Cannabis as a Treatment for Overactive Bladder and Incontinence

In a large, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial that enrolled 630 MS patients who suffered urinary incontinence, THC alone or cannabis extract was assigned to the treatment group to treat urinary incontinence episodes. When compared to the placebo group, both the THC and cannabis extracts treated groups demonstrated clinically and statistically significant treatment benefits on incontinence episodes. Continue reading Cannabis as a Treatment for Overactive Bladder and Incontinence

Age-Related Pain: 91% of Patients Report Using Fewer or No Opiates After Beginning Marijuana Therapy

Of the respondents that had used both cannabis and opiates for pain, 91% reported that they used fewer or no opiates after beginning cannabis therapy; 63% reported quitting opiates altogether Continue reading Age-Related Pain: 91% of Patients Report Using Fewer or No Opiates After Beginning Marijuana Therapy

5 reasons to watch N.J. journalist’s Weediquette’ show about marijuana culture

In interviews from their home six months after their move to Denver, the Wilsons say they made the right decision to leave New Jersey.
Children relying on cannabis to help them beat cancer. A man spending more than a decade in prison after being found with two marijuana joints. Veterans allaying symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. All get their moment in “Weediquette,” a string of eight one-hour documentaries premiering 11 p.m. Tuesday (March 1) on Viceland, the new cable network available on Fios, Optimum, Xfinity, DirecTV and Time Warner Cable as well as Sling TV and Apple TV. Continue reading 5 reasons to watch N.J. journalist’s Weediquette’ show about marijuana culture

Cannabis & Injury: Can It Ease Spinal Pain?

There are a few ways that cannabis may help those with spinal injury. While the herb will not heal you completely, it can provide strong pain relief in chronic situations.

In an acute situation such as immediately after a severe accident or a surgery, opioid pain medications are probably going to be your best option.

However, once you have recovered from the injury a bit, researchers have found that cannabis can improve routine pain management. Continue reading Cannabis & Injury: Can It Ease Spinal Pain?

Marijuana Infused Topicals: Will I Fail A Drug Test?

The THC level in topical products tends to be far lower than that in smokable or edible products. Add that to the fact that applying a topical to the skin only allows it to break the skin/muscular barrier, but not enter into the blood stream. I have not seen any reported cases of positive drug tests from topical applications and the research supports this. Continue reading Marijuana Infused Topicals: Will I Fail A Drug Test?