Category Archives: PTSD

‘It’s The First Thing I Do When I Wake Up.’ Canadians Turning To Cannabis To Cope Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Arianne Persaud has been using more cannabis this year, after losing a restaurant industry job at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. To cope with the stress of being unemployed, Persaud initially turned to alcohol. But Persaud decided to cut down the drinking and consume more cannabis for relief after noticing a decline in physical […]

“Buried by Puppies Licking Your Face” (Canadian Firms Champion MDMA for PTSD)

CANNABIS CULTURE – Numinus Wellness Inc. and Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC) have teamed up to petition Health Canada for approval to begin a trial using MDMA to treat PTSD. If approval is granted, this will be the first trial of its kind on Canadian soil. Numinus’ Vancouver clinic will host […]

CBD Use in the Military, Sports, and UFC sports

CBD products are typically used to relieve pain or help with anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders. Although CBD benefits are impressive, CBD use still causes controversy among different societies. While CBD consumption is federally legal in the US (if the product contains less than 0.3% THC), some states have proposed restrictions on buyers. People still […]

In Honor of Veterans Day, We Asked Members of Oregon’s Canna-Vet Community How Weed Has Helped Them Post-Service

“My viewpoint on cannabis did a complete 180 after leaving the Marine Corps, where it was completely forbidden. For me the most significant impact was seeing the positive effect that it was having on so many of my colleagues.” Cannabis is indeed medicine, and veterans deserve full legal access. According to the U.S. Department of […]

North Bay Site Selected For Study Of Medical Cannabis Oil For Military Veterans Suffering PTSD

‘After months of planning between multiple organizations, we are thrilled to finally be opening our first of six recruitment centres which are all situated within a few kilometres of Canadian Forces Bases’. Northern Shores Pharmacy at 10 Maplewood Ave, will see the official launch an observational study which will seek to identify the optimal cannabinoid […]