Education for Patients

Can Topical Cannabis Heal Wounds?

Topical cannabis is perhaps one of the most underrated uses of the herb. Topical cannabis refers to balms, lotions, creams, oils, and salves that are applied directly to the skin. But, can topical cannabis really heal wounds? Recently, case study research suggests that topical cannabis may be valuable in treating...Read More »


Cannabis in Place of Opioids? Experts at World Medical Cannabis Conference Make the Argument

At a recent expo, physicians and cannabis experts had a discussion on the potential of replacing opioids with cannabis for pain management.

A panel of cannabis experts and medical professionals discussed cannabis’ potential as a safer and more effective alternative to opioids...Read More »


Why It’s Not Possible to Die from a Cannabis Overdose

By Bruce Barcott

The number of people who have died due to cannabis overdose, in all of recorded history, is zero.

That’s one of the most well-known facts in the cannabis library. But is it really true? And if so, why?

Yes, it’s true. Cannabis itself cannot kill the...Read More »


Methods of Cannabis Consumption

By United Patient’s Group

This easy guide is intended to help patients and caregivers understand the different method of administration of medical marijuana, so that they can make...Read More »


Canada: Same-day Delivery of Medical Cannabis Offered for Toronto Patients

By Mississauga.com

MedReleaf registered patients are now able to receive medical cannabis through same-day delivery service.

Patients in the GTA can now receive medical cannabis within a single day.

MedReleaf, Canada’s premium licensed producer (LP) of medical cannabis, is offering same-day delivery service to patients in Mississauga, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Brampton, Markham and Toronto.

“Everything we do is driven by...Read More »


What are THC, CBD, and Other Cannabis-Derived Transdermal Patches?

By Leafly

Transdermal cannabis patches are an alternative method to cannabis consumption, in which a simple patch is adhered to a veinous area of the body and cannabinoids are entered through the bloodstream for an effective and long-lasting response. Consumers choose a patch based on the desired effects.

Ernest Schuck

Here you will find a list of links to websites which are useful for medical cannabis patients, or those who would like to learn more about cannabis in medicine and information useful for patients.

 

Realm of Caring

www.theroc.us

Cannabis May Help Treat Tourette Syndrome

By Prakash Janakiraman

There is currently no cure for Tourette syndrome (TS), but it is known that cannabinoids can interact with brain neurotransmitter systems, thus reducing ticks and other behavioral disorders. Not many studies have been done on TS and cannabinoids but the few that have find it to be effective...Read More »


Patient Education Class: Decreasing or Quitting Opioid Medications with the help of Medical Cannabis

By Gregory L. Smith, M.D., M.P.H.

In this class you will learn about the devastating opioid epidemic, the challenges of trying to decrease or discontinue opioids, how to enlist a medical professional to help you overcome these challenges, hRead More »


Smoke but no fire, Vaping Hemp CBD 101

David C. Desormoux Jr.

UCF BA, Liberal Arts, Health Minor ‘96

Owner David’s CBD Dispensary, Orlando, FL

Co-Founder of TheHemp Depot.org & Absolute CBD Products

Crossing the state of Florida interacting with countless individuals, one thing is clear “vaping” is here to stay. Vaping is more...Read More »


What to Ask When Hiring a Caregiver

I often get asked many questions by potential clients, that is, patients wanting to use cannabis as part of their treatment regime when they are looking at seeking a letter of recommendation, and considering using a medical cannabis caregiver.  One common theme that comes across that may be useful to...Read More »


Medical Cannabis Caregivers

ABSTRACT:
Who is a Caregiver? What defines them as such? How do they carry out their duties in this specific role? What legalities do they need to be aware of?

A Medical Marijuana Caregiver (Caregiver) is defined as a person who works with a patient with a debilitating medical condition that...Read More »