Canadian company working on topical cream containing medical marijuana

April 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Canadian medical marijuana patients could soon find themselves ditching the pipe, bong or vaporizer for a topical cream or an oral spray that contains the active ingredients of cannabis, according to the CEO of biotechnology [...]

Trudeau’s Pot Czar Says Canada Won’t Rush Marijuana Legalization

March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Trudeau’s Pot Czar Says Canada Won’t Rush Marijuana Legalization

As investors flock to Canada’s burgeoning marijuana sector, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is signaling recreational pot sales aren’t imminent. Lawmaker Bill Blair -- the former Toronto police chief leading Trudeau’s legalization effort -- [...]

Cannabis and Women’s Health

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Cannabis and Women’s Health

It can be hard being a woman in today’s world. Although we have more freedom and options afforded to us than ever before, there are still many barriers for women living in modern Canadian [...]

Can Medical Marijuana Offer Relief For Painful Diabetic Neuropathy?

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Can Medical Marijuana Offer Relief For Painful Diabetic Neuropathy?

Noting that pharmaceutical interventions for neuropathy can have side effects, researchers are beginning a study on the effects of cannabis to treat neuropathic pain in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Lead researcher Stephen Barrett, [...]

Research Shows CBD’s Reduce Anxiety, Arthritis, Pain and Improve Sleep Quality

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Research Shows CBD’s Reduce Anxiety, Arthritis, Pain and Improve Sleep Quality

CBD’s aren’t just a new hype for health ailments. It’s actually been researched for many years, but now it’s reached a tipping point and there are simply too many global [...]

Why doctors don’t want to be the gatekeepers of medical marijuana

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Why doctors don’t want to be the gatekeepers of medical marijuana

VANCOUVER – Not all medicinal marijuana is created equal. That’s what some experts are saying as they warn about the health risks and curtailed effectiveness associated with smoking medicine. As medical pot becomes increasingly mainstream [...]

Medical marijuana companies face proposed class-action suits over pesticide use

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Medical marijuana companies face proposed class-action suits over pesticide use

Two federally regulated medical-marijuana companies caught up in a tainted-cannabis scare are facing proposed class-action lawsuits from patients who unknowingly ingested banned pesticides. Mettrum Ltd. and OrganiGram Inc. were both found selling medical marijuana [...]

5 myths and misconceptions about cannabidiol

March 6th, 2017|Comments Off on 5 myths and misconceptions about cannabidiol

Is cannabidiol a psychoactive compound? Does it exert sedative effects? Can it turn into THC after being ingested by humans? Where does it stand in relation to other cannabinoid drugs, such as rimonabant? And [...]