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Medical Marijuana and Diabetes

In another edition of Medical Monday, we’re looking at how medical marijuana benefits people with Diabetes. What is diabetes? Diabetes  is metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood. Over 380 million people worldwide are living with diabetes, and patients with this disease … Continued

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Medical Marijuana and Fibromyalgia

On another edition of Medical Monday, we are looking at how medical cannabis can help with fibromyalgia. While the cause of fibromyalgia is widely debated, Dr. Ethan Russo, a prominent neurologist and pharmacologist who has dedicated much of his professional career studying cannabis and the endocannabinoid system, theorized that fibromyalgia could be related to Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency (CECD). The endocannabinoid system … Continued

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What sets 420 Clinic apart?

Like anything, you have a choice when it comes to medical marijuana advice and help. 420 Clinic is designed with you in mind. We pride ourselves in customer service and support that betters the lives of our clients through medical marijuana. Here’s some of the reasons we’re different: Total access: From finding a doctor to selecting … Continued

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Medical Marijuana and HIV/AIDS

HIV and AIDS are serious diseases with major side effects, and one in three HIV/AIDS patients turn to medical marijuana to ward off the symptoms and illnesses associated with this disease. What is HIV/AIDS?  HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is a disease that compromises the immune system, by killing white blood cells. Because white blood cells … Continued

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In the news: 420 Clinic is a medical business not a counselling one

In light of changes to land-use bylaws by the City of Calgary this week in regards to medical marijuana businesses, we wanted to clarify a few things. To get you caught up, here’s the latest development: Calgary has now begun regulating marijuana counselling services, sparking debate over fears of what the pot-peddling establishments could become. Medical … Continued

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Medical Marijuana and Depression

It’s another edition of Medical Monday, and today we’re looking at how medical marijuana helps with depression. Depression is a mood disorder or mental health condition that leaves people feeling a variety of symptoms from helplessness, fatigue, sadness, loss of appetite and much more. A more in-depth definition of depression can be found at the CMHA Calgary … Continued

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Smoking vs. Vaporizing

When it comes to taking your medical cannabis, you have many options: smoking, vaporizing, edibles, etc. Today we’re going to look at the major differences between smoking and vaporizing, and why we recommend one over the other. Smoking:  Combustion creates smoke, which is a primary cause of lung cancer Holding in the smoke absorbs more … Continued

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