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Because the compounds in skunk cannabis build up in the fatty tissue of the body, it can still be present in a user’s urine for nearly two months.
originally posted by: seasonal
Don't know the effects of MJ because of lack of studies. Can't study it cause it is restricted. Perfect.
MJ raises the risk of getting schizophrenia and heart attacks according to a study. Although a Fed panel says it does ease chronic pain and may help people sleep. But all the other medical benefits are unproven.
Marijuana does raise the risk of getting schizophrenia and triggers heart attacks, according to the most significant study on the drug's effects to date.
A federal advisory panel admitted cannabis can almost certainly ease chronic pain, and might help some people sleep.
But it dismisses most of the drug's other supposedly 'medical benefits' as unproven.
Not enough research to say if MJ treats epilepsy. The report cast doubt about cancer treatment and treating Parkinson's.
Crucially, the researchers concluded there is not enough research to say whether marijuana effectively treats epilepsy - one of the most widely-recognized reasons for cannabis prescriptions.
The report also casts doubt on using cannabis to treat cancers, irritable bowel syndrome, or certain symptoms of Parkinson's disease, or helping people beat addictions.
Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk... dical-benefits-unproven.html#ixzz4VbL0Vpc7
Limited research, and there is are restrictions on studying this very dangerous drug. So the researchers have to jump through hoops to do research.
Several factors have limited research. While the federal government has approved some medicines containing ingredients found in marijuana, it still classifies marijuana as illegal and imposes restrictions on research. So scientists have to jump through bureaucratic hoops that some find daunting, the report said.
A federal focus on paying for studies of potential harms has also impeded research into possible health benefits, the report said. The range of marijuana products available for study has also been restricted, although the government is expanding the number of approved suppliers.
originally posted by: SteamyJeans
Maybe not "official " studies but there is a lot of independent research out there.