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The fastest-growing demographic for medical marijuana? Seniors

The fastest-growing user base of medical marijuana, are adults in their 70s, 80s and 90s. Many seniors are trying cannabis for the first time, after having failed luck with pharmaceuticals for things like chronic pain, insomnia, depression and anxiety. There is much misconception that medical cannabis causes euphoric effects, but products like CBD oils do … Continued

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The Benefits of Vaporizing Over Smoking

When it comes to ingesting marijuana, the classic image that comes to mind is someone smoking a joint. This is not the ideal method for many, because of health concerns, the stigma, etc. Vaporizing is actually the the most recommended method for ingesting marijuana as it removes the harmful effects of smoke, since cannabis is inhaled via … Continued

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Parkinson’s and Medical Marijuana

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and if you weren’t aware before, marijuana is a treatment option with impressive benefits for patients with Parkinson’s. What is Parkinson’s? Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease. Movement is normally controlled by dopamine, a chemical that carries signals between the nerves in the brain. But when cells that produce dopamine die, Parkinson’s … Continued

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Medical Marijuana and Post-Concussion Syndrome

What is post-concussion syndrome? Post-concussion syndrome is a disorder that can occur after someone suffers a concussion. Patients with this disorder can exhibit various symptoms such as headaches and dizziness, which can last for weeks or even months following the concussion. How can medical marijuana help?  Medical marijuana can be used to effectively treat many symptoms associated … Continued

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How Medical Marijuana Eases Epilepsy

March is National Epilepsy Month in Canada, and it’s the perfect opportunity for us to explain why medical marijuana is so effective in treating epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological disease that causes various forms of seizures, ranging from undetectable to full-body convulsions. There are six main types of seizures associated with Epilepsy: clonic, tonic, tonic-clonic, myoclonic, absence … Continued

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