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Medical Marijuana for PTSD

Wars have been waged for years, leaving behind the many surviving veterans who so bravely fought alongside fellow allies and countrymen. While statistics on those that return home with PTSD aren’t entirely clear, it’s estimated that around 20% of all those that do...

Medical Cannabis in Canada…For Kids?

As medical cannabis in Canada continues to become more and more accepted by the masses there’s still one area that holds quite a bit of controversy. The use of medical cannabis for kids. Shown to be extremely effective at reducing epileptic seizures, extreme cases of...
Should I Buy Weed Online?

Should I Buy Weed Online?

Gone are the days when buying a bag of weed consisted of some shady deal going down on a street corner. These days marijuana seems to be everywhere. It’s definitely still being sold on street corners, but also can be found legally in medical dispensaries and retail...
BC University Offering Cannabis Course

BC University Offering Cannabis Course

If you’re looking to get into the legal aspect of all things medical marijuana related, Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia might be where you want to be headed come fall. Starting September 8, 2015 the university will begin offering a course entitled...
A Brief History of Marijuana as Medicine

A Brief History of Marijuana as Medicine

If you think that medical marijuana is something new just because it’s everywhere, you might want to think again. Cannabis is suspected to be first cultivated as long as 10,000 years ago, and this plant that is so well-revered today has actually been so for centuries....
Is Medical Cannabis a Cure for Cancer?

Is Medical Cannabis a Cure for Cancer?

A group of federal researchers hired by the US government to prove there is “no medicinal value” to marijuana inadvertently let the cat out of the bag when they found exactly the opposite to be true. Not only did they find that marijuana indeed has medicinal value,...
What Makes Medical Cannabis Medicine?

What Makes Medical Cannabis Medicine?

A Brief Introduction to Cannabinoids While medical cannabis or marijuana is nothing new, it is a plant that was illegal for years that carried an extremely negative stigmatism held by many. Interestingly enough, this plant that has been deemed dangerous for so long is...
Medical Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis

Medical Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis

As one of the most chronic degenerative diseases known to man, multiple sclerosis (MS) is an extremely painful condition that causes weakening of the muscles, inflammation, and loss of motor coordination. Over time, MS patients have shown to become permanently...
Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain

Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is probably the number one reason people turn to medical marijuana. With one in five Canadians and over 100 million Americans suffering from chronic pain, the legalization of cannabis has come as a much needed relief. Chronic pain can be caused from a...
Does Medical Marijuana Treat Depression?

Does Medical Marijuana Treat Depression?

Feeling blue? If so, medical marijuana could be the treatment for you. The compounds found in cannabis (known as cannabinoids) have shown to work harmoniously with the endocannabinoids present in our minds that are responsible for our emotions and behavior. Long-term...
New to Medical Marijuana?

New to Medical Marijuana?

Tips for first time medical marijuana users If you’re new to medical marijuana you can obviously see that the world of weed is a wide one. Not only is it easy to become overwhelmed with all the different strains to choose from, if you’re a beginner it’s also hard to...