Category Archives: cancer

Olivia Newton-John Puts Her Wellness Retreat On The Market

The ‘Have You Never Been Mellow’ Singer Is Offloading Her Famed Byron Bay Wellness Retreat, Describing Her Decision To Sell The Award-Winning Resort ‘Bittersweet.’ Months after her Gaia venue swept the World Luxury Hotel Awards, the “Xanadu” singer announced in a statement that she’s ready to “pass the baton” to new owners. “Having won so […]

What To Know Before Giving Your Pet CBD

Pets are family, and their humans want to do everything they can to help them. So, as more people find relief from various physical and mental ailments through cannabidiol (CBD), it’s only natural that they’d want to allow their pets the same healing. A number of CBD brands, such as Elixinol, Extract Labs, and Nature’s […]

Alabama Man Launches Career As Medical Hemp Farmer After Mother’s Cancer Battle

As a child, Prattville native Jeffrey Lee remembers playing in cotton fields. These days, his own son and daughter run in a much different crop. “I’ve sat out there and watched my kids playing in all this hemp growing 10 or 11 foot high,” Lee said. Life as a full-time medicinal hemp farmer in Autauga […]

A Third Of Canadians With Cancer Saying Yes To Cannabis: Alberta Study

The number of cancer patients using medical cannabis climbed about seven points between 2007 and 2016. About of third of cancer patients taking part in a University of Alberta-affiliated study report using medical cannabis, a percentage that climbed about seven points between 2007 and 2016. “Within this study cohort of Canadian adults with current cancer […]

How Do I Change Someone’s Mind About Cannabis?

My cousin chose to medicate his terminal cancer with cannabis. In response, his mother chose to call the police. Despite medical cannabis not yet having been enacted in New York at the time, the officers left soon after they arrived without taking any further action. They had observed the critical nature of his condition and […]

Patients Prefer Medicinal Cannabis In Chemotherapy Trial

Medicinal cannabis has been shown to make a difference for cancer patients to relieve the side-effects of chemotherapy. Early results of a landmark trial involving 80 patients at the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse hospital show that cannabis capsules were better than placebo at improving symptoms. “An extra one in 10 people had control of nausea and […]

How The Honigs Keep Their Son’s Story Alive To Help Kids Just Like Him

Mike, Janet and Gianna Honig stood with newly inaugurated Gov. Phil Murphy in Trenton as he announced one of his first acts as governor in January 2018: a 60-day review of the New Jersey’s strained medical marijuana program. But missing, for the first time, was the Howell family’s fourth member: Jake. The 7-year-old boy had […]

Mother Suffering With Cancer Inspired Sons to Open Cannabis Dispensary

Ryan and Cory Nemeth searched for a medicinal alternative to help their mother, who was suffering from lung cancer. After undergoing radiation and chemotherapy, they found cannabis was an option that helped her. “We saw amazing results,” Ryan Nemeth said, citing pain reduction and overall happiness. “We started juicing with her…we did smoothies with marijuana.” […]