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Cannabis Found To Heal Broken Bones, But Schedule 1 Status Makes Further Research Into Medical Marijuana Difficult

Medical marijuana has been popping up in the news a lot lately, as new studies continue to find evidence that cannabis has a wide variety of medical applications. The latest discovery: Cannabis can be used to heal fractures and rebuild bones. Researchers at Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University, publishing their findings in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, have conducted a study to discover how the non-psychotropic components of cannabis can be applied outside of cancer, Parkinson’s, and MS treatment. Despite the surmounting evidence in favor of medical marijuana, the drug still remains Schedule 1, on par with drugs like heroine and LSD, constituting that it has no known medical application. Read more »

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