P (News)

NEWS ARTICLES ON CONDITIONS 2010-2017

PAIN
PANCREAS/PANCREATITIS
PANHYPOPITUITARISM
PARKINSON’S DISEASE
PATENTS RELATED TO CANNABINOIDS
PHANTOM LIMB SYNDROME (See Also NEUROPATHIC PAIN)
PLACEBO EFFECT
POISONING-INSECTICIDE
POLLS and SURVEYS
POLLUTION/ENVIRONMENT
PORPHYRIA
POST-OPERATIVE PAIN
POST POLIO SYNDROME
POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER/FEAR EXTINCTION
POTENCY
PREGNANCY/PRENATAL EXPOSURE (See Also PERINATAL HYPOXIC-ISCHEMIC INJURY, CHILDREN / YOUNG ADULTS)
PSORIASIS


PAIN
New Drug Kills Pain by Boosting Body’s Naturally Occurring Marijuana-Like Compound (news-2010) http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2010-09/new-drug-boosts-marijuana-compound-reducing-painafter-injuries
Pain target enzyme’s working made crystal clear (news-2010) http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/News/2010/May/26051001.asp
Study: Smoking pot may ease chronic pain (news-2010) http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/08/30/health.pot.reduce.pain/
Marijuana better than pharmaceuticals at treating chronic pain, improving mood (news-2010) http://www.naturalnews.com/029662_marijuana_chronic_pain.html
Painkilling System in Brain: Too Much of a Good Thing? (news-2010) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/08/100824151036.htm
Smoking cannabis relieves chronic pain (news–2010) http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/smoking-cannabis-relieves-chronic-pain-2067287.html
Studies demonstrate analgesic properties of synthetic cannabinoid (news–2010) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20100702/Studies-demonstrate-analgesic-properties-of-syntheticcannabinoid.aspx
Marijuana, Narcotics Help Patients Reduce Chronic Pain, Study Finds (news–2011) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/08/marijuana-narcotics-help-patients-reducepain_n_1137416.html
New Way to Boost Potency of Natural Pain Relief Chemical in Body (news–2011) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/11/111121142501.htm
Medical Marijuana is the New Midol? California Doc Pitch Cannabis to Fairer Sex (news–2011) http://www.laweekly.com/news/medical-marijuana-is-the-new-midol-california-docs-pitch-cannabis-tofairer-sex-2397100
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Part of placebo effect ascribed to cannabinoids (news-2011) http://arstechnica.com/science/2011/10/is-the-placebo-effect-partially-caused-by-cannabinoids/
Marijuana component could ease pain from chemotherapy drugs (news-2011) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-10-marijuana-component-ease-pain-chemotherapy.html
Stuttering, Pain and Battle Fatigue Part 1 (news-2011) http://salem-news.com/articles/february012011/stuttering-pain-pl.php
Stuttering, Pain and Battle Fatigue Part 2 (news-2011) http://salem-news.com/articles/february082011/stuttering-2-plr.php
New Findings on How the Brain’s Own Marijuana-Like Chemicals Suppress Pain (news-2011) http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=113538&CultureCode=en
CBD: Marijuana Compound Has No High, But Relieves Pain (news-2011) http://www.tokeofthetown.com/2011/10/cbd_marijuana_compound_has_no_high_but_relieves_pa.php
Cannabis brings relief to women suffering from PMS and PMDD symptoms (news–2011) http://www.examiner.com/cannabis-revolution-in-las-vegas/cannabis-brings-relief-to-women-sufferingfrom-pms-and-pmdd-symptoms
Patients Substitute Marijuana for Prescription Drugs (news–2011) http://www.internalmedicinenews.com/index.php?id=495&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=79267&cHash=e5e5aebf50e54e61a2ce81ca4ce05e24
Father: Medical marijuana eased pain of my cancer-battling son (news/forum repost–2011) https://www.420magazine.com/forums/pain/180536-father-medical-marijuana-eased-pain-my-cancerbattling-son-print.html
Cannabinoid therapy helps provide effective analgesia for cancer patients with pain (news–2012) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120605/Cannabinoid-therapy-helps-provide-effective-analgesia-forcancer-patients-with-pain.aspx
Reefer tokin’ seniors in South Florida see pain go up in smoke (news–2012) http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/2012-07-23/news/fl-toking-oldsters-20120723_1_reefer-pain-seniors
‘Cannabis’ receptor discovery may help understanding of obesity and pain (news–2012) http://phys.org/news/2012-08-cannabis-receptor-discovery-obesity-pain.html
Cannabinoid Shown Effective as Adjuvant Analgesic for Cancer Pain (news-2012) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/06/120604142426.htm
Cannabinoid formulation benefits opioid-refractory pain (news–2012) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-06-cannabinoid-benefits-opioid-refractory-pain.html
Cannabis as Painkiller (news–2012) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120807101232.htm
Cannabis can make pain less bothering (news–2012) http://in.news.yahoo.com/cannabis-pain-less-bothering-065147441.html
How Smoking Marijuana may Help Women to Fight Nasty Symptoms of Menopause? (news–2012) http://menopause-aid.blogspot.com/2012/11/how-smoking-marijuana-may-help-women-to.html
Cannabis-based medications prove effective in relieving pain (news–2012) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120807/Cannabis-based-medications-prove-effective-in-relievingpain.aspx
New Study: Vaporized Marijuana is a Safe and Effective Pain Treatment (news–2013) http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/03/09/new-study-vaporized-marijuana-is-a-safe-and-effective-paintreatment/
Man gets off painkillers with marijuana (news–2013) http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/westcoastnews/story.html?id=22118626-b97d-4fa6-91eab1114e61f578&k=58055
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New therapy for fragile X chromosome syndrome discovered (news–2013) http://www.sciencecodex.com/new_therapy_for_fragile_x_chromosome_syndrome_discovered-110170
Pot a Common Remedy to Ease Back Pain (news–2013) http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/AdditionalMeetings/42228
5 Health Benefits Of Cannabichromene (CBC) (news–2013) http://www.leafscience.com/2013/09/21/5-health-benefits-of-cannabichromene-cbc/
Should Your Aging Parent Try Medical Marijuana? (news/ anecdotal–2013) http://www.forbes.com/sites/carolynrosenblatt/2013/08/27/should-your-aging-parent-try-medicalmarijuana/?ss=forbeswoman
The Comprehensive Report on the Cannabis Extract Movement and the Use of Cannabis Extracts to Treat Diseases (link to upload-2014) http://www.slideshare.net/TheHempSolution/comprehensive-report-on-the-cannabis-extract-movement
Medical Cannabis Research, What the Science Says (article–2014) http://www.safeaccessnow.org/medical_cannabis_research_what_does_the_evidence_say
Marijuana Lotion for Pain Relief: A Soothing Workaday Recipe (news/recipe–2014) http://www.hempista.com/2014/marijuana-lotion-pain-relief-soothing-workaday-recipe/
Drugs Related to Cannabis Have Pain-Relieving Potential for Osteoarthritis (news–2014) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140107092825.htm
Synthetic cannabinoid molecule created for osteoarthritis (news–2014) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20140107/Synthetic-cannabinoid-molecule-created-forosteoarthritis.aspx
No Relief Yet for Brutal Oral Cancer Pain, but Cannabinoids May Offer Some Hope (news–2014) http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/617125/?sc=rsmn
Monterey County seniors finding pain relief in medical marijuana (news–2014) http://www.montereyherald.com/seniors/ci_26440666/monterey-county-seniors-finding-pain-reliefmedical-marijuana?source=rss
Smoking Cannabis ‘Gives Men Munchies and Women Pain Relief’ (news–2014) https://uk.news.yahoo.com/smoking-cannabis-gives-men-munchies-women-pain-relief-113148055.html#Gnx9r03
Low or No THC, High CBD Medical Marijuana Bills: Leaving Most Patients Behind (news–2014) https://www.mpp.org/low-or-no-thc-high-cbd-medical-marijuana-bills/
Medical marijuana could treat pain caused by sickle cell disease (news–2014) http://www.mndaily.com/news/campus/2014/06/10/medical-marijuana-could-treat-pain-caused-sickle-celldisease
Pot’s a Pain for Painkillers (news–2014) http://www.northcoastjournal.com/humboldt/pots-a-pain-for-painkillers/Content?oid=2718796
Medical marijuana: Hints of headway? Despite a conflicted regulatory landscape, support for medical marijuana is growing amid increasing evidence of potential benefits (Part 2 of 2) (article–2015) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncy.21524/full
Veterans Health Administration Policy on Cannabis as an Adjunct to Pain Treatment with Opiates (article–2015) http://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/2015/06/pfor2-1506.html
The entourage effect: Synergistic actions of plant cannabinoids (letter–2015) http://www.researchgate.net/publication/273330402_The_entourage_effect_Synergistic_actions_of_plant_cannabinoids
What ailments does medical marijuana help? (news–2015) http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/what-ailments-does-medical-marijuana-help
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10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact (news–2015) http://www.cnn.com/2015/04/15/health/marijuana-medical-advances/index.html
Can Medical Marijuana Treat Multiple Sclerosis? (news–2015) http://www.webmd.com/multiple-sclerosis/features/medical-marijuana-multiplesclerosis?src=RSS_PUBLIC
Substance abuse risk not greater in those using medical marijuana with prescribed opioids (news–2015) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-05/joso-sar051115.php
Huge New Review Shows What Medical Marijuana May (and May Not) Help (news–2015) https://www.yahoo.com/health/huge-new-review-shows-what-medical-marijuana-may-122209836947.html
UEA scientists separate medical benefits of cannabis from unwanted side effects (news–2015) http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=154355&CultureCode=en
An alternative to medical marijuana for pain? (news–2015) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-03-alternative-medical-marijuana-pain.html
Marijuana Is a Wonder Drug When It Comes to the Horrors of Chemo (news–2015) http://www.newsweek.com/2015/07/31/keep-toke-alive-356032.html
Is it time to legalize marijuana in sports? (news–2015) http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2015/aug/01/marijuana-sports-opioids-arguments-kyle-turley/
CANNABIS ISSUE COVER FEATURE: LOBEL PRIZE (news–2015) https://digboston.com/cannabis-issue-cover-feature-lobel-prize/
Family seeking cannabinoid spray prescription say many more could benefit (news–2015) http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11490218&ref=rss
Why Doris, 73, puts cannabis in her sandwiches (news–2015) http://www.leighobserver.co.uk/news/north-west-news/why-doris-73-puts-cannabis-in-her-sandwiches-1-7392194
No sign of safety risks with longterm pot use for chronic pain (news–2015) http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/09/no-sign-of-safety-risks-with-long-term-pot-use-for-chronic-pain/
Doctors pioneer pot as an opioid substitute (news–2015) http://www.bostonherald.com/news_opinion/local_coverage/2015/10/doctors_pioneer_pot_as_an_opioid_substitute
Medical Marijuana Safe for Chronic Pain: Study (news–2015) http://www.newsmax.com/Health/Health-News/medical-marijuana-safe-chronic/2015/10/07/id/695156/
No addled brain for experienced medical marijuana users: study (news–2015) http://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2015/09/29/no-addled-brain-for-experienced-medicalmarijuana-users-study.html
Medical marijuana seems to help chronic pain patients, appears to be safe: study (news–2015) http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2015/10/07/medical-marijuana-seems-safe-for-chronic-painpatients-study-finds
‘Grandma’s magic remedy:’ Mexico’s medical marijuana secret (news–2015) http://news.yahoo.com/grandmas-magic-remedy-mexicos-medical-marijuana-secret-071008150.html;_ylt=AwrXnCb.YW9WlBAAOtHQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByb2lvbXVuBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–
Finding the Right Strain of Medical Marijuana (news–2015) http://www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2015/12/25/finding-the-right-strain-of-medical-marijuana
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Canadian multicenter study examines safety of medical cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain (news–2015) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-09-canadian-multicenter-safety-medical-cannabis.html
The Debate Over Running While High (news/ forum repost–2015) http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-debate-over-running-while-high-1423500590
Marijuana May Help Treat, Prevent Migraines, Study Says (news–2016) http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2016-01-15/marijuana-may-help-treat-prevent-migrainesstudy-says
One way to fight the opioid epidemic? Medical marijuana (news–2016) http://www.vox.com/2016/1/20/10800248/medical-marijuana-opioids-heroin
Ex-Bear Jim McMahon: Medical marijuana got me off narcotic pain pills (news–2016) http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-chicago-bears-jim-mcmahon-medical-marijuanamet-20160128-story.html
Weed-infused ‘female suppositories’ are a thing now (news–2016) https://news.yahoo.com/weed-infused-female-suppositories-thing-204557779.html
Using Medical Cannabis in an Oncology Practice (article–2016) (needs free registration) http://www.cancernetwork.com/oncology-journal/using-medical-cannabis-oncologypractice#sthash.CjT8fR9n.uWvEhfSG.dpuf
Cannabis-based vagina suppositories the latest invention to help ease period pain
(news–2016) http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/cannabis-based-vagina-suppositories-latest-invention-help-ease-period-pain-1541582
Should You Smoke Marijuana After a Workout? Weed May Help You Recover, Perform
Better (news–2016) https://news.yahoo.com/smoke-marijuana-workout-weed-may-170400940.html
Grapevine girl heads west, hoping marijuana will ease her pain (news–2016) http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/northeast-tarrant/article71171687.html
Not Able To Get Medical Marijuana Through The VA, Veterans Struggle With Cost,
Confusion (news–2016) http://www.wbur.org/all-things-considered/2016/02/04/veterans-medical-marijuana
More palliative care patients should get medical marijuana: doctors (news–2016) http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/health-headlines/more-palliative-care-patients-should-get-medicalmarijuana-doctors-1.2779014
American Pain Society Offers Guidance on Medical Marijuana for Pain (news–2016) http://www.newswise.com/articles/view/655977/?sc=rsmn
Patients, towns want relief from state’s foggy pot rules (news–2016) http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/2016/06/25/patients-towns-want-relief-states-foggy-potrules/86242542/
Science/Human: Inhaled cannabis reduces neuropathic pain in patients with spinal cord injury (news–2016) http://www.cannabis-med.org/english/bulletin/ww_en_db_cannabis_artikel.php?id=482#2
Cannabis one piece in pain management puzzle (news–2016) http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/cannabis-one-piece-in-pain-management-puzzle
90% Of Cannabis Patients Find Pain Relief With Any Marijuana Strain (news–2016) http://www.theimpactnetwork.org/cannabis-research-illinois/
Acetaminophen or Paracetamol: Pain Relief and Precautions (news–2016) https://healdove.com/health-care-industry/Acetaminophen-or-Paracetamol-How-Does-it-Provide-PainRelief
How Cannabis Works to Control Pain and Anxiety (news–2016) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-cannabis-works-to-control-pain-andanxiety_us_57d97a73e4b0d93d17700f63
Marijuana better alternative to painkillers (news–2016) http://www.technicianonline.com/sports/article_3bf18c14-910e-11e6-b5ca-9f48d5c1e2e3.html
Survey: NFL players say some teammates use marijuana before they play (news–2016) http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/survey-nfl-players-say-some-teammates-use-marijuana-before-theyplay/
A New Test of Pot’s Potential to Replace Painkillers (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/test-pots-potential-replace-painkillers-093000825.html Minnesota doctor pushing the notion of cannabis for canines (news–2016) http://www.gosanangelo.com/story/life/wellness/2016/11/12/minnesota-doctor-pushing-notion-cannabiscanines/93748668/
The Dangerous Side of Opioids and How Cannabis Can Tame the Beast (news–2016) http://cannabishealthindex.com/cannabinoid-research/the-dangerous-side-of-opioids-and-how-cannabiscan-tame-the-beast/
Cannabis and Acupuncture, the Yin and Yang of Healing Pain (an ancient connection revealed) (news–2016) http://cannabishealthindex.com/cannabinoid-research/cannabis-and-acupuncture-the-yin-and-yang-ofhealing-pain-an-ancient-connection-revealed/ Pot for periods? Medical marijuana marketed as monthly pain relief (news–2016) http://www.thecannifornian.com/cannabis-health/pot-periods-medical-marijuana-marketed/
Cannabis Advice for the Novice Consumer (news–2016) https://www.hellomd.com/health-wellness/cannabis-advice-for-the-novice-consumer
Does Marijuana Help Period Cramps? (news–2016) https://www.theweedblog.com/marijuana-help-period-cramps/
Compound suggests pain treatment without opioid or medical marijuana side effects (news–2016) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-11-compound-pain-treatment-opioid-medical.html
Cannabis Makes up 22% of Canadian Veteran Drug Payments (news–2016) http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/cannabis-veterans-drug-payments-1.3598954
Could Medical Cannabis Break the Painkiller Epidemic? (news–2016) http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/could-medical-cannabis-break-the-painkiller-epidemic/
The three biggest questions about how marijuana affects athletic performance (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/three-biggest-questions-marijuana-affects-215230906.html
Medical Cannabis in the Palliation of Malignant Wounds—A Case Report (article–2017) http://www.jpsmjournal.com/article/S0885-3924(16)30328-1/abstract
Massive scientific report on marijuana confirms medical benefits (news–2017) http://arstechnica.com/science/2017/01/massive-scientific-report-on-marijuana-confirms-medical-benefits/


PANCREAS/PANCREATITIS
Cannabis Care: Manchester grandmother fears getting caught for using marijuana, waits anxiously for bill to pass (news–2013) http://www.nashuatelegraph.com/news/1011730-469/story.html
How can medical marijuana help with … Chronic Pancreatitis? (news–2015) https://mjwellness.com/news/how-can-medical-marijuana-help-with-chronic-pancreatitis
Endogenous “cannabis” influences development of the fetal pancreas (news-2015) http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=157654&CultureCode=en


PANHYPOPITUITARISM
Utah mom in hiding, fears losing kids for treating daughter with cannabis oil (news–2016) http://www.sltrib.com/news/3464396-155/utah-mom-in-hiding-fears-losing?fullpage=1
Sweet Small Remedy: A Mother’s Bitter Fight to Save Her Child (news–2016) http://www.thecannabisreporter.com/sweet-small-remedy-a-mothers-bitter-fight/


PARKINSON’S DISEASE
How One Citizen Scientist is Taking On Parkinson’s-related Nightmares – and Winning (news–undated) http://vanwinkles.com/how-cannabis-can-help-prevent-RBD-in-Parkinsons-sufferers
New metabolic pathway for controlling brain inflammation (news–2011) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20111021/New-metabolic-pathway-for-controlling-braininflammation.aspx
Scripps Research Scientists Discover Inflammation Is Controlled Differently in Brain and Other Tissues (news–2011) https://www.scripps.edu/news/press/2011/20111020cravatt.html
Scientists find a new pharmacological target to modulate the effect of cannabinoids through their CB1 receptors (news–2012) http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=122183&CultureCode=en
5 Marijuana Compounds That Could Help Combat Cancer, Alzheimers, Parkinsons (If Only They Were Legal) (news–2012) http://www.alternet.org/drugs/5-marijuana-compounds-could-help-combat-cancer-alzheimers-parkinsonsif-only-they-were-legal
Smoking Pot Eases Tremors in Parkinson’s (news–2013) http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/MDS/39933
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Medical Cannabis Research, What the Science Says (article–2014) http://www.safeaccessnow.org/medical_cannabis_research_what_does_the_evidence_say
Health Benefits Of Medical Marijuana: 3 Major Ways Cannabis Helps Sick People Live Normal Lives (news–2014) http://www.medicaldaily.com/health-benefits-medical-marijuana-3-major-ways-cannabis-helps-sickpeople-live-normal-lives-283388
Cannabis May Protect The Aging Brain, Say Experts (news–2014) http://www.leafscience.com/2014/05/07/cannabis-may-protect-aging-brain-say-experts/
Marijuana May Boost Brain Performance (news–2016) http://www.worldhealth.net/news/marijuana-may-boost-brain-performance/
Arizona Spends Big Bucks to Keep Serious Diseases like Parkinson’s from Qualifying
for Medical-Marijuana Program (news–2016) http://www.theimpactnetwork.org/arizona-spends-big-bucks-keep-serious-diseases-like-parkinsonsqualifying-medical-marijuana-program/
Ex-Cop With Parkinson’s Uses Medical Marijuana (Video) (news–2016) http://www.opposingviews.com/i/health/man-parkinsons-uses-medical-marijuana-video


PATENTS RELATED TO CANNABINOIDS
GW Pharmaceuticals plc Announces US Patent Allowance for Use of Cannabinoids in Treating Glioma (news–2013) http://www.gwpharm.com/GW%20Pharmaceuticals%20plc%20Announces%20US%20Patent%20Allowance%20for%20Use%20of%20Cannabinoids%20in%20Treating%20Glioma.aspx
Emerging from shadows, pot industry tries to build brands (news–2015) http://news.yahoo.com/emerging-shadows-pot-industry-tries-074811949.html
Law coming to protect intellectual rights of ganja growers (news–2015) http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20151130/law-coming-protect-intellectual-rights-ganja-growers
Marijuana’s Role in the Pursuit of Patent Rights (news–2016) http://www.law.com/sites/articles/2016/10/20/marijuanas-role-in-the-pursuit-of-patent-rights/? slreturn=20160931185601
Want Your Marijuana Startup to Succeed? Study Patent Law (news–2016) https://www.wired.com/2016/11/wanna-make-weed-startup-better-patent-stash/
Cannabis Sativa, Inc. Awarded Patent for “Ecuadorian Sativa” Cannabis Plant (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/cannabis-sativa-inc-awarded-patent-092000585.html
Marijuana brands can trademark almost anything, except marijuana (news–2017) http://www.post-gazette.com/business/legal/2017/01/17/Marijuana-brands-can-trademark-almost-anythingexcept-marijuana/stories/201701170012


PHANTOM LIMB SYNDROME
Cannabis Strains That Help With Phantom Limb Pain (chart–undated) https://www.leafly.com/explore/conditions-phantom-limb-pain
The Benefits of Cannabis and Phantom Limb Pain (news–2015) http://outcoca.blogspot.com/2015/05/Cannabis-phantom-limb-veterans.html
Can Medical Marijuana Ease Phantom Limb Pain? (news–2015) https://www.hellomd.com/health-wellness/can-medical-marijuana-ease-phantom-limb-pain
Residual Limb Pain – Medical Marijuana Research Overview (news–2015) https://medicalmarijuanainc.com/residual-limb-pain-medical-marijuana-research-overview/
How I Stopped My Phantom Limb Pain (news–2016) https://www.hellomd.com/health-wellness/how-i-stopped-my-phantom-limb-pain


PLACEBO EFFECT
Part of placebo effect ascribed to cannabinoids (news–2011) http://arstechnica.com/science/2011/10/is-the-placebo-effect-partially-caused-by-cannabinoids/
Endocannabinoids Pitch In for Placebo Effect (news–2011) http://www.painresearchforum.org/news/10072-endocannabinoids-pitch-placebo-effect


POISONING-INSECTICIDE
How One Citizen Scientist is Taking On Parkinson’s-related Nightmares – and Winning (news–undated) How One Citizen Scientist is Taking On Parkinson’s-Related Nightmares — and Winning


POLLS and SURVEYS
Record-High 50% of Americans Favor Legalizing Marijuana Use (news–2011) http://www.gallup.com/poll/150149/Record-High-Americans-Favor-Legalizing-Marijuana.aspx
Identity formation, marijuana and “the self”: a study of cannabis normalization among university students (article–2013) http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyt.2013.00160/full
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Statistics on cannabis users skew perceptions of cannabis use (article–2013) http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyt.2013.00138/full
Survey: 76 percent of doctors approve of medical marijuana use (news–2013) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/survey-76-percent-of-doctors-approve-of-medical-marijuana-use/
Most Docs OK With Medical Marijuana: Survey (news–2013) http://consumer.healthday.com/mental-health-information-25/addiction-news-6/most-docs-ok-withmedical-marijuana-survey-676851.html
Teen Marijuana Use Hasn’t Exploded Amid Boom in Legalization Support, Drug Survey Finds (news–2013) http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/12/18/teen-marijuana-use-hasnt-exploded-amid-boom-inlegalization-support-drug-survey-finds?s_cid=rss:teen-marijuana-use-hasnt-exploded-amid-boom-inlegalization-support-drug-survey-finds
Off-the-clock pot use shouldn’t be grounds for firing, poll finds (news-2013) http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/la-fi-mo-marijuana-workplace-poll-20131113,0,5935024.story?track=rss
New Survey: Guys Are Bigger Potheads Than Gals (news–2013) http://www.thestreet.com/story/12159561/1/guys-are-bigger-potheads-than-gals.html?cm_ven=RSSFeed
Marijuana Use Increased Over the Last Decade (news–2013) http://www.pewresearch.org/daily-number/marijuana-use-increased-over-the-last-decade/
Majority of Canadians want to loosen marijuana laws: polls (news–2013) http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/majority-of-canadians-want-to-loosen-marijuana-lawspolls/article14010389/
For First Time, Americans Favor Legalizing Marijuana- Support surged 10 percentage points in past year, to 58% (news-2013) http://www.gallup.com/poll/165539/first-time-americans-favor-legalizingmarijuana.aspx?utm_source=tagrss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=syndication
CNN Poll: Support for legal marijuana soaring (news–2014) http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2014/01/06/cnn-poll-support-for-legal-marijuana-soaring/
Poll Watch: CNN/ORC Survey on Marijuana Legalization (news–2014) http://race42016.com/2014/01/07/poll-watch-cnnorc-survey-on-marijuana-legalization/
CBS News Poll- Americans Divide on Legalization of Marijuana Use, May 14 – 18, 2014 (news–2014) http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/pdf/CBSNewsPoll_May2014b_Marijuana.pdf
Majority of Americans now support legal pot, poll says (news–2014) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/majority-of-americans-now-support-legal-pot-poll-says/
Poll: Marijuana legalization inevitable (news–2014) http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/04/02/poll-marijuana-legalization-inevitable/7210215/
Bill O’Reilly’s Marijuana Legalization Poll Completely Backfires (news–2014) http://www.marijuana.com/news/2014/07/bill-oreillys-marijuana-legalization-poll-completely-backfires/
Poll: 47% in under-40 crowd say booze worse than weed (news–2014) http://communitygreen.me/staging/poll-47-in-under-40-crowd-say-booze-worse-than-weed-ktvu-sanfrancisco/
Getting High: Public Opinion on Marijuana Legalization in 4 Charts (news-2014) http://wallstcheatsheet.com/politics/getting-high-public-opinion-on-marijuana-legalization-in-4-charts.html/?a=viewall
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Even Republicans Support Colorado’s Marijuana Legalization Law (news–2014) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/15/marijuana-poll_n_5588147.html
Marijuana Smokers Are Moral And Selfless In Romantic Relationships, Survey Suggests (news–2014) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-smokers-are-moral-selfless-romantic-relationships-survey-suggests-1639310
Legalize Medical Marijuana, Doctors Say in Survey (news–2014) http://www.webmd.com/news/breaking-news/marijuana-on-main-street/20140225/webmd-marijuanasurvey-web
More people think cannabis should be legal than tobacco (poll results–2015) http://www.studentmoneysaver.co.uk/article/more-people-think-cannabis-should-be-legal-than-tobacco/
More Americans Want to Ban Unpasteurized Milk Than Marijuana (news–2015) http://time.com/3676131/marijuana-pot-unpasteurized-milk/
The Marijuana Middle: Americans Ponder Legalization (news–2015) http://www.thirdway.org/report/the-marijuana-middle-americans-ponder-legalization
Majority of Americans now support marijuana legalization, survey shows (news–2015) http://news.yahoo.com/majority-of-americans-support-marijuana-legalization-for-first-time–survey-shows-211700847.html
One in three New York college students has gone to class high: study (news–2015) http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/ny-college-kids-class-high-study-article-1.2113316
The stereotype of the college-educated pot smoker is wrong (news–2015) http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/03/12/the-stereotype-of-the-college-educatedpot-smoker-is-wrong/?wprss=rss_business
Survey Finds Strong Majority In Support Of Marijuana Legalization And Decriminalization (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/03/18/support-marijuanalegalization_n_6895270.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592
63% of Republican Millennials favor marijuana legalization (news–2015) http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/02/27/63-of-republican-millennials-favor-marijuanalegalization/
Marijuana’s Risky Reputation Is Wafting Away (news–2015) http://www.livescience.com/50003-marijuana-risk-perception.html
6 facts about marijuana (news–2015) http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/04/14/6-facts-about-marijuana/
Marijuana by the Numbers: 10 numbers about pot in Colorado that don’t include 4-20 (news–2015) http://www.summitdaily.com/news/15975220-113/marijuana-by-the-numbers-10-numbers-about-pot
More Young People Want Cannabis To Be Legal Than Tobacco (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/07/06/survey-states-young-people-want-cannabis-legal-overtobacco_n_7736450.html?utm_hp_ref=uk&ir=UK
In US, 47% Say Legal Marijuana Will Make Roads Less Safe (news–2015) http://www.gallup.com/poll/184076/say-legal-marijuana-roads-lesssafe.aspx?utm_source=tagrss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=syndication
A huge new study finds that medical marijuana doesn’t “send the wrong message” to kids (news–2015) http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/06/16/a-huge-new-study-finds-that-medicalmarijuana-doesnt-send-the-wrong-message-to-kids/
More Than Four in 10 Americans Say They Have Tried Marijuana (news–2015) http://www.gallup.com/poll/184298/four-americans-say-triedmarijuana.aspx?utm_source=tagrss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=syndication
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Chris Christi, Newfound Drug Warrior, Is Too Late To Stop Pot (news–2015) http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/chris-christie-newfound-drug-warrior-is-too-late-to-stop-pot/
Why do men want to legalize pot more than women do? (news–2015) http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2015/1008/Why-do-men-want-to-legalize-pot-more-than-women-do
1 in 5 Small Businesses Would Allow Employees to Use Medical Marijuana While at Work, Study Finds (news–2015) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/1-5-small-businesses-allow-110600579.html;_ylt=AwrXoCCojB5WfScATmbQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTBya2cwZmh2BGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwM1BHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–
Marijuana Legalization 2015: 58% Of US Supports Recreational Use Of Pot, Poll Finds (news–2015) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-legalization-2015-58-us-supports-recreational-use-pot-poll-finds-2150492
What life with pot looks like in a country where it’s been basically legal for 40 years (news–2015) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/11/02/four-decades-later-the-dutch-have-noregrets-about-legal-marijuana/
As many as seven million possible customers for legal weed in Canada as support hits new heights: Poll (news–2015) http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/as-many-as-seven-million-possible-customers-for-legal-weedin-canada-as-support-hits-new-heights-poll
US Marijuana Use Has More Than Doubled in a Decade (news–2015) http://news.yahoo.com/us-marijuana-more-doubled-decade-
144314425.html;_ylt=AwrXoCCCd0dWJ1UA1HnQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByN3UwbTk1BGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwM5BHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg–Increasing Percentages of Americans are Ready for Legal Marijuana (news–2015) http://www.theharrispoll.com/health-and-life/Americans-Ready-for-Legal-Marijuana.html
Infographic: Pot smokers are skinnier than non-users (news–2015) http://o.canada.com/health-2/infographic-pot-smokers-are-skinnier-than-non-users
Legal weed having little effect on teen marijuana use, federal data shows (news–2015) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2015/12/18/legal-weed-having-little-effect-on-teenmarijuana-use-federal-data-shows/?tid=sm_tw
First-of-its-kind survey ‘great opportunity for the industry to gather data directly from patients’ (news–2015) http://www.whig.com/article/20151222/ARTICLE/312229872
Finding the Right Strain of Medical Marijuana (news–2015) http://www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2015/12/25/finding-the-right-strain-of-medical-marijuana
Driving with a Marijuana High: How Dangerous Is It? (news–2015) http://www.livescience.com/51450-driving-on-marijuana-alcohol-dangerous.html
The Spread of Legalization Explained (card set–2015) http://www.vox.com/cards/marijuana-legalization/Colorado-legalized-marijuana
The real ‘gateway drug’ is 100% legal (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/01/06/the-real-gateway-drug-thats-everywhere-andlegal/
Cannabis Compares Favorably to Conventional PTSD Treatments (news–2016) http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/03/prweb13244763.htm
20 Marijuana Statistics That Chronicle Its Expansion Over the Past 20 Years (news–2016) http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2016/03/12/20-marijuana-statistics-that-chronicle-its-expansi.aspx?source=iedfolrf0000001
Mom and dad make up 45% of medical marijuana patients (news–2016) http://www.marketwatch.com/story/mom-and-dad-make-up-45-of-medical-marijuana-patients-2016-02-24?siteid=rss&rss=1
Largest ever longitudinal twin study of adolescent cannabis use finds no relationship heavy use and IQ decline (news–2016) http://news.meta.com/2016/01/18/twinsstudy/
Busted: France, Canada have most teen pot smokers (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/busted-france-canada-most-teen-pot-smokers-092648139.html?ref=gs
Poll: 3 out of 4 Ohio voters favor legalizing marijuana for medical purposes (news–2016) http://www.norwalkreflector.com/Health-Care/2016/02/22/Poll-3-out-of-4-Ohio-voters-favor-legalizingmarijuana-for-medical-purposes.html?ci=stream&lp=2&p=1
Smoking cannabis DOESN’T cause clinical anxiety or depression, study finds (news–2016) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3456326/Smoking-cannabis-DOESN-T-cause-clinical-anxietydepression.html#ixzz45lywpZ11
Marijuana use and support for legal marijuana continue to climb (news–2016) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/marijuana-use-and-support-for-legal-marijuana-continue-to-climb/
Marijuana smokers luckier in love: Survey (news–2016) http://www.torontosun.com/2016/04/20/marijuana-smokers-luckier-in-love-survey-2
Match.com’s Recent Survey Explores The Relationship Between Singles And Weed (news–2016) http://aplus.com/a/match-survey-how-weed-affects-dating-relationships
Pot users twice as likely to report multiple orgasms, Match.com finds (news–2016) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2016/04/19/pot-users-twice-as-likely-to-report-multiple-orgasmsmatch-com-finds/
Survey: Czech Republic has most young cannabis users in Europe (news–2016) http://www.radio.cz/en/section/news/survey-czech-republic-has-most-young-cannabis-users-in-europe
Poll shows deep opposition to City of Vancouver crackdown on marijuana dispensaries (news–2016) http://www.straight.com/news/724351/poll-shows-deep-opposition-city-vancouver-crackdown-marijuanadispensaries
Most medical marijuana users benefit from treatment, finds Ben-Gurion University study (news–2016) http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Health-and-Science/Most-medical-marijuana-users-benefitfrom-treatment-finds-Ben-Gurion-University-study-455072
D.C. Department of Health Calls for Taxing and Regulating Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/news/city-desk/blog/20826640/dc-department-of-health-calls-fortaxing-and-regulating-marijuana
7 in 10 Canadians support marijuana legalization: Nanos poll (news–2016) http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/7-in-10-canadians-support-marijuana-legalization-nanos-poll-1.2968953
Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Say Enforcing Marijuana Laws Costs More Than It’s Worth (news–2016) http://norml.org/news/2016/07/28/poll-two-thirds-of-americans-say-enforcing-marijuana-laws-costs-morethan-it-s-worth
Number of Legal Medical Marijuana Patients (as of Mar. 1, 2016) (news–2016) http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=005889
One in Eight U.S. Adults Say They Smoke Marijuana (news–2016) http://www.gallup.com/poll/194195/adults-say-smoke-marijuana.aspx?g_source=WellBeing&g_medium=lead&g_campaign=tiles
90% Of Cannabis Patients Find Pain Relief With Any Marijuana Strain (news–2016) http://www.theimpactnetwork.org/cannabis-research-illinois/
Gallup: More than 33 million American adults currently use marijuana (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/08/08/gallup-over-33-million-american-adultscurrently-use-marijuana/
Middle-aged parents more likely to smoke weed than their teenaged kids (news–2016) http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2016/09/middle-aged_parents_more_likel.html#comments
CDC: Young People Say Marijuana Is Becoming Less Available (news–2016) http://blog.norml.org/2016/09/02/cdc-young-people-say-marijuana-is-becoming-less-available/
Poll: 61 percent of Coloradans say legal pot has had positive impact on economy (news–2016) http://kdvr.com/2016/09/19/poll-61-percent-of-coloradans-say-legal-pot-has-had-positive-impact-oneconomy/
American teenagers ‘are MORE likely to smoke marijuana than binge drink’, new maps reveal (news–2016) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3719979/American-teenagers-likely-smoke-marijuana-bingedrinks-new-maps-reveal.html#ixzz4GCZQ0Lzu
Support for marijuana legalization rises among U.S. adults: poll (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/support-marijuana-legalization-rises-among-u-adults-poll-225135684.html
There’s Only One Demographic That Still Thinks Marijuana Should Be Illegal (news–2016) http://www.cheatsheet.com/culture/marijuana-legalization-survey.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo
No highs or lows: Marijuana use holds steady among teens, young adults (news–2016) http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/10/20/no-highs-or-lows-marijuana-use-holds-steady-among-teensyoung-adults.print.html
Survey: NFL players say some teammates use marijuana before they play (news–2016) http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/survey-nfl-players-say-some-teammates-use-marijuana-before-theyplay/
Baby boomers on dope: Recreational marijuana use is on the rise among adults over 50 (news–2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161205091216.htm
Marijuana Users Have Lower Body Mass Index than Non-Users Says University of Miami Study (news–2016) http://www.wflx.com/story/33139175/marijuana-users-have-lower-body-mass-index-than-non-users-saysuniversity-of-miami-study
Smoke signals Teen drug use is declining, according to a new national survey (news–2016) https://news.vice.com/story/teen-drug-use-is-declining-as-more-states-legalize-marijuana Here’s who buys legal weed (news–2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-who-buys-legal-weed-2016-12
Aging baby boomers increasingly embrace marijuana, heavy alcohol use (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/12/18/aging-boomers-increasingly-embracemarijuana-heavy-alcohol-use/?utm_term=.b69dcfe1c8bd
Survey: Two-thirds of cops say marijuana laws should be relaxed (news–2016) https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/wonk/wp/2017/01/11/survey-two-thirds-of-cops-saymarijuana-laws-should-be-relaxed/
The Early Bird Does Not Get the Legal Weed (news–2016) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-23/the-early-bird-does-not-get-the-legal-weed
Google reveals what people really think about weed (news–2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/weed-trends-google-2016-9/#interest-in-cannabis-is-rising-in-the-us-notewere-looking-at-all-weed-related-searches-here-as-grouped-by-google-machine-learning-1
Please, don’t call it fake weed (news–2016) http://www.philly.com/philly/news/science/Please_dont_call_it_fake_weed.html
What Does the Average Cannabis Consumer Look Like? (news–2016) https://docsend.com/view/kv9hgzy
New report shows Amendment 2 exceeded 60% in every congressional district, senate district and all but two house districts. (news–2016) http://communitynewspapers.com/south-miami/medical-marijuana-exceeded-60-almost-district/
CDC: More people are using marijuana, but fewer are abusing it (news – 2016) http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2016/09/02/CDC-More-people-are-using-marijuana-but-fewerare-abusing-it/stories/201609020169
Five new facts about medical versus recreational pot users (news–2016) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2016/01/29/five-interesting-facts-about-medical-and-recreational-potusers/
Marijuana Money: How Much Do Cannabis Consumers Spend Annually? (news–2017) http://www.cheatsheet.com/money-career/average-cannabis-consumer-spend.html/?ref=YF&yptr=yahoo Use of Marijuana for Medical Purposes Among Adults in the United States (abst–2017) https://www.pharmacist.com/article/use-marijuana-medical-purposes-among-adults-united-states Colorado on marijuana: ER visits, poison-control calls down even as consumption rates remain steady (news–2017) http://www.denverpost.com/2017/02/01/colorado-marijuana-er-visits-poison-control/


POLLUTION/ENVIRONMENT
Rastafari and the Environment (news–2012) https://caribbeanreligionuvm.wordpress.com/
Farmers are planting marijuana to clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest
steel mill (news–2016) http://www.businessinsider.com/italian-farmers-turning-to-hemp-2016-7
Hugo Water Test Results Not Back Yet, Order Not To Drink It Remains (news-2016) http://denver.cbslocal.com/2016/07/22/test-results-of-hugo-water-wont-be-available-today/
Hugo water safe to drink after conclusive tests show no signs of THC (news-2016) http://www.denverpost.com/2016/07/23/hugo-water-safe-no-thc/
Humboldt County’s Marijuana Boom Is Destroying Redwoods and Killing Rare Wildlife (news–2016) http://www.ecowatch.com/humboldt-marijuana-1954674793.html Is marijuana farming hurting the environment? (news–2016) http://www.newsobserver.com/news/nation-world/national/article109728232.html Will the Marijuana Industry Ever Go Green? (news–2016) http://www.fool.com/investing/2016/12/04/will-the-marijuana-industry-ever-go-green.aspx


PORPHYRIA
Porphyria by Colin (anecdotal–undated) http://rxmarijuana.com/shared_comments/Porphyria.htm
Porphyria by Sharon Place (anecdotal–undated) http://www.rxmarijuana.com/shared_comments/Porphyria2.htm
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Porphyria-Alternative Symptom Treatments (news–2011) http://medicalmarijuana.com/medical-marijuana-treatments/Porphyria-Alternative-Symptom-Treatments
Porphyria (news–2013) http://www.canabud.ca/blog/item/porphyria


POST-OPERATIVE PAIN 
Compound boosts marijuana-like chemical in the body to relieve pain at injury site (news–2010) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-09/uoc–cbm092010.php
CANNABIS ISSUE COVER FEATURE: LOBEL PRIZE (news–2015) https://digboston.com/cannabis-issue-cover-feature-lobel-prize/


POST POLIO SYNDROME 
Medical Marijuana and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) (news/ad–undated) https://www.marijuanadoctors.com/content/ailments/view/54?ailment=post-polio-syndrome-pps
Medical Marijuana Coverage Still Lost in the Legal Weeds (article–2013) http://www.managedcaremag.com/linkout/2013/1/23
Doctors tell lawmakers medical marijuana is effective (news–2014) http://qctimes.com/news/local/government-and-politics/7d2eb47e-ab8d-5a0d-8025-5307d2adfec0.html
‘I know how it helps me’ (news–2015) http://qctimes.com/lifestyles/health-med-fit/bfb4c3d1-3210-52d1-8c8e-23ac4f501835.html


POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER/FEAR EXTINCTION
Endocannabinoids and psychiatric disorders: the road ahead (article–2010) http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1516- 44462010000500003&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
V.A. Easing Rules for Users of Medical Marijuana (news–2010) http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/24/health/policy/24veterans.html
Cannabis and PTSD by Michael McKenna (anecdotal-2010) http://marijuana-uses.com/cannabis-and-ptsd-by-michael-mckenna/
Marijuana Administration After a Traumatic Experience May Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms, Rat Study Suggests (news–2011) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/09/110921120037.htm
Medical marijuana turns former soldier’s life around (news–2011) http://www.examiner.com/cannabis-culture-in-phoenix/medical-marijuana-turns-former-soldier-s-lifearound
Marijuana blocks PTSD symptoms in rats: study (news-2011) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-09-marijuana-blocks-ptsd-symptoms-rats.html
Marijuana Could Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms (news-2011) http://www.themenshealthblog.com/2011/09/marijuana-could-prevent-post-traumatic-stress-symptoms/
Stuttering, Pain and Battle Fatigue Part 1 (news–2011) http://salem-news.com/articles/february012011/stuttering-pain-pl.php
Stuttering, Pain and Battle Fatigue Part 2 (news–2011) http://salem-news.com/articles/february082011/stuttering-2-plr.php
Brain altering drug calms fears also (news–2012) http://in.news.yahoo.com/brain-altering-drug-calms-fears-071146308.html
Israel pushing ahead in medical marijuana industry (news–2012) http://news.yahoo.com/israel-pushing-ahead-medical-marijuana-industry-180817891.html;_ylt=A2KJjbz3o5RQ4BcAYprQtDMD
Toward Rational Pharmacotherapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Reprise (editorial–2013) http://ajp.psychiatryonline.org/article.aspx?articleid=1734484&resultClick=3
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Study: THC Increases Brain Activity In Response To Positive Stimuli (news–2013) http://blog.norml.org/2013/08/27/study-thc-increases-brain-activity-in-response-to-positive-stimuli/
Combat veterans testify that medical pot helps with their PTSD (news–2013) http://kval.com/news/health/combat-veterans-testify-that-medical-pot-helps-with-their-ptsd
Brain-Imaging Study Links Cannabinoid Receptors to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: First Pharmaceutical Treatment for PTSD Within Reach (news–2013) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/05/130514085016.htm
Researchers discover connection between CB1 receptors and PTSD (news–2013) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130514/Researchers-discover-connection-between-CB1-receptorsand-PTSD.aspx
Study Links PTSD and Brain Receptors Activated by Marijuana (news–2013) http://www.drugfree.org/join-together/drugs/study-links-ptsd-and-brain-receptors-activated-by-marijuana
Marijuana May Cure PTSD (news–2013) http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Marijuana-May-Cure-PTSD-208900021.html
Marijuana-like compound could lead to first-ever medication for PTSD (news–2013) http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/05/14/marijuana-like-compound-could-lead-to-first-ever-medicationfor-ptsd/
Poor Sleep Quality Makes It Harder To Quit Marijuana — Here’s Why (news–2013) http://www.leafscience.com/2013/09/27/poor-sleep-quality-makes-harder-quit-marijuana-why/
Neurotransmitters Studied as Way to Enhance PTSD Treatment (news–2013) http://psychnews.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176%2Fappi.pn.2013.7b9
Science for stoners: Here’s how pot works (news-2013) http://www.salon.com/2013/08/17/science_for_stoners_heres_how_pot_works/
Marijuana can prevent PTSD (news–2014) https://in.news.yahoo.com/marijuana-prevent-ptsd-120957703.html
Marijuana research hampered by access from government and politics, scientists say (news–2014) http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/marijuana-research-hampered-by-access-fromgovernment-and-politics-scientists-say/2014/03/21/6065eb88-a47d-11e3-84d4-e59b1709222c_story.html
Cannabis effects on PTSD: Can smoking medical marijuana reduce symptoms? (news–2014) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140522104850.htm
Cannabis Prevents the Negative Behavioral and Physiological Effects PTSD (news–2014) http://neurosciencenews.com/neuropharmacology-cannabinoids-ptsd-1300/
Cannabinoid Receptors May Control Aversive Memories (news & abstract-2015) http://neurosciencenews.com/habenula-cb1-receptors-memory-2742/
Medical Marijuana Vapour Room Set To Serve Veterans With PTSD (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/01/21/marijuana-for-trauma-vapur-room-newbrunswick_n_6512026.html?utm_hp_ref=canada-business&ir=Canada+Business
Marijuana May Hold Promise As Treatment For PTSD (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/22/cannabis-ptsd_n_6199254.html
The Science Behind Sanjay Gupta’s WEED 3 (news–2015) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2015/04/21/the-science-behind-sanjay-guptas-weed-3/
Here’s What Marijuana Does to Your Stress (news–2015) http://www.attn.com/stories/855/marijuana-depression-research-mental-health
Former U.S. Marine starts campaign to raise awareness of overmedication of veterans (news–2015) http://globalnews.ca/news/2065096/former-u-s-marine-starts-campaign-to-raise-awareness-ofovermedication-of-veterans/
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Marijuana Legalization 2015: PTSD And Cannabis – Can Researchers Cut Through The Politics To Find Out Whether Weed Works? (news–2015) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-legalization-2015-ptsd-cannabis-can-researchers-cut-through-politicsfind-1993297
Despite Support By Experts, Marijuana Still Unavailable To Most Veterans With PTSD (news–2015) http://www.mintpressnews.com/despite-support-by-experts-marijuana-still-unavailable-to-most-veteranswith-ptsd/207720/
Could Pot Help Veterans With PTSD? (news–2015) http://www.newsweek.com/pot-and-ptsd-358139
Research Has Revealed Good News About Marijuana’s Effect on Mental Health (news–2015) http://www.attn.com/stories/855/marijuana-depression-research-mental-health
Finding the Right Strain of Medical Marijuana (news–2015) http://www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2015/12/25/finding-the-right-strain-of-medical-marijuana
Israel: Research without prejudice (news–2015) http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v525/n7570_supp/full/525S12a.html
Cannabis Compares Favorably to Conventional PTSD Treatments (news–2016) http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/03/prweb13244763.htm
Veterans are using pot to erase PTSD, despite scant research (news–2016) http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/03/22/veterans-are-using-pot-to-erase-ptsd-despite-scantresearch.html
The stoned soldiers of Santa Cruz (news–2016) http://mashable.com/2016/04/04/veterans-cannabis-santa-cruz/#dFxkfom5akqO
Not Able To Get Medical Marijuana Through The VA, Veterans Struggle With Cost,
Confusion (news–2016) http://www.wbur.org/all-things-considered/2016/02/04/veterans-medical-marijuana
VA docs to be able to recommend marijuana in some states (news–2016) http://www.militarytimes.com/story/veterans/2016/05/19/congress-votes-let-va-docs-recommendmarijuana-some-states/84589708/
Veterans’ cry: ‘I found marijuana, and it saved me’ (news–2016) http://www.theolympian.com/news/local/article91397467.html
VA hospital in Phoenix blocks presentation on cannabis, PTSD (news–2016) http://www.theimpactnetwork.org/sue-sisley-ptsd-lecture-blocked/
Arizona Spends Big Bucks to Keep Serious Diseases like Parkinson’s from Qualifying
for Medical-Marijuana Program (news–2016) http://www.theimpactnetwork.org/arizona-spends-big-bucks-keep-serious-diseases-like-parkinsonsqualifying-medical-marijuana-program/
NJ veterans fight to use medical marijuana for treatment of PTSD (news–2016) http://www.northjersey.com/news/nj-veterans-fight-to-use-medical-marijuana-for-treatment-of-ptsd- 1.1644649
For Colorado veterans, marijuana a controversial treatment (news–2016) https://www.abqjournal.com/887876/for-colorado-veterans-marijuana-a-controversial-treatment.html
Veterans Meet in Austin to Demand Passage of an All-Inclusive Medical Marijuana Policy in Texas (news – 2016) http://www.dallasobserver.com/news/veterans-meet-in-austin-to-demand-passage-of-an-all-inclusivemedical-marijuana-policy-in-texas-8902310 Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study (news–2016) http://time.com/4573129/marijuana-cannabis-mental-health/
Study Reveals Role of Spleen in Prolonged Anxiety After Stress (news–2016) http://neurosciencenews.com/stress-anxiety-spleen-5507/
Cannabis Makes up 22% of Canadian Veteran Drug Payments (news–2016) http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/cannabis-veterans-drug-payments-1.3598954


POTENCY
The Importance Of Matured Cannabis (news–2011) http://www.clear-uk.org/the-importance-of-matured-cannabis/
Cannabis Strain Explorer (web page-2012) http://www.leafly.com/explore
Smoked Marijuana IS Medicine: Feds Still Distributing Rolled Joints (news–2011) http://www.tokeofthetown.com/2011/12/smoked_marijuana_is_medicine_feds_still_distributi.php
How Do You Know Which Medical Marijuana Strain Is Right For You? (news–2012) http://www.unitedpatientsgroup.com/blog/2012/01/31/how-do-you-know-which-medical-marijuana-strainis-right-for-you/
Michael Pollan: What Do Marijuana and Catnip Have in Common? (news–2012) http://www.alternet.org/drugs/148510/michael_pollan:_what_do_marijuana_and_catnip_have_in_common/
Mangoes Elevate High From Smoking Marijuana: Are They A Healthier Alternative To The ‘Munchies’? (news–2013) http://www.medicaldaily.com/mangoes-elevate-high-smoking-marijuana-are-they-healthier-alternativemunchies-247892
How much marijuana do Colorado residents smoke? (news–2013) http://www.9news.com/rss/story.aspx?storyid=336234
High levels of THC in Australian cannabis (news–2013) http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-07-high-thc-australian-cannabis.html
Not That High (news–2013) http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/03/marijuana_potency_returning_smokers_want_mellower_pot_strains.html
What is the difference between Indica and Sativa Marijuana Plants? (news-2014) http://www.theweedblog.com/the-difference-between-indica-and-sativa-marijuana-plants/
The Bud Light-ification of Bud (news–2014) http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/18/magazine/the-bud-light-ification-of-bud.html
3 Things You Should Remember (But Probably Won’t) If You Get Too High On Marijuana Edibles (news–2014) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/04/high-on-marijuana-edibles_n_5446062.html
Marijuana Gears Up for Production High in U.S. Labs (news–2015) http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/marijuana-gears-up-for-production-high-in-u-s-labs/
World’s strongest weed? Potency testing challenged (news–2015) http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2025378921_pottesting1xml.html?syndication=rss
Pot industry’s predicament: How to measure potency (news–2015) http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Pot-industry-s-big-question-How-to-measure-6036455.php
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What is the scope of marijuana use in the United States? (news–2015) http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/research-reports/marijuana/what-scope-marijuana-use-in-unitedstate
The THC Levels in Marijuana Edibles Are Totally Unreliable (news–2015) http://www.grubstreet.com/2015/03/thc-levels-edibles.html
Girl Scout Cookies, or California’s Most Notorious Strain of Cannabis (news–2015) http://gizmodo.com/girl-scout-cookies-or-californias-most-notorious-strai-1689966240
Was Marijuana Really Less Potent in the 1960s? (news–2015) http://finance.yahoo.com/news/marijuana-really-less-potent-1960s-150000283.html
Inside the first ‘Marijuana of the Month” club shipment from Marvina (news–2015) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2015/02/02/inside-the-first-marijuana-of-the-month-club-shipmentfrom-marvina/
Marijuana far more potent than it used to be, tests find (news–2015) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/marijuana-far-more-potent-than-it-used-to-be-tests-find/#postComments
Legalizing marijuana and the new science of weed (news–2015) http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-03/acs-lma022015.php
Colorado’s legal pot is potent, and a little dirty (news–2015) http://www.newschannel10.com/story/28588200/colorados-legal-pot-is-potent-and-a-little-dirty
From Stoned Bunnies to Cannabis-Based Pet Care: What’s the Effect of Pot on Animals? (news–2015) http://business-news.thestreet.com/philly/story/stoned-bunnies-cannabis-based-pet-care-whats-the-effectpot-animals/1
Mild-strength marijuana is the future of pot (news–2015) http://blog.sfgate.com/smellthetruth/2015/03/31/mild-strength-marijuana-is-the-future-of-pot/
America’s Quality Pot Is Changing the Drug War (news–2015) http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-03/quality-pot-is-changing-the-drug-war?cmpid=yhoo
Medical Marijuana Is Often Less Potent Than Advertised (news–2015) http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/06/23/416791647/medical-marijuana-is-often-less-potentthan-advertised
Many Anti-Pot Arguments Are Based On Weak Science, Say Researchers (news–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/marijuana-usemyths_55cb6f53e4b0923c12bed78d?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592&kvcommref=mostpopular
You can’t tell a pot from the label (news–2015) http://thechronicleherald.ca/metro/1308503-you-can%E2%80%99t-tell-a-pot-from-thelabel?from=most_read&most_read=1308503&most_read_ref=%2Fnews
New Minnesota marijuana strain more potent, could cut costs (news–2015) http://www.twincities.com/localnews/ci_29263839/minnesota-medical-marijuana-lab-growing-morepotent-plant?source=rss
Potent joint wrapped in 24-karat gold creates a buzz (news–2015) http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/marijuana/a-joint-wrapped-in-24-karat-gold-its-the-gift-for-newyears-eve/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_seattle-news
Meet The Woman Making Aphrodisiac Weed (news/ad–2015) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/thecut/meet-the-woman-making-aphrodisiac-weed_b_7518628.html
New technique could more accurately measure cannabinoid dosage in marijuana munchies (news–2016) https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/03/160315085618.htm
How Potent Is That Pot Brownie? Dry Ice And A Blender Might Crack The Case (news–2016) http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/03/17/470550800/how-potent-is-that-pot-brownie-dry-ice-and-ablender-might-crack-the-case
What is the Best Way to Cure Cannabis Flowers? (news–2016) https://www.whaxy.com/learn/how-to-cure-cannabis?utm_source=mantis&utm_medium=recommend&utm_campaign=mantis&muuid=9d522039-9ba2-4356-a328-04a72a94e463
Ebbu Announces Groundbreaking Scientific Research of “Entourage Effect” (news–2016) http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160623005867/en/
Science/Human: Pre-treatment with CBD did not influence effects of smoked cannabis (news–2016) http://www.cannabis-med.org/english/bulletin/ww_en_db_cannabis_artikel.php?id=469#3
DEA, rejecting medical use of marijuana, to deny rescheduling petition (news–2016) http://www.denverpost.com/2016/08/10/dea-reduce-medical-marijuana-research-restrictions/
Colorado marijuana’s potency five times US average (news–2016) http://www.click2houston.com/health/colorado-marijuanas-potency-five-times-us-average
McLean Hospital Study Finds That Medical Marijuana Use May Improve Cognitive Performance (news–2016) http://www.mcleanhospital.org/news/2016/10/18/mclean-hospital-study-finds-medical-marijuana-use-mayimprove-cognitive-performance Marijuana legalization may have an unexpected result: Drug smuggling into Mexico (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/marijuana-legalization-may-unexpected-result-192112974.html
Marijuana labs: Oregon pot tests safer than food (news–2016) http://www.nwcn.com/news/marijuana-labs-oregon-pot-tests-safer-than-food-1/341991858
Cannabis strains today much stronger than your parents’ pot (news–2016) http://www.thecannifornian.com/cannabis-health/cannabis-strains-today-much-stronger-parents-pot/
‘Microdosing’ is the future of marijuana (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/news/microdosing-future-marijuana-153600802.html Product Review: tCheck Cannabis Oil Potency Tester (news/ad–2016) http://beyondchronic.com/2016/10/product-review-tcheck-cannabis-oil-potency-tester/


PREGNANCY/PRENATAL EXPOSURE
Pregnant Women Smoking Pot Could Reduce Infant Mortality (news–2010) http://www.opposingviews.com/i/pregnant-women-smoking-pot-could-reduce-infant-mortality
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Pregnant women turning to cannabis for morning sickness relief risk prosecution (news–2010) http://michigandispensaries.us/news/pregnant-women-turning-to-cannabis-for-morning-sickness-relief-riskprosecution
When Getting Baked Means More than Just a Bun in the Oven (news–2010) http://rhrealitycheck.org/article/2010/12/20/when-getting-baked-doesnt-refer-oven/
Cocaine, Opiate, and Cannabinoid Infant Mortality Study (news–2011) http://www.theweedstreetjournal.com/cocaine-opiate-cannabinoid-infant-mortality-study/
Endocannabinoids: A healthy diet is good for LTD (news–2011) http://www.lipidmaps.org/update/2011/110301/full/nrn2998.html
Researchers study neuroprotective properties in cannabis (news–2012) http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/03/20/researchers-study-neuroprotective-properties-in-cannabis/
Cannnabinoids, Breast Milk, and Development (news–2012) http://www.examiner.com/article/cannnabinoids-breast-milk-and-development
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) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncy.21516/full
Marijuana influences visual development (news–2015)
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC1511/S00074/marijuana-influences-visual-development.htm
The State that Turns Pregnant Women Into Felons (news–2015) http://www.alternet.org/drugs/when-womb-crime-scene
Study links effects of prenatal alcohol and drug exposure with placental development (news–2016) http://www.news-medical.net/news/20160405/Study-links-effects-of-prenatal-alcohol-and-drug-exposurewith-placental-development.aspx
Lawmakers eye stricter medical marijuana rules for welfare recipients (news–2016) http://www.yumasun.com/news/lawmakers-eye-stricter-medical-marijuana-rules-for-welfarerecipients/article_3b653370-d52c-11e5-8e6a-63154782ab2e.html
Combination of marijuana and tobacco in pregnancy may compound risks (news–2016) http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/health/combination-of-marijuana/2860046.html
Marijuana Use During Pregnancy Does Not Increase Birth Risk, Study Finds (news–2016) http://www.ibtimes.com/marijuana-use-during-pregnancy-does-not-increase-birth-risk-study-finds-2413521
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
Pot and Pregnancy: Marijuana for morning sickness (news–2015) http://www.nbc-2.com/story/34149857/pot-and-pregnancy-marijuana-for-morningsickness
Massive scientific report on marijuana confirms medical benefits (news–2017) http://arstechnica.com/science/2017/01/massive-scientific-report-on-marijuana-confirms-medical-benefits/


PSORIASIS
Cannabinoid Treatment for Psoriasis Symptoms (article–2012) http://medicalmarijuana.com/medical-marijuana-treatments/Psoriasis
Cannabis cures psoriasis (forum post/anecdotal–2012) https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?t=234246
Dermatologists: Marijuana Can Improve Your Skin, But Not If You Smoke It (news–2013) http://www.leafscience.com/2013/11/17/dermatologists-marijuana-can-improve-skin-smoke/
Psoriasis – Treated with Cannabis Oil (anecdotal–2013) http://www.marijuanagrowing.com/showthread.php?2756-Psoriasis-Treated-with-Cannabis-Oil This for That: Cannabidiol and Psoriasis (news–2014) http://the420times.com/2014/09/this-for-that-cannabidiol-and-psoriasis/
Cannabis can alleviate psoriasis or eczema (news–2015) http://420insight.com/medicinal/cannabis-can-alleviate-psoriasis/
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Cannabis can alleviate psoriasis or eczema (news–2015) http://420insight.com/medicinal/cannabis-can-alleviate-psoriasis/
This Is What Happens to Your Beauty on Marijuana (news–2016) https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/this-is-what-happens-to-1411025717600310.html