Treatment

Medical Marijuana for Migraine: A Reader’s Story

Medical marijuana stories tend to fall into one of two categories: “OMG, it’s so amazing!” or “Marijuana is the worst thing ever.” Reality, as well all know, tends to be a bit more nuanced. A reader left her story on my most on medical marijuana for migraine and headache disorders. I’m sharing it with you… Continue reading Medical Marijuana for Migraine: A Reader’s Story

Treatment

Medical Marijuana for Migraine & Headache Disorders

Considering treating your migraine or headache disorder with medical marijuana? It’s a complicated topic with a variety of perspectives, so I’ve tried to distill some of the most important information below. I hope it’s a helpful guide. Marijuana’s Efficacy for Migraine or Headache Disorders Because laws make research of medical marijuana very difficult, there have… Continue reading Medical Marijuana for Migraine & Headache Disorders

Meds & Supplements, Resources, Treatment

Marijuana a “Wonder Drug”

“If marijuana were a new discovery rather than a well-known substance carrying cultural and political baggage, it would be hailed as a wonder drug,” according to Harvard Medical School emeritus professor of psychiatry Lester Grinspoon. Marijuana as Wonder Drug, Grinspoon’s Boston Globe opinion piece, is an interesting take on the controversial topic. You can learn… Continue reading Marijuana a “Wonder Drug”

News & Research, Treatment

Medical Marijuana Group Suing US Government

Medical marijuana* activist group Americans for Safe Access is suing two federal health agencies for arguing that marijuana has no medical benefit. Activists maintain that these are “false and misleading” statements. Decriminalization of marijuana is not the goal of the lawsuit. Instead, the ASA wants “to get a federal agency simply to acknowledge that pot… Continue reading Medical Marijuana Group Suing US Government

Society, Treatment

Medical Marijuana Mess in Washington State

Schoolhouse Rock makes the law-making process seem straightforward. There’s no song to explain what happens when that law is full of holes, not all law enforcement officials understand (or choose to uphold) the law, and/or the law doesn’t coincide with federal laws. Instead, patients get tossed around in the unintended consequences and unaddressed problems of… Continue reading Medical Marijuana Mess in Washington State