The Pediatric Academy agrees that cannabis may help sick kids

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The leading group of U.S. pediatricians recommended that cannabis use should be decriminalized and federal officials should reclassify cannabis as a less dangerous drug so that important medical research can be done. They also agreed that […]

New study shows that cannabis effectively shrinks aggressive brain cancers

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A new study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapies, shows that a combination of CBD and THC improves the effectiveness of radiation therapy to treat one of the most aggressive forms of cancer- gliomas. In many cases, […]

NFL Players Turn to Medical Cannabis for Pain

 

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One challenge the NFL faces is how to bring marijuana into the game as a pain reliever without condoning its use as a recreational drug. And facing a lawsuit filed on behalf of hundreds of former […]

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The history of cannabis as a medicine

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The use of cannabis as a medicine dates back thousands of years.  Here is a brief overview:

1. The earliest record of medical marijuana comes from ancient China and was used for constipation, gout, rheumatism and absent- […]

CBD strains

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High CBD low THC cannabis allows patients to benefit from the therapeutic effects of cannabis without feeling a high or psychoactive effect.

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Cannabis compound may stop metastasis of some aggressive cancers

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Scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer.  Read more

Cannabis: A treatment for Lyme Symptoms

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Jay Reighley, a practitioner at Integr8 Health in Falmouth, Maine, recommends patients suffering from Lyme disease to try medical cannabis for its symptom-management and potential disease-modifying effects.   She believes cannabis to be a safer alternative to […]

Legalizing marijuana has not increased use in teens

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According to new research, the rise in marijuana use among teens over the past 20 years has no significant connection to the legalization of medical marijuana.

Dr. Sulak’s comments:

Legalization of cannabis takes access to herb and education […]

Bill To Legalize CBD excludes many patients and therapeutic properties of cannabis

 

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While the bill introduced to congress may be seen as a positive by many who rely on CBD for treatment, it will exclude many medical cannabis patients, including children seizure patients who rely on the many […]

Medical Marijuana for Children with Seizures

This  news video of an Integr8 Health patient chronicles how medical cannabis has changed her life.

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