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How Cannabis Helped Me Cope With Grief

There's a fine line between using cannabis as an aid and using it as a crutch to overcome an emotional experience. Read our first-person account on how the plant can help with grief.

Why More College Students Are Calming Anxiety With Medical Cannabis

One in four college students take antidepressants or mood stabilizers, and many are finding relief with medical cannabis. But their therapists remain wary.

Cannabis and Mental Health: It’s Complicated

Are those with mental illness using cannabis to help with symptoms, or does cannabis use cause and exacerbate those symptoms? How do substance-abuse issues figure in? Elianna Lev investigates.

NFL Players Union to Propose Easing Penalties for Cannabis

The NFL Players Association is putting together a proposal to adopt a “less punitive” approach to cannabis, but details are still fuzzy.

Does Cannabis Interact With Antidepressants?

Find research on potential drug interactions between medical cannabis and antidepressants when both are used in a depression treatment plan.

How Can Cannabis Help Transgender People?

I sat down with acclaimed adult performer, director, and LGBT/human rights activist Buck Angel to talk about sex for trans men and how cannabis can be helpful.

Leafly Science Roundup: Can Cannabis Improve Your Workout?

Cannabis doesn't make you anxious or depressed, a new study says. The DEA walks back its argument on stoned bunnies. And the effort to develop for a cannabis breathalyzer could be harder than you think. That and more in the (first-ever!) Leafly science roundup.

Cannabis and Depression

As cannabis sheds the stigma that has long been associated with its use, more people are speaking out to report how cannabis has helped them deal with depression.

How Does Depression Impact Your Sex Life, and Can Cannabis Help?

JoEllen Notte, creator of the first sex-positive online survey on sex and depression, talks about whether cannabis can help revitalize a depressed person's sex life.

What Are the Best Cannabis Strains for Cancer-Related Symptoms?

For you and your loved ones going through a cancer battle, we’ve compiled a list of cannabis strain suggestions for managing pain, nausea, appetite loss, depression, and fatigue.

The Medical Minute: Women are Using Cannabis a Little More, but Drinking a Lot More

Between 2005 and 2012, binge drinking rates among women climbed 17.5%. That’s the estimate researchers arrived at after reviewing a decade’s worth of data.

The Best Cannabis Strains for Depression

Some cannabis strains have chemical profiles that are better suited for depression. This guide is meant to help match your symptoms with the right variety.

The Medical Minute: New Study Looks to Cannabis for Depression Treatment

Cannabis compounds hold promise as a treatment for depression, according to new research from the University of Buffalo’s Institute on Addiction.

The Medical Minute: Study Finds No Causal Relationship Between Cannabis and Depression

A new meta-analysis from Israeli researchers supports the theory that cannabis use does not cause depression, but is often used in self-medication.

Medical Cannabis and Its Ties to Suicide Prevention

A study of state suicide statistics from 1990 to 2007 found that in the three years after the passage of medical cannabis legislation, the suicide rate for men ages 20-30s dropped by 10%.

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