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9 Benefits of Cannabis Edibles

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With all the marijuana gummy bears and cookies available now, it might seem like they’re a relatively new invention.

Is Homegrown Marijuana Better than Dispensary-Bought?

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In many states, medical cannabis patients can legally grow their cannabis. It’s one of the many perks of being a medical cardholder, along with paying lower sales tax and having priority access to products.

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Why Does a Parent Have to be a Caregiver for Older Children?

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While there remains some controversy around cannabis and minors, most medical programs allow qualifying children to become patients — but they can’t get access to treatment without an adult caregiver.

Cannabis Company Takes California to Court Over Taxes

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It’s no secret that the cannabis black market is booming in California despite the presence of a completely legal recreational market. The black market is also known as the “traditional market” because that’s how cannabis was traditionally sold until recently.

Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Cannabis for Raynaud Syndrome

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What can cannabis do to help patients with Raynaud syndrome? Raynaud syndrome (aka Raynaud’s phenomenon, Raynaud’s disease or simply Raynaud’s) is a relatively common condition, yet many people know little about it.

5 Ways Cannabis Can Improve Your Health

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How can cannabis help you maintain good health? Cannabis has become increasingly popular for medical and recreational purposes. But is it possible to use cannabis as a natural health supplement? If we are talking about pure, whole-plant cannabis, the answer is yes.

What Do We Know About the Endocannabinoid System?

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What are some of the most important facts about your amazing endocannabinoid system (ECS)? The late twentieth century discovery of the endocannabinoid system was a turning point in modern medicine.

What Are Cannabis Edibles?

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What is edible cannabis, and what do you need to know about ingestibles? If you’ve ever wondered, “why eat weed?” ” we have the answers in this complete guide to marijuana edibles.

How Can CBD Treat Epilepsy?

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The past few years have seen a huge surge in interest in using cannabis – in particular, the cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD) – for epilepsy.

Can You Develop a Tolerance to Cannabis?

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Does it feel like your cannabis isn’t working for you like it did in the past? It’s not your imagination: You might have developed a high tolerance for cannabis. Cannabis tolerance occurs when your body gets used to the amount you ingest.

Leafwell’s Most Popular Medical Cannabis Articles of September 2021

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Did you miss any of the educational blogs about medical cannabis and what it means to be a medical marijuana patient in the US? Here’s our round-up of the best article we published in September 2021. Click through to read each piece: What are the benefits of cannabis oils and tinctures?

Why Medical Marijuana Works for Pain

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Today we’re answering the question: “Is medical marijuana beneficial for managing pain?” ” The short answer: yes! But if you want more details, keep reading. Medical Marijuana: Pain Killer or Pain “Distractor”?

How Addictive is Cannabis: An Objective Look

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Many newcomers to medical cannabis often worry about its addiction potential.

Is Denying Patients Medical Cannabis a Breach of Their Human Rights?

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Imagine you have a rare and/or extremely painful condition that is hard to treat – say, multiple sclerosis, a rare cancer, or a form of epilepsy like Dravet syndrome. All the medications you have been prescribed have several deleterious side-effects, and in some cases even highly addictive.

Texas’ Expanded Medical Cannabis Program: what you need to know

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The state of Texas has one of the most restrictive medical cannabis programs in the country, but on September 1 legislators voted to expand its limited medical program to include cancer patients and PTSD sufferers.

How to use cannabis to recover from workouts

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Cannabis and athletics have been a staple in the headlines recently.

Study: 275 Mice Say CBD Helped Them Kick Cocaine

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Imagine if scientific evidence emerged that cannabidiol (CBD), a fundamental medical cannabis extract, showed potential to prevent people from lapsing back into cocaine addiction after they had been rescued from their substance abuse disorder.

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How to Choose and Dose Cannabis Oils and Tinctures

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What is the best cannabis tincture for you and how should you dose it? Cannabis tinctures in the Western world date back to the nineteenth century when Queen Victoria of England was reportedly prescribed one to treat menstrual cramps.

5 Reasons Why Cannabis is Great for Seniors

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Fudge, hard-boiled sweets, and backgammon – these are just a few of the things we associate with the older generation. It turns out that seniors have something in common with younger folks too: their love of cannabis!

How to Choose and Dose Cannabis Concentrate

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For the average medical and recreational cannabis consumer out there, the idea of taking a hit from a dab rig or figuring out how to use cannabis concentrates can easily seem like more trouble than it’s worth.

Are Cannabis Plants Toxic to Cats and Dogs?

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If you own a pet, you need to know that cannabis is toxic for animals. This article tells you what you need to know to keep your dog and/or cat safe when there is cannabis in the house.

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Where is Cannabis Oil Legal?

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With more and more states legalizing cannabis in some form with every passing year, it can be hard to keep track of exactly what is legal where. One of the best examples of this inconsistency is the legal status of cannabis oil across the U.S.

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Why is it so Hard to Dose Cannabis Edibles?

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Americans have purchased a lots of legal cannabis over the last year or so. To be precise, $18 billion worth in 2020.

How to Use Cannabis to Start Your Day

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Should you use cannabis in the morning? If cannabis has typically been an after-hours experience for you, then you might be surprised at how the plant can turbocharge your day. There are countless cannabis-infused recipes (like Wake and Bake Granola) you can make for an energy-boosting breakfast.

How many cannabis plants can you legally grow?

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While the US cannabis scene has considerably broadened general access to medical and adult-use cannabis, the rules governing the home-growing of the cannabis plant are still relatively strict.

3 Misconceptions About CBD, Cleared Up

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Cannabidiol (CBD) is perhaps one of the most misunderstood chemicals around. The research behind CBD, other cannabinoids, and how they interact with the body has barely scratched the surface, making space for all sorts of misconceptions and misinformation.

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Why Does the 1:1 CBD:THC Ratio Work So Well?

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Today, we’re looking at what’s special about the 1:1 ratio of CBD: THC. Many medical marijuana patients find this ratio nothing short of miraculous. But why? This article dives into some studies into the ratio and why it’s effective.

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Why Medical Marijuana Works for Pain

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Today we’re answering the question: “Is medical marijuana beneficial for managing pain?” ” The short answer: yes! But if you want more details, keep reading. Medical Marijuana: Pain Killer or Pain “Distractor”?

Can Medical Marijuana Help Treat My Anxiety?

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Yes, medical marijuana can help with your anxiety. In fact, anxiety and anxiety-related disorders are some of the most common conditions cannabis and a medical marijuana card are recommended for.

What Are the Benefits of Cannabis Concentrate?

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Today we’re looking at the benefits of cannabis concentrates. Fruit juice made from concentrate doesn’t have the best reputation. Concentrated fruit juice strips away essential vitamin C and fiber while retaining high levels of sugar.

Getting Medical Cannabis into Your System and How it Works

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Cannabinoids enter our bodies when we ingest cannabis and, once in our system, they interact with our bodies like a ball caught in a baseball catcher’s mitt. Our body contains a system known as the “Endocannabinoid System” (ECS).

How Do I Save a Dying Cannabis Plant?

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“Why is my cannabis plant dying?” ” If this is a question you want an answer to, you’re in the right place. The most important thing when it comes to saving a dying cannabis plant is to find out what’s wrong. The most common issue is with the growing environment.

Does Using CBD Oil Result in a Positive Drug Test?

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When football season arrives, sports pages are filled with stories on drug testing and athletes who have failed. Now, the question arises: what makes athletes consume drugs? Well, there are several reasons.

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How Do You Dose Cannabis Edibles?

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It can be challenging to find your ideal dose of cannabis. Often this process requires some trial and error. With edibles, this can prove difficult, as getting it wrong may mean a whole day spent in bed waiting for things to get better.

Why can’t new cannabis patients use telemedicine in some states?

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Some states only allow cannabis patients to use telemedicine to renew existing medical marijuana certifications. This means that new patients cannot access vital online services in some states to get the medical marijuana cards they need.

What Are Cannabis Concentrates?

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This blog is going to answer all the questions you may have about cannabis concentrates. From what exactly are cannabis concentrates? How are they made? What forms can medical patients get them in? What makes them different from other cannabis products available at your local dispensary?