Cannabis as a Substitute for Opioid-Based Pain Medication: Patient Self-Report

Cannabis as a Substitute for Opioid-Based Pain Medication: Patient Self-Report Abstract Introduction: Prescription drug overdoses are the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. Alternatives to opioids for the treatment of pain are necessary to address this issue. Cannabis can be an effective treatment for pain, greatly reduces the chance of dependence, and eliminates the risk […]

The Origins of Prescription Opioids

The search for a perfect painkiller is as old as humankind. For thousands of years ancient societies pressed herbs and flowers to try find a cure for chronic pain, but it wasn’t until the 19th century that the discovery of a “miracle drug” changed the course of history like no other drug before. In the […]

Claim Your Cannabis As a Medical Expense

Don’t forget to claim your medical cannabis as a medical expense when you do your 2016 taxes (due on or before April 30, 2017). Here’s how to do it: Step 1: Get Your 2016 Receipts Most Licensed Producers (LPs) have a section on their websites where you can view your past orders and print your […]

Russian Wisdom, Anxiety and CBD

By J. Lehmann As the daughter of old-school Russians, I was raised to believe that sadness, anxiety and insomnia were simply self-indulgences that resulted from having too much time on my hands. A typical exchange with my mother might go like this: Me: “I can’t sleep at night and I worry all the time.” Mom: […]

Why Licensing Will Matter When Legalization Happens

Anyone who lives in Ontario understands the burn of having harmonized sales tax (HST) added to nearly every retail purchase. Even when we don’t see the tax, it’s still there. Booze is a perfect example. On top of the LCBO’s significant mark up on imported wines, HST is also added into the price. The result […]

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Go on Green Introduces Kassi, The First Smart Medical Cannabis Storage Hub, Now in Pre-Sale

The revolutionary patent-pending Kassi is a smart medical storage hub that enhances the benefits of medical cannabis consumption TEL AVIV — November 12, 2018 /Canna Newswire/ — Go on Green, a leader in smart products for cannabis consumers announced today the pre-sale launch of Kassi, the world’s first and most advanced smart medical cannabis storage hub built with […]

Brief Report: Cannabidiol-Rich Cannabis in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Severe Behavioral Problems-A Retrospective Feasibility Study

Brief Report: Cannabidiol-Rich Cannabis in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Severe Behavioral Problems-A Retrospective Feasibility Study. Abstract Anecdotal evidence of successful cannabis treatment in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are accumulating but clinical studies are lacking. This retrospective study assessed tolerability and efficacy of cannabidiol-rich cannabis, in 60 children with ASD and severe behavioral problems (age = 11.8 ± 3.5, range 5.0-17.5; […]

World’s First Medical Cannabis Ratings Platform On Sale

Industry-first ratings platform captures medical cannabis relief for health issues SAN DIEGO — November 5, 2018 /Canna Newswire/ — Medical cannabis is providing relief to millions of people across a wide range of health issues including anxiety, insomnia, stress, chronic pain and PTSD, however there is little statistical data on the actual health relief experienced by medical cannabis […]

2018 election

Wisc.: Election brings new hope, but challenges remain

Local voters approve 13 medical marijuana and seven legalization measures; ask legislators to listen. Great news! On Election Day, around a million Wisconsin voters approved advisory questions on their ballots calling for more humane marijuana laws. More than half of the state’s population saw cannabis-related measures on their ballots, and every single one of the […]

5 Common Misconceptions about Medicinal Marijuana

Medicinal marijuana has been legal in Canada for the better part of 20 years now. As more research is conducted, many doctors, scientists, patients, and other medical professionals are realizing the potential for cannabis in the treatment and management of a whole host of conditions. Go to Source Author: Administrator Puffin’ On Some Good New?! […]

National Doctors’ Day: Questions to Open the Medical Cannabis Dialogue

The Supreme Court ruled that physicians cannot be investigated, threatened, or punished by federal regulators for recommending medical marijuana to their patients. Although the law protects doctors, how should a patient go about bringing it up in the first place? Whether you’re already a medical cannabis user or interested in getting a recommendation, it’s reasonable […]