Cannabis Education for Medical Professionals: United Patients Group Answers the Call with Launch of Accredited Cannabis Curriculum

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For those doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who are committed to offering their patients the very latest modalities for healing, this age of instant access to research and changing political climates can be a very exciting one to be … Continue reading

Perimenopause Part 2: How Cannabis Can Help with Hormone-Induced Mood Swings

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Last month, we shared an article about a condition that affects EVERY woman at some point during middle age─ perimenopause─ and how cannabis can help when it comes to perimenopausal pain and fatigue. In this article, we will take a … Continue reading

Need for Education about Medicinal Marijuana in CME-approved Conference by John Bennett, MD

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There is no doubt that the use of Marijuana for medicinal marijuana is increasing.  In pharmacology, neurologic disorders, oncology, pain management, palliative care, psychiatry, epilepsy, and  more. However, there is widespread ignorance and hysteria regarding its true place in healthcare, … Continue reading

Stigma Among Medical Cannabis Patients: How to Deal with It

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Medical cannabis has been proven to treat numerous maladies, from glaucoma and multiple sclerosis to sleeplessness and loss of appetite. Although there is ample evidence of effective use for medical reasons, there is still stigma attached to the use of … Continue reading

Helping and Healing: Bay Area Businesses Lead the Way in Medical Cannabis Solutions

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“The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back … Continue reading

Dr. Sulak: Teaching Patients, Health Providers and Cannabis Professionals Optimal Cannabis Dosing

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Falmouth, ME, March 22 – The first medical cannabis website to focus on teaching patients, health providers and cannabis professionals optimal cannabis dosing was officially launched today. Healer.com provides access to medical cannabis best practices with step-by-step courses developed by … Continue reading

Medical Cannabis and Health Insurance: Prognosis?

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Many patients depend on their health insurance to be able to afford their medications and with medications costing hundreds, even thousands of dollars per month for patients with chronic illnesses, having insurance coverage is simply a necessity. For medical cannabis … Continue reading

Just Had Chemo for Breast Cancer? Use These 5 Immune Boosting Nutrients to Repair Your Body By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

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Wouldn’t it be great if our healthcare system actually worked with the body instead of against it? Of course, this is currently not the case. Many people, when faced with a scary and possibly life-threatening breast cancer diagnosis, decide in … Continue reading

Cannabis and Peri-menopause: Help Through “The Transition”

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There is a lot of information out there these days about the symptoms of menopause and how cannabis can help. In fact, we posted on this subject several months ago. This makes sense. After all, there are approximately 74.9 million … Continue reading

America is Experiencing a Prescription Pain Killer Epidemic – So Why Isn’t Cannabis a More Widely Recommended Alternative?

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CANNABIS AS AN ENTRANCE TO ILLICIT DRUG USE – FACT OR FICTION? The proponent/opponent debate on whether cannabis use at an early stage leads to addiction to more dangerous drugs rages on, and is almost like a case of he … Continue reading

A Father’s Perspective: “Personal Experience + Clinical Studies Show High-CBD Cannabis Provides Mood Stabilization for Bipolar/Schizophrenia”

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My son was diagnosed bipolar over 4 years ago and has endured the usual issues: communication impairment, mood swings, inconsistent compliance with medications, psychosis, and side effects from pharmaceuticals. Before his initial diagnosis (and after) he was using “street pot,” … Continue reading

The Endocannabinoid System – Dustin Sulak, D.O.

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How does marijuana work therapeutically? Dr. Sulak explains… At our integrative medical clinics in Maine and Massachusetts, my colleagues and I treat over 18,000 patients with a huge diversity of diseases and symptoms. In one day I might see cancer, … Continue reading

Taking Cannabis as Well as Other Medications? Avoid Drug Interactions and Make Sure Your Doctor is Informed.

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You are meeting for the first time, and have a lot of anticipation and ground to cover. Never having met before, you are not sure how the first encounter will go. Or, maybe this is a quick focused interaction, and … Continue reading

Cannabis: Big Decisions for the NFL

All eyes were on the National Football League recently, when the 50th televised game of the league’s title match up took place. The Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers 24-10. Over $5 million was spent by advertisers for a mere … Continue reading

Managing your Migraines: Cannabis as an Alternative

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Imagine trying to get through your day when suddenly you are struck with a blinding pain in your head and a severe sensitivity to even the slightest noise or sensation. Compound this with nausea, dizziness, and numbness in your face, … Continue reading

Women Grow Leadership Summit – Corinne Malanca to speak on Medicating and Educating the Baby Boomer

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The business of marijuana is one of the nation’s newest and fastest growing industries, and women are poised to take a strong leadership position within it. From doctors, lawyers, marketers to chemists, women appear to be a natural fit in … Continue reading

Kick Start Your Immune System with Beta Glucans By Dr. Veronique Desaulniers

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We all try our best to take care of ourselves. We eat right, we exercise, we try to stay away from toxins and we even go to bed early every once in a while! Still, sometimes stuff just happens. Stress … Continue reading

The 2016 Presidential Primaries Have Begun – How the Candidates Stack Up On Medical Cannabis

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As the Iowa caucuses commence today, and New Hampshire to follow, the presidential primary season is upon us, and the entire nation is watching in suspense. This has been one of the most controversial elections in years with extreme left … Continue reading

Cannabis Research – The Time is Now

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It is well established that medical cannabis has been a successful treatment in the battle against cancer and dozens of other health conditions and diseases. To date, due to severe restrictions against studying it, we have touched only the surface … Continue reading