CANNABIS CULTURE – Most marijuana-related news focuses on how to invest, tax revenue for states, shops and growers. But there’s a lot missing from this conversation. How are states legalizing marijuana in ways that protect public health based on facts, science, and rational analysis?
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CANNABIS CULTURE – It comes as no surprise that regular exercise enhances good health, but staying committed to a physically active lifestyle isn’t as easy as you might think.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Meet MJ Martin; a young, vibrant woman. A married mother of three with no known previous health concerns. Seemingly unexpectedly, she began having excruciating chest pain, and trouble swallowing. MJ was in pain daily, unable to eat or drink. Doctor after doctor, test after test and MJ was finally diagnosed with Achalasia.
In 2012, Washington State voted to legalize marijuana. By 2014, the world’s first system for legally growing, processing and retailing cannabis was operating.
When it comes to cannabinoids, age matters. We have talked to Dr. Robert Hashemiyoon about cannabis being a potential anti-aging medicine, and there are several good reasons for this, including …
CANNABIS CULTURE – On many drug addiction programs, “abstinence” is the keyword. The reasoning? Perhaps something akin to “Using cannabis keeps you in a drug-using environment, and potentially makes you susceptible to using other drugs (gateway theory). Also, cannabis is a drug, and you cannot use drugs to get off other drugs.”
CANNABIS CULTURE – There’s been a lot of talk in the media about cannabis “overdoses” at public events like 420. This language, particularly as we face a continent wide opioid crisis, is entirely irresponsible. An overdose, is serious and tragic. People die from overdoses. And while, “greening out” can be a very unpleasant consequence ofRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE – In my mind, the answer to this question is simple. “Yes, all cannabis use is medicinal.” The reasoning for this? Because, even if you’re using cannabis “recreationally”, the cannabinoids and terpenoids in cannabis are working together and providing their health benefits.
CANNABIS CULTURE – For those who need cannabis medically, it may need to be taken throughout the day. Pain tends not to strike at convenient times, after all. So here’s some advice for those who may need to utilize cannabis throughout the day.
CANNABIS CULTURE – I am often asked, “What makes cannabis medicine?” This question leads to more questions, like “What condition/s can I use cannabis for? How much cannabis do I need to use, and how often? What strain or product do I use for my condition?”