Medical Cannabis News

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Mon
15
Jun

Could CBD Treat Anxiety Symptoms Better Than Traditional Marijuana?

Current recommendations for anxiety patients is to utilize high-CBD, low-THC marijuana strains for the best results.

Fri
12
Jun

Cancer And Medical Marijuana: A Patient’s Perspective

A breast cancer patient from Minnesota shares  her cancer journey and how medical marijuana has made a great deal of difference in her treatment.

“Marijuana has been used in herbal remedies for centuries. Scientists have identified many biologically active components in marijuana. These are called cannabinoids. The two best studied components are the chemicals delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (often referred to as THC), and cannabidiol (CBD). Other cannabinoids are being studied.” — American Cancer Society

Fri
12
Jun

As Medical Cannabis Industry Booms, China Remains Quietly on Top

When a new industry really comes into play, it creates a paradigm shift in its wake, a changed world due to new laws, regulations, business possibilities, new lines of revenue, and new collectors of this revenue. When it comes to the burgeoning global medical cannabis industry, while Africa pushes towards a new paradigm shift, China still remains firmly on top…for now.

Thu
11
Jun

CBD Oil for Dogs: Best Organic Products to Ease Pain and Anxiety

When your dog’s in pain, you may not know what to do.

It’s not like you can give him some ibuprofen and tell him to lie down for a while or give him a heating pad to use while he’s watching TV. You may not even be able to tell exactly why he’s in pain – since he certainly can’t tell you where it hurts.

In serious cases, naturally, you’ll immediately rush him to the vet. But if he’s sitting in a corner and whimpering, limping around for no apparent reason, or just unusually lethargic and withdrawn – you may wait a day or so to see if he gets better, before calling your veterinarian and making an appointment.

Thu
11
Jun

The Greater Cannabis Company completes oral CBD patch shipment

The first shipment of an innovative oral CBD patch has now been completed.

Thu
11
Jun

Ohio medical marijuana: Panel recommends one new qualifying medical condition

Proposals to treat autism and anxiety with medical marijuana were rejected Wednesday by a state medical board committee.

The panel recommended the full board approve one new condition: cachexia, or wasting syndrome.

Anxiety, autism spectrum disorder and cachexia had been considered to join the list of 21 qualifying medical conditions included in Ohio’s 2016 medical marijuana law.

Thu
11
Jun

CBD Spectrums: Choosing Full-Spectrum, Broad-Spectrum, Or Isolate

It’s a common misconception that all CBD products contain the same hemp-derived ingredients, but in fact there are three major types of CBD products called spectrums. They are full spectrum, broad spectrum or CBD isolate, named based on the hemp-based compounds in the product.

It’s understandable if your head is already spinning. The CBD industry is filled with 1000s of different products . To make things even more confusing, these products are marketed in a variety of different ways — often without consistency from brand to brand.

Thu
11
Jun

Is The NBA Pro-Marijuana Now?

Not only did the head of the NBA’s player union join the board of Cresco Labs, the league suspended testing for marijuana use.

The National Basketball Association will return July 31 under a “bubble” system in Orlando. Only 22 teams will compete in an abbreviated regular season hosted at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on the Disney World grounds before playoffs commence. Should players feel stressed about the competition or coronavirus, there is good news — they can consume marijuana without repercussion.

According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the NBA will not conduct recreational drug tests while players live in the Disney bubble. Tests for performance-enhancing drugs, however, will resume.

Wed
10
Jun

Cannabis temporarily reduces severity of PTSD symptoms

People suffering from post-traumatic distress disorder report that cannabis reduces the severity of their symptoms by more than half, at least in the short term, according to a recent study led by Carrie Cuttler, a Washington State University assistant professor of psychology.

Cuttler and her colleagues analyzed data of more than 400 people who tracked changes in their PTSD symptoms before and after cannabis use with Strainprint, an app developed to help users learn what types of medical cannabis work best for their symptoms. The group collectively used the app more than 11,000 times over a 31-month period.

Wed
10
Jun

This doctor’s insight on treating the pandemic with cannabis

One medical research team in Israel believes they have a small piece to the coronavirus puzzle. In an exclusive interview with The Fresh Toast, Dr. Igal Louria-Hayon, head of the Medical Cannabis Research and Innovation Center at the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel, says the healing properties in cannabis may be able to help the body fight against COVID-19.

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