Category Archives: Medical Use of Cannabis

Cannabis for Pain Management

Cannabis for Pain Management

For thousands of years, humans have used cannabis in its various forms for a wide range of reasons. This includes use as a construction material, a ritual tool, a medication, and even a possible cure for diseases, including cancer and more. One of the most purposeful reasons it’s been around is the long-cherished link between […]

Shaping Canada’s Legal Marijuana Industry: Can It Escape the Red Tape?

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made legalizing recreational marijuana one of his government’s priorities. Major changes are coming for the legal marijuana industry as soon 2018. But many worry that the new laws and regulations will be more focused on big money corporate interests, shutting out many small businesses. Federal Law and the Legal  Marijuana […]

Can Marijuana Treat Anxiety? How does it work?

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The attention that medical cannabis has received in mainstream press outlets of late points to a growing trend. As such, many people are looking at their various illnesses in a different light. Could marijuana help them? One debilitating mental challenge that a staggering number of Canadians face is anxiety. Naturally, medical providers and sufferers alike […]

Cancer and Cannabis

Cancer and Cannabis

Statistically, two in five Canadians will develop cancer in their lifetime. Cancer is an illness with no discrimination as to who it affects. Most Canadian oncologists support the choice of recommending cannabis as a part of a treatment program for patients affected by cancer. In our pursuit of effective cancer treatments, the science community has documented […]

Marijuana and Depression

Marijuana and Depression

Among multiple medical conditions in which marijuana can be helpful, physical illnesses are most often in the spotlight. We hear a lot of stories from people who have suffered from a wide range of physical diseases, from cancer to diabetes and AIDS. However, psychological disorders are a much less common topic in the medical community. […]

Marijuana and ADHD

The Effects of Marijuana on ADHD

Society does not necessarily see cannabis enthusiasts as people who know the answer to every question in this world. That being said, a stoner is not a textbook model of cognitive performance, least to say. So when a humble group of scientists decided to take the bull by the horns and explore the relationship between […]

Using Marijuana to Treat Insomnia

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  Medical marijuana has come a long way in the past several years. One of the major roadblocks to legalization for many years was the lack of studies that showed it was an effective treatment. There were no studies because it was illegal to conduct studies with the drug. Even though more research is now […]

How To Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Canada

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You don’t need a medical marijuana card to get cannabis anymore. This is because Canada recently legalized weed and some American states have begun decriminalizing it as well. But now, you can simply buy cannabis from our online dispensary in Canada. Source: I Love Growing Marijuana Since cannabis is becoming a globally-recognizable medicine, it may happen […]

Preclinical study shows CBD protection against brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation

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This article, posted on August 9, 2016 by Ricardo Oiveria, describes a specific health condition related to brain lesions and lack of blood flow. In the post. Mr. Oliveria covers the condition, who it affects and the test results from corresponding studies. He also discusses the role of CBD protection against brain damage.

Using Cannabis for Migraine Relief

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There’s been a rapid rise in the use of cannabis for migraine symptoms in current times. Weed has always been used for its relaxing and analgesic properties, so it won’t be wrong to say that we’re getting back to our roots. And if you ask me, it’s no wonder people are turning to cannabis for […]

Marijuana and Schizophrenia

Marijuana and Schizophrenia

The relation between marijuana and schizophrenia has fallen under wide discussion and debate over the last century. Between the 1960s and 1970s, researchers believed that smoking cannabis could trigger psychosis in just about any person. Although the results between different studies vary today, some scientists still share the opinion that you can get schizophrenia from […]

The Cannabis MS Connection

There are few diagnoses so dangerous and earth shattering than MS, which stands for Multiple Sclerosis. Of course, there are many horrible diagnoses out there, ranging from cancer to Alzheimer’s, but today we will be discussing MS and cannabis, how they interact and whether or not cannabis is a good option for those suffering from […]

CBD Oil for Pain

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Cannabis, though widely misunderstood, has a very rich history of medical use. It has been used to treat a variety of illnesses for many, many years. One of the uses of marijuana is pain relief, especially in the treatment of chronic pain. That’s what leads us to today’s article on CBD oil for pain. Take […]

Cannabis and Bipolar Disorder – What You Need to Know

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Affecting millions of people worldwide is a Disorder that you rarely see in the limelight, despite how devastating it can be. Causing the death of over 30% of its sufferers via suicide, Bipolar Disorder is no laughing matter. For decades, people have searched for a cure, or at least a way to ease the suffering […]

CBD for Fibromyalgia – Is Cannabidiol what you need?

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Lately, CBD in its many forms has received a lot of attention due to its medicinal uses. It has been marketed as a magical cure to many ailments that people may suffer today. Certainly, the success stories are worth noticing. You’re probably here because of them! That same feeling and curiosity along with major progress […]

CBD for Psoriasis – How Does it Work?

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CBD is a chemical compound found in the hemp and cannabis plant that is proving very beneficial in the field of medicine, with few drawbacks. Before we discuss this further, it is important to have a basic understanding of what CBD and Psoriasis are. Allow us to introduce our two main topics; CBD and Psoriasis. […]

4 Known Medical Uses of Cannabis

Medical Uses of Cannabis

With progressive legalization of cannabis in Canada and other parts of the world, more and more revered doctors are encouraging patients to use it. CBD and THC, the most popular compounds of the cannabis plant, appear to have succeeded where technology failed. Meanwhile, knowledge about the medical uses cannabis has proven continues to spread. Many […]