Category Archives: chronic pain

Fibromyalgia And Cannabis: What The Latest Research Says

Even though pharmaceutical drugs and OTC pain-relievers are typically used to help manage fibromyalgia, cannabinoids like CBD and THC are being considered more now than ever before. If you had to guess, how many people in the United States do you think live with fibromyalgia? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), roughly four […]

The Promising Medicinal Benefits Of Cannabis

On December 15, the Australian Department of Health’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) announced a final decision to down-schedule certain low-dose cannabidiol (CBD) products, allowing select medicinal cannabis products to be available over the counter. This follows the United Nations’ (UN) decision at the start of December to remove cannabis and its derivatives from Schedule IV […]

Arizona Can Help End Stigma Against Migraine Sufferers And Marijuana Use

A migraine sufferer and researcher advocates for migraines to be put on a list of acceptable MMJ conditions. The following column is the opinion and analysis of the writer: For the nearly 39 million Americans who suffer from debilitating migraines, stigma is nothing new. Despite the fact that they struggle with a chronic neurological disease […]

Mum Becomes One of the First People in Scotland to Be Prescribed Cannabis Legally After Years of Chronic Pain

A mother of five is thought to have become the first person in Scotland to be prescribed cannabis legally. Kayleigh Compston, 26, has been prescribed the drug as part of a new European study. She says it allows her to play with her children and take a shower, after years of chronic pain. Compston suffers […]