In Loving Memory of Corinne Malanca ❤️

In Loving Memory of Corinne Malanca ❤️ I am deeply saddened to share the news that my best friend, my wife, my business partner, but most of all, my soulmate, Corinne Malanca, passed away from cancer on October 19th, 2017.  Corinne was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer at the end of June. With our faith, belief…

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The Natural Benefits of Black Pepper Oil in Fighting Dis-Ease

Sometimes, if you look close enough, you can find tiny miracles in plants and herbs, and even in your everyday table spices. Sitting at the front of your spice rack, looking unassuming, is probably a shaker of black pepper. I bet you would never guess in a million years that this modest spice could have…

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Cannabis: Gateway Drug or Life Preserver?

Critics have claimed for decades that cannabis is a “gateway drug.”  Proponents of prohibition argue that using cannabis will lead people to consume cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine. Yet, no evidence exists to verify this claim. In fact, the research indicates the majority of people who use cannabis do not go on to use harder drugs.…

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Opiate Orphans: The Sad Consequences of America’s Opioid Addiction

You may have heard the statistics about opioid addiction in the United States. If not, these numbers may surprise you: Roughly 2 million Americans 12 and older have a prescription pain reliever substance abuse problem (2015 statistics) Opioid prescriptions have risen by 300 percent Four out of five heroine users start out by using prescription…

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Apoptosis: What is it and what is the role of cannabinoids?

By now you have probably heard a story or two about how medical cannabis helped heal cancer. This may have even been your experience or the experience of a loved one. Cannabis has proven to be effective against cancer in many ways, from reinforcing the endocannabinoid system to boosting the immune system and cutting inflammation.

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Can Cannabis Help Heal Your Gut?

Hope you had a nice 4th of July weekend. Did you have too many hotdogs? Upset stomach? We’ve all had a little bit of heartburn, gas or bloating when we “overdo it” now and again.

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Maryland Conference Agenda

Maryland Conference Agenda   DAY 1 – Friday, June 2, 2017   9:00 am – 9:10 am – WELCOME – United Patients Group 9:10 am – 10:25 am – FOUNDATIONS IN CANNABIS – Dr. Stephen Holt, MD   10:25 am – 10:45 am Break – (20 minutes)   10:45 am – 12:00 pm – PHARMACOLOGY…

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Medical Cannabis and COPD: What’s the Real Story?

Sixteen million Americans are currently living with a diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates up to another 11 million people have the disease but have not yet been formally diagnosed with it.

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