Working at a medical marijuana dispensary in Denver has allowed me to see a wide variety of people, who all use cannabis for different reasons. One of the most common things patients tend to look for is a strain or two that will help them to sleep at night, either... Read More »
Category: Medical Marijuana (688 posts)
Robert “O.J.” Hudson is a forty-something medical cannabis patient who suffers from a host of sleep disorders leaving him debilitated and looking for non-chemical answers to his conditions. Mr. Hudson has found the limited side-effects of cannabis tolerable and the Read More »
Research published online May 14 in Social Psychological and Personality Science has uncovered that marijuana buffers people from experiencing social pain.
Dispensaries providing marijuana to doctor-approved patients operate in a number of states, but they are under assault by the federal government. SWAT-style raids by the DEA and finger-wagging press conferences by grim-faced federal prosecutors may garner greater attention, but the assault on medical marijuana providers extends to other branches... Read More »
We all know what a mess California’s medical marijuana regulations are, unless we are in denial about it. The city of Los Angeles now has 3 different medical marijuana regulation measures up for a public vote next week. Measure D seems to be favored, it is supported by both mayoral... Read More »
“Marijuana use is associated with an acute increase in caloric intake,” goes the clinical jargon for popular lore. Still, despite eating more while high, marijuana users’ extra intake doesn’t seem to be reflected in increased BMI. Indeed, studies have identified a reduced prevalence of obesity in the pot smoking community.
The feds stay on the attack in California, and fallout from last week’s state Supreme Court decision allowing local dispensary bans mounts. There’s news from other states as well. Let’s get to it: California Last Monday, US Attorney Melinda Haag moved to seize a building housing a San Francisco dispensary.... Read More »
Subjects who regularly consume cannabis possess favorable indices related to diabetic control as compared to occasional consumers or non-users, according to trial data published today online in the American Journal of Medicine. Here is a summary of the study from the website diabetes.co.uk: Cannabis may prevent development of type 2 Read More »
Across the country, from legal 21-and-over Denver dispensaries to black-market NYC delivery services, steeply priced strains of “killer bud”—so thick with tricome crystals they shimmer like snow-covered pine trees—are readily available. OG Ghost Train Haze, Headband, Blue Dream, Lemon Diesel, and Kosher Kush (and dozens of other similarly named... Read More »