Category Archives: mental health

Prison Death of Marvin Scott Sparks Anger Among Cannabis And Racial Justice Activists

The untimely death of Marvin Scott in a Texas jail after being arrested for a small amount of cannabis has sparked outrage among activists for racial, cannabis, and mental health justice.

Cannabis and Mental Health: Substance Use Disorder

Substance use disorder (SUD) is a significant global issue. In 2017, 19.7 million Americans ranging from age 12 and up suffered from SUD. Of them, 74% struggled with alcohol use disorder, while 38% of addictions related to illicit drugs. In the same period, one in eight were addicted to both substances.  SUD affects both your […]

More Evidence Needed To Show That Cannabis Works For Mental Health Conditions

A new study published this week has found that there is little evidence that cannabis is an effective treatment for several mental health conditions and called for more research on the use of cannabinoids for psychiatric care. A report on the research was published on Monday in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry. For the study, […]

Cannabis and Mental Health: Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that causes a person to obsess over their weight, diet, and body. A person with anorexia nervosa does not stop at an ideal weight or body type like a healthy diet would. Instead, they are prone to changing their goals to increasingly lower weights over time. This seemingly never-ending […]