news – 2014) https://www.medicaljane.com/2014/08/28/study-cannabinoids-may-increase-lung-cancers-susceptibilty-to-specialized-killer-cells/
Can marijuana help transplant patients? New research says maybe. (news – 2015) https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-09/foas-cmh090115.php
3D Structure of Protein That Guides the Immune System Uncovered. (news & abst – 2016) https://neurosciencenews.com/trpv2-ion-channel-immune-system-3448/
New Study Proves THC Improves Organ Transplant Success . (news – 2016) https://www.thecannabisreporter.com/new-study-proves-thc-improves-organ-transplant-success/
Good News for Burn Victims and New Organ Recipients. (news – 2016) https://www.cannabisreports.com/news/2016/04/04/good-news-for-burn-victims-and-new-organ-recipients-the-cannabis-health-index/
Study Reveals Role of Spleen in Prolonged Anxiety After Stress. (news – 2016) https://neurosciencenews.com/stress-anxiety-spleen-5507/
Active ingredients in both hot peppers and cannabis calm the gut’s immune system. (news – 2017) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-ingredients-hot-peppers-cannabis-calm.html
Chili peppers, marijuana may reduce gut inflammation. (news – 2017) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/317128.php
Marijuana may help HIV patients keep mental stamina longer. (news – 2017) https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/msu-mmh121217.php
Vicious Circle Leads to Loss of Brain Cells in Old Age: THC May Help Reverse the Process. (news/ abst – 2018) https://neurosciencenews.com/apoptosis-aging-9783/
Why People Use CBD for Addison’s Disease. (news – 2018) https://www.whatiscbd.com/why-people-use-cbd-for-addisons-disease/


INFANTS
Pregnant Women Smoking Pot Could Reduce Infant Mortality. (good read) (news – 2010) https://www.marijuana.com/community/threads/pregnant-women-smoking-pot-could-reduce-infant-mortality.271863/
Cocaine, Opiate, and Cannabinoid Infant Mortality Study. (news – 2011) https://www.theweedstreetjournal.com/cocaine-opiate-cannabinoid-infant-mortality-study/
What An Expectant Mother Eats Affects Children’s Psychology in Later Life. (news – 2011) https://www.ineffableisland.com/2011/01/what-expectant-mother-eats-affects.html
Cannabinoids, like those found in marijuana, occur naturally in human breast milk. (news – 2012) https://www.naturalnews.com/036526_cannabinoids_breast_milk_THC.html
Cannabis For Infant’s Brain Tumor, Doctor Calls Child “A Miracle Baby”. (news – 2012) https://www.huffpost.com/entry/cannabis-for-infants-brai_n_2224898?guccounter=1
Strange Reason for Baby’s Positive Pot Test Found. (news – 2012) https://www.livescience.com/36461-baby-soaps-newborns-test-positive-pot.html
Montreal hospital regrets drug-testing error after baby seized. (news – 2013) https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/montreal-hospital-regrets-drug-testing-error-after-baby-seized-1.1339238?cmp=rss
Toronto family hopes for access to controversial treatment to cure baby’s rare epilepsy. (news – 2013) https://globalnews.ca/news/714104/toronto-family-hopes-for-access-to-controversial-treatment-to-cure-babys-rare-epilepsy/
Babies Exposed to Cannabis in the Womb Have Better Vision by Age 4, Finds New Study. (news – 2015) https://thejointblog.com/babies-exposed-to-cannabis-in-the-womb-have-better-vision-by-age-4-finds-new-study/
Pity the Poor Stormtroopers: Baby Bou-Bou Ambushed Them (Updated, May 21). (news – 2015) (graphic photo) http://freedominourtime.blogspot.com/2015/05/pity-poor-stormtroopers-baby-bou-bou.html
The State that Turns Pregnant Women Into Felons. (news – 2015) https://www.alternet.org/2015/09/when-womb-crime-scene/
Cannabis during pregnancy and childbirth: a natural remedy. (news – 2015) https://sensiseeds.com/en/blog/cannabis-during-pregnancy-and-childbirth-a-natural-remedy/
Family of toddler severely injured when flash grenade detonated in his playpen during raid awarded $3.6 million settlement. (news – 2016) https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3466494/Family-baby-injured-raid-awarded-3-6-million.html
Combination of marijuana and tobacco in pregnancy may compound risks. (news – 2016) https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-pregnancy-marijuana-tobacco-idUSKCN0YV2BN
Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Does Not Increase Birth Risk, Study Finds. (news – 2016) https://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-use-during-pregnancy-does-not-increase-birth-risk-study-finds-2413521
Is It Safe to Use Cannabis During Pregnancy? (news – 2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/is-it-safe-to-use-cannabis-during-pregnancy/
Using Pot While Pregnant Not Tied to Birth Risks. (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/using-pot-while-pregnant-not-tied-birth-risks-145926831.html
NIDA on Pregnancy: The Whole Truth? (news – 2016) http://tokinwoman.blogspot.com/2016/12/nida-on-pregnancy-whole-truth.html
For the First Time Ever, Cannabis Oil Will Be Used in a Hospital — To Save a 2-Month Old Baby Girl. (news – 2016) http://www.lovethispic.com/blog/12511/for-the-first-time-ever%2C-cannabis-oil-will-be-used-in-a-hospital-%26mdash%3B-to-save-
a-2-month-old-baby-girl Even in legal weed states, parents who consume pot can still lose custody of their kids. (news – 2016) http://www.thecannifornian.com/cannabis-news/california-news/parents-facing-custody-issues-marijuana-see-hope-prop-64/
Beware: Children can passively ‘smoke’ marijuana, too. (news – 2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161207124123.htm
Pot and pregnancy: Mom’s Choice or Child Safety? (news – 2017) https://abc30.com/health/pot-and-pregnancy-moms-choice-or-child-safety/1898683/
Is Smoking Weed While Pregnant Really So Bad? (news – 2017) https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/gyy8pm/is-smoking-weed-while-pregnant-really-so-bad-v24n7
Cannabis and Pregnancy During Legalization. (news – 2017) http://tokinwoman.blogspot.com/2017/05/
Why More Women Are Smoking Weed While Pregnant. (news – 2017) https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/ypv497/why-more-women-are-smoking-weed-while-pregnant
Cannabis and Breastfeeding. The Facts. (news – 2017) https://sapiensoup.com/cannabis-breastfeeding
Minuscule Amounts of THC Found in Breast Milk – Is it Harmful? (news – 2018) http://tokinwoman.blogspot.com/2018/08/minuscule-amounts-of-thc-found-in.html
Why I campaign for children like my son Alfie Dingley to be able to get medical cannabis. (full – 2019) https://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l1921.long
Life-long epigenetic programming of cortical architecture by maternal ‘Western’ diet during pregnancy/High-fat maternal diet can cause life-long changes in the fetal brain. (Austria/ UK/ Germany/France/ Italy/ Hungary/ Japan/ Canada/ USA/ Sweden) (abst & news – 2019) https://neurosciencenews.com/maternal-diet-fetal-brain-15224/


INFLAMMATION
INFLAMMATION Aging & Medical Marijuana. (booklet – undated) https://www.safeaccessnow.org/aging
Hemp Oil Benefits for Skin. (news – 2010) https://www.livestrong.com/article/340189-hemp-seed-oil-for-skin/
Scripps Research Scientists Discover Inflammation Is Controlled Differently in Brain and Other Tissues. (news – 2011) https://www.scripps.edu/news/press/2011/20111020cravatt.html
New metabolic pathway for controlling brain inflammation. (news – 2011) https://www.news-medical.net/news/20111021/New-metabolic-pathway-for-controlling-brain-inflammation.aspx
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Scientists find a new pharmacological target to modulate the effect of cannabinoids through their CB1 receptors. (news – 2012) https://www.ub.edu/web/ub/en/menu_eines/noticies/2012/07/017.html
Sending multiple sclerosis up in smoke. (news – 2013) https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-10/afot-sms100713.php
What is CBC (Cannabichromene)? (news – 2013) https://www.leafscience.com/2017/05/07/what-is-cbc-cannabichromene/
New Study: THC May Treat Inflammatory Diseases and Cancer By Altering Genes . (news – 2013) https://thejointblog.com/new-study-thc-may-treat-inflammatory-diseases-cancer-altering-genes/
Marijuana’s Memory Paradox. (news – forum repost – 2013) https://ehealthforum.com/health/interesting-t164409.html
Drugs Related to Cannabis Have Pain-Relieving Potential for Osteoarthritis. (news – 2014) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140107092825.htm
Study uncovers marijuana’s potential to treat autoimmune diseases. (news – 2014) https://www.news-medical.net/news/20140603/Study-uncovers-marijuanas-potential-to-treat-autoimmune-diseases.aspx
Synthetic cannabinoid molecule created for osteoarthritis. (news – 2014) https://www.news-medical.net/news/20140107/Synthetic-cannabinoid-molecule-created-for-osteoarthritis.aspx
Pot Smokers Show Less Inflammation. (news – 2014) https://www.yahoo.com/news/pot-smokers-show-less-inflammation-150518763.html?ref=gs
Could Cannabis Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis? New Study Says It May. (news – 2014) https://thejointblog.com/cannabis-treat-rheumatoid-arthritis-new-study-says-may/
Marijuana Compound May Offer Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease. (news – 2014) https://neurosciencenews.com/alzheimers-progression-thc-neuropharmacology-1274/
Temple researchers to explore ability of compounds to protect brain against HIV infection. (news – 2016) https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-03/tuhs-trt032816.php
Marijuana May Boost Brain Performance. (news – 2016) https://worldhealth.net/news/marijuana-may-boost-brain-performance/
Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer’s treatment, study says. (news – 2016) https://kfor.com/2016/07/25/medical-marijuana-has-potential-as-alzheimers-treatment-study-says/
Marijuana better alternative to painkillers. (news – 2016) http://www.technicianonline.com/sports/article_3bf18c14-910e-11e6-b5ca-9f48d5c1e2e3.html
Marijuana may help delay Alzheimer’s symptoms. (news – 2016) https://psychcentral.com/lib/marijuana-may-help-delay-alzheimers-symptoms/
Study Reveals Role of Spleen in Prolonged Anxiety After Stress. (news – 2016) https://neurosciencenews.com/stress-anxiety-spleen-5507/
THC Stimulates Toxic Plaque Removal in the Brain, Blocks Inflammation, Finds Study. (news – 2016) https://thejointblog.com/thc-stimulates-toxic-plaque-removal-in-the-brain-blocks-inflammation-finds-study/
The three biggest questions about how marijuana affects athletic performance . (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/three-biggest-questions-marijuana-affects-215230906.html
Better With Age: How Cannabis Improves Quality Of Life. (news – 2016) https://www.thecannabisreporter.com/better-age-cannabis-improves-quality-life/
Multiple Sclerosis: Here’s Why Cannabis Is So Effective Against MS. (news – 2016) https://atherapeuticalternative.com/multiple-sclerosis-heres-why-cannabis-is-so-effective-against-ms/
Cannabis vs. Lupus. (news – 2016) https://www.thecannabisreporter.com/cannabis-vs-lupus/
What Is the Endocannabinoid System and What Is Its Role? (news – 2016) https://www.leafly.com/news/science-tech/what-is-the-endocannabinoid-system
Cannabinoids remove plaque-forming Alzheimer’s proteins from brain cells. (news – 2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160629095609.htm
Studies Suggest Cannabis Can Counter the Progression of Atherosclerosis (news–2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/studies-suggest-cannabis-can-counter-the-progression-of-atherosclerosis/
Pharmaceuticals containing cannabinoids may be effective against skin diseases, say researchers. (news – 2017) https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170418/Pharmaceuticals-containing-cannabinoids-may-be-effective-against-skin-diseases-say-
researchers.aspx Marijuana and Alzheimer’s Disease. (news – 2017) https://www.leafscience.com/2017/12/22/marijuana-alzheimers-disease/
Rise of the CANNABIS allergy: 36 million Americans are allergic to marijuana – including other people’s – causing asthma, inflammation and rashes. (news – 2017) https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4500844/36-million-Americans-allergic-pot-figures-show.html#ixzz4hN8OZxFr
Topical cannabinoids may help to treat skin diseases. (news – 2017) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/316968.php
Active ingredients in both hot peppers and cannabis calm the gut’s immune system. (news – 2017) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-ingredients-hot-peppers-cannabis-calm.html
Chili peppers, marijuana may reduce gut inflammation. (news – 2017) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/317128.php
To Calm the Gut, Look to Weed and Hot Peppers. (news – 2017) https://www.inverse.com/article/30714-marijuana-weed-spicy-food-gut
Marijuana’s THC-A As An Anti-Inflammatory And Neuro-Protectant. (news – 2018) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/marijuanas-thc-a-as-an-anti-inflammatory-and-neuro-protectant/
“Marijuana Use Disorder” Might Save Lives! (news – 2018) https://prohbtd.com/marijuana-use-disorder-might-save-lives
Why People Use CBD for Addison’s Disease. (news – 2018) https://www.whatiscbd.com/why-people-use-cbd-for-addisons-disease/
Working out with weed. (article – 2019) https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02529-0
The Endocannabinoid System and the Gut. (news – 2019) https://todayspractitioner.com/cannabis/the-endocannabinoid-system-and-the-gut/
Researchers Unlock What Gives Cannabis Its Anti-Inflammatory Qualities (news–2019) https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/researchers-unlock-gives-cannabis-anti-210218370.html
Cannabis And Crohn’s Disease (news–2019) https://www.benzinga.com/markets/cannabis/19/08/14317028/cannabis-and-crohns-
disease?utm_campaign=partner_feed&utm_source=yahooFinance&utm_medium=partner_feed&utm_content=site
Fall Allergies And Weed: 3 Things To Know About The Effects Of Marijuana (news–2019) https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/fall-allergies-weed-3-things-211437061.html


INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER DRUGS
Chocolate: The Good, the Bad and the Angry. (news – 2010) https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/your-brain-food/201011/chocolate-the-good-the-bad-and-the-angry
Cannabis-enhancing plant to be marketed worldwide as new drug. (news – 2010) https://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/cannabis-enhancing-plant-to-be-marketed-worldwide-as-new-drug
Medications That Will Test Positive for THC. (news – 2010) https://www.livestrong.com/article/199203-medications-that-will-test-positve-for-thc/
What Causes False Positives in Marijuana Drug Testing? (news – 20 11) https://www.livestrong.com/article/192876-what-causes-false-positives-in-marijuana-drug-testing/#ixzz21IdMdpfG
Marijuana, Narcotics Help Patients Reduce Chronic Pain, Study Finds. (news – 2011) https://www.huffpost.com/entry/marijuana-narcotics-help-patients-reduce-pain_n_1137416
Marijuana + Caffeine: Debunking a Popular Myth. (news – 2012) https://www.theweedstreetjournal.com/marijuana-caffeine-debunking-popular-myth/
Cannabinoid Shown Effective as Adjuvant Analgesic for Cancer Pain. (news – 2012) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120604142426.htm
Terpenes May Improve Effectiveness Of Medical Marijuana. (news – 2013) https://www.medicaljane.com/2013/09/23/terpenes-may-improve-effectiveness-of-medical-marijuana/
Hormone shows promise at negating marijuana’s high effect. (news – 2014) https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hormone-shows-promise-at-negating-marijuanas-high-effect/
Active ingredient in pot sets off a feedback that reduces intoxication. (news – 2014) https://arstechnica.com/science/2014/01/active-ingredient-in-pot-sets-off-a-feedback-that-reduces-intoxication/
Muting Marijuana’s High: Pot Without the Impairment. (news – 2014) http://time.com/1600/muting-marijuanas-high-pot-without-the-impairment/
Alcohol and drugs put teens at increased risk for unsafe driving. (news – 2014) https://www.news-medical.net/news/20140428/Alcohol-and-drugs-put-teens-at-increased-risk-for-unsafe-driving.aspx
Medical marijuana laws may reduce painkiller overdoses. (news – 2014) https://www.cnn.com/2014/08/25/health/medical-marijuana-overdose-deaths/index.html
How Black Pepper relieves Cannabis Anxiety. (news – 2014) http://cannabisdigest.ca/black-pepper-relieves-cannabis-anxiety/
What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time? (news – 2014) https://www.popsci.com/article/science/what-happens-your-body-when-you-get-drunk-and-stoned-same-time-0/
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Why growing numbers of pot smokers eat mango before lighting up. (news – 2014) https://www.salon.com/2014/07/
11/why_growing_numbers_of_pot_smokers_eat_mango_before_lighting_up_partner/ Study: THC Reduces Methamphetamine-Induced Brain Damage. (news – 2014) https://theweedblog.com/medical/study-thc-reduces-methamphetamine-induced-brain-damage
Veterans Health Administration Policy on Cannabis as an Adjunct to Pain Treatment with Opiates. (article – 2015) https://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/article/veterans-health-administration-policy-cannabis-adjunct-pain-treatment-opiates/2015-06
Nicotine Changes Marijuana’s Effect on the Brain . (news & abstract – 2015) https://neurosciencenews.com/hippocampal-volume-nicotine-marijuana-2457/
Is it safe to smoke pot during chemo and radiation? (news – 2015) https://theholistichomestead.org/is-it-safe-to-smoke-pot-during-chemo-and-radiation/
Substance abuse risk not greater in those using medical marijuana with prescribed opioids. (news – 2015) https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/joso-sar051115.php
Marijuana brain study offers new substance by including nicotine use. (news – 2015) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-10-marijuana-brain-substance-nicotine.html
Drinking Coffee And Smoking Pot: Caffeine Dosage Impacts Marijuana’s Effects. (news – 2015) https://www.medicaldaily.com/drinking-coffee-and-smoking-pot-caffeine-dosage-impacts-marijuanas-effects-337848
Coffee Pot: What Happens When You Mix Marijuana & Caffeine? (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/coffee-pot-happens-mix-marijuana-caffeine-161611734.html?ref=gs
Combination of marijuana and tobacco in pregnancy may compound risks (news–2016) https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-pregnancy-marijuana-tobacco-idUSKCN0YV2BN
Mixing pot and tobacco increases dependence risk. (news – 2016) https://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/07/06/Mixing-pot-and-tobacco-increases-dependence-risk/8041467788885/
Does medical marijuana reduce need for other meds? (news – 2016) https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/news/20160706/does-medical-marijuana-reduce-need-for-other-meds#1
Can Marijuana Cause Deadly Drug Interactions? (news – 2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/marijuana-cause-deadly-drug-interactions-213600760.html
Effects of Marijuana in Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy. (news – 2016) https://www.northmiamibeachdentist.com/en/blog/2016/11/02/effects-of-marijuana-in-chemotherapy-or-radiotherapy/
Reiters Syndrome and Medical Marijuana. (news – 2016) https://www.medicalmarijuanablog.com/benefits-category/reiters-syndrome-medical-marijuana.html
Marijuana Use by Older Adults. (news – 2016) http://learnaboutmarijuanawa.org/factsheets/olderadults.htm
Mixing the Pot? 7 Ways Marijuana Interacts with Medicines. (news – 2016) https://www.livescience.com/56439-how-marijuana-interacts-with-medicines.html
On caffeine and cannabis. (news – 2016) https://news.lift.co/caffeine-and-cannabis/
Ebbu Announces Groundbreaking Scientific Research of “Entourage Effect” (news/ad–2016) https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160623005867/en/
Preliminary Results of Uab’s Cbd Oil Studies Show Promise (news/ad–2016) https://www.newswise.com/articles/view/649217/?sc=rsmn
Chili peppers, marijuana may reduce gut inflammation. (news – 2017) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/317128.php
Active ingredients in both hot peppers and cannabis calm the gut’s immune system. (news – 2017) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-04-ingredients-hot-peppers-cannabis-calm.html
To Calm the Gut, Look to Weed and Hot Peppers. (news – 2017) https://www.inverse.com/article/30714-marijuana-weed-spicy-food-gut
Should You Mix Turmeric And Weed For Pain Management? (news – 2017) https://www.thealternativedaily.com/turmeric-and-weed-for-pain/
No, This Marijuana Trick Won’t Make You Feel Any Higher . (news – 2017) https://www.menshealth.com/health/a19518407/risks-of-smoking-marijuana-with-tobacco/
Cannabinoids and chemotherapy in combination kill cancer cells. (news – 2017) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/317798.php
Stirring the Pot: Potential Drug Interactions With Marijuana. (news – 2017) https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/881059
Cannabinoids used in combination with chemotherapy found to be effective in killing leukemia cells (news–2017) https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170605/Cannabinoids-used-in-combination-with-chemotherapy-found-to-be-effective-in-killing-leukemia-cells.aspx
Not Telling Your Doctor About Marijuana Use Can Hurt You . (news – 2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/what-you-dont-tell-your-doctor-about-using-marijuana-can-hurt-you/
CBD:THC Ratio – What Does the Ratio Mean? (Infographic). (news – 2017) https://www.eaze.com/blog/posts/cbdthcratio-infographic
Cannabis and the Opioid Crisis. (interview – 2018) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5931647/
Relationship Between Marijuana and Opioids. (news – 2018) https://norml.org/marijuana/fact-sheets/item/relationship-between-marijuana-and-opioids
Comfortably numb – why some older people turn to cannabis for pain relief. (news–2018) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-02-comfortably-numb-older-people-cannabis.html
The Coffee Cannabis Connection (news–2018) https://neurosciencenews.com/coffee-cannabis-system-8649/
Could Chamomile and Cannabis Oil Kill Cancer Cells? (news – 2018) https://unitedpatientsgroup.com/blog/2018/05/08/chamomile-and-cannabis-oil-for-cancer/
Study: THC Enhances Analgesic Effects Of Opioids In Animal Model. (news – 2019) https://norml.org/news/2019/05/16/study-thc-enhances-analgesic-effects-of-opioids-in-animal-model
If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know. (news – 2019) https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/if-you-smoke-pot-your-anesthesiologist-needs-know-n1038191
CBDs Help Medication Cross the Blood Brain Barrier. (news – 2019) https://www.labroots.com/trending/cannabis-sciences/14554/cbds-help-medication-cross-blood-brain-barrier

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Rx drugs that don’t mix with CBD, THC, and marijuana (news–2019) https://www.mdlinx.com/internal-medicine/article/4695
How does smoking weed affect a cold? (news–2019) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326487.php


ISAACS’ SYNDROME/ACQUIRED NEUROMYOTONIA
Science: Dramatic improvement of neuromyotonia (Isaacs’ syndrome) with THC in a case report. (news – 2010) http://www.cannabis-med.org/english/bulletin/ww_en_db_cannabis_artikel.php?id=337
Isaacs’ syndrome. (forum post/anecdotal – 2011) https://www.mdjunction.com/forums/isaacs-syndrome-discussions/general-support/2582654-isaacs-syndrome
Isaacs’ Syndrome / Neuromyotonia – A Case Study. (news – 2018) https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/isaacs-syndrome.htm


IQ/MEMORY/COGNITIVE EFFECTS
Key ingredient staves off marijuana memory loss. (news – 2010) https://www.nature.com/news/2010/101001/full/news.2010.508.html?s=news_rss
Marijuana May Offset Alcohol-Induced Cognitive Impairment Among Teens. (news – 2010) https://norml.org/news/2010/10/21/marijuana-may-offset-alcohol-induced-cognitive-impairment-among-teens
Are Stoners Really Dumb, or Do They Just Think They Are? (news – 2010) http://healthland.time.com/2010/11/18/are-stoners-really-dumb-or-do-they-ju
st-think-they-are/ Study: Marijuana Not Linked With Long Term Cognitive Impairment. (news – 2011) http://healthland.time.com/2011/07/19/study-marijuana-not-linked-with-long-term-cognitive-impairment/
Cannabinoids improve driving ability in a Tourette’s patient. (news – 2011) http://www.cannabis-med.org/english/bulletin/ww_en_db_cannabis_artikel.php?id=350
“Stoner Stupid” Myth Goes Up In Smoke. (news – 2011) https://blog.norml.org/2011/07/27/stonet-stupid-myth-goes-up-in-smoke/
Are smart kids more likely to use drugs? (news – 2011) https://news.yahoo.com/smart-kids-more-likely-drugs-160000571.html
High Childhood IQ Linked to Subsequent Illicit Drug Use, Research Suggests. (news – 2011) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111114221018.htm
Cannabinoid-1 Receptor Protects The Brain From Aging. (news – 2011) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/230948.php
Bodyguard for the Brain: Researchers Identify Mechanism That Seems to Protect Brain from Aging. (news – 2011) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110712093856.htm
On Creativity, Marijuana and “a Butterfly Effect in Thought”. (news – 2011) https://www.huffpost.com/entry/on-creativity-marijuana-a_b_900701?guccounter=1
Marijuana Use Associated With ‘Superior’ Cognitive Performance In Schizophrenic Patients, Study Says. (news – 2011) https://norml.org/news/2011/04/07/marijuana-use-associated-with-superior-cognitive-performance-in-schizophrenic-patients-study-
says Cannabis and Creativity. (news – 2012) https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/psychology-masala/201204/cannabis-and-creativity
The Science Behind Cannabis and Creativity. (news – 2012) https://www.neboagency.com/blog/the-science-behind-cannabis-and-creativity/
Teen Marijuana Use May Show No Effect On Brain Tissue, Unlike Alcohol, Study Finds. (news – 2012) https://www.huffpost.com/entry/teens-marijuana-brain-tissue-alcohol_n_2331779
How Cannabinoids May Slow Brain Aging. (news – 2012) http://healthland.time.com/2012/10/29/how-cannabinoids-may-slow-brain-aging/
Pot smoking not tied to middle-age mental decline. (news – 2012) https://www.reuters.com/article/us-drugs/pot-smoking-not-tied-to-middle-age-mental-decline-idUSTRE8030AE20120104
Research identifies new therapeutic target for Alzheimer’s disease. (news – 2012) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-11-therapeutic-alzheimer-disease.html
Structured Unlearning: Marijuana May Impair Memory via the Brain’s Non-Firing Cells. (news – 2012) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/marijuana-memory-astrocytes/
Does Cannabis Boost Creativity? (news – 2012) https://www.wakingtimes.com/20
12/03/14/does-cannabis-boost-creativity/ How Marijuana Impairs Memory. (news – 2012) https://neurosciencenews.com/marijuana-impairs-memory-astroglia-cb1r-thc/
Link between pot smoking and IQ drop challenged. (news – 2013) https://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2013/01/14/link-between-pot-smoking-and-iq-drop-challenged
Low Doses of THC (Cannabis) Can Halt Brain Damage, Study Suggests. (news – 2013) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130530132531.htm
Marijuana may improve stamina, rejuvenate brain —study. (news – 2013) https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/scitech/science/312937/marijuana-may-improve-stamina-rejuvenate-brain-study/story/
New Study Shows Cannabinoids Improve Efficiency Of Mitochondria And Remove Damaged Brain Cells. (news – 2013) https://www.collective-evolution.com/2013/05/30/new-study-shows-cannabinoids-improve-efficiency-of-mitochondria-and-remove-
damaged-brain-cells/ THC Can Prevent Brain Damage – Study. (news – 2013) https://www.science20.com/news_articles/thc_can_prevent_brain_damage_study-113512
Preventing marijuana-induced memory problems with over-the-counter painkillers. (news – 2013) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-11-marijuana-induced-memory-problems-over-the-counter-painkillers.html
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In Mice Anti-Inflammatories Ameliorate Medical Marijuana’s Memory Mishaps. (news – 2013) https://news.yahoo.com/mice-anti-inflammatories-ameliorate-medical-marijuanas-memory-mishaps-165808519.html
Science for potheads: Why they love to get high. (news – 2013) https://www.salon.com/2013/09/08/science_for_potheads_why_they_love_to_get_high/
New Research Finds Marijuana May Combat Brain Damage. (news – 2013) https://thejointblog.com/new-research-finds-marijuana-may-combat-brain-damage/
Marijuana’s Memory Paradox. (news – forum repost – 2013) https://ehealthforum.com/health/interesting-t164409.html
Discovery Sheds New Light on Marijuana’s Anxiety Relief Effects. (news – 2014) https://neurosciencenews.com/cannabinoid-receptors-amygdala-anxiety-833/
Pot-smoking students better at school than ‘marginalized’ tobacco-smoking peers. (news – 20 14) https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/pot-smoking-students-better-at-school-than-marginalized-tobacco-smoking-peers-
1.1745098#ixzz2x6Iq4iMr Cannabis, Creativity, & The Cortex. (news – 2014) https://neuwritesd.org/2014/01/16/cannabis-creativity-the-cortex/
Marijuana Users Have Better Cognitive Skills, Study Finds. (news – 2014) https://ocgreenrelief.org/medical-marijuana/marijuana-users-better-cognitive-skills-study-finds
Marijuana: Occasional Cannabis Use in Teenagers Has ‘No Relationship’ with IQ or Exam Results. (news – 2014) https://www.ibtimes.co.uk/marijuana-occasional-cannabis-use-teenagers-has-no-relationship-iq-exam-results-1471083
No, marijuana use doesn’t lower your IQ. (news – 2014) https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/10/22/no-marijuana-use-doesnt-lower-your-iq/
Alzheimer’s Caused By Loss of Cannabinoids, Study Shows. (news – 2014) https://cannabismd.com/cbd-alzheimers/alzheimers-caused-loss-cannabinoids-study-shows/
Cannabis Prevents the Negative Behavioral and Physiological Effects PTSD. (news – 2014) https://neurosciencenews.com/neuropharmacology-cannabinoids-ptsd-1300/
Researchers Discover How Key Protein Enhances Memory and Learning. (news – 2014) https://neurosciencenews.com/fabp5-protein-memory-learning-1013/
Marijuana use and high school graduation: it’s complicated. (news – 2014) https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/09/18/marijuana-use-and-high-school-graduation-its-complicated/
Cannabis conundrum: Evidence of harm?: Opposition to marijuana use is often rooted in arguments about the drug’s harm to children and adults, but the scientific evidence is seldom clear-cut. (article – 2015) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/cncy.21516
Nicotine Changes Marijuana’s Effect on the Brain . (news & abstract – 2015) https://neurosciencenews.com/hippocampal-volume-nicotine-marijuana
-2457/ Cannabinoid Receptors May Control Aversive Memories. (news & abstract – 2015) https://neurosciencenews.com/habenula-cb1-receptors-memory-2742/

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How Medical Marijuana’s Chemicals May Protect Cells. (news – 2015) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-medical-marijuana-s-chemicals-may-protect-cells/
Daily pot use not associated with brain shrinkage: Colorado study. (news – 2015) https://news.yahoo.com/daily-pot-not-associated-brain-shrinkage-colorado-study-235549441.html
Cannabis: World-renowned researchers discuss a new frontier in therapeutics. (news – 2015) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-02-cannabis-world-renowned-discuss-frontier-therapeutics.html
Many Anti-Pot Arguments Are Based On Weak Science, Say Researchers. (news – 2015) https://www.huffpost.com/entry/marijuana-use-
myths_n_55cb6f53e4b0923c12bed78d?kvcommref=mostpopular&ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592 Should I stay or should I go? On the importance of aversive memories and the endogenous cannabinoid. (news – 2015) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-09-importance-aversive-memories-endogenous-cannabinoid.html
Marijuana brain study offers new substance by including nicotine use. (news – 2015) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-10-marijuana-brain-substance-nicotine.html
No addled brain for experienced medical marijuana users: study. (news – 2015) https://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2015/09/29/no-addled-brain-for-experienced-medical-marijuana-users-study.html
Alcohol and the teen brain: There’s evidence binge drinking is dangerous for the adolescent brain — but guess what substance gets the bad rap. (news – 2015) https://www.salon.com/2015/11/30/teens_and_binge_drinking_partner/
Marijuana and the Developing Brain. (news – 2015) https://www.apa.org/monitor/2015/11/marijuana-brain
Hemp Oil Giving Iowa Woman Her Life Back. (news – 2015) https://whotv.com/2015/02/09/hemp-oil-giving-iowa-woman-her-life-back/
Harvesting Benefits from Cannabinoids. (article – 2016) https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(16)31675-0
Marijuana Could Help Treat Drug Addiction and Mental Health Problems. (news & abst – 2016) https://neurosciencenews.com/addiction-mental-health-marijuana-5536/
Cannabinoids control memory through mitochondria. (news & abst – 2016) https://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-11-cannabinoids-memory-mitochondria.html
Cannabis use in teens does not affect their IQ or educational performance. (news – 2016) https://www.ibtimes.co.uk/cannabis-use-teens-does-not-affect-their-iq-educational-performance-1536824
Cannabis ‘doesn’t lower IQ or school grades’ – but smoking tobacco does. (news – 2016) https://metro.co.uk/2016/01/12/cannabis-doesnt-lower-iq-or-school-grades-but-smoking-tobacco-does-5617875/#ixzz3xf2XAoDW
Study: Marijuana Use Not Predictive Of Lower IQ, Poorer Educational Performance. (news – 2016) http://www.theweeklyweedonline.com/study-marijuana-use-not-predictive-of-lower-iq-poorer-educational-performance/
Largest ever longitudinal twin study of adolescent cannabis use finds no relationship heavy use and IQ decline. (news – 2016) http://thescienceexplorer.com/brain-and-body/largest-ever-twin-study-finds-no-link-between-smoking-pot-and-iq-decline
Age When Marijuana Use Starts Impacts Brain Development Differently (news–2016) https://psychcentral.com/news/2016/02/14/age-when-marijuana-use-starts-impacts-brain-development-differently/99060.html
Marijuana May Boost Brain Performance. (news – 2016) https://worldhealth.net/news/marijuana-may-boost-brain-performance/
Marijuana may help delay Alzheimer’s symptoms. (news – 2016) https://psychcentral.com/lib/marijuana-may-help-delay-alzheimers-symptoms/
McLean Hospital Study Finds That Medical Marijuana Use May Improve Cognitive Performance (news–2016) https://www.mcleanhospital.org/news/mclean-hospital-study-finds-medical-marijuana-use-may-improve-cognitive-performance
Cannabis and Malaria: New Study Reveals CBD is Effective in Preventing Deaths (news–2016) https://www.uweblesching.com/blog/cannabis-and-malaria-new-study-reveals-cbd-is-effective-in-preventing-deaths
Cannabinoids Induce Memory Loss Through a Decrease in Energy in Neurons (news–2016) https://neurosciencenews.com/neural-energy-cannabinoids-5477/
Medical Marijuana May Improve Cognitive Function, Study Says. (news – 2016) https://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2016/10/19/medical-marijuana-effects/
Cannabinoid receptors regulate memory processes by modulating mitochondrial energy metabolism. (news – 2016) https://www.news-medical.net/news/20161110/Cannabinoid-receptors-regulate-memory-processes-by-modulating-mitochondrial-
energy-metabolism.aspx Marijuana Side Effects: 5 Worst Complaints From Users (news–2016) https://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/marijuana-side-effects-worst-complaints.html/
Is Cannabis the Key to Unlocking Creativity? (news – 2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/is-cannabis-the-key-to-unlocking-creativity/
College Kids Who Consume Cannabis Have Higher than Average GPAs. (news – 2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/college-kids-who-consume-cannabis-have-higher-than-average-gpas/
Scientists Find Consuming Cannabis Does Not Impact Intelligence. (news – 2016) https://www.marijuanatimes.org/scientists-find-consuming-cannabis-does-not-impact-intelligence/
Twins study finds no evidence that marijuana lowers IQ in teens (news–2017) https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/01/twins-study-finds-no-evidence-marijuana-lowers-iq-teens
‘Fake pot’ causing zombielike effects is 85 times more potent than marijuana (news–2016) https://www.cnn.com/2016/12/16/health/zombie-synthetic-marijuana/index.html
Delaying Pot Smoking Better for Teens’ Brains. (news – 2017) https://psychcentral.com/news/2017/01/29/delaying-pot-smoking-better-for-teens-brains/115706.html
Medical cannabis could improve quality of life, executive functioning for patients. (news – 2017) https://www.nasw.org/article/medical-cannabis-could-improve-quality-life-executive-functioning-patients
Can Marijuana Restore Memory? New Study Shows Cannabis Can Reverse Cognitive Decline in Mice. (news – 2017) https://www.yahoo.com/news/marijuana-restore-memory-study-shows-150003805.html
Mice’s aging brains reset to youthful state by cannabinoid. (news – 2017) https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/05/in-mice-marijuanas-active-ingredient-reverses-mental-decline-of-age/
What Marijuana Did For This Alzheimer’s Patient Will Give You Hope. (news – 2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/what-marijuana-did-for-this-alzheimers-patient-will-warm-your-heart/

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Cannabis Connection: Does Weed Make You Dumb? (news – 2017) https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/05/does-cannabis-make-you-dumb.html
Science: Marijuana Can Reverse The Aging Process In Humans. (news – 2017) https://thefreshtoast.com/cannabis/heres-why-marijuana-reverses-the-aging-process/
Marijuana May Boost, Rather Than Dull, the Elderly Brain. (news – 2017) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/marijuana-may-boost-rather-than-dull-the-elderly-brain/
Five Handy Responses to Reefer Madness (news–2017) http://theleafonline.com/c/activism/2015/07/five-handy-responses-reefer-madness/
Does Cannabis Improve Brain Function? (news – 2017) https://potguide.com/pot-guide-marijuana-news/article/does-cannabis-improve-brain-function/
Marijuana may help HIV patients keep mental stamina longer. (news – 2017) https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/msu-mmh121217.php
Cannabis Part 3: Cannabinoids and Mental Health. (news – 2017) http://segra-intl.com/segrapedia/cannabis-part-3-cannabinoids-and-mental-health/
Cannabis and Breastfeeding. The Facts (news–2017) https://sapiensoup.com/cannabis-breastfeeding
Cannabis and the brain: Recent studies shed new light. (news – 2018) https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323673.php
Meta-analysis: Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Residual Adverse Impact On Cognitive Performance (news–2018) https://blog.norml.org/2018/04/18/meta-analysis-cannabis-exposure-not-associated-with-residual-adverse-impact-on-cognitive-performance/
Frequent Cannabis Use Unrelated To Brain Morphology According To Study (news–2018) https://www.weednews.co/frequent-cannabis-use-unrelated-to-brain-morphology-according-to-study/

‘Unique’ cannabis compound reverses brain aging in mice. (news – 2018) https://www.dw.com/en/unique-cannabis-compound-reverses-brain-aging-in-mice/a-44401750
Here’s Why Cannabis Boosts Your Artistic Side. (news – 2019) https://www.civilized.life/articles/heres-why-cannabis-boosts-your-artistic-side/
Cannabis Exposure Not Associated With Changes In Brain Morphology Per Study. (news – 2019) https://www.weednews.co/cannabis-exposure-not-associated-with-changes-in-brain-morphology-per-study/
How Cannabis Can Help You Take Your Meditation Practice To New Highs (news–2019) https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/cannabis-help-meditation-practice-highs-211209155.html


Updated 7 April 2020