Seniors and Legal Cannabis – Benefits and Challenges

The 68-year-old Sue Taylor is a regular at the gym. She eats kale to manage her cholesterol, and “homemade” is her motto. But one thing in her lifestyle...
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Medical Cannabis – Treatment For Autistic Children

It is quite strange that at present no state in US categorizes Autism in the list of conditions for which medicinal cannabis can be used. Only with...
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Medical Cannabis Act gets approval in Arkansas

A board meeting, in collaboration with the Boston Freedom Rally, decided in favor of the Arkansans for Compassionate Care for medical cannabis. The board meeting resolution was...
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Chronic Ailments relief with Medical Cannabis

Although a subject of mass controversy, medical cannabis has been gaining wide importance in the field of holistic medicine and therapy, offering relief to patients of chronic...
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Medical Cannabis Licensing Process – Health Canada

Health Canada is incorporating several changes to streamline and improve the process of the licensing of medical cannabis. This is for producers to accelerate the increased cultivation...
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Cannabis Plant for Chronic Pain – Brief History

Seeds, flowers, roots and buds of cannabis plant have been in use as oil, powder, drinks, paste, drugs and edibles in the treatment of health problems for...
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Breaking the Painkiller Epidemic with Medical Cannabis

Prescription drug abuse has taken a lot of lives in the recent past. The number of deaths reported due to overdosing of prescribed opioid drugs exceeds 165,000...
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Marketing Medical Cannabis to the Floridian Retirees

People dealing with health problems in Florida mainly have in mind as to when will medical cannabis be available in Florida? The answer lies in its medicinal...
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Cannabis for chronic pain – Impacts & Benefits

Cannabis is a widely used drug, having users belonging to different age groups. It is mostly inhaled; the flowers and leaves of Cannabis sativa are used in pipes,...

Medical Cannabis Market in Australia

Although the usage of the cannabis plant for medicinal purposes is controversial. There is a history of using medical cannabis plant across many cultures and countries dating...
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These 5 ‘Untreatable’ Conditions Can be Treated by Cannabis.

Ever since weed was legalized, it’s been positioning itself as the go to solution when it comes to treatment against chronic diseases. Normally, when most people hear...

Can Cannabis Help With Inflammation for Athletes?

Athletes today are bigger, stronger, and faster than they were just a decade or so ago. Men and women are becoming more competitive thanks in part to...

POSITIVE EFFECTS OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA ON ALZHEIMER’S PREVENTION

A preclinical study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease found that very small doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), can slow the production of toxic clumps of beta-amyloid proteins in the brain, which are thought...

Need Period Relief? Women Could Smoke Weed for Cramps If Medical Marijuana Bill Passes...

The pain creeps in slow and unexpectedly. Initially, it’s a subtle discomfort, like the prick of a needle stabbing away at your stomach. As the minutes pass by, the...

CBD Oil For Anxiety: Is Cannabidiol An Effective Treatment?

While we don’t normally think of anxiety as desirable, it’s actually a critical adaptive response that can help us cope with threats to our (or a loved...

PTSD, Insomnia, and Cannabis: What’s the Evidence Say?

According to the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), psychotherapy and sleep aid medications are the most common first-line treatments for solving PTSD-related insomnia. Beyond making sufferers...

What Wounded Veterans Need: Medical Marijuana

After 16 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, many Americans view post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and traumatic brain injury, or TBI, as the “signature” wounds...

General use of cannabis for PTSD Symptoms

Dr. Mechoulam is the Israeli scientist who identified THC as the psychoactive compound in marijuana, and decades later he discovered the brain's endocannabinoid system and the endogenous...

Epilepsy and Marijuana: Cannabis Drug Reduces Dravet Syndrome Seizures in Large-Scale Clinical Trial

A marijuana-based drug has shown promising results as a treatment for a rare and deadly form of epilepsy in its first large-scale clinical trial. In the randomized...

5 Cannabis Strains for Tummy Problems

Purple Urkle Purple Urkle’s history is as complex as its flavor palate. A California strain, the origins are believed to stem from a select phenotype of Mendocino Purps, while...

5 Cannabis Strains That Help With Alzheimers

Mazar I Sharif A legendary strain grown in the far north of Afghanistan.  In fertile and well-irrigated soils these vigorous giants are capable of reaching 4 metres in...

5 Ways Cannabis Could Be Helping Alzheimer’s Patients

If you’ve been keeping a pulse on medical marijuana studies in recent years, you’re probably already keen to the fact that cannabis compounds are demonstrating some promise...

The BEST Cannabis Strains for Anxiety

The relationship between cannabis and anxiety is a complicated one. For some, a small puff of cannabis provides unrivaled relief of worry, panic, stress, and other anxiety-related...

Cannabidiol Reduces Drop Seizures in Lennox-Gastaut

Adding cannabidiol (CBD) to antiepileptic drug (AED) therapy significantly reduces the frequency of drop seizures in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), results of a phase 3 placebo-controlled...