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.
Browsing: plant medicine
CANNABIS CULTURE – For a plant that has caused no deaths via overdose when used on its own, cannabis has certainly faced more than its unfair share of demonization.
CANNABIS CULTURE – No-fault insurance is a term you may not be familiar with if you don’t live in a no-fault state. To be clear, no-fault insurance covers you if you have been in an accident regardless of whether or not the accident was your fault. When accidents result in injuries, no-fault provides unlimited medicalRead More
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 – North America wide, we are in a opioid crisis. In every city and many small towns, people die everyday from overdoses of patented pharmaceutical drugs. In response, a growing movement of critical thinkers use cannabis to free themselves from addiction. While big pharmaceutical talking heads scoff at this anecdotal evidence, more andRead More
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 – I was reading through a .pdf by “Smart Approaches to Marijuana” (SAM), where they review the apparent negatives of cannabis legalization. The organization’s byline is “Preventing another big tobacco”, so as you can imagine, there’s a lot of alarmist language used throughout the document.
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 – I was reading an article from the Calgary Herald entitled, “AHS [Alberta Health Service] doctor worries more kids will self-medicate with pot once it’s legalized”.
CANNABIS CULTURE – I often tell people that “medical marijuana is not a panacea – it won’t necessarily help or cure everything.” However, I take a look at all the conditions that cannabis could be helpful for, and I start thinking, “maybe cannabis isn’t a cure-all, but it does seem to look that way!”