Serious Conditions Are Responding To Cannabinoid Therapy

Penninsula 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.

How Christina Evans Conquered Chronic Pain with Cannabis, Yoga Therapy

CannaEffect

The post How Christina Evans Conquered Chronic Pain with Cannabis, Yoga Therapy appeared first on CannaEffect. Cannabis continues to build hope for those with life-changing illnesses–in sickness and in health.

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

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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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

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.

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?

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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The Emperor of All Maladies

Cannabis Maven

Cancer in the Era of Cannabinoid Therapy. Science

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.

Leading Edge Pharms Opens CBD Research and Innovation Center, LENCURA Labs

Canna Newswire

March 26, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Leading Edge Pharms, Inc. , (LEP) a biotechnology company developing novel cannabinoid therapies and innovative delivery systems, today announced the opening of the LENCURA Labs Research and Innovation Center in Carlsbad, Calif.

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?

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.

Marijuana Legalization Measures Gaining Momentum In Several States

NORML

Virginia: Legislation is before the Governor to expand the pool of health professionals who can approve cannabis therapy to include nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

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.

Veterans Medical Marijuana Access Legislation Introduced In House and Senate

NORML

Under existing regulations, VA doctors are not permitted to fill out the mandatory paperwork necessary to recommend cannabis therapy in those 33 states that regulate it. Today, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced legislation, The Veterans Medical Marijuana Safe Harbor Act , to expand and facilitate medical cannabis access to military veterans suffering from chronic pain, PTSD, and other serious medical conditions.

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I Use Cannabis & CBD To Treat Severe Depression & Suicidal Thoughts

Miss Marijuana

In 2014 I started going to therapy at the behest of my girlfriend. I struggled through therapy for a year. Even with my medications, therapy, and Cannabis I was still struggling with self harm and suicidal thoughts.

Green Growth Partners with DSW to Sell Seventh Sense CBD Products

Cannabis Life Network

NYSE: DSW) (DSW) to sell hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) personal care products under the Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy brand at select DSW stores […].

Medical marijuana can be used to treat Depression

FloridaMarijuana.net

Some patients find success with pharmaceuticals and talk-therapy. There are a variety of therapy approaches and psychologies. Feelings of sadness can be normal in life. However, if the depression lasts more than a few days, it’s important to seek medical assistance. Depression can be situational, but Clinical Depression, which comes and goes and/or lasts for more than a few days, is a chemical imbalance within the central nervous system.

Virginia Medical Cannabis Bills Clear Senate Committee

NORML

The bill would also allow Virginia’s licensed pharmaceutical processors to dispense medical cannabis preparations beyond the current definition of “oil” and in doses proven effective for the variety of disease processes for which doctors will recommend these therapies.

Marijuana and HIV: Much More Than Palliative Aid

Greencamp

These medications are combined in what’s known as HAART (highly active antiretroviral therapy). Even though these pharmaceuticals slow down the progression and lessen the quantity of the virus in a patient’s body, many sufferers experience severe pain from antiretroviral therapy.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/18/19

NORML

Legislation is pending, House Bill 37, to permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy to those struggling with opioid abuse or dependence. Senate Bill 19-013 would permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy for any condition for which an opiate would otherwise be prescribed. House Bill 19-1028 would permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy to those diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

Cannabis Advocates to Rally in Kentucky

NORML

Jason Nemes, R-33, is sponsoring a medical cannabis bill (HB 136) that allows doctors to recommend cannabis therapy as part of patients’ treatment regimens. The Kentucky chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (KY NORML) is assisting Kentuckians for Medical Marijuana (KY4MM) in its lobbying efforts Feb. 5 with constituents from across the state seeking cannabis reform.

Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Symptom Mitigation and Reduction in Prescription Drug Use in Those with MS

The Joint Blog

“We also sought to collect data on other pertinent outcomes related to the use of cannabis to enhance understanding of the potential benefits this complementary therapy offers.” ” According to NORML, “Their findings are consistent with those of other studies reporting the reduced use of opioids and other prescription drugs following patients’ initiation of cannabis therapy.”

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/8/19

NORML

Senate Bill 19-013 would permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy for any condition for which an opiate would otherwise be prescribed. House Bill 19-1028 would permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy to those diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

How does medical marijuana help patients with Epilepsy?

FloridaMarijuana.net

Recently , the mainstream press has initiated a growing interest in the efficacy of cannabinoids when other therapies have failed. The Epilepsy Foundation defines epilepsy as a chronic condition of the brain which causes seizures and affects 65 million people worldwide. One in 26 people will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. It is not fully known the genetic origins of epilepsy or if the condition is hereditary. A seizure is a disruption of the electrical communications between neurons.

Terpene Spotlight: Humulene

FloridaMarijuana.net

Additionally, the team stated that “Terpenes are also presented as skin penetration enhancers and agents involved in the prevention and therapy of several inflammatory diseases. As interest in the medical cannabis industry grows, science is dissecting the cannabis plant even further to understand just how the complicated plant can heal humans, and animals.

The Best Rx for Teens Addicted to Vaping? No One Knows

Puff Puff Post

Physicians who treat young people now face a series of dilemmas: The anti-smoking therapies on the market — such as nicotine patches and gums — are not approved for children, due to lack of testing or ineffective results.

Review Of The CBD Roll On For Pain From CBD Living Water

Miss Marijuana

Not only is this baby packed with CBD, but it’s got some cold therapy going on too. Cold therapy is great for arthritis, back, joint, and muscle pain! . Actually, I’ve been using Tiger Balm (it’s kind of like icy hot,) a form of cold therapy, for my jaw for years.

Jamaican Lion: The Industry’s First Comprehensive Cannabis Reference Genome

Medicinal Genomics

This plant that has the potential to be more valuable than wheat and corn combined, but with far more varied and diverse uses, including everything from CO2 sequestration to pain relief and medical therapies to complete vegetable proteins, clothing and industrial materials.”.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/1/19

NORML

Senate Bill 19-013 would permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy for any condition for which an opiate would otherwise be prescribed. House Bill 19-1028 would permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy to those diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/11/19

NORML

Legislation is pending, House Bill 366, to permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy to those struggling with opioid addiction, misuse, or abuse. Senate Bill 19-013 would permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy for any condition for which an opiate would otherwise be prescribed. House Bill 19-1028 would permit physicians to recommend cannabis therapy to those diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.