medical marijuana

Marijuana: What it Medicates

Jun 25, 2015
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Medical marijuana advocates applaud its healing properties for all manner of ailments, from pediatric epilepsy to cancer. Recent research from the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests they might be wrong about weed, or at least, the science is not there to back it up.  

Drug Education in Schools

Feb 6, 2014

11:00 Until recently, school kids in Colorado were taught that drugs are bad, in part, because they're illegal. Then that state legalized marijuana. Even President Obama said pot isn't more dangerous than alcohol. This hour we'll talk about the changes in drug education in light of new drug laws, and mixed messages kids are receiving in and out of school. Guests

Gone to Pot? Legalizing Marijuana in Ohio

Jan 15, 2014

10:00 Thousands of Colorado residents recently waited in long lines for the chance to legally buy recreational marijuana for the first time in 77 years. Pot is legal for medical use in 20 states, but Ohio is not one of them. This hour we'll talk about the movement to decriminalize the drug in the Buckeye State, and why opponents say it's a bad plan. Guests

11:00 Pot heads are surely giddy over the latest study which found that, despite their snacking, marijuana smokers are thinner and less insulin-resistant than abstainers. This hour we'll take a closer look at that, and other recent medical findings. Then we'll discuss why disabled and obese patients get a lower quality of care, and get the scoop on the benefits of running vs. walking. Guests

Absent From Ohio Ballot, Medical Marijuana Debate Continues

Feb 27, 2013

For more than a decade, backers of a plan to legalize medical marijuana have tried unsuccessfully to convince Ohio legislators to okay the idea. Meanwhile, for more than a year, two different groups have tried unsuccessfully to collect enough petition signatures to force a statewide vote on the idea. Despite those failures by the pro-pot side, opponents of medical marijuana are feeling a need to speak out. Click listen icon for Bill Cohen's full story