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Cannabis And Driving: Study Shows Medical Cannabis Patients Have A Different Threshold for Impairment

Patients are given little support or structure when it comes to using their cannabis and driving. The fact of the matter is, impairment isn’t the same for medical users as it is for recreational users. A recent study took a look at existing clinical research about cannabis and impairment to try and better define what [...]

By Cannabis Health Magazine|2021-04-04T01:16:05+00:00April 4th, 2021|

Adult-Use Versus Medical Cannabis: Why They Are Different (Even if the Plant is the Same)

A molecule of CBD is a molecule of CBD, whether it is in a skin cream, a recreational product, or a physician-authorized medicine. But the case of adult-use versus medical cannabis is more complicated than genetic material. As a cannabis patient, I find the distinction between adult-use and medical cannabis is both a mental and [...]

By Cannabis Health|2021-03-02T08:30:27+00:00February 23rd, 2021|

SOCIETY The latest trend in cannabis: ‘hauter’ cuisine. Microdosing and terpene-pairing are about to give a whole new meaning to the high in ‘haute cuisine’

The first time 30-year-old Sarah Best saw a Levo—a slender countertop appliance that could easily pass as a Nespresso machine—she knew it was the answer to her prayers. It was January 2019, and Best was at Love Child Social House, a co-working and event space in Toronto, for a demonstration on cooking with cannabis. The [...]

By Macleans|2021-03-01T07:28:32+00:00January 30th, 2020|

Cannabis and mental health: more grey than black and white

Concerns have been raised about the lack of knowledge of the benefits and harms regarding cannabis and mental health In the UK there is strong public and political support for medical cannabis being available to patients who can benefit from it. As far back as 2016, a Populus poll found that 68% of the UK [...]

By Health Europa|2021-03-01T07:31:24+00:00September 23rd, 2019|

TheGrowthOp- This cannabis spray can help with cannabis addiction

Dr. Caroline MacCallum, a Vancouver-based Complex Pain & Cannabinoid Clinician, does the math in a tweet showing that the nabiximol therapy, for the doses given within the study, would cost $29,200/year while the 1:1 cannabis oil treatment in equivalent doses would be $5913/year. Dr. MacCallum further discusses in the thread her experiences in clinic, where she frequently [...]

By The Growth Op|2021-03-02T08:11:17+00:00July 29th, 2019|

The Cannabis-Psychosis Debate is being driven by fear mongering, not facts

“While a link exists, it exists mostly for people who are heavy users of THC products and who have a predisposition to psychosis. In fact, one recent study suggests that genetics could account for about 69 per cent to 84 percent of the link between cannabis and psychosis. It also bears mentioning that a majority [...]

By The Globe and Mail|2021-12-11T22:14:22+00:00July 1st, 2019|


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