Here are some references about medical cannabis and cancer. Pain good primary (pain) and good secondary (sleep) effects Lower doses of THC work well for neuropathic pain Therapy induced nausea and vomiting Cannabinoids decrease chemotherapy related nausea and vomiting Here too Cachexia You need to tailor the medical cannabis dose to each patient’s body chemistry
Here are some links to the benefits of medical cannabis for womens health. Chronic Pelvic Pain good primary (pain) and good secondary (sleep) effects: article Dymenorrhea thc decreases uterine prostaglandins: article with refs cbd decreases inflammation: article Endometriosis CB1 receptor mediated pain in nerves of endometriosis lesions: article decreased CB1 receptor expression in … More Womens Health
Our Attorney General Jeff Sessions has just decided to let the FBI and DOJ prosecutors attack patients doctors and dispensaries in state approved medical marijuana programs. Here’s the CNN article in which he rescinds the Cole memorandum . This is an outrage. Twenty nine states have working medical marijuana programs. New York State has over … More Call your congressman NOW ! ! !
VHA directive 1315 was issued on 8 December 2017. This enunciates the current Veterans Health Administration policies regarding patients and employees who are in state approved medical marijuana programs. Here are some highlights: VA providers should talk to veteran patients about their state approved medical marijuana and how it relates to current VA health care … More VA directive about state medical marijuana programs
Most of the medical cannabis we vape is vaped through a cartridge with a 510 thread. Here are a couple of important points to keep your 510 cartridges happy. Screw and unscrew while holding the base of the cartridge Always screw and unscrew while holding the base of the cartridge. If you grab the tip … More Care and feeding of vape cartridges
Last month the World Health Organization put out a report on CBD that found there was essentially no risk and huge benefits to naturally occurring CBD. This was hilighted in Forbes magazine, and is worth a read. So the entire world recognizes that CBD has essentially no abuse potential , so no public health problem … More WHO report: CBD is safe so use it already
A few of our patients have had problems with their vapes clogging. Here are a couple approaches from YouTube on how to clear these. YMMV etc, but worth a try. So these tricks will hopefully get you vaping again.
Here are a couple tips on starting your medical marijuana. If you have not tried THC or CBD, or if you have not tried a particular way to take THC or CBD (like by mouth instead of inhaled), there are a couple things to be aware of: THC: the first couple of times you take … More How to start your medical marijuana
Here is an inexpensive choice to try CBD vaping. It’s the Juju Royale Irie Stick, with 100 mg CBD in a disposable vape pen. As of blogpost writing, they were doing a 2-for-1 sale. This is sold out of a place in WA state which has been a reliable source of online CBD products for … More CBD vape for $45. For real.
Here is some info for beginners to vaping. A lot of med marijuana can be given through a vape pen, which is a device that takes a small amount of liquid, turns it into a vapor, then allows you to inhale this vapor in order to get the medicine into your lungs and bloodstream. Here … More What is vaping?