Category: Health

  • Why the Addiction Recovery Community Should Accept Medical Marijuana

    The first time someone told me it’s possible to consume cannabis without getting high, I scoffed. I was five years sober and my friend, newly in recovery, was telling me about a “special” kind of marijuana. Apparently, she said, it offered anti-anxiety and pain relieving effects without the high of “traditional” marijuana. I didn’t pay […]

  • Scientists confirm what you always suspected: Cannabis is the ultimate aphrodisiac

    What do oysters, strawberries and cannabis have in common? According to a new report, all three may be considered powerful aphrodisiacs. A new study published in the Pharmacological Research journal is lending further credence to the long-held theory that cannabis could be your best friend in the bedroom. In the study, researchers from the University […]

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  • After states legalized medical marijuana, traffic deaths fell

    Legalization of medical marijuana is not linked with increased traffic fatalities, a new study finds. In some states, in fact, the number of people killed in traffic accidents dropped after medical marijuana laws were enacted. “Instead of seeing an increase in fatalities, we saw a reduction, which was totally unexpected,” said Julian Santaella-Tenorio, the study’s […]

  • Marijuana seminar educates caregivers, patients

    Both state and local legislation is ever-changing in the medical marijuana industry. A seminar was held yesterday focused on educating caregivers, patients, and dispensary owners. FOX 47’s Scott Wolchek spoke with those attending to find out how this education will affect them and those in need of medical marijuana

  • Could marijuana use increase vulnerability to Alzheimer’s?

    Published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, the study reveals that individuals with a marijuana use disorder showed reduced blood flow in nearly all areas of the brain, compared with healthy controls. What is more, the research team – including co-author Dr. Elisabeth Jorandby of Amen Clinics Inc. in California – found that the hippocampus […]

  • Do you know the benefits of Cannabinoids?

    When reading up on cannabinoids and their benefits to our bodies, you will encounter information overload. That’s why we created a digestible info-graphic so the next time you go into The Green Solution, you can start seeing the differences between our strains and possible benefits they provide. Colorado didn’t just legalize marijuana, we enabled further […]

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    Since marijuana legalization, highway fatalities in Colorado are at near-historic lows

    Since Colorado voters legalized pot in 2012, prohibition supporters have warned that recreational marijuana will lead to a scourge of “drugged drivers” on the state’s roads. They often point out that when the state legalized medical marijuana in 2001, there was a surge in drivers found to have smoked pot. They also point to studies showing that […]

  • States that have legalized Marijuana

    Nearly half of the US has already legalized marijuana in some form, and before Election Day, four states allowed recreational use and sales. On November 8, another four states voted in favor of outright marijuana legalization: California, Nevada, Maine, and Massachusetts all voted in favor of legalized use, sale, and consumption of recreational marijuana. Source: Business Insider

  • Marijuana Appears to Benefit Mental Health: Study

    Legal access to marijuana, medicinal or otherwise, is growing. In 2016, four states approved recreational use of the drug and four states passed laws related to medical-cannabis access, bringing the total number of states that allow some form of legal marijuana use to 28. Scientists know that marijuana contains more than 100 compounds, called cannabinoids, […]

  • Can Cannabis Treat Epileptic Seizures?

    Charlotte Figi, an eight-year-old girl from Colorado with Dravet syndrome, a rare and debilitating form of epilepsy, came into the public eye in 2013 when news broke that medical marijuana was able to do what other drugs could not: dramatically reduce her seizures. Now, new scientific research provides evidence that cannabis may be an effective […]