Nicole Smith wants the world to rethink hemp. As chief executive of Mary’s Medicinals, a Colorado-based company known for transdermal cannabis patches made from hemp, Smith is fighting an uphill battle — and winning. Legal weed is constantly in the spotlight, but hemp is quietly earning approval at the federal level. ...
April 5, 2015Daily Dose
Study: Cannabis Inhaler Delivers Effective Relief To Neuropathy Patients The administration of a single dose of whole-plant cannabis via a thermal-metered inhaler is effective and well tolerated among patients suffering from neuropathy (nerve pain), according to clinical trial data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy. Israeli investigators ...
April 3, 2015Daily Dose
When We Eat Cannabis vs. Smoking It Why Medical Cannabis is the Key to Good Health. It is no secret that our world is seeing a huge increase in poor health and cancer cases. It should come as no surprise when we look at what we eat daily, the condition of our environment and ...
April 3, 2015Daily Dose
Cannabinoids Combat Brain Inflammation Smoking Marijuana Prevention of Alzheimer Disease. One thing marijuana isn’t known to do is improve your memory. But there’s another reason why scientists believe it could fight Alzheimer’s disease. Gary Wenk, PhD, professor of neuroscience, immunology and medical genetics at Ohio State University, has studied how to combat ...
April 1, 2015Daily Dose
Meet Aurora Leveroni, aka ‘Nonna Marijuana, she is one of the coolest grandmothers you will ever meet 92 year old Italian Grandma makes marijuana edibles. Not only does she grow multiple strains of cannabis at her house in northern California, but she uses these plants to cook medical marijuana edibles. Being Italian, naturally her ...
March 18, 2015Daily Dose
Coming Out Of The Cannabis Closet For many cannabis consumers, coming out of the “weed shadows” is still an unimaginable occurrence. Unfortunately, the outdated stigma associated with cannabis still haunts both consumer and non consumer. However, I felt compelled to share my “weed coming out” story, so that someone else is inspired to help ...
January 28, 2015Daily Dose
Sickle Cell Anemia Pain Management SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Vaporized medical marijuana study for Sickle Cell given green light. A clinical trial of medical marijuana could provide new hope for people suffering from sickle cell anemia. The study happening at San Francisco General Hospital is so cutting edge that the government almost ...
January 26, 2015Daily Dose
Cannabis Not Associated With Significant Effects On Lung Function Study: Long Term Cannabis Exposure and Lung Function. The inhalation of one marijuana cigarette per day over a 20-year period is not associated with adverse changes in lung health, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Annals of ...
January 17, 2015Daily Dose
The surprising story of medical marijuana and pediatric epilepsy | Josh Stanley | TEDxBoulder YouTube Description: Josh Stanley will sift through the propaganda, fear and greed encompassing medical marijuana. Recently featured on CNN, Josh and his brothers developed a non-psychotropic strain of marijuana which is drastically reducing seizures for many pediatric ...
January 4, 2015Daily Dose