Medical Cannabis News

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Tue
16
Jun

How Does Marijuana Affect Our Digestion?

In the last decade, we’ve learned a lot about how cannabis affects digestion. Thanks to the numerous studies that have been done over the years, we’ve gotten valuable insight on how this ultra-beneficial plant can be used to treat a range of diseases and conditions. Although a lot of anecdotal evidence and multiple studies exist on the topic, we’ve still only scratched the surface of unlocking its full potential.

Tue
16
Jun
Mon
15
Jun

Medical marijuana growers face additional hurdle before planting in Missouri

The medical marijuana industry in Missouri continues to prepare to serve thousands of patients who say they need the product to relieve a variety of health issues.

But some business owners tell 41 Action News they were caught off guard by an additional hurdle imposed by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, which oversees the industry, before growers can put seeds in the ground.

After each of the 338 medical marijuana license holders is verified by the state, they have to go through an additional verification process.

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.

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