When discussing the safe use of medical cannabis, most attention turns to the kind of cannabinoids, their effects, and the proper dosage, schedule, and journaling of effects. However, another important consideration is whether medical cannabis expires and what the warning signs are. First of all, in its dried form, cannabis
From January to October in 2017, there were 75 opioid-related deaths in Hamilton. This is a number that has surged in the last year, nearly doubling the Ontario average per population of 100,000 (13.2% versus 7.8%).1 The opioid crisis is very real, and it is happening right in our backyard.
In a previous post we discussed how medical cannabis affects us physically and psychologically through the endocannabinoid system. However, the way we consume medical cannabis determines the intensity and duration of those effects. In this post we will discuss the metabolization of medical cannabis, looking at both inhalation and ingestion,
Although many people are familiar with cannabis’ psychoactive effects and applications for pain management (both of which are dominant with THC), another very important cannabinoid is cannabidiol, or CBD. We have discussed CBD alongside THC in previous posts, but this one will be dedicated completely to the former. First of
While the potential medicinal applications of cannabis are increasingly promising, it is still a substance which can have potentially strong effects on a patient’s body and mind. As a result, it is important to approach medical cannabis under the supervision of your prescribing physician and Patient Educator. Dosing is an