Marijuana

Marijuana is a psychoactive drug from the Cannabis plant used for medical or recreational purposes. The main psychoactive part of cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol, one of the 483 known compounds in the plant, including at least 65 other cannabinoids.

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Medical Marijuana Dosing; Am I at risk for an overdose?

Medical Marijuana Dosing; Am I at risk for an overdose?

Medical marijuana is one of the newest drug therapies that has been making waves in the medical community. While there are those who doubt its effectiveness, there are just as many other people who stand by cannabis’ claim to good health.…
How can the New York medical community benefit from the alternative medical treatment of Cannabis?

How can the New York medical community benefit from the alternative medical treatment of cannabis?

When conventional western medicine does not seem to have a positive effect on disease progression or when debilitating complications associated with treatment are possible, patients often look to alternative medicine. Alternative medicine has…
Medical marijuana and kids; A New York mother’s guide to effective treatment options.

Medical marijuana and kids; A New York mother’s guide

Medical marijuana has helped many patients who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening condition. Everything from cancer to epilepsy, PTSD, and opioid addiction can gain some benefit from cannabis. There are countless stories and patient-based…
When should I talk to my doctor about medical marijuana?

When should I talk to my doctor about medical marijuana?

Medical marijuana is one of the hottest topics in healthcare today. While many individuals feel that cannabis should be illegal, others believe that like other plant-based products, marijuana has a purpose and should be used as a treatment when…