Cannabis Advice

Marijuana and heart health: What you need to know

In many states in this country, you can legally use marijuana for a range of health benefits, including the treatment of chronic pain, anxiety, and nausea. Smoking is the fastest way to feel the effects of marijuana, which is derived from the Cannabis sativa plant. Yet marijuana smoke contains many of the same toxins, irritants, and carcinogens …

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Cannabis is medicine — don’t make it taste good

Most of the clinical fiascos I’ve seen and heard about associated with cannabis consumption have involved the use of cannabis edibles, going back to the days when two bohemian college roommates visited Amsterdam, took two “space cakes,” waited 30 minutes, took two more, and spent the next 20 hours clinging to each other and hiding …

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THC vs CBD – The Major Differences

The difference between key compounds CBD and THC in cannabis is important when deciding which to use. They both have very different effects and uses that range from recreational to medically ground-breaking. CBD is the short form of cannabidiol. This naturally occurring compound can be used in edibles as well as tropical oils. It affects the …

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A Physician’s Perspective on Optimal CBD Dosing

Cannabis Dosing is the key factor in achieving the most benefits and least adverse effects of cannabis. After following thousands of patients using medical cannabis for eight years, I’ve observed that cannabis dosing is unlike any therapeutic agent to which I was exposed in my medical training. A basic understanding of the key characteristics of …

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