CANNABIS ASSISTS KIDS WITH CANCER

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry When Sierra Riddle stormed into the conference room at Denver’s child protective services office, the director of the agency was seated there, along with her son’s team of doctors, top administrators from the Children’s Hospital Colorado oncology department and lawyers. She recalls looking one of the physicians in …

MAJOR UPDATE FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS IN GEORGIA

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law Tuesday a measure that expands the Georgia’s medical cannabis program. Senate Bill 16 makes six more conditions eligible for treatment with a limited form of cannabis oil allowed in Georgia: AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, epidermolysis bullosa, peripheral neuropathy and Tourette’s syndrome. It …

SHOULD MEDICAL CANNABIS BE COVERED BY INSURANCE?

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry Recent court rulings in Canada and the U.S. could set a new precedent for insurance companies to pay for doctor-prescribed medical cannabis. In the last few months, in consideration of the addictive potential of opioids & opiates and relatively few safety concerns over cannabis, judges in both the …

CANNABIS IS SAFER & HEALTHIER THAN PAINKILLERS

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 21 What Is An Opioid? An opioid is a class of prescription painkillers that are derived from the poppy plant. The poppy plant is used to make narcotics like heroin and opium. Common opioid painkillers include morphine, Vicodin, Percocet (oxycodone), OxyContin (hydrocodone) and Zohydro (high-dose hydrocodone). Opioid painkillers …