In chaotic scene, Rand Paul demands to see the House GOP’s Obamacare repeal bill

By Lauren Fox and Phil Mattingly, CNN Updated 3:25 PM ET, Thu March 2, 2017 Senator demands to see 'secret' Obamacare bill 01:59 Story highlights Some House Republicans were being granted a chance to review an Obamacare repeal draft GOP leadership has taken a new level of caution with their Obamacare legislation (CNN)  Kentucky Republican …

Morgellons Disease Scientifically Proven to Occur in Dogs

Charles E. Holman Morgellons Disease Foundation Announces Collaborative Study Linking Skin Condition to Canine Lyme Disease The finding of skin lesions similar to Morgellons disease, first in cattle and now in dogs, confirms that the skin disease is not a delusion, as some have maintained. Marianne Middelveen AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) OCTOBER XX, 2016 (PRWEB) (PRWEB) …

Lawmaker says top issue for constituents is marijuana; oncologist advocates for safe access

02/12/2017 12:39 PM by Nick Storm • @NStorm_politics Far and away the largest number of phone calls from constituents of Rep. Jason Nemes, R-Louisville, are in support of marijuana legalization, and he says he’s heard plenty of other lawmakers also getting the calls. Nemes recently published online what voters are calling him about, and in …

The Next Big Brain Cancer Drug Could Come from Marijuana

Sy Mukherjee 9:44 PM Central GW Pharmaceuticals (gwph, +2.63%) is already well on its way to winning the first-ever U.S. approval for a cannabis-derived therapy. But an early trial suggests that these treatments could also be an effective way to fight one of most devastating forms of brain cancers: glioblastoma multiforme. The U.K.-based company unveiled …

Mother fighting to save daughter through medical marijuana

By MELISSA REINERT The Kentucky Enquirer WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. Tiffany Wigginton Carnal is in the fight of her life to save her daughter. Lyndi Carnal, 17, has Crohn's Disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition. …

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research (2017)

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS HAS RELEASED A NEW RESEARCH BOOK REGARDING THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF CANNABIS.  PLEASE USE LINK PROVIDED TO REVIEW.     Description Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During the past 20 years, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis …

“Ten years from now, someone with a cancer diagnosis will be worse off with this bill. People will be exposed to more things that don’t work.”

Drug-makers stand to benefit from act By Staff Reports - 1/6/17 8:19 PM Will patients benefit from the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act? After listening to politicians and reading the headlines, most people might think it’s the best thing ever to come along for patients. “A new day for medical research is on …

How A Psychedelic Drug Helps Cancer Patients Overcome Anxiety

December 3, 20167:00 AM ET Robin Marantz Henig   The brilliantly-colored shapes reminded Carol Vincent of fluorescent deep-sea creatures, and they floated past her languidly. She was overwhelmed by their beauty — and then suddenly, as if in a dream, she was out somewhere in deep space instead. "Oh, wow," she thought, overwhelmed all over …

The Stakes Are High As DEA Reconsiders Waging War On The Herb Kratom

11/30/2016 04:03 am ET Those who use and study the plant say an outright ban could do serious harm. Seven weeks after the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officially withdrew its plan to ban kratom, the federal government is once again set to decide the fate of the herb and the people who rely on it …

An effort to get ecstasy FDA-approved is entering a key final test

Kevin Loria After veteran Tony Macie came back from Iraq in 2007, he learned he had post-traumatic stress disorder. Macie went to the VA "on and off" and tried the standard therapy. "And then I kind of just fell off the radar, secluded, and did my own thing and got really dependent on a lot …

House passes medical cures bill

By Peter Sullivan - 11/30/16 06:40 PM EST The House on Wednesday passed a medical innovation bill aimed at curing diseases, with the measure securing bipartisan support after months of negotiations.The legislation, known as the 21st Century Cures Act, passed 392-26. It seeks to speed up the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of new drugs …

Warning: A Psychiatric tsuNAMI is Upon U.S.

  By   Lauren Tenney, PhD, MPhil, MPA, Psychiatric Survivor November 29   Well, our government is at it again. It is not clear if this is the last stop, or where in the process we even are, but as best I can tell: happening any moment, Congressman Tim Murphy (R, Pennsylvania) will be making another …

Ex-Pharma Executive Behind OxyContin Is Now In Canada’s Medical Marijuana Industry

November 26, 2016, 7:19 am Johnny Green Marijuana Business and Industry The biggest fear that marijuana consumers have is being busted with marijuana. A marijuana arrest can ruin someone’s life in more ways than one. Probably the second biggest fear for marijuana consumers is the potential takeover of the marijuana industry by big pharmaceutical companies. …