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?

Using Cannabis Oil on Your Skin

“Abundant distribution of cannabinoid receptors on skin nerve fibers and mast cells provides implications for an anti-inflammatory, anti-nociceptive action of cannabinoid receptor agonists.” (source) “It seems that the main physiological function of the cutaneous ECS is to constitutively control the proper and well-balanced proliferation, differentiation and survival, as well as immune competence and/or tolerance, of skin cells.” (source) Continue reading Using Cannabis Oil on Your Skin

New documents reveal why the FDA says marijuana isn’t medicine

Strange, I always thought that in order to make something illegal it had to at least killed a few people or threaten a lot of people’s lives or maybe if it made folks lose their minds or something. So tell me again why was marijuana banned? Anybody? Continue reading New documents reveal why the FDA says marijuana isn’t medicine

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Did you know that other plants produce cannabinoids too?

For years, it was thought that cannabis was the only plant capable of producing cannabinoids. However, in the last few years research has been published that shows that cannabis is not the only plant that produces these compounds, and that they are actually quite common! What exactly is a cannabinoid? Cannabinoids are lipid-based molecules that all act to some degree on the cannabinoid receptors, which … Continue reading Did you know that other plants produce cannabinoids too?

The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief

Chronic pain is one of the most difficult ailments to manage. Overwhelmed in a storm of over-the-counter and prescription painkillers, many patients are deciding to go the natural route: smoking marijuana for pain management. When it comes to using marijuana for pain relief, not all strains are created equal. Some cannabis strains will keep you tossing and turning at night. Yet, others will ease away … Continue reading The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief

United States: Seniors Seeking Out States Where Marijuana Is Legal

By Steve Elliott Hemp News There’s a new factor playing a big role when seniors choose retirement locales these days: marijuana laws. With 23 states and the District of Columbia having legalized medical marijuana, and four states plus D.C. legalizing the herb for recreational purposes, it’s starting to have a real impact on such choices, reports Chris Taylor at Reuters. Since retirees don’t have to … Continue reading United States: Seniors Seeking Out States Where Marijuana Is Legal