licensed producers

The following is a comprehensive list of Canadian Licensed Producers of Marijuana and Cannabis Oil licensed by Health Canada.  The full list of Canadian Licensed Producers of Marijuana and Cannabis Oil published on the Health Canada website also includes cultivation and production only companies which have been omitted from this list.  The resulting chart lists only companies…

diabetes cannabis marijuana

According to the Health Line, more evidence came out recently to support the theory that cannabis can help treat diabetes. Back in 2005, the original research on the issue was made by the American Alliance for Medical Cannabis ( AAMC ) who found a long list of supposed benefits for cannabis when given to people…

cannabis for depression

Research has suggested that cannabis may be a promising treatment option for a number of different physical and mental health conditions, from post-traumatic stress disorder to chronic pain. A study released in February of this year suggests that depression can be added to that list. Neuroscientists from the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions…

chronic pain cannabis

A Canadian research team led by Dr. Mark Ware from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montréal has completed a national multicentre study looking at the safety of medical cannabis use among patients suffering from chronic pain. They found that patients with chronic pain who used cannabis daily for one…

cannabinoids

What is a Cannabinoid? One word that every marijuana patient needs to know is cannabinoid. Cannabinoids like THC and CBD are the chemical compounds produced by cannabis flowers that provide the relief for the various symptoms and conditions that have made medical marijuana so useful. These active ingredients work by imitating compounds our bodies naturally produce,…

vaporizer intro

Those who choose medical marijuana over conventional pharmaceuticals are generally doing so from a health standpoint. A common objection from those opposed to medical marijuana is that it is a smoked substance and therefore contains the same, if not more, harmful chemicals than a tobacco cigarette. In response to those skeptics we would like to…

In today’s article we’ll be covering the alternate intake method to inhalation, edibles. We’ll give you a brief description of cooking with cannabis to create edibles and expanding this introduction to discuss when and why patients should use edibles. Extracting Cannabinoids The most important thing to know about extracting cannabinoids for edibles is that they are fat-soluble,…

strain

What is a Strain? The Latin name for marijuana is Cannabis and it comes in 3 species or types, Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica, and Cannabis Ruderalis. For our purposes, this newsletter will focus on the Sativa and Indica varieties. A strain is the term used to describe a naturally occuring or artificially bred combination of…

how to get weed

Canadian Patients Want To Know… “How To Get Weed” With all of the buzz of licensed producers going IPO, and municipalities all over the country debating the benefits and presence of licensed grow ops in their cities, medical marijuana is gaining plenty of main stream exposure.  This has led to an exploding number of Canadian…

is marijuana legal in canada

Is Marijuana Legal in Canada? Medical marijuana is slowly becoming globally accepted as medicine and most Canadians are asking the big question, “Is Marijuana Legal in Canada?”  You may be surprised to find out that Canada was actually the first nation to legalize marijuana for medical use back in 2001 after the Canadian Court of Appeal declared medical marijuana…

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