Cannabis and Mental Health: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) To avoid the side-effects from traditional medications, some ADHD patients are using cannabis. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurological condition that can considerably impact one’s daily life. The disorder has the ability to affect attention spans and behavior, as well as trigger bouts of hyperactivity. As … Continue reading

A ‘Significant’ Number Of Patients Stopped Taking Benzodiazepines After Starting Medical Marijuana Nearly half of patients using marijuana to help with their respective medical conditions stopped taking prescribed benzodiazepines, a new study reports. “Within a cohort of 146 patients initiated on medical cannabis therapy, 45.2% patients successfully discontinued their pre-existing benzodiazepine therapy,” the study’s authors … Continue reading