After Further Review…

After Further Review…

As fall approaches so does America’s favorite sport, football.  With the growing popularity of fantasy football, the NFL has never been more popular. Those gladiators make a lot of money to throw their bodies around, and they pay the ultimate price…in pain. For years, the NFL has been controlling the pain of its players with […]

Vets Choosing Medical Marijuana For PTSD

Vets Choosing Medical Marijuana For PTSD

PTSD comes in many forms and can be caused by many traumatic events in people’s lives. But when it comes to the PTSD of war veterans, there is nothing more traumatic to the brain, to the senses, or to the soul. As of this date, 22 veterans take their lives in suicides every single day […]

Rastafarian’s Medicine, America’s Antidepressant?

Rastafarian’s Medicine, America’s Antidepressant?

As we have now learned, the history of cannabis and hemp go back 15,000 years, possibly more. So, it’s only been in recent times that this natural, medicinal plant has been declared illegal for political purposes. Especially here in America. But you don’t have to go back 15,000 years to see other cultures embracing cannabis […]

Overcoming Hurdles to Study CBD

Overcoming Hurdles to Study CBD

For decades, outdated laws have banned a plant that produces what may become one of the most important medicines for modern disease. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a completely non-psychoactive chemical component of the cannabis plant, and it has shown effectiveness in treating anxiety, chronic pain, vomiting, inflammation and convulsions, as well as slowing or even […]

Prescription Drug Abuse in the U.S.

Prescription Drug Abuse in the U.S.

100 million people are estimated to suffer from chronic pain in the United States. Opioids are a type of narcotic pain medication, used to treat moderate or severe pain that doesn’t respond to other treatments. However, because of the way opioids affect the brain, these substances have the potential of becoming very addictive. As more […]

Is Cannabis a Treatment for MS?

Is Cannabis a Treatment for MS?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease of the central nervous system that can lead to issues with vision, gait and balance, muscle control, and other basic body functions. More than 400,000 people in the United States have MS, and about 200 new cases are diagnosed every week.  MS has no cure, but the U.S. […]

Have Insomnia? Try Cannabis!

Have Insomnia? Try Cannabis!

Thousands of Americans suffer from insomnia, which is the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep. The causes of insomnia vary by patient and can include psychiatric and medical conditions, unhealthy sleep habits, specific substances, and/or certain biological factors. Many prescription drugs, such as Trazadone, Valium, Lunesta, Ambien and Librium, are available to treat insomnia, […]