Cannabis and Opioid-Addiction. Part I

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The cultural perception of cannabis as a recreational narcotic is one reason many patients are not open to the option of cannabis treatment. As more states begin to offer medicinal cannabis, this cultural perception has largely reversed and…

The Future of Treating PTSD with Cannabis

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Culturally, the U.S. has informally associated cannabis use and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for decades. In fact, a shell-shocked war veteran relieving anxiety through cannabis use is somewhat of a cultural touchstone. This stereotype…

Treating Stress & Anxiety Disorders with Cannabis

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If you’re a patient suffering from stress or anxiety, there’s good news: researchers are making interesting new in-roads into the biological mechanisms capable of alleviating these conditions.  A recent report published in the medical journal…
Cannabis Beyond THC

Cannabis Synergy: Beyond THC

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Cannabis is a plant as ubiquitous as it is therapeutic. For centuries Cannabis has held an integral role in many societies as a medicine and as a relaxant. A century ago, Cannabis extracts were used in the United States as a normalizer for disruptions…

CBD & Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an affliction that affects approximately one million Americans, with incidence rates much higher in developing countries. IBD is characterized by illnesses such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.…

Cannabinoid-Opioid Interaction in Chronic Pain, A Review

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Everyone knows that cannabis delivers various medical benefits, perhaps the most important one being pain relief.  Other drugs relieve pain, and doctors normally prescribe opiates or opioids to relieve severe pain.  However, opioid side effects…

CBD Alleviates Symptoms Of Schizophrenia

The rebirth of cannabinoid-based science strongly suggests that cannabinoids have numerous other applications besides reducing pain. In the paper summarized here, the scientists find that CBD (cannabidiol) provides effective relief from symptoms…
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Terpenes: Effects in Medical Marijuana

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The first thing people really notice upon inspecting a new supply of medical marijuana is - the aroma. What gives each plant its particular smell is the complex array of terpenes - the organic chemical makeup of the plant. How they relate with…

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta's Weed Documentaries

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The issue of CBD seizure intervention has recently received major visibility by a report by CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, neurologist Sanjay Gupta.  In both Weeds and Weeds 2 (YouTube), he has given substantial airtime evidence to alternate…
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Sacramento Cannabis Cup Winners 2012

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Cornerstone is proud to have 3 FIRST PLACE WINNERS in the Medicinal Cannabis Cup. Cornerstone's C3 strain has high THC and entourage effects. Cornerstone's Four Cups strain provides relief from anxiety and depression. And, Cornerstone's Blueberry…