Currently cannabis is federally designated as a schedule 1 drug, making it federally illegal to transport cannabis (even medical cannabis) on flights, or across state lines. Although medical cannabis is legal in 30 US states, traveling with it is still not something what we could recommend. Whether traveling by land, sea, or air, you [...]
Research suggests CBD may be better for inflammation and neuropathic pain, while THC may excel with spasticity and cramp-related pain. It is worth noting that sometimes high doses of THC can exacerbate pain symptoms. Meaning THC consumed in this capacity should be done in small amounts.Additionally, many individuals experience difficulty managing the side effects associated with THC, rendering useless any potential benefits. Some experts [...]
Research studies indicate that CBD may be useful in helping with: Pain (neuropathic, chronic, cancer-related, etc.) Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Parkinson’s Inflammation Acne Dyskinesia Psoriasis Broken Bones Mad Cow Disease Depression Bacterial Infections Diabetes Rheumatoid Arthritis Nausea Anxiety ADHD Schizophrenia Substance Abuse/Withdrawal Heart Disease Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
The two major cannabinoids in cannabis that have been studied are:THC (tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), is thought to be the most psychoactive substance (i.e., a substance that changes brain function and alters perception, mood, consciousness or behavior) in cannabis. The concentration of THC in cannabis varies between 1% and 24%.CBD (cannabidiol) is the major [...]
Cannabinoids are the chemical compounds secreted by cannabis flowers. There are also compounds called terpenes – chemical compounds that give cannabis its unique aroma. The concentrations and combinations of the cannabinoids and terpenes vary from plant to plant and among the different strains of cannabis. When inhaled, consumed as an edible, or used on the [...]
What is medical cannabis? Medical cannabis, or medical marijuana, is cannabis and cannabinoids that are prescribed by physicians for their patients. Medical cannabis can be administered through various methods, including capsules, lozenges, tinctures, dermal patches, oral or dermal sprays, cannabis edibles, and vaporizing or smoking dried buds. Synthetic cannabinoids are available.
Cannabis is a flowering plant with fibrous stalks. The leaves, flowers, and roots are used for medicinal purposes. On the mature plant, the leaves and flowers are covered with trichomes - tiny glands of resinous oil containing cannabinoids and terpenes that, when consumed, can provide physical and psychoactive effects.