By now most of us probably know that research and anecdata (referenced in our last blog as anecdotal evidence based on personal observations and experiences) strongly suggests that cannabis has the ability to heal cancer.Details
Cannabis has been gaining momentum as a viable and safe medical treatment over the last several years. More and more people are seeking cannabis to treat a variety of ailments.Details
There’s a common, disparaging word predictably thrown out by critics and skeptics to describe positive experience with cannabis to self-treat serious illnesses and their symptoms: “anecdata.”Details
You’ve probably heard of the environmental toxin fluoride, which has been systematically put into the water supply of many U.S. municipalities since the 1960’s and has led to all sorts of health complications for thousands of Americans.Details
Press Release: The Utah Association for Responsible Cannabis Legislation to Host Summit: ‘Medical Cannabis: The Science. The Truth.’ in Salt Lake City
Utah Representative Gage Froerer, United Patients Group, and Sacred Roots of Healing bring professionals together for an evening of information, education and awareness on the science of cannabinoid medicine, the national political climate and the potential benefits to the people of UtahDetails
This is a tale of two women.
Three, actually, if you count their mother, who was diagnosed in her early 30s with mid-stage breast cancer in 1980.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Medical Cannabis for Palliative Care: Not Just for End-of-Life: What It Is, Who Can Benefit
According to the World Health Organization, approximately 60% of all people worldwide would benefit from palliative care before death. And according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization…Details
Marijuana has been depicted in the media and entertainment industry for decades. Beginning as early as 1936 there was the infamous propaganda film Reefer Madness, which was originally financed by a church group with the intention to warn parents about the dangers of cannabis use.Details
The act of fasting, or not eating solid food for a specific period of time, has been around for thousands of years. It has been observed (usually for health reasons but sometimes for spiritual and/or political reasons) in every culture the world over. Now science is confirming the health and longevity benefits of fastinDetails
If you are a pet owner reading this blog, then you are probably considering medical cannabis for your pet’s health condition. In fact, you may already be administering it─ and if you are – you probably did not get a recommendation for cannabis (or any advice about its use) from your local veterinarian.Details
FDA Fast Tracks Approval of Controversial Drug for Muscular Dystrophy – Why is Cannabis Not Being Given the Same Consideration?
An emotionally-charged panel hearing on September 19th ended with the FDA approving a controversial Muscular Dystrophy drug called eteplirsen, also known as exondys 51. In an effort to keep patients in the approval process, the event was marked by speeches from patients and family members of patients urging the FDA to approve the drug.Details
One of the most well-known effects of cannabis is its ability to stimulate appetite. For many folks, this is great! In fact, this could be the main reason why you have decided to use medical cannabis in the first place.Details
Join Us for Two Separate Days of Education! – Nurses Medical Cannabis Workshop: A Clinical Focus – Friday, October 21st – Lafayette, CA and on Saturday, October 22nd – San Rafael, CADetails
As a superfood, cannabis shares a lot of the same healing substances that other healing plants do. For example, cannabis contains phytonutrients just like sulforaphane-rich broccoli sprouts and resveratrol-heavy dark berries do.Details
2006 saw the first human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine licensed for use in the United States. Since that time, many parents have been subjected to fear and confusion as to the risks versus benefits of this vaccine, and its ability to prevent a deadly form of cancer. Because of this, there are parents who refuse or delay HPV vaccinations for their children.Details
Any Given Sunday: Concussions and Cannabis – Could Medical Marijuana be the Safety Helmet for CTE Sufferers?
It’s football season again. Time to break out the chips and dip, hot wings, beers, and… marijuana? While smoking marijuana isn’t naturally associated with the sport, new research shows that athletes and others who are subject to brain trauma, such as football players, may benefit from the plant.Details
Last week we talked about the well-known chemical substance found in cannabis called Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC, an amazing chemical compound that is about a lot more than just “getting high.” As with all cannabinoids, THC reaches its full potential, however, when it is combined with other substances found in the cannabis plant. In this article, we will take a look at CBD…Details
As if we needed yet another reason (besides the numerous health benefits) to decriminalize cannabis, new reports have come out about increased employment rates in the growing cannabis industry.Details
As concerns mount in the United States about the over-prescription and diversion of opioid medications and the dangers of these medications, medical cannabis is finally making inroads in integrative treatment plans for chronically or terminally ill patients.Details
Acidity & Cannabis, pH Demystified: Why Knowing Your pH Level is Important (and What You Can Do to Keep it Balanced) By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers
While cancer cells can’t survive in an oxygen-rich, alkaline environment, they love it when your body is acidic. Countless studies have demonstrated that a common characteristic of all tumors is their ability to thrive in acidic environments.Details
Many of us may be under the impression that the term “THC” automatically signifies the substance in cannabis that will “get you high.” It is true that of the hundreds of compounds in the cannabis plant, certain forms of Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, produce that well-known psychoactive effect. However, as we shall see, there is a lot more to THC than meets the eye.Details