2017

Claws and Effect: Cannabis Medicine for Pets

Project CBD

All beings with a backbone have an endocannabinoid system. Is cannabis medicine a good option for the health of your dog or cat

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Mara Gordon: Championing Safe Cannabis

Leafwell

Mara Gordon is the Co-founder of Aunt Zelda’s, as well as their Chief Process Engineer. Mara specializes in developing cannabis extracts, cannabis-infused olive oils, cannabis-infused coconut topicals and treatment protocols for seriously ill patients in California. A lot of Mara’s work is data-driven , which is definitely something that’s sorely needed in the cannabis industry at the moment. Source. Interviews cannabinoids CBD dosing medical marijuana THC

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The? ?Second? ?Amendment? ?and? ?Medical? ?Cannabis? ?Patients

Americans for Safe Access

In a 1755 letter to the Pennsylvania General Assembly Ben Franklin wrote “those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." However, while its original context, which related to tax policy, may not apply, the words lend themselves to a conversation that lawmakers should be having. How should our country address liberty, but also safety, when it comes to firearms and cannabis

Hawaii MMJ Patients Instructed to "Voluntarily Surrender" Firearms to Honolulu Police Department

MJ Business Attorneys

Medical-marijuana cardholders have thirty days to “voluntarily surrender” their firearms, according to a letter sent by the Honolulu Police Department to MMJ patients last month.

Breaking Down The Cannabis Plant

MGC Pharma

A word from Elad Segev, Manager of Breeding and Cultivation at MGC Pharmaceuticals. A Cannabis plant is made up of 400 different chemicals that have physical and psychoactive effects when consumed together. The addition or removal of these substances from a plant can cause very different results, which can potentially lower the efficacy of the plant.

Study: Chili Peppers and Cannabis Could Be The Answer To Gut Disorders

MedicalJane

Patients with special dietary needs or those with diseases of the gut/pancreas often find themselves frustrated and in tremendous pain. Figuring out how to calm down the immunological response of the gut may make it possible to create a treatment for gastro diseases and disorders, and it turns out part of the solution may be found in both chili pepper and cannabis.

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How Christina Evans Conquered Chronic Pain with Cannabis, Yoga Therapy

CannaEffect

Cannabis continues to build hope for those with life-changing illnesses–in sickness and in health. As its medical components are further utilized and discovered, research and changes to statewide policies have rapidly progressed, promoting the plant’s widespread benefits. Christina Evans, Medical Cannabis Patient, and a resident of British Columbia, Canada, recently shared her uplifting story and success in treating Syringomyelia-a rare spinal cord disease-with cannabis.

Effective Use Of Cannabis For Asthma Treatment

Medical Marijuana 411

The anti-inflammatory properties of Cannabis can help treat asthma, which causes lung inflammation. See how patients are using cannabis for asthma treatment. The post Effective Use Of Cannabis For Asthma Treatment appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Asthma Cannabis Science Edibles Medical Marijuana 411

The effects of cannabis on sleep

Alchimia

Many users ? both medicinal and recreational ? use cannabis right before going to sleep because of the effects on this important phase of our life. While many of them get a more restful sleep, one of the side effects reported by users is not dreaming or, at least, not remembering any dream. But, why does it happen? Why do we sleep? Before understanding what are the effects of cannabis on sleep, we should start with the basics?why why do we sleep?

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Lavender: A Terpene Love Story

Canna Care Docs

Lavender is a powerhouse primarily because of its terpene profile. Terpenes are organic compounds found in almost all vegetative life on this planet. Click on Photo to learn more about the entourage effect and how you can get a free recipe for Healing Lavender Salve! The post Lavender: A Terpene Love Story appeared first on Canna Care Docs. Information Uncategorized Cannabis Lavender Marijuana MMJ Terpene Terpenoid

Claws and Effect: Cannabis Medicine for Pets

Project CBD

All beings with a backbone have an endocannabinoid system. Is cannabis medicine a good option for the health of your dog or cat

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What’s So Special About the 1:1 CBD:THC Ratio?

Leafwell

So you’ve got your medical marijuana card and now you’re wondering what ratio is your right for you. Now, there isn’t a “perfect ratio” when it comes to what THC:CBD ratio works best for you. Some people react best to different ratios, or different ratios for different times of the day. One person may prefer a THC-to-CBD ratio of 2:1, whilst another prefers a 0:5. Source. Cannabis Dosing cannabinoids cannabis CBD dosing mmj card mmj doctor telehealth THC

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Patient Advocates Call on Congress to Act to Preserve Medical Cannabis to Fight Opiate Crisis

Americans for Safe Access

As a kick off to the End Pain Not Lives Campaign on November 1, Americans for Safe Access and US Pain Foundation advocates held a press conference and rally on Capitol Hill to encourage Congress and the Administration to consider medical cannabis as an option for pain in order to help mitigate the current opioid overdose crisis that has hit epidemic proportions in our nation

Charles Feldmann Selected for Prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

MJ Business Attorneys

Announcing the Lifetime Achievement selection of Charles Feldmann among America’s Top 100 Attorneys® Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit a Lifetime Achievement award.

Why Medical Cannabis Companies Must Work Together

MGC Pharma

Ron Lipsky?—?Cannatech Cannatech London 2017 A word from Ron Lipsky, Manager of Business Development and International Relations at MGC Pharmaceuticals. I was lucky enough to be invited to give a talk at Cannatech UK several weeks ago, a fantastic event which brings together key figures in the Medical Cannabis industry. This was a unique opportunity for me, as I realised I would be in a room full of my peers?—?like

Treating Menstrual Cramps and PMDD with Medical Marijuana

MedicalJane

A modern-day woman will experience an average of 450 menstrual cycles or “periods” in her lifetime. For women suffering from dysmenorrhea or “menstrual cramps,” this number can seem more like thousands. During this time, some women experience pains that originate in the lower abdomen/pelvic area that can be both physically and emotionally draining to cope with. Do all women experience menstrual cramps? Menstrual cycles are unique to the individual.

Cannabis: Gateway Drug or Life Preserver?

United Patients Group

Critics have claimed for decades that cannabis is a “gateway drug.” Proponents of prohibition argue that using cannabis will lead people to consume cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine. Yet, no evidence exists to verify this claim. In fact, the research indicates the majority of people who use cannabis do not go on to use harder drugs. With mindful consumption, people who use cannabis lead happier and more successful lives. So where did this false claim originate?

911 Dispatcher and Dog Rescuer Heather Saves Others. CBD Oil Saved Her From Crippling Pain.

CannaEffect

Heather Allen and Brandon Allen rescue severely abused and neglected dogs. After nearly 20 years of crippling pain and bizarre medical treatments, Heather can walk her three dogs in the sunshine and smile thanks to Real Scientific Hemp Oil, CBD oil by HempMeds. Brandon went to the same high school as Heather, and was there the night Heather fell from bleachers at an event and suffered a traumatic head injury that has affected her every day since.

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Melanoma Cannabis Treatment Helps Kill Cancer Cells

Medical Marijuana 411

The rapid progression of melanoma make it the most dangerous form of skin cancer. A scientific study has shown effective melanoma cannabis treatment in mice. The post Melanoma Cannabis Treatment Helps Kill Cancer Cells appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Cancer Cannabis Oils Cannabis Science Skin Disorders Melanoma

The Hottest Marijuana Products of 2017

The Herb Collective

The legality of marijuana continues to change the ways marijuana is consumed with new innovative products. In 2016 we saw many new products introduced, in 2017 we are seeing even better products hit the markets. Here are the hottest marijuana products of 2017. DAVINCI IQ Named after the innovative artist, the DAVINCI IQ is a modern and stylish vape pen.

Cannabis for Senior Care

Ellementa

Three years ago, Carrie Tice had a hysterectomy and went through menopause unexpectedly. During her six-week recovery, she managed her symptoms with cannabis instead of opiates. Carrie says her body did just fine until she went to a conference in Paris and had to travel without cannabis. “All of my hormonal symptoms appeared, unfortunately, while I was onstage presenting,” she said.

From Clone to Concentrate: How CBD Oil is Made

Project CBD

A Project CBD featured video, see how cannabis oil is extracted and produced

Traveling with CBD Oil? Here’s What You Need to Know

Leafwell

First things first: if you’re travelling to another state and feel the temptation to take a little cannabis or cannabis-derived product with you, don’t do it. Doing so is a federal crime. Your medical marijuana card will not save you from a potential prison sentence, a fine and being sent back to where you came from. Obamacare will not save you, either, and neither will the fact that you might be. Source. MMJ News CBD CBD Oil legal issues states travel

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The Tom Marino Roller Coaster: Three Days of Drug Policy Changes

Americans for Safe Access

On October 15, 2017, the Washington Post and 60 Minutes released a scathing report on the pharmaceutical industry’s influence of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). This report, in large part, scrutinized Representative Tom Marino (R-PA) and his potential appointment as the head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) also known as the Drug Czar because of his ties with and sponsorship of legislation favoring the pharmaceutical industry

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Interview With FN's Lisa Pittman Featured In Dallas News

MJ Business Attorneys

Is it inherently Texan to legalize marijuana? July 5, 2017. The original can be found here.). By Dom DiFurio, Web Producer. Lisa Pittman is one of the first attorneys in Texas to specialize in medical marijuana law. She came to the industry not from the recreational side, but as a mother seeking treatment for her child with epilepsy.

Medical? ?Cannabis? ?vs.? ?The? ?Opioid? ?Crisis

MGC Pharma

word ? ? from ? ? Nativ ? ? Segev, ? ? Founder ? ? & & ? ? Managing ? ? Director ? ? of ? ? MGC ? ? Pharmaceuticals. want? ?to? talk? ?about? about? ?something? something? ?a? little? ?bit? bit? ?different? different? ?than? than? ?usual.? usual.? ?Something? Something? ?that? that? ?has? has? ?been? been? ?a a recurring? ?theme? theme? ?in? newsfeed? ?for? for? ?the? the? ?past? past? ?several? several? ?years: years: Prescription? ?opioids? opioids? ?and? and? ?the? the? ?Opioid?

Cannabis Heroin Comparable? That’s Preposterous

Canna Care Docs

The news is currently flowing about a recent statement made by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. You’ve heard it elsewhere before reading it here, no doubt. I’m talking, of course, about this little chestnut: “Marijuana is only slightly less awful than heroin.” ” I’m not writing this blog to get into right vs left politics. Frankly I think both sides could use an overhaul.) I’m here to bestow information.

In Loving Memory of Corinne Malanca ??

United Patients Group

In Loving Memory of Corinne Malanca ??. I am deeply saddened to share the news that my best friend, my wife, my business partner, but most of all, my soulmate, Corinne Malanca, passed away from cancer on October 19 th , 2017. Corinne was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the end of June. With our faith, belief system and medical cannabis knowledge, there was no doubt in our minds that we were going to beat this horrendous disease.

North Dakota Grandpa Says CBD Hemp Oil Helps Alleviate Symptoms of COPD

CannaEffect

Walter Rodlund, 81, has lived an outdoorsman’s lifestyle in his hometown of Fargo, ND. Neighborhood kids know they can usually find ‘Grandpa’ working in his yard, gardening and weeding. After lung disease put a stop to that, Real Scientific Hemp Oil has helped Walter breathe fresh air again. In February 2015, Walter spent four days in the emergency room at Mayo Clinic. He was diagnosed with end-stage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

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Study Suggests Cannabis Lowers Obesity Rates

Medical Marijuana 411

Most think cannabis induced munchies are bad for health. But a new study supports the theory that cannabis lowers obesity rates. The post Study Suggests Cannabis Lowers Obesity Rates appeared first on Medical Marijuana 411. Cannabinoids Cannabis Science Diabetes Medical Marijuana 411 Research What Ails You Obesity

New York State’s PTSD Expansion Analysis

MedicalJane

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo marked this past Veteran’s Day by signing a measure that expanded the state’s medical cannabis qualifying conditions to include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The legislation was sponsored by Senator Diane Savino, a proponent of the inclusion since the program’s infancy. The bill received near unanimous support in the Assembly with a 131-8 vote, and with a Senate approval of 50-13.