The anecdotal evidence that cannabis has a positive effect on a long list of medical conditions from epilepsy, pain, cancer, even Alzheimer’s Disease is building. However, to date there’s been scant clinical evidence to back up these claims. At long last that may be changing. Researchers are now applying scientific rigour to convert anecdote into […]
A presentation by Jeff Raber, PhD on Understanding Cannabis Chemistry to improve patient care, importance of whole plant medicine, terpenes, entourage effect and much more!
The goal for most cannabis patients is to find just the right dosage to get relief from their symptoms, without getting the psychedelic effects of the THC. However, when it comes to dosing Medicinal Cannabis, it is not a one size fits all medicine and the amount that works for one person may not be […]
It doesn’t have a high potential for abuse, and there are very legitimate medical applications. In fact, sometimes Marijuana is the only thing that works… It is irresponsible not to provide the best care we can as a medical community, care that could involve Marijuana. We have been terribly and systematically misled for nearly 70 […]
While whole plant medicine research is limited, there is more and more evidence coming to light that these compounds work much better together. And with over 500 naturally occurring compounds, medicinal cannabis has tremendous untapped value in the treatment of disease. Watch short video with CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Sanjay Gupta presents an animation explaining […]
For every drug that benefits a patient, there is a natural substance that can achieve the same effect.”– Dr. Carl C. Pfeiffer
The ‘entourage effect’ is a term introduced in cannabinoid science in 1998 by S. Ben-Shabat, with Raphael Mechoulam, and was also written about in detail, in a paper by Ethan Russo, published in the British Journal of Pharmacology in 2011, describing the synergistic effect of the other compounds in cannabis. Cannabis contains over five hundred […]
Many people have loved ones who could benefit from the medicinal use of Cannabis, but find it extremely difficult to broach the subject with them. Unfortunately, despite the many clinical trials currently being conducted and the overwhelming amount of anecdotal evidence showing its incredible potential as a treatment, the negative stigma attached to cannabis is […]
Canna for pain is amazing!!! It reduces my arthric pain without making me feel dozey like with my pain meds!
The team at DeviatedDocs outline in this animated short how the chemical compounds of certain cannabinoids interact with your brain to produce the many effects of the cannabis. Video Source Image credit
According to CMHA stats… “One in five adult Canadians (21.3 percent) will suffer a mental health disorder in their lives This figure translates into 4.5 million people. 1 Anxiety disorders and depression are the most common. Approximately 2.5 million Canadian adults or over 10% of the population 18 and older will have a depressive disorder.” […]
Medical cannabis is not just for humans anymore. A growing industry of non psychoactive medical marijuana products is targeting our furry friends too. Edibles, oils and tinctures with an extract of cannabis, called cannabidiol, or CBD, are helping older, weak, injured, and sick pets deal with pain and other ailments. To read full Mashable article […]
Learn what THC & CBD are in this HowCast video by ASA Board Member Dr. Sunil Kumar Aggarwal Video Source Image Credit