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    ‘We are not criminals!’ Chronic pain sufferers say pain medication rules unfairly punish

    SEATTLE– “It’s the difference between laying in bed crying and getting up and going kayaking,” says Micki Forrester. She was at a small rally Tuesday outside the University of Washington Medical Center. It was one of four rallies statewide — and many more across the country — to raise awareness of the difficulties patients with […] More

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    Marijuana could treat chronic pain better than opioids

    In 2016, over 64,000 people in the United States died from opioid overdoses — either from painkillers, heroin, or (a synthetic opioid). To put that number in perspective, that’s more Americans killed by opioids in 365 days than were killed during the entirety of the Vietnam War. Opioids in America are more than a crisis — […] More

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    Say Goodbye To Vertigo, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Chronic Fatigue, Thyroid Problems And Much More!

    Modern society has forced us to lead unhealthy lifestyles, consume processed and unhealthy foods, live in a contaminated environment, deal with constant stress, and work excessively. These overburden our health, and we suffer from numerous ailments and diseases. However, even though they are conventionally treated with drugs, it is always the best option to treat […] More

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    Cannabis Oil Capsules May Be Best Treatment For Fibromyalgia – Fibromyalgia Matter

    Treatment For Fibromyalgia Treatment For Fibromyalgia much like treatments for any and all disease., often starts with the management of symptoms. With this disorder, the symptoms create a string of tender points along the body. Coupling this with extreme fatigue and an inability to sleep and you have a concoction for a drastically poor quality […] More

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    Study Finds Medical Marijuana Safe And Effective For Chronic Pain Relief

    In a national multicenter study investigating the safety of medical cannabis use by patients suffering from chronic pain, a research team led by Dr. Mark Ware from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montreal, Canada has found that chronic pain patients who used cannabis daily for one year, when carefully monitored, had no increase […] More

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    If You See This Invasive “Miracle” Weed, Don’t Kill It, Eat It

    Purslane is medicine, not a menace. It’s also a culinary delight making its way into farmer’s markets and fancy restaurants. Purslane is one of many weeds in your garden that you might not want to kill. The super-food beloved by Ghandi, is now making a comeback in farmer’s markets and fancy restaurants. It “sprouts from […] More

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    Weed Seems to Protect Your Liver From the Effects of Hard Drinking

    In January, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control issued new rules declaring that intoxicating drinks cannot be infused with marijuana. Of course, that isn’t going to stop many people from simultaneously consuming weed and booze, especially as more states like California roll back cannabis prohibition. These people might be interested to hear about a […] More