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Mon
23
Nov

How to Find the Best Medical Marijuana Products for Your Needs

If you’re new to the world of medical marijuana, you may be finding it hard to know where to start. Between smoking, taking edibles, whether you are looking for more of an upper or relaxation stimulant, in this article we’ll help you to make better sense of the products available and aid you in choosing what is best for your requirements. If you live in any of the 33 states in which this substance is legal in a healthcare context, such as Pennsylvania, getting a medical marijuana card is extremely easy.

Thu
19
Nov

CBD Skin Cream Mitigates Chronic Back Pain Says New Study

Chronic back pain is a major issue around the globe.

In fact, lower back pain is the leading cause of disability on the planet.

The condition affects people from all backgrounds and socio-economic statuses, although low and middle-income populations have seen a greater uptick in diagnosis compared to upper-income global populations in recent years.

Wed
18
Nov

Saskatchewan woman says use cannabis to help her addiction not accepted

For Shelby Curtis, keeping away from hard drugs starts with quieting her thoughts.

The 26-year-old got a prescription to use cannabis medicinally earlier this year while in recovery and living in Regina's Raising Hope housing program for new mothers facing issues such as substance abuse. 

She uses THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, to manage depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. 

“I can instantly ... relax and talk to myself and tell myself that everything’s going to be OK, like, whatever it may be," Curtis says.  “When I use THC, like I don’t have like any interest in using hard drugs.”

Tue
17
Nov

What CBD Oil Can Do For Pets

Don’t worry. The absence of THC combined with the presence of rich cannabidiol compounds won’t make your dogs high.

Cannabidiol is one of the most active compounds found in hemp plants. You can learn more about this on here. Many studies have found out that it can balance the bodily functions of many mammals. When CBD stimulates the endocannabinoid system present in both humans and animals, it can help the body regain homeostasis.

Tue
17
Nov

Women Are More Likely To Swap Prescribed Medication For Medical Cannabis, Study Finds

Increased medical knowledge and changes in social norms have meant that over the last decade attitudes towards medical cannabis have changed exponentially. After speaking to clinicians and patients studies have concluded that while it may have once been taboo, medical cannabis is now believed to be a legitimate medical therapy by some. It may be much more accepted but few studies have looked into how patients use medical cannabis and whether men and women see it differently.

Tue
17
Nov

New Study Warns CBD May Yield Positive THC Test Results

Have you gotten swept up in the CBD craze? Careful. It may induce a positive drug test.

Tue
17
Nov

'What kind of grandfather needs 140 plants?': Neighbours fed up with dozens of medical marijuana grow-ops

People living in several north Winnipeg neighbourhoods say they have become prisoners in their own homes since their neighbours sold their houses to new owners who have turned them into medical marijuana grow operations.

"The smell is horrific," said Eddie Calisto-Tavares.

Calisto-Tavares owns her own business and, like many, is now working from home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. She and her husband started going for daily walks around the neighbourhood in March and began to notice a strong odour around certain homes, she said.

"We thought it was winter and probably the skunks are hibernating," she said.

Mon
16
Nov

A Lot Of Women Would Use Cannabis To Treat Gynecological Conditions

A new study finds that women are now more open to treating gynecological conditions with cannabis.

A new study reveals that women would consider using cannabis to treat different gynecological conditions, from menopause to menstrual pains.

Fri
13
Nov

Veterans Affairs Canada and their Cannabis Policy for Veterans

Changes in Cannabis Policy for Veterans since the introduction

It all began in 2007, when Veterans Affairs Canada made the decision to reimburse a veteran for his medical cannabis expenses. Since then, the department has been reimbursing the cannabis costs of thousands of veterans.

Fri
13
Nov

Another Study Finds CBD Does Not Convert to THC in the Body

Cannabidiol (CBD) is extremely popular right now.

In fact, it is so popular that Google search data for the last few years shows that CBD is searched more often than THC.

For many decades THC was the cannabinoid that most scientists and cannabis enthusiasts focused on, however, that has clearly changed.

Products containing CBD are far more legally available in the global marketplace compared to products containing large amounts of THC.

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