Articles tagged with: Cannabis


CNN article accurately reports an increased risk of heart attack from cannabis use in young people, but lacks context on difference between absolute and relative risk

in CNN, by Megan Marples

— 21 Sep 2021

"Yes, it’s true that the data suggest a “doubling” of risk for cardiac problems in cannabis users, but the article confuses “absolute” risk and “relative” risk. Those..

2018’s most popular health article promoting cannabis’ safety found to be biased and misleading

in urhealthguide, by John Regan

— 20 Dec 2018

“The article fails to point out that only very limited, low-quality evidence supports the use of cannabis for treating chronic pain. The article also fails to describe the potent...


Health benefits of CBD gummies are unsupported by scientific evidence; Shark Tank and other TV personalities didn’t endorse them

TV personalities such as Shark Tank investors, Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz endorsed CBD gummies; CBD gummies have numerous health benefits

SOURCE: Facebook Users, Facebook

Published: 20 Mar 2022


No scientific evidence indicates that cannabis can prevent or cure COVID-19 in patients

“Cannabis is more effective at preventing and treating COVID-19 than hydroxychloroquine”

SOURCE: Tristan Greene, The Next Web

Published: 30 Jun 2020


No, marijuana and ginger have not been shown to cure COVID-19

Boil weed and ginger for Covid-19 victims, the virus will vanish

SOURCE: Anonymous,

Published: 31 Mar 2020


Endocannabinoids in human breast milk are important for human development, but not present in cannabis

human breast milk naturally contains the same cannabinoids found in the Cannabis plant

SOURCE: Anonymous, CBDLife

Published: 15 Nov 2019


Study did not report that cannabis smoking leads to “complete remission” of Crohn’s disease, contrary to widely-circulated claim

smoking marijuana causes ‘complete remission’ of Crohn’s disease

SOURCE: Anonymous, UK Health Expert, BloomsMag

Published: 10 Oct 2019


Article claiming that the National Cancer Institute “admits marijuana kills cancer” is inaccurate and unsupported

Cancer Institute Finally Admits Marijuana Kills Cancer

SOURCE: Anonymous, USA Health Times, Healthy Food House

Published: 09 Jul 2019


News article accurately reports negative impact of marijuana on teens’ intellectual development

Marijuana could be making teens less intelligent

SOURCE: Marcelino Benito, KHOU

Published: 15 Mar 2019


2018’s most popular health article wrongly claims that marijuana is less harmful than alcohol

Federal study finds marijuana a hundred times less toxic than alcohol, safer than tobacco

SOURCE: John Regan, urhealthguide

Published: 20 Dec 2018