Indica vs Sativa: What’s the Difference?

As the stigma surrounding the use of marijuana in the medical world continues to disappear, those with long-term conditions or suffering from more immediate medical problems are considering making medical marijuana a part of their treatment plan.  Cannabis can help to manage the pain of cancer patients, ease the symptoms of Crohn’s disease, and can even…

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The Best Strain for Pain: Which Marijuana Strains Are Best for Chronic Pain Management?

An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. That’s over 20 percent of the adult population. Chronic pain can be severely disabling. Many people turn to prescription drugs, including opiates, for relief. However, these drugs come with dangerous side effects and a high risk of dependency. Medical marijuana is becoming an increasingly popular option for pain…

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5 Key Benefits of Using Medical Marijuana for Migraines

Research estimates that migraines affect roughly 12% of the population. If you suffer from migraines, you don’t need us to tell you how debilitating a migraine spell can be. The severity of the pain is enough to cause sufferers to miss days at work or school. It puts everything on hold until the pain clears.  What…

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Popular Medical Cannabis Strains for Cancer Symptoms

Let’s start with some excellent news: As of 2015, cancer in the United States is on a steady decline. According to the American Cancer Society, since its peak in 1991, cancer occurrences among Americans fell 26 percent, resulting in 2.4 million cancer-related deaths avoided during that time.  Furthermore, the last decade of data available reveals…

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How Do I Get a Medical Cannabis Card Online?

Back in the early days of medical cannabis, hopeful patients had to see their doctor in-person to receive their recommendation. While that may not appear to be a tall task, it became, and continues to be, an issue in certain states where access to nearby doctors and dispensaries is not always readily available. To make…

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The Advancing Studies into Autism and Medical Marijuana

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 68 American children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These figures represent the highest ever reported autism prevalence in the United States to date. Wei Bao, Assistant Professor of epidemiology at the University of Iowa, told the CDC that, “We cannot consider autism…

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Medical Marijuana Edibles for Pain

The world of marijuana edibles has undergone a drastic change in recent years. The once most well-known product, a homemade pastry with barely any idea of potency, is fading fast. In its place are products that are regulated, diverse, and treat an array of medical conditions. While some still come packed with sugar, sweets and…

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Understanding Medical Marijuana and Mental Health

Mental health related issues often become part of states’ approved conditions list for medicinal marijuana. In some cases, states have limited access. That is the case in Texas, which only allows patients with intractable epilepsy. That could change as it has in other states. In New York, its program began without the inclusion of several…

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