The Cannabis Health Index Aims To Be a Bible of Medical Marijuana

The Cannabis Health Index Aims To Be a Bible of Medical Marijuana

Ever wanted to use weed to treat what ails you, but found yourself wading through multitudes of semi-convincing blog posts and abstracts for medical papers that require a subscription to view in full? You’re not alone. The good news is, as cannabis becomes increasingly mainstream, comprehensive sources of information areRead More …

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). WhenRead More …

Microbes, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Cannabis

Microbes, Alzheimer’s Disease, and Cannabis

  A new study entitled Microbes and Alzheimer’s Disease (March 2016) conducted by an international team of scientists posits the hypothesis that Alzheimer’s Disease is caused by common microbial infections such as Herpes simplex virus (HSV-1), Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE), measles (virus), Chlamydia pneumoniae (bacteria responsible for pneumonia), and several types of spirochaete (suchRead More …

Cannabis and Intestinal Worms

Cannabis and Intestinal Worms

Intestinal worm infestations (fasciolopsis buski) cause considerable hurt, and damage to the health and well being of an untold number of people and animal populations especially in South-East Asian nations with poor water and hygiene infrastructures. Read in Tagalog Once the adult worms, also known as giant intestinal flukes, enterRead More …

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 theRead More …

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 deepeningRead More …