Category Archives: Health

These Five Pot Strains Can Help You Get a Great Night’s Rest

Having trouble staying asleep at night? You’re not alone. As many as 40 million Americans cope with insomnia every year, and researchers have found that chronic sleeplessness can cause additional health issues and increase the risk of workplace or traffic accidents.  Physicians often prescribe pharmaceutical sleeping pills to treat insomnia, but many of these pills […]

Terpene Technologists Report Anti-Covid Breakthrough

CANNABIS CULTURE – Israeli-based Technologies firm Eybna says a recently discovered combination of terpenes and CBD has the potential to manage the symptoms of COVID-19, and may even prevent infection altogether.  Nadav Eyal, CEO and co-founder of Eybna “We used our database and advanced data-mining and formulation design methodologies to research and isolate terpenes with […]

Desperate Mum Says She’ll Break Law To Get Epileptic Alfie, 9, Medicinal Cannabis

Hannah Deacon says it is ‘disgraceful’ that the supply of drugs helping severely epileptic Alfie will be stopped in three months – the family, from Kenilworth, Warwickshire, are considering all options. The mother of a severely epileptic boy has vowed to break the law if ministers cannot get her son the medicinal cannabis he needs. […]

Medical Cannabis Ambulance Hits The Road In Maine

Joseph Sorbello is a physician assistant who helps local residents in Maine access the state’s medical marijuana program. His “mobile certification unit,” a revamped ambulance that makes house calls to help enroll people in the state’s medical cannabis program, has been making the rounds for a few years, but caught the attention of Reddit earlier […]

MMJRecs 7 Tips On Treating Symptoms Of “Old Age”

As you get older, there are tons of changes that can occur in nearly every part of your body and mind. Some of these signs of aging can be relatively minor and won’t affect your day-to-day life, while others can have a significant impact on your quality of life. So, how do you treat “old […]

Father Of Cannabis Research Plans A New Revolution Nearly 60 Years Later

“The more we checked, the more we saw that we have a new potential alternative to probably two of the most horrible diseases you can find today.” In 1963, Prof. Raphael Mechoulam sent shockwaves through the scientific world when he became the first scientist to isolate and eventually synthesize the active psychoactive ingredients in the […]

Using Cannabis To Treat Endometriosis

“The future of access for women, the future of medical cannabis, I think, lies in ensuring that we have a voice and we share our experiences.” Ashleigh Brown found little relief from epilepsy in traditional medicine. In the summer of 2016, Brown was going on seven years of experiencing up to 180 seizures a month […]

Cannabis Finds A Place In Grandmother’s Cupboard

Former Greater Victoria doctor says studies show benefits of cannabis on aging population If you don’t believe cannabis improves memory functions in older folks, you may be amazed by the mice in the maze. “There’s a great study out of Germany that shows cannabis helps prevent memory loss in the older generation,” said Dr. Dave […]

Charlie Hughes: Parents Of Boy With Epilepsy Drop Nice High Court Challenge

The parents of a three-year-old boy with severe epilepsy have dropped a legal challenge after guidelines on prescribing cannabis were ‘clarified’. Charlie Hughes went from having up to 120 seizures a day to fewer than 20, after receiving cannabis oil privately. Medical cannabis was legalised in 2018, but few NHS prescriptions have been handed out […]

Cannabis And Chronic Pain: Does The Case For Medicinal Use Stack Up?

Two expert groups have recently recommended against medicinal cannabis for people suffering persistent non-cancer pain. As a pain specialist, I often have patients asking me whether they should try medicinal cannabis. There’s a common perception it can be an effective way to manage chronic pain. But two expert groups have recently recommended against medicinal cannabis […]