Home \ Blogs \ Society \ New Medical Marijuana – No High, No Munchies
Text Size
Medical Marijuana

Scientists Develop Non Intoxicating Medical Marijuana

Comments (1)
posted 02:36 AM EST, Mon June 04, 2012
-- filed under: |

Israeli scientists have developed a new strain of non intoxicating marijuana for use by medical marijuana patients.

By eliminating the effects of THC, Israeli scientists have developed a novel form of marijuana that won’t get you high, but which still works as a medicine.

Although lacking in THC, the new strain actually contains more than the normal amount of the cannabidiol that has been shown to help ease symptoms of diabetes and various psychiatric conditions.

Without the THC, medical marijuana users won’t experience intoxication or increased hunger, commonly known as the munchies.

Describing the new marijuana, head development researcher Tzahi Klein said, "It has the same scent, shape and taste as the original plant -- it's all the same -- but the numbing sensation that users are accustomed to has disappeared.”

Email It Send this page Print It Print friendly page Subscribe Subscribe to this topic category
Story Highlights
  • High-Less Medical Marijuana: Israeli scientists have developed a new strain of marijuana that won't produce intoxication
  • More Cannabidiol: In addition to reducing the effects of THC, they upped the effects of cannabidiols, which are proven useful in the treatment of diabetes and other conditions.
Creative Commons License
Copyright Notice
We welcome republishing of our content on condition that you credit Choose Help and the respective authors. This article is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
Helpful Information
Medical Marijuana: A Guide to Use without Abuse
Medical Marijuana - How to Avoid Abuse and Addiction © Alexa Augeri
Marijuana is a valid medicine, and like many other medicines, it has a potential for abuse. However, with medical marijuana, you're usually left to decide how much and how often to use on your own. Here's a guide to making sure your medicine doesn't start causing more problems than it solves. Read Article
Alternative Therapies December 04, 2013
Medical Marijuana; the Facts
Medical Marijuana; the Facts © Troy Holden
Is marijuana good or bad, and if it offers so much to people with cancer, AIDS and multiple sclerosis...why does it remain illegal? Learn the facts, the benefits and the risks, and learn why medical marijuana faces some significant challenges to acceptance and legality. Read Article
Social Issues October 24, 2007 (19)

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.

Find Treatment
Browse by region »
Scan to call us
using your phone camera app