We are pleased to announce the Florida Medical Cannabis Conference Orlando 2019 The Florida Medical Cannabis Conference and Expo offers a unique opportunity to meet face-to-face with a captive cannabis network of industry professionals and patients. Everyone was eager to engage and share their experience with cannabis. For me, the quality of the event is reflected […]
Many people are just now learning how to spot quality cannabis products versus inferior products. Thanks to the spread of cannabis reform and the rise of the cannabis industry, cannabis consumers in the United States have more legal options at dispensaries than at any other time in history. If you have ever walked into a […]
Facts on Seniors and Medical Marijuana
The growing senior population associated with the aging of the massive baby boomer generation and increasing knowledge about the benefits of medical marijuana is resulting in a phenomenon in which more seniors are “just say[ing] yes” to the drug.
Dr. Ethan Russo presents an argument that an endocannabinoid deficiency, or lack of endogenous cannabinoids, could explain several diseases that currently perplex doctors.
Here’s how doctors can fit the right fit for cannabis patients By Michael Burton, Sail October 24, 2018 Comments Visivasnc / iStock / Getty Images PlusSince the medicines are dependent on strains, consumption methods and percentages of THC and CBD, it’s often a challenge for doctors to find the right dosage. Compared to other medications, […]
Dosage is the key factor in achieving the most benefits and least adverse effects of cannabis. After following thousands of patients using medical cannabis for eight years, I’ve observed that dosing cannabis is unlike any therapeutic agent to which I was exposed in my medical training. A basic understanding of the key characteristics of cannabis […]
What is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO), and what does this cannabis oil do? What Is Rick Simpson Oil? Created by Canadian medical marijuana activist Rick Simpson, RSO is a cannabis-derived oil that has an especially high concentration of marijuana’s psychoactive compound, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC has some pretty potent effects that, when concentrated, have shown signs of […]
Marijuana is increasingly seen as the safest and most effective sleeping aid. Even stubborn cases succumb to the right strain of the dreamy herb. While many people are now aware of this miracle plant’s many therapeutic effects, few know how deep the rabbit hole goes. There is a lot more to it that you think […]
By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World Considering that up until about 85 years ago, cannabis oil was used around the world to treat a variety of diseases, including cancer, it is not surprising that the phasing out of cannabis to treat illness coincided with the rise of pharmaceutical companies. Rick Simpson, a medical marijuana […]
Despite your average Shaggy and Scooby-style stereotypes, researchers believe that cannabis could actually help to sharpen our minds later in life. Researchers at the University of Bonn and Hebrew University have discovered that low, regular doses of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), one of the main active ingredients or cannabinoids found in marijuana, may help to keep our […]
CBD-DRUG INTERACTIONS At sufficient dosages, CBD will temporarily deactivate cytochrome P450 enzymes, thereby altering how we metabolize a wide range of compounds. With cannabidiol (CBD) poised to become widely available in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and herbal preparations, medical scientists are taking a closer look at CBD-drug interactions. Cannabidiol is a safe, non-intoxicating, and non-addictive cannabis compound […]
Results from some of the first studies to examine hemp’s ability to fight cancer show that it might one day be useful as plant-based treatment for ovarian cancer. Hemp is part of the same cannabis family as marijuana but doesn’t have any psychoactive properties or cause addiction. Sara Biela and Chase Turner, graduate students in […]