Cannabis: A Healthier Alternative for Chronic Pain

Cannabis’ effectiveness at treating chronic pain depends on the person, and the condition. Chronic knee pain from a sports injury may need to be treated differently than chronic pain related to diabetes. Continue reading Cannabis: A Healthier Alternative for Chronic Pain

The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief

Both of the most common compounds in marijuana ease pain. Believe it or not, research is showing that marijuana may interact with your pain-signaling cells. Both THC and CBD are strong anti-inflammatories. They also interact with other pain systems in your body. Continue reading The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief

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?

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