Medical Marijuana

October 19, 2016

Medical Marijuana Decreases Painkiller Use in the U.S.

One of the more interesting effects that the legalization of marijuana has had is the decreased use of painkillers in states where legal pot is now an option. This is an interesting–if not unsurprising–trend, and there are plenty of pundits trying to debate what this means. In general, this seems […]
October 12, 2016

Giving Veterans Access to Medical Marijuana

Every medical marijuana patient knows that medical pot can help many bodily injuries in a way that traditional medicine simply doesn’t—that’s why it’s approval as a pain medication across the U.S. is steadily growing.  However, there is one major demographic that doesn’t have any access to medical marijuana, and it’s one […]
September 13, 2016

Got Ulcers? Marijuana can ease the pain.

A peptic ulcer is erosion in the lining of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine, an area called the duodenum. If the peptic ulcer is located in the stomach, it is called a gastric ulcer. Most ulcers occur in the first layer of the inner lining. […]
August 31, 2016

Sleep Apnea and Medical Marijuana

“Sleep is that golden chain that ties health and our bodies together.”- Thomas Dekker Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing stops and starts at irregular intervals. There are two types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea, the more common form that occurs when throat muscles relax, and […]
August 16, 2016

A Breath of Fresh Air: Asthma Relief Using Marijuana

Asthma is the shortness of breath and wheezing caused by spasms of the bronchial tubes, overproduction of mucus, and by swelling of the mucous membranes. A combination of genetic and environmental factors is believed to be the cause of asthma, and currently there is no cure. Avoiding triggers, such as […]
August 2, 2016

What’s that you say? That’s right. Medical marijuana may help with Tinnitus.

What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is a condition that is generally described as a ringing noise or buzzing in one or both ears and in the head. It can be an intermittent noise, or it can be continuous, in which case it can be the cause of great distress. Most people […]
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