Category Archives: Cannabis Safety

The Dangerous Side of Opioids and How Cannabis Can Tame the Beast

The Dangerous Side of Opioids and How Cannabis Can Tame the Beast

1. Opioid addiction in the U.S. alone have reached epidemic proportions with nearly 2 million people suffering from substance-use disorder. In 2014 almost 20,000 people died from overdoses related to prescription pain relievers.1 2. Furthermore, opioid use also may increase the probability of users acting on murderous or suicidal impulses. (See: May the Force Be With You) 3. In addition, a new study revealed that the use of opioids may actually cause chronic pain.2 4. And,

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Cannabis Is A Gateway Drug! (But it’s Not What You’ve Been Told)

Cannabis Is A Gateway Drug! (But it’s Not What You’ve Been Told)

OK, let’s start this way. Synapses that fire together wire together. What? Stay with me. A synapse (more specifically a synaptic cleft) is empty space (a gateway) between nerve cells. This is true for the entire brain and for all those super highways of connections called our nervous system(s). When we touch a toe to the cool surface of a pond the sensation is transmitted from one nerve cell to another in form of electrical

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May The Force Be With You: The Dark Side of Pharmaceuticals and the Green Light of Cannabis

May The Force Be With You: The Dark Side of Pharmaceuticals and the Green Light of Cannabis

  We’ve all seen the gleaming TV commercials, bike riders in daisy fields…. and yet we’ve heard the long, legally obligated litany of warnings, up to and including nothing less than “suicidal feelings.” What the daisy-picking litany of faster than speed of light talking voice at the end of the commercial doesn’t mention is murder. Over the past two decades mind altering pharmaceutical medication especially antidepressants, antipsychotics, and anxiolytics have been suspect in an increase

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Discover Your Subjective Therapeutic Window: Turning Cannabis Into A Precision Medication

Discover Your Subjective Therapeutic Window: Turning Cannabis Into A Precision Medication

What are some of the more commonly noted adverse effects when using cannabis? More importantly, how do you avoid adverse effects and turn cannabis into a precise medicine for you? Adverse effects in general may include an increased appetite, reduced attention span, a reddening of the normally white part of the eyes, or dry mouth for example. Other adverse effects, more common when ingested or when used at higher than the subjective therapeutic dose may

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Cannabis Oil and the Massage Therapist’s Office: What You Need to Know to Make it Safe

Cannabis Oil and the Massage Therapist’s Office: What You Need to Know to Make it Safe

Almost everyone can agree on two benefits of a massage. When done well, a massage produces at least relaxation and pleasure. Similarly, most cannabis-using patients agree that, when used at the proper and subjective therapeutic dose, cannabis produces at least, deep relaxation, and an easy smile, while enhancing and deepening the simple pleasures of being alive. Read in Tagalog In addition, targeted delivery of a therapeutic touch as well as that of medicine to where

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