Category Archives: Medical

Arthritis Patients Report Improvement After CBD Therapy

According to the Global RA Network, roughly 350 million people around the globe currently suffer from some form of arthritis, making it one of the most common health conditions found around the world. Arthritis is the number one chronic disease in North America that results in a disability. Women are more likely to develop arthritis than […]

Rare Cannabinoid is Impressing People With Weight Loss Potential

THCV is quickly gaining notoriety for its potential as an appetite suppressant, which could revolutionize how Americans view cannabis. Like most cannabinoids, more research isn’t just needed — it’s required. However, if early indications are correct, this hemp-derived cannabinoid may be the key to the long-overdue normalization of cannabis in the United States.  What is […]

Cannabis Manages Myofascial Pelvic Pain

Myofascial pelvic pain syndrome is a health condition involving pelvic pain that is often described by sufferers as ‘short, tight, tender pelvic floor muscles that can include palpable nodules or trigger points.’ While it’s unclear how many people around the globe suffer from the condition, it is estimated that 22% to 94% of cases of chronic pelvic […]

Marijuana may make sleep worse, especially for regular users, study finds

Cannabis terpenes are slowly but surely becoming a necessity among cannabis users. No longer are they only looking for the highest THC or CBD potency. Consumers are starting to understand the health benefits of terpenes and the entourage effect. Researchers have identified over 400 different terpenes in the cannabis plant, some more common than others. In […]

What to Know Before Buying CBD

Inflammation causes backaches, menstrual cramps, swollen joints, and many other ailments. That’s why nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen are among the most commonly used drugs in the world. If you’re trying to move away from reliance on NSAIDs, cannabidiol (CBD) can be an effective alternative. Before jumping aboard the CBD train, there are a […]

Did Biden’s Medical Cannabis Research Act Help Anything?

A new year encourages hope and reflection, both of which are useful in evaluating existing cannabis policies at the federal level and what may be expected in the coming months. Significantly, while the industry suffered a loss in the unsuccessful efforts to include the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act in the National Defense […]

How Can Cannabis Help Our Furry Friends?

The CBD for animals category is exploding, but can cannabis help pets the way it helps people? “My pet is a member of the family.” You’ve probably heard this statement before, or even said it yourself. Nearly 70% of American households have a companion animal, with dogs and cats being by far the most popular. […]

Chronic Pain Patients Report Improvements in New UK Study

A fairly sizable study was recently concluded in the United Kingdom involving cannabis, chronic pain, quality of life, and opioid use. The study revolved around multiple cannabis products, which is not always the case with cannabis studies. Below is more information about the scope of the study, and the findings, via a news release from NORML: […]

Cannabis Improves Quality of Life for Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia is a condition involving widespread musculoskeletal pain. The condition is accompanied by feelings of fatigue, lack of sleep, memory issues, and mood swings. It is estimated that as many as one out of every 20 people on earth suffer from fibromyalgia. Women are much more likely to be diagnosed with fibromyalgia compared to men, with roughly […]

Cannabis Associated With Improvements In Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

Inflammatory bowel disease is an umbrella health term for two conditions – Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Both conditions are characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. It is still unknown exactly what causes inflammatory bowel disease, although it is tied in some way to a weakened immune system. Vitamins and supplements can help […]