Headlines of the day II: Wonder drug edition


From CNN:

Marijuana: The next diabetes drug?

From Collective Evolution:

New Study Shows Cannabinoids Improve Efficiency Of Mitochondria And Remove Damaged Brain Cells

From MSN:

Choosing pot over pills may be the way to go for Crohn’s sufferers

From Medical Daily:

Marijuana’s Active Ingredient May Weaken HIV

In a new study, researchers suggest THC-like compounds may have a weakening effect on HIV infection.

From the scientific journal Oncology’s Cancer Network:

Cannabis Linked to Decreased Bladder Cancer Risk

And there’s an important negative finding, too, as noted in this headline from The Oncology Report:

Marijuana habit not linked to lung cancer

And then there’s this from Business Insider, disproving that old canard about the effects of “The Munchies” and providing a surefire incentive for the headline to follow:

Pot Smokers Are Skinnier

From Waking Times, clear evidence that Big Medicine is eager to move:

Who Is Trying To Patent Marijuana?

Finally, from Deutsche Welle, a headline about an idea whose time has obviously come:

OAS calls for drugs rethink, proposes legalization

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