Medical Monday: Cannabis and Cancer

Medical Monday: Cannabis and Cancer

Unfortunately, chances are you yourself or someone close to you has experienced the reality of cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, “approximately 39.6 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes (based on 2010-2012 data).” While survival rates are improving, the mortality rate remains at roughly…

The increasing popularity of microdosing… and why it might work for you

For a growing body of cannabis consumers, less is more. No one likes to feel over-medicated when using cannabis — truly, there can be too much of a good thing. The side effects of over-medicating can include feeling groggy, anxious and in the worst cases, panic. We have all experienced the time when after consuming…

Patient Success Stories: Jermaine

Jermaine is a student, a musician and has been a card-holding medical patient for a year. His story proves that students can also benefit from medical cannabis; despite stereotypes and what some might believe, Jermaine’s ability to balance school, work and life has improved with the addition of cannabis. “There are sooo many reasons I…

The Magic of Munchies

It’s late in the afternoon – about 4:20p.m. You just finished cashing a bowl of some delicious Girl Scout Cookies. The smooth smoke coats your throat – the sweet smell lingers in the room. Your body is pleasantly tingling and your mind is completely relaxed. It’s the perfect start to an evening at home: Netflix…

HMH Strain Reviews: Green Crack

Green Crack Reviewed by Chelsea Symptom relief: Fatigue, stress, nausea, headaches ” I chose Green Crack because it’s a favorite sativa of mine. The first time I tried it, I knew it was a great daytime medicine for me! It’s so energizing and is still highly functional.” Structure: “Green Crack looks like a ’70s shag…

HMH Strain Reviews: Blue Dream

Blue Dream Reviewed by Chelsea Symptom relief: pain, nueromuscular fatigue, IBS/Crohn’s, anxiety, depression and stress “I chose this strain because it has always delivered its medicinal effects. Most batches, including this one, tend to have very beautiful buds & is highly potent. It is my favorite hybrid :-)” Structure: Blue Dream has chunky lime green…

Self-care and cannabis

Are you feeling stressed out? Feel like you can’t catch a minute to relax? Well, it might be time to take a day for yourself. For those of us who are proudly medical marijuana patients — why not incorporate cannabis into your self-care routine? Here are some lovely additions to those special days when have…

The Best of CBD

  We love THC, but CBD (cannabidiol) needs some attention too. This increasingly popular cannabinoid has gain attention in recent years for being THC’s less intense, medicinal cousin. You might have heard about CBD treating children with epilepsy, or helping chemotherapy patients with nasty side-effects. Furthermore, CBD is a natural neuroprotectant, anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory with…

What Type of Cannabis Should I Choose: An Infographic

If you regularly medicate with cannabis, you have probably heard the terms “Indica” and “Sativa” said more than a few times. These are two species of the cannabis plant that are most commonly ingested by users. The species of cannabis can usually predict the effects of various strains on your body and mindset. Some strains…

Terpene Tuesday: Myrcene

Aroma and Flavor: Thyme, Clove, Citrus, Musky, Herbal. Urban legend says that eating a mango before ingesting cannabis can strengthen the medicine’s effects. Most cannabis consumers agree that this legend holds some truth — this is most likely because of the terpene found in both mangoes and several cannabis strains, Myrcene. This terpene has been…