Medical Marijuana and Chronic Pain

Summary: Chronic pain affects 10% of the Canadian and US population Chronic pain is defined as pain that last over 6 months or past the expected recovery time Chronic pain may be a symptom of a variety of underlying conditions Scientific evidence has found medical marijuana to have powerful pain-relieving properties 84% of medical marijuana … Read moreMedical Marijuana and Chronic Pain

Scientists Discover How Cannabis Slows Alzheimer’s Disease – Previous studies suggest a role of cannabis in slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s and now scientists can explain why. Researchers at the Roskamp Institute in Florida have shown for the first time how cannabinoids – the active chemicals in marijuana – are able to reduce the build-up of a key indicator of Alzheimer’s … Read moreScientists Discover How Cannabis Slows Alzheimer’s Disease

Using Marijuana For Insomnia in 2019

Summary: Up to 30% of adults suffer from insomnia Insomnia is as simple as having difficulty falling or staying asleep Insomnia is usually a sign of another medical condition, often depression Marijuana can have a strong effect on sleep Research shows that marijuana can reduce disturbances during sleep and the time it takes to fall … Read moreUsing Marijuana For Insomnia in 2019

The Endocannabinoid System: An Overview

Marijuana has been used as a medicine for thousands of years with evidence dating back to 2000 BC, but only in the past few decades have scientists truly understood how it works. What led to this understanding was the discovery of the endocannabinoid system; a unique biological system that facilitates the effects of marijuana within … Read moreThe Endocannabinoid System: An Overview