Category Archives: Medical School

Study: Marijuana can help reduce symptoms of inflammatory bowel diseases

(Photo courtesy Sonya Yruel/Drug Policy Alliance) Patients suffering from common forms of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) might find relief through cannabis treatment, according to a new study on mice. A study published on Monday in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found that gut inflammation is regulated by two important processes, which are constantly in flux. […]

Should Medical Schools Start Teaching About Cannabis?

Medical marijuana is legal currently in 29 states, and more are looking to pass marijuana legislation this year. Despite all this legislative progress in medical and recreational cannabis, doctors are often ill-equipped to discuss the realities of medical marijuana or dismissive of its benefits. Consequently, doctors and patients alike are wondering: Should medical schools start […]