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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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Stay away from illegal marijuana businesses until federal laws change

Even though the Federal Government is making moves to legalize marijuana by spring 2017, in the meantime, any marijuana you receive without a proper prescription and paperwork—is illegal. A news story came out today in Metro, regarding a mail order pot business that is making the rounds in Calgary. As per the Calgary Police and … Continued

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Medical Marijuana and Epilepsy

It’s another edition of Medical Monday, sharing what conditions can benefit the most from medical marijuana. This week we are showing you how Epilepsy can be treated with cannabis. 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, … Continued

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420 Weekly News Roundup

Here’s your weekly marijuana industry news roundup for May 20, 2016: Medical cannabis businesses prepare to diversify as legalization looms [Ottawa Citizen] Pot for periods? Medical marijuana marketed as monthly pain relief [East Bay Times] Survey shows Canadian Hospital Pharmacists supportive of cannabis, need education [Lift Cannabis Magazine] 5 Key Questions That Will Shape Canada’s … Continued

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Recipe: Guacamole

Learn how to make edibles from your medical marijuana! Today we’re checking out cannabis-infused guacamole, perfect for summer. This recipe comes courtesy of Leafly. Cannabis Product: Ground cannabis Ingredients: 4 avocados – peeled, pitted, and mashed 2 lime, juiced 1 small red onion, diced ⅓ C cilantro, finely chopped 14 g cannabis, ground into a … Continued

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Ask 420: Can I use medical marijuana at work?

While employers have a responsibility to accommodate their employees’ disabilities and medical conditions, they have an additional duty to maintain safe working environments for everyone. Having said this, the right to medicate at work is not yet recognized at a government level, so the choice remains that of each individual company. If you’re wondering about … Continued

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