Category Archives: medical cannabis

Can The Body’s Endocannabinoids Fight Intestinal Infections? This Research Suggests They Can

Mice study shows molecules in the body that share features with cannabis may be able to block bacteria before it can lead to disease. A new U.S. mice study offers promise for advancing understanding of how cannabis can help lessen the symptoms of various bowel conditions, insight that could lead to new ways of fighting […]

How To Make Cannabis Salve

Forget the edibles! They’re not the only homemade cannabis concoction that’s easy to make. Did you know you can also make homemade cannabis topicals with just a few common ingredients? Cannabis salves can be costly. This is typically because they’re made of high-quality ingredients that are not cheap to source. But many people overlook the […]

Marijuana And Athletes – What You Should Know

Some users believe it helps them reach their fitness goals, while others appreciate the feeling of euphoria that helps them relax after training. It seems that cannabis has never attracted this much attention. After decades of being outlawed for no valid reason, many states have legalized it again. The positive campaign attracted many users and […]

More Than 100 Speakers Present at Whole Plant Expo

Whole Plant Expo delivers the most comprehensive examination of medical cannabis and hemp with seven conference tracks, digital exhibit halls, professional education, networking events and more PORTLAND, Ore. – October 28, 2020 /Canna Newswire/ – Whole Plant Expo™ (www.wholeplantexpo.com) today previewed the second half of this groundbreaking online event.  More than 100 expert speakers – […]

Women Turning To Cannabis To Manage Menopause Symptoms

Study finds women treating hot flashes, insomnia with cannabis instead of hormone therapy. Recent studies have shown more older adults using cannabis to treat ailments, and it seems they aren’t the only ones. A study presented at the virtual annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society in September showed more women are turning to […]

Study: CBD May Help Block Pain-Signalling Pathways

Nerve cells treated with CBD saw reduced levels of a key signalling molecule in the pain pathway. There’s no shortage of anecdotal evidence about the efficacy of cannabidiol (CBD) for treating pain, but a new study offers further scientific insight into how the compound interacts with nerve cells. Published in the Journal of Pain Research, […]

You Can Now Legally Buy Medical Marijuana in St. Louis County

A big thing happened over the weekend: A dispensary started selling legal weed in St. Louis County. Medical marijuana patients will no longer have to go to Illinois to get their medicine, they’ll just hop on over to Manchester. N’Bliss (1266 Old Orchard Center, Manchester; 314-627-2499) became the first dispensary to serve a medical marijuana […]

More Older Adults Turn To Cannabis To Treat Common Ailments

Cannabis use is becoming more accepted nationwide, with fewer than a dozen states making it fully illegal. One group turning to cannabis more than ever is older adults. A study published in April found the number of Americans age 65 and older who smoke marijuana or enjoy edibles increased 75% from 2015 to 2018. Now, […]

7 Things I Learned Using Medical Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis

There’s a growing body of research supporting the use of cannabis for MS symptom relief. Would it work for me? If you have multiple sclerosis, you already know that MS symptoms can be difficult to treat. In the absence of effective solutions, a growing number of people are looking to medical cannabis to manage common […]

Three Ways That Cannabis Can Help Women To Live Their Best Lives

Anandamide also plays a crucial role in balancing hormones, as well as regulating sleep and appetite. The medical benefits that cannabis could provide women have been highly touted. From PMS to menopause to endometriosis, reports indicate that cannabis may off exceptional relief for women. Menstrual cycles and PMSWhile menstrual cycles are essential for a healthy […]