WHAT IS CBD? CBD stands for cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive component of cannabis. CBD doesn’t create a “high” like THC. But it provides many therapeutic benefits by working on different receptors within the body. It goes a lot deeper than the fact that it’s just not THC. There’s a lot that goes on in the body. […]
According to the excerpt from Leaf RX article…. “There has been a lot of debate regarding the superiority of whole plant medicine versus extracts, and the converse. For a long time it was believed that THC was the most beneficial part of the cannabis plant (at least when it came to medicinal value) and that […]
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 […]
You should have the right to choose how you treat your pain. Medical cannabis is a solution that’s safe, natural, and has been used for over 5,000 years to treat pain with great results.Patients diagnosed with over 32 pain-related conditions have found relief using this medical cannabis.But, because of decades of propaganda and prohibition, using […]
“The study, from Fudan University in Shanghai, has claimed to be “the first to document the neuroprotective effects of CBD against OGD/R insult” and is centered around CBD’s effects on a condition known as cerebral ischemia, which is a deficiency of blood flow to the brain and is related to a host of health problems […]
With the growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there’s also been a proliferation of misconceptions. Project CBD dispels the myths… “CBD is medical. THC is recreational. Read full Project CBD Article
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!
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.” […]