All posts by Martha Fenton

Cannabis Relieves Chronic Pain. Opioid Epidemic?

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Cannabis Relieves Chronic Pain. Can it Relieve the Opioid Epidemic? If you’re living with chronic pain, you know how debilitating it can be. Western medicine has yet to provide effective treatment options, leading millions to find relief through opioid painkillers. And opioids are killing 115 Americans every day according to the NIH’s National Institute on […]

The Once and Future Medicine

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Cannabis as Alternative Medicine Cannabis has been used for millennia in cultures worldwide as a medicinal plant. Given the numerous references in ancient texts, at one-time cannabis was as conventional as Penicillin. It’s only relatively recently that Western medicine has eclipsed herbal treatments, cannabis among them, and consigned them to the alternative bucket, in the […]

The Many Forms of Medical Cannabis

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Medical cannabis is no longer limited to flower and oil for smoking and vaping, or even edibles. These days, you can receive your medicine in a number of innovative forms. Many of these isolate the non-psychoactive cannabinoid, CBD. THC and CBD are the two main cannabinoids in cannabis. While both help with a variety of […]

Cannabis and Breast Cancer: It’s Not Just Palliative

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but are you aware of the efficacy of cannabis in treating breast cancer symptoms? There’s even research that suggests cannabis can reverse the progress of the disease itself. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most common cancer found in American women (excluding skin cancer). […]

Medical Cannabis Gains Yardage with NFL

Medical Cannabis Gains Yardage with NFL The National Football League may be warming to the idea that treating injured players with medical cannabis is preferable to the alternative: opiate painkillers. That’s according to a story published in the Washington Post in July. The Post reported that the NFL sent a letter to the NFL Players […]