What is vaping? Vaping is an increasingly popular way to consume marijuana[i]. It’s easy, discreet, and evidence suggests that it could be healthier than traditional smoking methods. Vaping works by heating cannabis bud or concentrates to a temperature that releases the active components (cannabinoids) into a vapor that can be inhaled. Effectively, vapes heat marijuana […]

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Does cannabidiol [CBD] affect your blood pressure?  Recent reports by the American Heart Association states that over 100 million US adults have high blood pressure. As most of you know, high blood pressure increases your risk for negative health events such as stroke and/or heart attack. There are several factors that increase your risk to […]

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Chronic Migraines

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Reader Request: Is medical marijuana a potential treatment for chronic migraines? As most of you can attest, migraine headaches can be very painful and debilitating. According to the migraine research foundation, migraines are the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world, affecting over 1 billion people worldwide. Commonly prescribed medications for migraines are oftentimes ineffective, […]

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Rick Simpson Oil

What is Rick Simpson Oil?

One of the most talked about marijuana treatments for cancer over the last 15 years has been a concentrate called Rick Simpson Oil or RSO. RSO is a high THC, full spectrum concentrate made famous by, you guessed it, Rick Simpson in the early 2000s as a potentially “effective” and safe treatment for cancer. Who […]

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Importance of Medical Marijuana Carrier Oils

Why are carrier oils important for oral marijuana products? As we’ve discussed in previous blogs and postings, the medicinal components of marijuana (e.g., cannabinoids and terpenes) are what scientists call hydrophobic, they don’t like to mix with water. Due to this trait, companies manufacturing oral and topical marijuana products have been utilizing encapsulation techniques to […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from team! The team at would like to wish you all a Happy and Healthy New Year! 2019 is shaping up to be an exciting year for with planned expansions to our Ailments and Benefits sections. In addition, we will be expanding and updating our Recommended Products, Recommended Clinicians, […]

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Press Release: AltMed and MÜV Updates

Where can I find the best medical marijuana products for chronic pain?

New AltMed Dispensary in Tampa, Florida Our sponsors at AltMed have been at the forefront of bringing access to high-quality, pharmaceutical grade medical marijuana products with the MÜV product line. They have recently expanded their dispensary locations to 3 total in Florida; located in Sarasota, Tampa, and Apollo Beach. Their newest store is the largest […]

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Reader Request: Medical Marijuana Patches

WHere can I find the best marijuana dosing guidelines?

Reader Request: Medical Marijuana Patches One of our goals at is to bring you, the patients and clinicians, educational information related to medical marijuana that you’re interested in learning more about. In this blog, we will address Medical Marijuana Patches, which has been one of the most asked about delivery mechanisms. As a reminder, […]

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Medical Marijuana Clinical Resources and Guidelines | The Endocannabinoid System

Where can I find the best medical marijuana treatment for ailments?

Until recently, there was little evidence and research related to marijuana and how it interacted with the body. In fact, it wasn’t until the late 1960’s that research in this field had its first significant breakthrough when Gaoni and Mechoulam identified the correct chemical structure of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol, otherwise known as THC. This was a monumental […]

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Medical Marijuana Health Benefits | Hemp Derived CBD vs. Medical Marijuana

Where can I find Medical cannabis health benefits?

With the growing public interest in medical marijuana, many products have been popping up in the market. One of the most common products is CBD-rich tinctures and oils, derived from industrial hemp. Hemp has been a major crop for thousands of years, mainly to make products such as rope or fabric. However, industrial hemp is […]

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