Cannabis Therapy for Seizures in Animals

Project CBD

The use of cannabis as medicine for animals has been getting a lot attention in the medical, scientific, and pet owning communities. One of the potential uses showing the most promise is in the treatment of seizures. Does it work as well for pets as it does for people

Cannabinoid Therapies: Mental Health Treatment is Going Holistic

Cannabis Life Network

Throughout its history, there have been countless documents recording Cannabinoid Therapies medical uses for ailments ranging from menstrual […]. The earliest written record of cannabis consumption dates back to 2727 B.C. and the mythological Chinese Emperor Shen Nung.

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Serious Conditions Are Responding To Cannabinoid Therapy

Peninsula Alternative Health

Because nearly one-third of patients with epilepsy are not getting the results they want from conventional treatments, they are eager to experiment with natural cannabinoid therapy.

This Man Wants To Smash Diabetes With Cannabis Therapy

The Fresh Toast

This Man Wants To Smash Diabetes With Cannabis Therapy It wasn't until Martin Tindall walked around a Colorado dispensary and saw firsthand how cannabis could lengthen and save lives did he become a believer.

Meet the man budding to smash diabetes with cannabis therapy

Cannabis Law Report

Then I saw someone with Stage 4 breast cancer end up in remission from cannabis-based therapy, someone else with skin cancer; kid after kid with seizures all being treated.

Why Terpenes Are Vital To Your Cannabinoid Therapy

StrainConnect

Why Terpenes Are Vital To Your Cannabinoid Therapy. Why Terpenes Are Vital To Your Cannabinoid Therapy. ABOUT. RESOURCES. BRANDS. DOWNLOAD. Blog Post. By Rachael Maddison with Bradley Slaughter • 24 Apr, 2019. An intro to terpenes and how they work in hemp and cannabis.

Rationale for Genetically Guided Cannabis Therapy

Green Relief

My knowledge of Epigenetics has has since crossed over another area of passion: medical cannabis therapy. As you may have already guessed, the subject of genetically guided cannabis therapy is very cutting edge and a bit complex. 10/8/2017. 0 COMMENTS. By Janna Champagne, BSN, RN.

Survey Finds Strong Majority of Physicians Believe Marijuana is a “Legitimate Medical Therapy”

The Joint Blog

The study found that 58% of physicians agree that “medical cannabis was a legitimate medical therapy.” ” The study concludes: “Providers generally believe that medical cannabis is a legitimate medical therapy.

Migraines and Cannabis – Introducing Beauty and the Beast

Cannabis Life Network

Blog Cannabis 101 Cannabis Canada Culture Featured Health Marijuana News cannabis headaches migraines relief therapyNot all of us have suffered a serious headache and even fewer have experienced the power of a severe migraine.

Former NHLers to take part in study to test cannabis-based concussion therapies

MedicalMarijuana.ca

One of Canada’s foremost brain injury experts said he’s “reasonably hopeful” that there is potential for the medicinal value of cannabinoids to be combined with other treatments to help those affected by post-concussion issues. Read More

Ohio Awards Additional Medical Marijuana Cultivation License to Ohio Grown Therapies

Weedistry

Confusion over Ohio Grown Therapies’ pesticide plan in its initial application for a Level 1 medical marijuana cultivation license nearly lost the Johnstown company entry into Ohio’s nascent market, until the Department of Commerce reevaluated the business’s score and issued it a provisional license late last month. In particular, Ohio Grown Therapies disagreed with the state’s evaluation of its pesticide plan. “To

Using Cannabis to Treat Cancer

Project CBD

How close are we to an approved cannabis therapy for cancer? Medical cannabis science pioneer Dr. Manuel Guzman discusses the successes and challenges towards acceptance in the medical community

Study: Cannabis Safe and Effective in Fibromyalgia Patients

NORML

” Patients were most likely to report overall reductions in pain and overall improvements in their quality of life following cannabis therapy.

Nevada: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Measure

NORML

Steve Sisolak has signed legislation, Senate Bill 430 , expanding the pool of patients eligible for medical cannabis therapy. Democratic Gov.

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

According to the findings in the National Academies’ 2017 literature review or of any randomized controlled trials conducted before 2019, are there any diseases or medical conditions for which medical marijuana should be considered as a first line therapy?

Clinical Trial: Transdermal Application of CBD Effective in Patients with Myofascial Pain

NORML

Compared to placebo, patients receiving CBD therapy experienced symptomatic improvements, including reduced myofascial pain severity and decreased masseter muscle (the muscle around the jaw) activity. Authors concluded, “Further research is needed in this field, but CBD, as an alternative to THC, should be taken into consideration in the therapy of masticatory muscles in patients with TMD.”

Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

When treatingnon-cancer chronic pain, should marijuana be regarded as a first line therapy?

Replacing Ice with Cannabinoids: Numbing Pains

Cannabis Life Network

Therapy by numbing is an obvious asset, but a more intricate event occurs. The act of icing and applying heat to an injury falls deeply in tune with cannabinoid therapy. Medics have treated injuries with ice and heat for thousands of years.

North Dakota: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws

NORML

House Bill 1519 significantly expands the pool of patients eligible for medical cannabis therapy to include those diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, migraine, anorexia, and Tourette Syndrome, among other debilitating conditions. Republican Gov.

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Oklahoma: Expanded Protections for Cannabis Patients to Take Effect

NORML

Over 146,000 Oklahomans are registered with the state to access medical cannabis therapy. Legislation will take effect next week expanding protections for state-qualified medical cannabis patients. House Bill 2612 , which was signed into law in March, will go into effect on Friday, August 30.

Study: Daily Cannabis Use Among Pain Patients Associated with Less Non-Prescription Opioid Use

NORML

” The findings are consistent with those of prior studies — such as those here , here , and here — which report that pain patients reduce their use of opioids following access to medical cannabis therapy.

Patients Frequently Substituting Cannabis For Anti-Anxiety Drugs

NORML

They reported that 30 percent of participants discontinued their use of anti-anxiety medications within two-months of initiating cannabis therapy, and that 45 percent did so by six-months. “Patients initiated on medical cannabis therapy showed significant benzodiazepine discontinuation rates after their first follow-up visit to their medical cannabis prescriber, and continued to show significant discontinuation rates thereafter,” authors concluded.

Iowa: Lawmakers Approve Medical Cannabis Expansion Legislation

NORML

It also permits physician assistants and/or advanced registered nurses to make medical cannabis recommendations, and expands the pool of patients eligible for cannabis therapy to include those with “severe or chronic” pain. House and Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, House File 732 , to expand the state’s medical cannabis access program. The measure now awaits action from Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds.

The Emperor of All Maladies

Cannabis Maven

Cancer in the Era of Cannabinoid Therapy. Science

Study: Adult-Use Cannabis Access Associated with Decreased Sales of OTC Sleep Aids

NORML

Adult-use retail cannabis access is associated with a decline in the sales of over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid medications, according to data published in the journal Complimentary Therapies in Medicine.

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Study: Pain Patients Report Significant Health Improvements Following Enactment of Medical Cannabis Access Laws

NORML

” Separate studies – such as those here , here , and here – consistently report that pain patients often reduce their use of opioids following access to medical cannabis therapy.

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Two Congressional Hearing Next Week On Marijuana

NORML

A retrospective review of patients’ symptoms published in 2014 in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs reported a greater than 75 percent reduction CAPS (Clinician Administered Post-traumatic Scale) symptom scores following cannabis therapy.

Rep. Lee: Fight to end restrictions on veterans’ access to medical marijuana

NORML

Research published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs found a 75% reduction in Clinician-Administered Posttraumatic Scale scores following cannabis therapy. Barbara Lee is a member of Congress representing California’s 13th District.

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Integrating Medical Cannabis Into Your Health Regimen

MedicalJane

Dr. Donald Abrams, a world-renowned doctor utilizing the latest integrative cannabis therapies with patients, is on the record for saying “I believe people, especially those getting cancer treatments, really benefit from having both a Western diagnosis, as well as a whole-person approach.

Marijuana For A Lean Physique? Science Weighs In

The Fresh Toast

Researchers studying diabetes, metabolism and obesity have become increasingly interested in how cannabis may be an effective therapy for human systems out of balance.

How CBD Can Positively Impact Borderline Personality Disorder

The Fresh Toast

How CBD Can Positively Impact Borderline Personality Disorder CBD looks promising for BPD patients as a possible treatment option to supplement talk therapy and to target specific BPD symptoms that get in the way of everyday life.

Marijuana Won’t Solve Opioid Crisis But Could Be Part of the Solution

The Fresh Toast

This means a cannabis alternative might be a substantial first step in addiction therapy. Marijuana Won’t Solve Opioid Crisis But Could Be Part of the Solution A paper from Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research shows the herb might help addicts through the worst of the withdrawal symptoms.

The Veterans Equal Access Act Reintroduced

NORML

A retrospective review of patients’ symptoms published in 2014 in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs reported a greater than 75 percent reduction CAPS (Clinician Administered Post-traumatic Scale) symptom scores following cannabis therapy.

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6 Popular Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Otherside Farms

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a lifelong condition that cannot be cured; however, its debilitating symptoms can be alleviated by using both conventional and unconventional therapies. Heat and light therapies. Occupational Therapy.

New Mexico: Lawmakers Approve Marijuana Decriminalization, Other Reform Bills

NORML

It expands the pool of patients eligible for cannabis therapy to include those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress, severe chronic pain, Crohn’s disease, Lou Gehrig’s disease, sleep apnea, and neuropathy, among other newly specified conditions.

Marijuana’s CBD Can Help Sufferers Of Lennox–Gastaut Syndrome

The Fresh Toast

Marijuana’s CBD Can Help Sufferers Of Lennox–Gastaut Syndrome A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine explored the potential for CBD combined with current medicine therapies to help patients with this severe form of epilepsy.

What Are The Benefits Of Full-Spectrum Cannabis Extracts?

The Fresh Toast

There are so many combinations of cannabinoids, terpenes and other less popularized elements that make whole-plant therapy the only way to get the most from this medicine. What Are The Benefits Of Full-Spectrum Cannabis Extracts?

New Jersey: Medical Marijuana Expansion Measure Signed Into Law

NORML

Specifically, it expands the pool of patients eligible for cannabis therapy to include those with chronic pain, menstrual cramps, and epilepsy. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation into law today significantly amending and expanding the state’s medical cannabis access program.

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Today’s Answer of the Day

TheAnswerPage

Are there any reasons not to use the data obtained from recreational marijuana studies to help guide the practice of medical marijuana therapy? Is the data obtained from recreational marijuana studies applicable to medical marijuana? There are significant and substantive differences between the recreational use of marijuana and the medicinal use of marijuana.Individually and in combination, these differences could dramatically affect the outcome of a clinical study. See Answer. See Answer.

Italy: Medical marijuana is now free of charge in Sicily

Cannabis Law Report

It is up to doctors from regional public health companies, specialists in anesthesia and resuscitation, neurology and pain therapy centers to prescribe cannabis therapy for patients for a maximum duration of six months; the preparation may be requested by the patient in hospital pharmacies.

Cannabis For Fibromyalgia

Dr. Michele Ross

Finally, alternative therapies such as acupuncture, myofascial therapy, massage therapy, yoga, meditation, and cognitive therapy are also used to treat fibromyalgia. What Are The Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia?

The Emperor of All Maladies

Cannabis Maven

Cancer in the Era of Cannabinoid Therapy. Science

Medical Marijuana Offers Hope for Treatment of PTSD

FloridaMarijuana.net

While PTSD can be treated with therapies and pharmaceutical medications, those are not always successful and additional treatments are necessary. Frontiers in Neuroscience (FIN) concluded that CBD may offer therapeutic benefits for a variety of disorders related to “inappropriate responses to traumatic events,” and that CBD had fewer side effects than the pharmacological therapy currently used to treat this type of disorder.