HEALTH

Is This Real? Can Cannabis Treat Terminal Cancer?

The move to study marijuana as a medical treatment for a multitude of illnesses has been stagnant due to its illegal status with many federal entities. However, there is still a strong opinion that cannabis should be investigated as a feasible treatment for cancer. A great deal of evidence exists with people who have used marijuana on the black market received positive results but this is not scientific evidence that sways those in power to make changes to laws. It does appear to be giving businesses a reason to take another look though, and this is perhaps where the drive for stronger scientific studies will emerge. One teenager from the United Kingdom used cannabis for his leukemia. He had tried several rounds of chemo and radiotherapy but his parents were told by doctors to take him home and make him comfortable. The doctors refused the parents request for medical cannabis…

HEALTH

Do You Know the National Institute for Drug Abuse Admits Marijuana Has Medical Benefits?

A change of one letter and some switching around of a few words has never before incited such furor of excitement for those watching the political climate around marijuana legalization. The National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA) official medicinal marijuana page headline changed from “Is marijuana medicine?” to “marijuana as medicine” on their website. This subtle but important difference has been a long time coming. But does it go far enough? The website has had information about marijuana used medicinally posted for many years, but that questioning headline, “Is marijuana medicine?” has left the door open for skeptics, and provided fodder for anti-marijuana proponents. Now the denial can no longer continue as the government hopefully moves toward more of an open and legal stance on cannabis use. This comes in the midst of almost 100 days into the Trump presidency, where several of Trump’s main representatives, continue to view marijuana…

SALE AND SHOPPING

Top Four Gifts for a New Mother Who is a Baseball Fanatic

Shopping for a gift to give to a new mother who is a baseball fan is both easy and fun. She is sure to be pleased with your thoughtful gift that she and her baby can enjoy. Consider four ideas for baby gifts with a baseball theme. A Blanket Featuring Her Favorite Team A blanket displaying the new mom’s favorite team can be hung up in the nursery as wall décor. Or, the mom can use it to cuddle with her baby on the sofa. A colorful blanket made of cotton is a great choice for a new mom with a passion for the subtleties of baseball. Other ideas for blanket designs include her team’s logo or name across the front and back. A Poster for the Nursery A poster featuring players who belong to her favorite team is something she can hang in the nursery. Or, you may want…