Medical Marijuana Education

How Cannabis Affects your Brain

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by Tabitha Farrar

BudandBreakfast.com

Interested in the effect that cannabis has on the brain? We are too, so we contacted Dustin Sulak, an osteopathic physician from Integr8 Health, Falmouth, Maine. Sulak, a diplomat of the American Academy of […]

CBD -The Facts

CBD, or cannabidiol, is quickly changing the debate surrounding the use of marijuana as a medicine.

Here are five facts that you should know about CBD:

 

1. CBD is a key ingredient in cannabis

 

2. CBD is non-psychoactive

 

3. CBD has a wide range of medical benefits

According to a 2013 review published in […]

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- […]

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 […]

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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New Research into Cannabis and Cancer

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Scientists have long known that compounds derived from marijuana have some cancer fighting properties, but a recent discovery demonstrates how exactly one compound may fight tumors.

Published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the research reveals two […]

Dr. Oz supports medical marijuana

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During an interview Monday with Dr. Mehmet Oz on “Larry King Live”, King asked Oz if he’d changed his views on marijuana.

“I have,” Oz responded, and went on to explain just how far he’s come […]

Why Cannabis works better than synthetic Marinol

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Unlike Marinol which contains only one compund- synthetic THC.  There are more than 480 natural components found within the cannabis plant, of which 66 have been classified as “cannabinoids.” Those are chemicals unique to the plant, […]

Sanjay Gupta is even more convinced that Medical Marijuana works

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I am more convinced than ever that it is irresponsible to not provide the best care we can, care that often may involve marijuana.

I am not backing down on medical marijuana; I am doubling […]

6 ways to use Marijuana

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When it comes to marijuana, forget the joint! People in Colorado—both Coloradoans and tourists—are enjoying cannabis in all kinds of new ways. “Most people don’t want to smoke,” says Troy Dayton, CEO of The ArcView […]