Entries by Daniel

Medical Cannabis Treats Epilepsy

CBD, THC and Intractable Epilepsy By now, everyone knows that medical cannabis is an effective treatment for epilepsy.  However, no one has identified exactly how it works. We know that neither cannabidiol (CBD) alone nor tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) alone are as effective as when they are combined.  We also know that isolating specific cannabinoids and administering them […]

10 Reasons Why Cannabis is Better than Alcohol

Top 10 Reasons Why Cannabis is Better than Alcohol As a veteran in the cannabis industry, I’ve enjoyed watching the social perception of product evolve from ‘loser, high schooler’ to the hottest medicinal herb on the market.  It’s always amused me to see the arrogance and hypocrisy that drinkers exhibit to cannabis and it’s users. […]

Cannabis Stops Cancer Cell Growth and Kills Cancer Cells

Cannabinoids are clinically proven to kill cancer cells in both in vitro and in vivo studies. With all the excitement surrounding recent scientific discoveries of new diseases that cannabinoids treat, we’ve forgotten about one the oldest, and most important diseases, that cannabis can cure. Cancer. Get ready for a crash course in biochemistry and oncology. […]

Cannabis Protects the Brain After Head Trauma. You Listening, NFL?

Junior Seau, Dave Duerson, Cookie Gilchrist, John Grimsley, Chris Henry, Tom McHale, Wally Hilgenberg, Mike Webster, Terry Long, Andre Waters, Justin Strzelczyk, Ray Easterling, Lou Creekmur, John Mackey. All of these men were world-class football players – Physical gods amongst men. All of these men are gone. These larger-than-life lives ended tragically early by Chronic Traumatic […]

Dispel Common Cannabis Propaganda Lies

Science, medicine, and statistics have proven that the old anti-marihuana propaganda is just that.  Upon learning this, rational people evolve to support legalizing medical cannabis use. However, a shrinking, but vocal, group of people who oppose medical cannabis exists.  Undeterred by looking foolish, they unabashedly parrot lies fabricated over 50 years ago. The following is generic anti-cannabis […]

Clinical Endocannabinoid System Deficiency

The Human Endocannabinoid System Our bodies have an endogenous series of receptors designed to synthesize and utilize cannabinoids called the human endocannabinoid system (ECS).  The ECS, not discovered until the 1990’s, is an exciting scientific and medical discovery.  Because research is still in infancy, we are only beginning to learn what this important endogenous system does. […]

Medical Marijuana Treats Diabetes and Shrinks Your Waistline!!

Yes, you read this correctly. A 2013 study published in The American Journal of Medicine showed that past and current marijuana use were associated with lower levels of fasting insulin, glucose, HOMA insulin resistance, BMI, and hemoglobin A1c. There’s your cake, marijuana users.  Now you get to eat it.  The study also found that… Current marijuana use also was found […]

Cannabis Promotes Healthy Bone Metabolism

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to become brittle due to the loss of bone tissue.  It originates from hormonal changes, calcium or vitamin D deficiencies, and aging.  Osteoporosis can affect both men and women, however, women are more susceptible to it.  Osteoporosis is why all of our grandmothers break their hips. To understand […]