Cannabis to Reduce Fentanyl Use

Cannabis to Reduce Fentanyl Use

A new study suggests that cannabis could contribute to a reduction in fentanyl use and in turn decrease overdose deaths.
Alcohol sobriety and cannabis

Alcohol Sobriety and Cannabis

Alcohol Sobriety and Cannabis with Sober Saturdayz Talking about alcohol sobriety and cannabis can be challenging, particularly living in a western culture where drinking is a significant part of our social culture. There is a lot of outside…
CBD for weightloss

Using CBD for Weightloss

Using CBD for Weightloss - Does it work?  When you think about cannabis the first thing on your mind is likely not weightloss. Cannabis is wrongfully stereotyped as resulting in you settling into the couch with the munchies. Although this…
CBD for stimulating pets appetite

CBD for Stimulating Pets Appetite

Guide to CBD for Pets Stimulating Appetite and Nausea  Our pets are unable to communicate with us when something is wrong. So, it’s up to us to pay attention to changes in their behaviour that may signal something is wrong. Nausea that…
Treating Osteoporosis with Cannabis

Treating Osteoporosis with Cannabis

A Guide to Treating Osteoporosis with Cannabis Osteoporosis is a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little, or both. Osteoporosis means “porous bone.”As a result, bones become weak and may break from…
Cannabis and bipolar disorder

How Does Cannabis Impact Bipolar Disorder? Can you Treat Bipolar Disorder with CBD?

How Does Cannabis Impact Bipolar Disorder? Can you Treat Bipolar Disorder with CBD? Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder that affects approximately 1% of the Canadian population. Cannabis use appears to be relatively high among those diagnosed…
cannabis and drug interactions

Cannabis and Drug Interactions

A Guide to Cannabis Drug Interactions When talking about cannabis, people are often discussing it’s therapeutic or medicinal benefits. CBD in particular is quoted to have anti-anxiety, anti-nausea, anti-inflammatory, anti-seizure, neuroprotective…
relieving menopause symptoms with cannabis

Relieve Menopause Symptoms with Cannabis

How to Relieve Menopause Symptoms with Cannabis The number of older people using cannabis is steadily increasing, particularly following the legalization of cannabis in Canada. One of the many uses of cannabis is for treating the symptoms…
Cannabis for Neuropathy

Cannabis for Neuropathy: Treating Neuropathic Pain with Cannabis

Guide to Cannabis for Neuropathy and Neuropathic pain Cannabis, particularly CBD, is used to treat a number of illnesses both physical and psychological. When we discuss cannabis treatments, a number of factors are mentioned as the reason behind…
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Dermatographia and CBD Skincare

Dermatographia and CBD Skincare “Okay, so we need milk, eggs… Can you pass me a pen and paper so I can write this down?”  “Oh, no need, just write it on my skin!” I blurt out, often followed up with a reaction along the lines…
Treating Diabetes with Cannabis

Treating Diabetes with Cannabis

Diabetes and Cannabis Cannabis has shown promise in treating symptoms associated with both type 1 and type diabetes and may slow the progression of the disease. In 2017, 7.3% of Canadians aged 12 and older ( roughly 2.3 million people) reported…
CBD for pets with seizures

CBD for Pets with Seizures

CBD for Pets with Seizures CBD has become a popular treatment for our pets. One of the many uses of CBD for our pets is as an anticonvulsant. CBD has been FDA approved to treat epileptic seizures in humans and preliminary research suggests…
treating epilepsy with cannabis

Treating Epilepsy with Cannabis

Guide to Treating Epilepsy with Cannabis Cannabis has shown to be an effective way to reduce epileptic seizures and other symptoms of epilepsy. CBD oil is used in both adults and children for treating epilepsy. According to the Canadian Epilepsy…
treating Alzheimer's disease with cannabis

Treating Alzheimer's Disease with Cannabis

Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease More and more seniors are turning to cannabis to treat a variety of health conditions. According to Statistics Canada, people aged 65 and older are Canada’s fastest-growing group of cannabis users. Not…

CBD for Skincare

CBD for Skincare  The sun is out! It is patio season so you grab a few drinks with friends and the next day, your skin faces the consequences. You look in the mirror and analyze the return of your dry skin, redness, excess oil - the works.  What…
Treating Tourette syndrome with cannabis

Treating Tourette Syndrome with Cannabis

Guide to Treating Tourettes Syndrome and Cannabis Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. As a result of the current treatment for TS…
Treating MS with Cannabis

Treating MS with Cannabis

A Guide to Treating MS with Cannabis We hear lots of success stories of people treating MS with cannabis when other treatment methods have been unsuccessful. It's estimated that 1 in every 385 Canadians over the age of 20 years old is living…
Treating irritable bowel disease with cannabis

Treating Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Cannabis

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Treating Crohn’s Disease / Ulcerative Colitis with Cannabis  Approximately 1 in every 150 Canadians is diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)- which includes Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis. A significant…
Cannabis topicals for sunburns

Cannabis Topicals for Sunburns

Cannabis and Skin Care for Summer Summer is approaching quickly. As the sun beings to shine, the days get longer, and the temperature rises we spend more time outside. As a result of spending time at the beach or pool, hiking or camping in…
treating dermatitis with cannabis

Treating Dermatitis with Cannabis Topicals

Guide to Treating Dermatitis with Cannabis Topicals Dermatitis is the general term used to describe conditions of skin irritation. Although dermatitis isn’t contagious it makes many people feel uncomfortable and self-conscious which leads…