History of Cannabis

History of Cannabis

Mankind has a very long history with the cannabis plant, which has been cultivated for thousands of years for its use as medicine, food, fiber, fuel, building supplies, clothing, paper, and so much more. Hemp rope was found in ancient pottery dating back to 10,000 years ago, and there is evidence of cannabis seeds being […]

Medical Cannabis and Anxiety

Medical Cannabis and Anxiety

Most people have feelings of nervousness or anxiety as a normal reaction to stress. However, for people with anxiety disorders, the anxiety they feel is ever-present and can become excessive, impacting work, relationships, and overall quality of life. Anxiety disorders are a group of mental illnesses, which include social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic […]

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

Cannabis and Chronic Pain

About 100 million people in the United States – or one-third of the population – suffer from chronic pain. A diagnosis of chronic pain occurs when the pain lasts for 12 weeks or more, and it persists beyond the usual course of an acute disease or the healing of an injury. The leading cause of long-term […]

A Natural Way to Treat Migraines

A Natural Way to Treat Migraines

If you’ve ever experiences a migraine, you know that it is much worse than a regular headache. In addition to pain, symptoms of migraines include sensitivity to light, sound, and smell, as well as nausea and vomiting. In the United States, 35 million people suffer from migraines. Statistics show that migraines occur more commonly in […]

Landmark study: Marijuana effective medicine, but has drawbacks

Landmark study: Marijuana effective medicine, but has drawbacks

Marijuana can be an effective medicine in some cases for treating pain, nausea, muscle spasms and other conditions, but the drug that is wafting into the mainstream is not harmless, and more research is needed, the nation’s top scientists concluded in a landmark report released Thursday. The nonprofit National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine […]

Cannabis’ Big Entrance: Treatment of Epilepsy

Cannabis’ Big Entrance: Treatment of Epilepsy

Cannabis’ holistic and healing powers may be best known nowadays for their ability to fight seizures due to the media storm around the Charlotte’s Web strain that was recently revealed to the world. While only recently known by the greater populace, studies on the anticonvulsant properties of cannabis have been conducted as far back as […]

How Cannabis is Crucial in the Treatment of PTSD

How Cannabis is Crucial in the Treatment of PTSD

There still rages much debate about medical marijuana’s viability as a treatment for PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, with some states like California allowing it while others like Colorado are against its use for this specific condition. With as many as 31% of veterans diagnosed with PTSD, where states stand on the matter is a […]