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?

Medical Marijuana: Much More Than Just THC and CBD

Share this Post For years now Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been the most popular and widely researched cannabinoid in cannabis science. However, nowadays it seems like cannabidiol (CBD) has stolen the spotlight given its ability to provide therapeutic relief to children suffering from various epileptic disorders, while lacking the psychotropic effects (i.e. high) of THC. It’s even gotten to the point that state legislature are passing laws … Continue reading Medical Marijuana: Much More Than Just THC and CBD

Seniors Are Seeking Out States Where Marijuana is Legal

When choosing retirement locales, a few factors pop to mind: climate, amenities, proximity to grandchildren, access to quality healthcare. Chris Cooper had something else to consider – marijuana laws. The investment adviser from Toledo had long struggled with back pain due to a fractured vertebra and crushed disc from a fall. He hated powerful prescription drugs like Vicodin, but one thing did help ease the … Continue reading Seniors Are Seeking Out States Where Marijuana is Legal

Does Cannabis Ease Chronic Pain Better Than Opioids?

Some patients who deal with chronic pain reported taking cannabis along with their prescribed medication Cannabis can ease chronic pain more effectively than conventional medicines, according to a new study likely to flame the debate on the medical use of marijuana. Researchers from the Australian National Drug and Alcohol Centre found that patients with chronic pain who used the drug said it eased their symptoms better … Continue reading Does Cannabis Ease Chronic Pain Better Than Opioids?

Medical Cannabis: The REAL Reason the Government Wants to Keep it Banned

Health Impact News “Cannabis” refers to the plant that is commonly called “marijuana.” The two terms are often used interchangeably. However, “cannabis” is the historical name that has been used in the medical literature. While public sentiments towards marijuana have recently changed to the point where two states have now voted to make it legal for recreational use, few people understand the actual history of … Continue reading Medical Cannabis: The REAL Reason the Government Wants to Keep it Banned

CAN MARIJUANA CURE OSTEOPOROSIS?

Yes! The active component of marijuana, Delta(9)-tetrahydrocannabinol, activates the CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors, thus mimicking the action of endogenous cannabinoids. CB1 is predominantly neuronal and mediates the cannabinoid psychotropic effects. CB2 is predominantly expressed in peripheral tissues, mainly in pathological conditions. So far the main endocannabinoids, anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol, have been found in bone at ‘brain’ levels. The CB1 receptor is present mainly in … Continue reading CAN MARIJUANA CURE OSTEOPOROSIS?

MARIJUANA-INFUSED MASSAGE OILS, LOTIONS AND MORE. Is this real medicine? I think so.

The Cannabis Spa Movement Is Taking Off With Marijuana-Infused Massage Oils, Lotions And More Tonight my partner and I unexpectedly join the thousands — potentially tens of thousands — of Americans this winter turning to marijuana-infused massage therapy. The practice involves using massage oil or lotion that has been infused with the active ingredients of the federally prohibited plant. Applied to the skin, a marijuana … Continue reading MARIJUANA-INFUSED MASSAGE OILS, LOTIONS AND MORE. Is this real medicine? I think so.