3 Glaucoma Therapies: Exams, B3, Marijuana

When it comes to your vision, glaucoma is a serious threat. This disease damages the ganglion cells of the optic nerve impairing vital information that is attempting to communicate with the brain.

Marijuana for Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, and Night Vision: Jury Still Out

The continuing ‘hot button’ of marijuana legality looms. However, with 29 states legalizing it in one form or another, it brings up concerning questions for the medical community, particularly optics.

The First Marijuana Prescription Drug

It is a shame that it took this long for the medicinal benefits of marijuana to make it to the mainstream as well as conventional medicine. For years many people could have benefitted from it’s

Those who smoke pot together, stay together

Studies have found that smoking marijuana reduces anxiety, relieves pain related to arthritis and multiple sclerosis, reduces symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and helps cancer patients build up a healthy

No Final Conclusion Regarding Medical Marijuana

This past June, the New York Senate passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana; as it waits for Gov. Cuomo’s signature, the state is slated to become the 23rd in the nation that legalizes cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Much research has been conducted about the drug that for decades has been maligned by law enforcement agencies as a “gateway” intoxicant largely used for recreational purposes. Even former President Bill Clinton has come out in favor of medicinal uses for the drug, echoing President Obama’s endorsement of state-by-state rulings on the issue instead of immediate national legalization. It may no longer be the Summer of Love, but proponents of medical marijuana are hoping that it’s finally the Summer of Enlightenment.