This Doctor Destroys Cannabis Myths Once And For All

A large study in 2006 showed that heavy cannabis users have an equal or lower rate of lung and respiratory tract cancers than non-users7, even though cannabis smoke has been proven to contain cancer-causing products of combustion. How is this possible? The therapeutic substances in cannabis actually have strong anti-cancer properties. This has been known since the 1970’s8 but more recently cannabinoids have become a major focus of the pharmaceutical industry’s anti-cancer drug development9.

While smoking cannabis is unlikely to cause cancer, it can irritate the respiratory tract, especially in sensitive individuals. Most patients and responsible adult cannabis users are turning to non-smokable delivery methods: vaporizers allow users to inhale the medicinal component of the herb without any smoke; tinctures and liquid extracts are safe and convenient, and topically applied cannabis salves are reported to reduce pain and inflammation. Continue reading This Doctor Destroys Cannabis Myths Once And For All

How Cannabidiol (CBD) Works for Treating Anxiety

n recent years, CBD has generated a tremendous amount of interest among consumers, clinicians, and scientists. Why? Not only does evidence suggestCBD counteracts many of THC’s adverse effects, but numerous animalstudies and accumulating evidence from human experimental, clinical, and epidemiological studies suggest CBD has powerful anti-anxiety properties. Administered acutely (“as needed”), it appears safe, well-tolerated, and may be beneficial to treat a number of anxiety-related disorders, including:

Panic disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Social phobia
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Mild to moderate depression Continue reading How Cannabidiol (CBD) Works for Treating Anxiety

WHAT CANNABIS DOES TO YOUR MIND & BODY DEPENDING ON HOW YOU INGEST IT

Contrary to popular belief, smoking cannabis does not assist a great deal in treating disease within the body, as therapeutic levels cannot be reached through smoking. advertisement – learn more To get the best benefit from this miraculous plant, you should either eat it or take cannabis oil. Smoking also alters the plant molecules; when cannabis is heated and burned, it changes the chemical structure … Continue reading WHAT CANNABIS DOES TO YOUR MIND & BODY DEPENDING ON HOW YOU INGEST IT

3 MEDICAL MARIJUANA STRAINS YOU CAN USE TO HEAL ANY KIND OF PAIN (AND HOW TO PICK IT)

There are lots of different hybrids, types, varieties, and names for cannabis, marijuana, weed, or wacky-tobacky. Unlike tobacky, however, marijuana has medicinal properties that help with a variety of issues. When all the smoke has cleared marijuana really comes down to two strains. Even though there are several hybrids being made to produce a strain more dominant in CBD (cannabidiol – a non-psychoactive compound in … Continue reading 3 MEDICAL MARIJUANA STRAINS YOU CAN USE TO HEAL ANY KIND OF PAIN (AND HOW TO PICK IT)

Worth Repeating: Medical Marijuana Is The Best Kept Secret

  Photo: Geoff Pugh/The Telegraph Ben Whalley, middle, with Dr Gary Stephens and Dr Claire Williams of Reading University at a secret cannabis farm in the south of England in the hope of producing a new treatment for epilepsy ​Welcome to Room 420, where your instructor is Mr. Ron Marczyk and your subjects are wellness, disease prevention, self actualization, and chillin’. ​ Worth Repeating ​ … Continue reading Worth Repeating: Medical Marijuana Is The Best Kept Secret

Cannabis Ingredient of Holy Anointing Oil

In Exodus, 30:23, God directed Moses to make a holy anointing oil composed of myrrh, sweet cinnamon, Kaneh-bosem, cassia, and olive oil.  “And you shall make of these a sacred anointing oil blended as by the perfumer; it shall be a holy anointing oil.” According to conventional Biblical scholarship, the “250 shekels of kaneh-bosm” listed in ancient Hebrew versions of the Old Testament supposedly refers to … Continue reading Cannabis Ingredient of Holy Anointing Oil

Indica vs. Sativa: The Small But Significant Difference in Cannabis Genes

Researchers from Canada recently published a genetic analysis of a large batch of different hemp and marijuana strains to teach the world more about a plant that has been neglected for too long by the academic community. They discovered a large genetic difference between hemp and marijuana, with a small, but significant, rift between indica and sativa. Modern taxonomy considers all of cannabis to form … Continue reading Indica vs. Sativa: The Small But Significant Difference in Cannabis Genes