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“Buried by Puppies Licking Your Face” (Canadian Firms Champion MDMA for PTSD)

CANNABIS CULTURE – Numinus Wellness Inc. and Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies Public Benefit Corporation (MAPS PBC) have teamed up to petition Health Canada for approval to begin a trial using MDMA to treat PTSD. If approval is gra…

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3 Science-Backed Benefits Of CBD Oil And How To Use It Safely

CBD, or cannabidiol, is a type of chemical found in the same plant that produces marijuana. CBD is different from marijuana though, and will not make you “high.” That’s because it does not contain the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, THC, which …

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Women Are More Likely To Swap Prescribed Medication For Medical Cannabis, Study Finds

Increased medical knowledge and changes in social norms have meant that over the last decade attitudes towards medical cannabis have changed exponentially. After speaking to clinicians and patients studies have concluded that while it may have once bee…

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Does CBD Help With Nausea? Here’s What Experts Have to Say

Feeling nauseated is one of the ickiest feelings in the world. Upset stomachs, throwing up, digestive issues — I would be happy if I never had to experience those again. If you have nausea caused by side effects of another treatment (like chemotherapy)…

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In Honor of Veterans Day, We Asked Members of Oregon’s Canna-Vet Community How Weed Has Helped Them Post-Service

“My viewpoint on cannabis did a complete 180 after leaving the Marine Corps, where it was completely forbidden. For me the most significant impact was seeing the positive effect that it was having on so many of my colleagues.” Cannabis is indeed medici…

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How Do I Change Someone’s Mind About Cannabis?

My cousin chose to medicate his terminal cancer with cannabis. In response, his mother chose to call the police. Despite medical cannabis not yet having been enacted in New York at the time, the officers left soon after they arrived without taking any …

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Disabled Army Vet In Madera Needs Medical Marijuana For Pain, But Cannot Easily Get It

As a fully disabled Army veteran, managing my pain is always a challenge. After being medically discharged in 2013 due to a spinal and traumatic brain injury, I’ve experienced three spinal surgeries, three knee surgeries, and countless physical therapy…

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Veterans Suffering from PTSD Find Relief Through Psilocybin

CANNABIS CULTURE – US Army Veteran Holly G. takes psilocybin to help make her combat-related PTSD more manageable. “Knowing that I can eat a mushroom and hit the reset button. It’s not a chemical. It’s not a man made drug. You can go out into the fores…

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More Older Adults Turn To Cannabis To Treat Common Ailments

Cannabis use is becoming more accepted nationwide, with fewer than a dozen states making it fully illegal. One group turning to cannabis more than ever is older adults. A study published in April found the number of Americans age 65 and older who smoke…

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“Pain Can Affect Everything.” Sports Columnist Documents His Success Treating Chronic Nerve Pain With Medical Cannabis

Jeff Seidel exhausted just about every therapy available before turning to cannabis as a last resort. When Detroit Free Press sports columnist Jeff Seidel noticed a sharp pain between his shoulder blade and spine, he thought he might have overexerted h…