Entries by Cornerstone Wellness

How Cornerstone Products Can Help You During Flu Season

Cannabis products are renowned across the world for their ability to treat countless severe diseases and ailments. From Alzheimer’s disease to cancer and epilepsy to MS, medical marijuana has long been used to treat conditions that have no known cure and resist even the strongest pain medications. However, holistic medicine can also help you when […]

Soothing Dry Winter Skin with CBD Topicals

Between the winter cold and the harsh Santa Ana winds, many Los Angeles residents are often left suffering from cracked, dry skin during the winter months. If you suffer from dry skin on your hands, feet, arms, or legs, you know that it isn’t just unsightly, it can also be uncomfortable or even painful. CBD […]

How to Limit Stress with Cannabis

Every adult has experienced the unpleasant feeling of being stressed, and many people feel stressed constantly. 75 percent of Americans report experiencing at least one stress symptom in the last month, and 44 percent say that they experience stress daily. With life challenges coming from every direction, it can be difficult to overcome stress and […]

Is Vaping Marijuana Safe?

If you’ve been online over the past few weeks, whether or not you regularly use cannabis, you’ve inevitably seen the constantly-evolving news surrounding e-cigarettes and lung disease. In recent months, up to 450 people have developed lung illness and at least six people have died as a result of using e-cigarettes. This sudden epidemic is […]

Cannabis vs Alcohol: Effects on Your Health

Cannabis has been classified as an illegal Schedule 1 drug for almost 50 years. Schedule 1 drugs are considered to have “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” This classification has been widely contested by cannabis dispensaries and cannabis users, as cannabis has been found to have numerous medical benefits and […]

5 Ways Cannabis Can Improve Your Skin Health

Every year, there’s a host of new fad skincare trends, from blue light protection to diamond powder. Often, these trend ingredients have little to no medically-proven benefits, and some have even been proven to harm the skin over time. One trend in skincare that has stood the test of time, however, is CBD-infused skincare. The […]

5 Myths About Weed Dispensaries

The use of medical and recreational marijuana has become more acceptable and less taboo over the past 20 years as legal steps are being taken to get marijuana into the hands of consumers as safely as possible. As of April 2019, two out of three Americans support the legalization of marijuana for all adults, and […]

Cannabis And “Creativity”

Cannabis in North America, since its earliest roots with Jazz musicians, has always had an association with artists and musicians. Louie Armstrong, for instance, used cannabis extensively and spoke about the use during interviews. However, despite being anecdotally known as a creativity enhancer, cannabis’ creative effects have not been formally studied.  Aside from the normal […]

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Current Challenges in Cannabis-Based Medicine

In the field of cannabis research and cannabinoid science, few researchers have made as large an impact as Dr. Ethan Russo. Russo has written field-defining papers about standardizing cannabis, pain management with cannabinoids, and the proposed synergy of cannabinoids. Russo’s insights range from medical and chemical hurdles of the field to political and government challenges […]

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Replacing Prescription Drugs with Cannabis

One of the recurring themes in Cornerstone Blog articles is the idea that cannabis can achieve some of the results of pharmaceutical drugs with less risk to health and financial cost. Opioids, for instance, are often seen as the last line of defense in treating pain, since they represent the strongest chemical family of pain-killers […]