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Researchers reveal new way to determine THC levels in marijuana

In Research Topics, Top Stories by Dr. Tim Sandle, Ph.D.

Cannabis is a multifunctional plant that occupies a unique role in human culture. Some strains are used for hemp, which has a variety of uses; others are used to manufacture marijuana. One problem that has confounded scientists is how to tell different types of cannabis apart without destroying the plant. A research team based at the University of Frankfurt has …

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How marijuana can help treat anorexia

In Top Stories by Dr. Tim Sandle, Ph.D.

Adding cannabinoids to anorexia-stricken mice helped the animals recover from the eating disorder and return to a normal weight, according to a new research report from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Brussels. Cindy Casteels, a post-doctoral researcher, has also published a PhD thesis in molecular imaging of the type 1 cannabinoid receptor in movement disorders. Cannabinoids are chemical compounds found in …

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EXCLUSIVE: CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why he believes in medical marijuana

In Feature Stories by David Silverberg

In an exclusive interview with The Medical Marijuana Review, the TV host and physician behind one of the most viral editorials on medical marijuana spoke about why he decided to go public with his views on cannabis. Dr. Sanjay Gupta¬†elaborated on the decision behind his article “Why I changed my mind on weed” and what viewers can expect from his …