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18 Mar

Cancer Survivor – Using A Vaporizer

VIDEO (Part 4 of 4): Medical Marijuana 411 (https://medicalmarijuana411.com) interview with Emily Sander: I don’t want smoke in my lungs, I don’t want the harsh sort of pot feeling of it and personally that not part of the ritual of it and some people like that’s the ritual of it and so then smoking a joint is not a bad way of doing it for them is part of the experience, part of the actual medication quality of it to help them calm down.

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18 Mar

Patient Story – Bill Britt

Medical Marijuana 411 https://medicalmarijuana411.com interviews William Bill Britt who suffers from polio and epilepsy. Due to his conditions, Bill suffers from: pain, depression, nausea and insomnia. Bill talks about CBD or cannabidiol which is the major extract of cannibinoid or marijuana. CBD has been proven to be a non steriod medication anti inflammatory medicinal herb that counteracts: depression, nausea and pain. Also a mood elevator, CBD is a natural way to treat these symptoms. Bill goes on to state: “it is so wrong that this [medical marijuana] is illegal when so many people are suffering”.

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17 Mar

Medical Marijuana 411 Emily Sander

I’m Emily Sander and I’m a student of Cal State Long Beach. And I grew up in Northern California and came down here for school. I got diagnosed with lymphoma non-Hodgkins lymphoma in July it was really out of the blue. I got it from a virus there is nothing I could have done to prevent it. Ive always been really healthy. Barely ever even take even Tylenol. I’m just not a medication person, and poof now I have to take tons and tons of medication for every tiny thing. It was such a big change in my life. Even though the cancer is already gone and very positive in that part of it and I have to take tons of medications still have to finish out chemo, which is not a walk in the park worse than the cancer was. My friends even my parents friends recommended I look in to medical marijuana as a substitute for some of the medications I was taking, and especially to get my appetite back. Which was one of the worse symptoms for me was my appetite was completely gone and even when I felt like eating I had mouth sores from the chemo and I couldn’t eat.

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17 Mar

Emily Sander – Using Medical Marijuana

VIDEO (Part 2 of 4): Medical Marijuana 411 (https://medicalmarijuana411.com) interview with Emily Sander: Emily had particular issues with nausea due to taking more than 7 different pain medications including: Vicodin and Oxycontin. A non drug user all of her life, Emily turned to the medicinal use of marijuana to counter the side effects of her nausea, headaches and chemotherapy treatments.

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27 Feb

Medical Marijuana and Glaucoma

In studies such as Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Glaucoma and lectures by David Pate, PHd, MSc, he suggests that the cannabinoid receptors in the eye (and he lists four), when bound to THC and other cannabinoids found in medical marijuana can arrest and reverse intraocular pressure and degradation to the eye. Through our CB1 receptor, medical cannabis helps to promote ‘drainage of aqueous humor and eliminate nerve damage progression’, according to Dr. Pate. Research as early as the 70’s suggests patients suffering from glaucoma and experience severe intraocular pressure or progressive blindness could greatly benefit from medical cannabis ingestion of some form.

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27 Feb

Israeli Health Ministry Approves Request To Treat Teen, 14, With Marijuana

Israeli Health Ministry Approves Request To Treat Teen, 14, With Marijuana

There are roughly 800 Israeli patients that receive medical marijuana, with less than a dozen being minor under the age of 18.

There are roughly 800 Israeli patients that receive medical marijuana, with less than a dozen being minor under the age of 18, reports Haaretz. This December, the Health Ministry approved a request to treat another teen, a 14-year-old cancer patient who smokes medical cannabis to aid in the relief of her side effects from chemotherapy. She experiences less pain and has an increase in her appetite, once lost but has seen positive results when she medicates with medical grade cannabis. 

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