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?

Cannabis and Its Impact on High Blood Pressure

However, we’re not there yet. Remarkably, despite the fact that cannabinoids have been studied for their potential as antihypertensive agents since the 1970s, no cannabinoid-based medications have been officially approved to treat hypertension. Moreover, despite an ever-growing body of anecdotal evidence and numerous studies suggesting the regular use of cannabis does appear to produce long-term lower blood pressure levels, we lack the sort of rigorous human studies that would allow physicians to confidently say, “Use cannabis to treat your hypertension!” Continue reading Cannabis and Its Impact on High Blood Pressure

INFOGRAPHIC | THE U.S. GOVERNMENT CLASSIFIED THE WRONG SUBSTANCE AS SCHEDULE 1

Did the U.S. Government classify the wrong substance as Schedule 1? Based on the facts and statistics above, we think so! Let your voice be heard and leave a comment below or share this article with your friends on social media. Continue reading INFOGRAPHIC | THE U.S. GOVERNMENT CLASSIFIED THE WRONG SUBSTANCE AS SCHEDULE 1

15 Essential Oils To Instantly Relieve Pain & How To Use Them

Essential oils are particularly useful in the management of chronic pain as in the case of arthritis and sciatica. What makes them even more special is that, besides easing the pain, they help remedy at least some of the conditions that caused the pain. For instance, when peppermint essential oil is used on aching muscles, it not only relieves pain but improves blood circulation to the area, reducing the inflammation that causes the pain. Likewise, the lavender essential oil commonly used to relieve headaches and neck pain also helps reduce the stress and anxiety that could be the underlying cause of these painful conditions. Continue reading 15 Essential Oils To Instantly Relieve Pain & How To Use Them

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

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