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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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Saskatoon Man Calls For Federal Government To Widen Medicinal Cannabis Coverage

A Saskatoon man is calling for Health Canada to approve medicinal cannabis products for therapeutic use so he won’t go hungry. Aaron Unger said it’s a much better way to deal with his chronic pain than to use opioid-based medication, which he was previ…

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Arizona Can Help End Stigma Against Migraine Sufferers And Marijuana Use

A migraine sufferer and researcher advocates for migraines to be put on a list of acceptable MMJ conditions. The following column is the opinion and analysis of the writer: For the nearly 39 million Americans who suffer from debilitating migraines, sti…

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Ireland Needs To Have The Adult Conversation About Medical Cannabis

A woman who smokes cannabis to deal with her back pain has said Ireland needs to have ‘the adult conversation’ about the drug. There has been a lot of conversation surrounding legislation and access to medical cannabis. In 2019, legislation was passed …

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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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Saskatchewan Woman Says Use Of Cannabis To Help Her Addiction Not Accepted

For Shelby Curtis, keeping away from hard drugs starts with quieting her thoughts. The 26-year-old got a prescription to use cannabis medicinally earlier this year while in recovery and living in Regina’s Raising Hope housing program for new mothers fa…

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More Utah Doctors Will Be Able To Recommend Medical Cannabis Under New Bill

More Utah doctors will be able to recommend medical cannabis to qualifying patients, under a new bill being proposed. The forthcoming legislation will allow physicians to recommend cannabis for up to 15 patients without having to go through hours of sp…

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State Urged By Cork Mother To Let Medicinal Cannabis Deliveries Continue

A Cork mother is calling on the Department of Health to allow medical marijuana to be delivered to her severely epileptic daughter post-Covid-19. Vera Twomey said that the drug has saved her daughter Ava’s life, leaving her 95% seizure-free, happy, abl…