Maine Medical Marijuana Blog

Foods that are medicine


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  • Buckwheat honey for a cough

  • Pickled foods for diarrhea

  • Ginger for menstrual cramps

  • Peppermint for IBS

  • Hibiscus tea for high blood pressure

  • Turmeric for inflammation

  • Chia seeds and oatmeal for high cholesterol

  • Beans for high blood sugar levels

  • Salmon for inflammation 

Medical Cannabis vs. Prescription Pain Medication

80% of the world’s prescription pain medication is taken in the USA.  Simultaneously someone dies every 19 minutes from an accidental medication overdose. Listen to Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss this as well as other important points.


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Senators Urge Feds to Support Medical Cannabis Research

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The federal government has a “responsibility” to facilitate sensible research into marijuana’s medical benefits, urge Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and seven other senators  in a letter sent on July 9th to federal drug and health officials.

“While […]

Unlocking Cannabis’ Secrets Through Science

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National Geographic

July, 2015

National Geographic discusses how as the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.  Read more

How Cannabis Affects your Brain

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by Tabitha Farrar

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 […]

Lyme Disease Awareness


Lyme Disease is very common in New England.  It is spread by the Blacklegged tick (also known as the deer tick or Ixodes scapularis).  Each year the tick population grows, and more ticks are carrying the bacteria (Borrelia […]

Cannabis Gains Worldwide Support


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Cannabis is gaining support worldwide as legislators push to decriminalize cannabis based on undeniable evidence of its medical benefits.  Read more


Justin Kander


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 […]

Is Cannabis as Effective as Opiates for Treating Pain?

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For patients suffering from severe chronic pain their choices are limited. Medical marijuana may be an alternative to prescription opioid painkillers.  In fact states that allow medical cannabis have lower rates of opioid use.  

Bipartisan senate bill would protect medical cannabis patients, doctors and businesses.

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The bill, sponsored by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), would deal a sharp blow to the U.S. government’s longstanding war on marijuana by banning the Drug Enforcement Administration from cracking […]