Medical Marijuana Blog

April 9, 2016

No Pain, All Gain: How Marijuana Can Relieve Fibromyalgia

Imagine feeling pain in many parts of the body, day in, day out. That’s what fibromyalgia is. A nervous disorder and chronic pain syndrome characterized by diffuse muscle and joint pain, fibromyalgia is not only incredibly painful, it’s difficult to treat. And to make matters worse, it’s impossible to cure.  […]
March 31, 2016

The Cannabis-Caca Connection: Can It Relieve You?

About a year ago, US News & World Report published an article entitled, “8 Myths About Constipation,” (April 8, 2015). The article discounted the notion that enough hydration, fiber, and exercise will do the trick;  it took down the assumption that constipation is expected in old age; and it touted […]
March 24, 2016

Can Marijuana Cure Epileptic Seizures?

Perhaps you’ve seen a news clip such as CNN’s report about Charlotte Figi, or you caught a rerun of this episode of the Thom Hartmann radio show, about how patients tried everything to get rid of their seizures, and nothing worked – or even worse, the side effects made life […]
March 19, 2016

How Cannabis Can Help Menopause Symptoms

Menopause is defined as occurring one year after a woman’s final menstrual period. These days, women are living more years post-menopause than they used to because life expectancy is increasing on average every year.  As of 2014, women’s life expectancy is around 81, up from 50 years ago, when it […]
March 17, 2016

Dabbing Marijuana: Why It Matters

Colloquially speaking, when the average person hears the word “dab,” chances are they’re thinking something to do with an ointment, oil, or powder, applied either directly or with a cotton ball. Ladies dab on a bit of blush to brighten up their look before going out for an evening. Parents […]
March 17, 2016

Medical Marijuana Dispensary vs. Pharmacy: Top 5 Differences

So you’re ready to go shopping for the green goods, hah? When comparing a regular pharmacy experience with a medical marijuana dispensary, it’s like people from India might say: “Same, same — but different.” Yes, like any pharmacy, you will likely need assistance. Yes, there will be shelves displaying all kinds of […]