Posts Tagged ‘science’
Does Medical Cannabis Work Better Than Traditional Medicine?
With all drugs, there is a tossup between the benefits/efficacy, and the detriments/side-effects. If the side-effects are more prominent than the desired effects, then the drug is, in most cases, considered dangerous and unhelpful. Then it’s back to the drawing board to find a more suited drug, a safer drug, or to make adjustments to…Read More
Can I Consume Medical Cannabis If I Have Depression?
Depression is an epidemic that affects roughly 350 million people worldwide. This painful condition is a leading cause of disability in the world today. There are mixed reports on the effects of medical cannabis use on depression. Some experts believe that using their California medical marijuana card can help ease the symptoms of depression, while others…Read More
Medical Marijuana And Modern Medicine: The Real Story
Modern medicine is slowly but surely waking up to the huge health and healing benefits of medical marijuana. MMJ is now being used to treat and manage a whole host of physiological and psychological diseases. However, despite a slew of studies showing its effectiveness, and mountains of anecdotal evidence from cannabis card patients who have…Read More
Can Medical Cannabis Work In Conjunction With Medication
What are the effects of using medical cannabis in conjunction with other medication? Does your marijuana interfere with other medication? It is important to understand how any combination of drugs you are taking will work together and the effects that mixing them will have on your body and mind. In order to avoid any unwanted…Read More
I Have PTSD: Which Medical Marijuana Strain Do I Need?
Post-traumatic stress disorder is a disorder that affects certain people who have experienced a highly traumatic event. Being involved in warfare, extreme violence, or a road accident, or being the victim of child abuse, sexual assault, terrorism, or other threats to life can result in a person experiencing PTSD. It is also an affliction that…Read More
Can I Grow Weed With A California Medical Marijuana Card?
California medical marijuana card owners are well served by a small army of friendly, knowledgeable, and well-stocked MMJ dispensaries. But there is also a lot to be said for cultivating your own medical cannabis. It is a beautiful feeling to sit back, relax, and spark up a bowl that you yourself have reared, tended to, and watched…Read More
The Difference Between Smoking And Eating MMJ
You may be thinking that marijuana is marijuana regardless of how it gets into your system, but you’d be sorely mistaken. Smoking, eating, and drinking medical marijuana creates different strength profiles and each process has hugely varying half-lives. And therefore, the type of ailments that each form of ingestion is best suited to treating differs…Read More
Why Cannabis Oil Is An Excellent Pain Reliever
Customers with medical marijuana cards are now able to buy specifically tailored medical cannabis products to aid them in their fight against pain. Cannabis oil is one of those products. “The traditional use of Cannabis as an analgesic, anti-asthmatic, and anti-rheumatic drug is well established. Our results would suggest that cultivation of Cannabis plants rich…Read More
Do I Still Need A California Medical Marijuana Card If It Is Legalized?
On November 8, 2016, California voters voted, by a margin of 56% to 44%, to pass Proposition 64 to legalize recreational marijuana for adults over the age of 21 in the state. The details of the 60-page proposition are complex. The vote to legalize recreational cannabis use came 20 years after California became the first…Read More
The History of Medical Cannabis in the United States
In recent years, the widespread use of marijuana for medicinal purposes has been gaining traction. As more studies are conducted, an increasing amount of evidence supporting the health benefits medical cannabis provides is coming to light – leading to an increase in those electing to obtain a cannabis card. Whether it’s to assist with the…Read More