Category Archives: alternative medicine

Healing With Cannabis: A Look Into The Heavenly Center

Substance use disorder is one of the most prevalent issues in our society today. So much so that the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) estimates that nearly 20 million Americans have fought a substance abuse issue since 2017. Although substance abuse is a keynote topic among community activists and socially-minded lawmakers, the […]

Why a Hemp Expert Uses Cannabis to Treat Her Crohn’s Disease

“Cannabis is medicine.” In 2012, Mary Pryor, who would eventually become the CMO of Tonic CBD and co-founder of Cannaclusive, an inclusive-based cannabis marketing company for brands, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease. As she was trying to handle the anxiety and pain of her own, she was also in the midst of supporting her mother, […]

Web Series Explores the World of Psychedelic Medicine

CANNABIS CULTURE – A Medicine Hunter and a non-profit organization promoting psychedelic healing will be providing free education on psychoactive plants to the global community. According to a press release by the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies Canada (MAPS Canada), the “The Ethnobotany of Psychoactive Plants with Chris Kilham” is a four-episode mini-series, focusing on the […]

N.J. Court Hears Arguments In Case That Has Stalled Expansion Of Medical Cannabis

A three-judge appellate court panel heard arguments Tuesday in a case that has stalled the expansion of the New Jersey’s burdened medical marijuana program. But the court must still issue a decision before the state can reopen its review of licenses that a lawsuit put on hold in late 2019. The case involves eight rejected […]

DEA’s Latest Policy Change Another Burden on Cannabis Research

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Dr. John Streicher of the University of Arizona says the DEA’s new regulations offer no help to researchers — and he’s not the only one. “From my point of view it makes no difference at all,” Streicher says under the new rules he will still need to file for a Schedule I […]

Destigmatize Cannabis Use For Mental Health

Opinion: 1 in 7 Canadians use cannabis for medicinal purposes, yet they are labelled as irresponsible ‘potheads.’ Health Canada just released the results of its 2020 Canadian Cannabis Survey, noting that a whopping 27 per cent of Canadians had used cannabis in the last year. Approximately half of those surveyed stated that they used cannabis […]

Medical Cannabis in Scotland | Cannabis Culture

CANNABIS CULTURE – A look back to the mid 19th Century when cannabis extract (AKA ‘Rick Simpson Oil’) was being administered in the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Scotland is making a return to growing cannabis, with medical production starting at Hilltop Leaf Ltd in Dumfries and Galloway, and the developments of farmers in Angus and Aberdeenshire […]

Ireland Basinger Baldwin On Mental Health And Creativity: ‘Cannabis Completely Bulldozes My Insecurities’

In these last years, we have seen an increasing amount of information arounnd the wonderful benefits of cannabis come out. As explained by Natalya M. Kogan and Raphael Mechoulam back in 2007, “Numerous diseases, such as anorexia, emesis, pain, inflammation, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative disorders (Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease), epilepsy, glaucoma, osteoporosis, […]

Cannabis And Pain Management: Is Alternative Plant Medicine Becoming The New Norm?

As time goes on, alternative plant medicine, such as cannabis, are slowly changing the way pain management is viewed and executed. Did you know that in 2019, chronic pain impacted one-third of the U.S. population? This number continues to rise, and so does the consumption of various substances to help manage and/or combat pain. Currently, […]

Colombia Will Cover Cannabis Medical Products Within Their Health Insurance Systems

Legal cannabis is gaining momentum in Latin America for its wide range of applications within the medical sector. Colombia just became one of a growing group of countries in which the healthcare system covers cannabis products. Khiron Life Sciences Corp KHRNF -2.27%, a vertically integrated Colombian cannabis company with operations in Latin America, Europe, and […]