Medical

Understanding Terpenes: Geraniol
Diehard fans of fruity or sweetly floral scents like berries or roses may not be aware that they have an affinity for a terpene called geraniol that is also found in cannabis and a variety of other plants, herbs and fruits....
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Study seeks healthcare provider views on medical cannabis
A new study is going straight to healthcare workers in the U.S. and Canada to get their input on their experiences with and advice about medical cannabis. The exploration is part of a recently announced study that will involve...
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Cataracts and cannabis: Is there a treatment connection?
Affecting almost 25 million Americans, cataracts cloud the eye, reduce vision, dull colours and, when not treated, can cause blindness. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cataract is the leading cause of blindness...
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Canadian companies pushing the cannabis envelope
COVID-19 might be keeping many Canadians indoors and idle, but the activity has not slowed for a number of cannabis providers who continue to identify new and innovative approaches to benefit marijuana consumers. Consider...
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Medical cannabis ambulance hits the road in Maine
Joseph Sorbello is a physician assistant who helps local residents in Maine access the state’s medical marijuana program. His “mobile certification unit,” a revamped ambulance that makes house calls to help enroll people...
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Florida teacher fired for medical cannabis use
A Florida high school teacher has been fired for using medical cannabis, reports the Associated Press. Despite the state legalizing medical cannabis five years ago, the Brevard County School Board voted 3-2 to terminate Allison...
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Demystifying cannabis and heart health
The American Heart Association reports that cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims more lives each year in the U.S. than all forms of cancer. In fact, in 2016, CVDs were responsible for one out of three deaths. Smoking Marijuana...
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What happens when you use weed to help you sleep?
Between 50 million and 70 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic sleep disorders or intermittent sleep issues, reports the National Sleep Foundation. Additionally, approximately 30 per cent to 40 per cent of Americans...
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