Tag Archives: cannabis

Cannabis May Help Protect the Liver From Alcohol Damage

A new study on cannabis and alcohol suggests using both drugs together may have an unexpected health benefit—namely, that using marijuana may help protect the liver from alcohol-related damage, HealthLine reports. The study, which looked at about 320,000 people with a history of both misusing alcohol and using cannabis, was conducted at the University of… Read More »

Critics call them ‘kickbacks’: Pot producers paying millions in fees to cannabis clinics for patient-customers

Some in the industry call them “referral fees,” others “educational grants.” To at least one bioethicist, they are simply kickbacks. Licensed producers of medical cannabis are paying millions of dollars to cannabis clinics across the country in exchange for patients who register their marijuana prescriptions with the companies, corporate documents and interviews reveal. What just… Read More »

Will legal recreational weed kill off the medical cannabis market? Experts say the opposite is happening

As Canada edged ever closer this year to making it legal for any adult to buy marijuana, Dr. Hance Clarke noticed a surprising phenomenon. At his Toronto pain clinic, Clarke encountered more and more people eager for him to prescribe medical cannabis, though they could soon buy the drug without anyone’s approval. The trend has… Read More »