Marijuana Edibles Provide Better Pain And Anxiety Relief Than Smoking

This article by Terry Hacienda of FreshToast discusses edibles and we thought it was worth posting. Please have a read and let us know what you think. For a growing number of cannabis consumers, eating the herb is better than smoking it. That is the conclusion of a qualitative report examining customer preferences. Continue reading “Marijuana Edibles Provide Better Pain And Anxiety Relief Than Smoking”

Marijuana Slows Down The Growth Of Breast Cancer Tumors

This article by Brea Mosley looks at the Cannabidiol compound and its ability to make metastasis cease and desist. Very cool. 

It is no secret that breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women. One in eight women (in the world) will be diagnosed with it at some point in their life and in the U.S. alone, around 600,000 lives are claimed every year. Continue reading “Marijuana Slows Down The Growth Of Breast Cancer Tumors”

7 Marijuana Hacks for the Intermediate User

We thought you might like this article by  Terry Hacienda who takes the time to provide us with some  helpful tips to enhance your cannabis lifestyle.

Do you already know your way around a bong? Are you returning to marijuana after a lengthy break and seeking some pointers? Continue reading “7 Marijuana Hacks for the Intermediate User”

Marijuana’s CBN: How It Helps With Pain, Insomnia And More

Maria Loreto wrote this article that discuss the benefits of cannabis. 

Cannabinol (CBN) is one of the hundreds of cannabinoids present in the cannabis plant. Continue reading “Marijuana’s CBN: How It Helps With Pain, Insomnia And More”

Can Marijuana Treat MS Symptoms?

We came across this article in the online publication ‘The Conversation’. Author  Thorsten Rudroff, Assistant Professor and Director of Integrative Neurophysiology Lab at Colorado State University, makes some insteresting points so we hope you enjoy it.  

An estimated 400,000 people in North America are currently living with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune cells attack a fatty substance called myelin in the nerves. Continue reading “Can Marijuana Treat MS Symptoms?”

How This MS Patient Found Marijuana to Be the Best Medicine

Zac Kaplan of Fresh Toast wrote this article about Susan Rusinko, an advocate and lobbyist for medical cannabis. The piece highlights here first-hand knowledge of the benefits of marijuana and here battle with MS. 

According to The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, over 400,000 people in the North America   and about 2.5 million people around the world have MS. Continue reading “How This MS Patient Found Marijuana to Be the Best Medicine”

Smoking Your First Joint: 13 Valuable Marijuana Tips

Al Olson wrote this article  about etiquette  and how not to look like a jerk when you find yourself in a smoke circle. 

When smoking your first joint with friends, it’s necessary to know etiquette. Luckily, the code of cannabis conduct is pretty basic and easy to follow. Continue reading “Smoking Your First Joint: 13 Valuable Marijuana Tips”

Let’s Talk About How Marijuana Is an Analgesic That Kills Pain

Richard Faulk wrote this article relating to the use of medical marijuana and the treatment of pain. Its a really good read and so we reprinted for you. Thanks Richard.

 

Not all pain is the same, however, and cannabis seems to best serve a niche clientele among the agonized and achy. Continue reading “Let’s Talk About How Marijuana Is an Analgesic That Kills Pain”

5 PRO-TIPS TO COME DOWN FROM A MARIJUANA HIGH QUICKLY

Danielle Guercio wrote this article on what to do if you are too high and no time for a nap? She tells you  how to take control of the situation quickly. Hope this helps. 

More  people than ever have access to legal cannabis, and you can expect that a lot of people are going to Maureen Dowd themselves into a blanket burrito. Continue reading “5 PRO-TIPS TO COME DOWN FROM A MARIJUANA HIGH QUICKLY”

How To Clean Your Vape Pen Like A Pro In 3 Minutes

Joel Warner wrote is article relating to cleaning your vape pen. Some pretty simple steps and Joel we thank you.

The marijuana vape pen is the best: It’s portable, discreet Continue reading “How To Clean Your Vape Pen Like A Pro In 3 Minutes”

Crohn’s and Marijuana: THC Can Ease Painful Symptoms

We found this article by Richard Faulk about Crohn’s Disease and how it effects more than half a million people in North America and that cannabis does in fact help.

Crohn’s disease is a chronic digestive tract disorder that affects more than half a million Americans. Continue reading “Crohn’s and Marijuana: THC Can Ease Painful Symptoms”

How Marijuana Can Be A Practical Ally Against Chronic Stress

We found this article in the online publication Fresh Toast where the author (Brea Mosely) speaks to the idea that in small doses, THC can be an anti-depressant.

Depression can come in many forms: seasonal, postpartum, premenstrual and the list goes on. Continue reading “How Marijuana Can Be A Practical Ally Against Chronic Stress”

How Medical Marijuana Can Help Those With ADD And ADHD Focus

We came across this article by Brea Mosley  ADD and cannabis and though ADD & ADHD  is not curable, cannabis has shown to help.

Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) is a chronic condition that affects over three million people per year. Continue reading “How Medical Marijuana Can Help Those With ADD And ADHD Focus”

HOW MARIJUANA’S CBD WORKS IN THE BODY ACCORDING TO SCIENCE

Maria Loreto wrote this article on how CBD can fight pain and inflammation. Most already knew this but don’t know how CDB accomplishes this. We found the article very interesting.

Continue reading “HOW MARIJUANA’S CBD WORKS IN THE BODY ACCORDING TO SCIENCE”

LET’S TALK ABOUT HOW MEDICAL MARIJUANA CAN HELP WITH ECZEMA

This article by Trey Reckling  is great! It speaks to how infused lotions are an important addition to a patient’s toolkit for managing damaged skin.

The skin is our largest organ and one that is taken for granted when functioning properly. But anyone who Continue reading “LET’S TALK ABOUT HOW MEDICAL MARIJUANA CAN HELP WITH ECZEMA”

Debunking the Butane Hash Oil Stigma: A Scientist’s Take on BHO vs. CO2 Extraction

We came across this recent article in Merry Jane by Lindsay MaHarry that speaks to butane extraction and how it  got a bad rap when some teens blew up their parent’s basement, but experts believe the process is more efficient and desirable than its rivals.

Extracts rocked the marijuana industry a few years ago, as state to state legality entered the conversation. Continue reading “Debunking the Butane Hash Oil Stigma: A Scientist’s Take on BHO vs. CO2 Extraction”

Science Tells Us Exactly How Marijuana Makes Us Feel Happy

This article by Al Olson describes how your body manufactures its own ‘bliss endocannabinoid’ and marijuana helps fuel it.

After you enjoy a marijuana session, do you sometimes get an uncontrollable smile on your face? Or experience a bout of unrestrainable giggling? Welcome to the club of happy. Continue reading “Science Tells Us Exactly How Marijuana Makes Us Feel Happy”

Here’s How Cannabis Can Stop Chemotherapy Induced Nausea

For  cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, nausea is a major issue. This article written by Brea Mosily describes how cannabis can help.

Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy have had access to FDA-approved synthetic THC pills to combat chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, a common side effect of the treatment. Continue reading “Here’s How Cannabis Can Stop Chemotherapy Induced Nausea”

Finally, the Truth About Marijuana and Prostate Cancer

We came across this article written by Brea Mosley and how cannabis can help with the fight against prostate cancer, a disease that’s set to triple by 2021.

Years ago, researchers concluded that the amount of prostate cancers cases would nearly triple by 2021 in Canada. And in the US alone, nearly 200,000 cases are reported annually. Prostate Cancer is the second most deadly cancer among men, trailing right behind lung cancer. Continue reading “Finally, the Truth About Marijuana and Prostate Cancer”

10 THINGS YOU’RE DOING WRONG WHILE SMOKING MARIJUANA

Maria Loreto wrote a piece on not being a chump when smoking weed. We thought it was pretty good, so we posted it here for you.

Smoking marijuana can seem like an intuitive and simple thing and for the most part, it can be. Continue reading “10 THINGS YOU’RE DOING WRONG WHILE SMOKING MARIJUANA”

The Rise of the Stoner Mommies

We like this article we saw in the Daily Beast by Kate Briquelet about weed-loving moms blowing up the internet. They blaze up after school drop-offs and create YouTube tutorials to rival Martha Stewart. We reposted the piece for you here. Enjoy.

Somewhere in YouTube land, Kathryn VanEaton is getting baked and holding a purple bong with a Hello Kitty bowl, and it’s packed with Colorado snow. Continue reading “The Rise of the Stoner Mommies”

10 Types of Marijuana That Will Make You Feel More Peaceful

We found this article by Maria Loreto. She be Bringing  the chill to every situation.  Life can get stressful, and the weight of work and responsibilities can bring you down. Don’t worry, you’re not the only one, which is why we’ve compiled this handy list of different types of marijuana that create a peaceful vibe and help you deal with all the stress. Continue reading “10 Types of Marijuana That Will Make You Feel More Peaceful”

10 Types of Marijuana That Will Help Suppress Your Appetite.

We love the online publication French Toast , if you have not seen it, you have to check it out! It’s pretty awesome. We clipped an article from Maria Loreto and republished here for you to read.

Marijuana provides stress relief, helps out in social situations and makes your creativity bloom, it’s the world’s most versatile plant, offering a kick to almost all activities. One of its major drawbacks (sometimes) is the increase of appetite, Continue reading “10 Types of Marijuana That Will Help Suppress Your Appetite.”

Doctors See Benefits of Medical Marijuana Treatments for Seniors

A recent video clip on NBC Nightly News looked at the benefits of medical marijuana and it treatment for pain in elderly  patients. The news story was enlightening and informative. We have posted the a link to the video here for you to watch. Please enjoy and feel free to comment

Doctors see Benefits of Medical Marijuana

 

Marijuana could improve Multiple Sclerosis Symtoms

In the online news publication, The Conversation (www.theconversation.com), is a great article by Thorsten Rudroff that focuses on people with MS and how the use of cannabis can provide greater physical activity levels, strength, speed and less fatigue. It’s really worth reading and here at Smooth Treats we have put that article up for you to read. Please enjoy.

An estimated 400,000 Americans are currently living with multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease where the body’s immune cells attack a fatty substance called myelin in the nerves. Common symptoms are gait and balance disorders, cognitive dysfunction, fatigue, pain and muscle spasticity. Continue reading “Marijuana could improve Multiple Sclerosis Symtoms”

The Effects of Medical Marijuana on Alzheimer’s Treatment

We like to keep looking for the latest study referencing medical marijuana and its effect on various illnesses. Alzheimer’s is a nasty disease that has eluded a cure for years. Alissa Sauer published a piece in Alzheimers.net (07/09/10)that bear reading. We have reprinted it for you. Tell us what you think.

“Medical marijuana or medical cannabis has been used throughout the world and for thousands of years to treat disease or alleviate symptoms from disease. Continue reading “The Effects of Medical Marijuana on Alzheimer’s Treatment”

Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine?

We love Leafly! They are one of the best sources for complete and unbiased information surrounding cannabis education and on ways to consume, how to grow or harvest, and more. We reprinted an article by Bailey Rahn that is fanastic and hope you enjoy it and the video clip https://youtu.be/PkmWS3ghXYU

We live in ironic times: a plant that’s been labelled criminal and dangerous is providing unrivaled relief for a variety of symptoms and conditions. Continue reading “Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis Medicine?”

Can Pot Cure an Incurable Disease

This article was published in the Daily Beast by reporter Jen Morrison on October 10th, 2016. She discusses how millions of people across North America suffer from colitis and Crohn’s disease and that medical marijuana may offer some much needed relief. We listed this article for you and hope you will find it as informative as we did.

Annual colonoscopies, daily medication, periodic flare ups requiring extended treatment and, often, hospitalization. Excessive weight loss, bloody diarrhea, painful cramping, loss of bowel control. Continue reading “Can Pot Cure an Incurable Disease”

Marijuana Compounds Show Promise In Protecting Brain Cells From Alzheimer’s

Forbes staff writer David DeSalvo wrote this great piece on cannabis and its ablitiy to protect brain cells in Alzheimer patients. We have reprinted the article below. Its a really good read.

Some potentially good news about cannabis compounds is wafting from the Salk Institute labs in San Diego. Researchers discovered that the main psychoactive compound in marijuana—tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—and a few other active compounds remove amyloid beta proteins from lab-grown neurons. Amyloid is the toxic protein known Continue reading “Marijuana Compounds Show Promise In Protecting Brain Cells From Alzheimer’s”

How Effective Is Medical Marijuana?

Karen Cicero back in April 2015, wrote a piece for Prevention Magazine. She took the time to compile some of things cannabis did really well and some things it didn’t. It should be note that since this article was written things have changed, especially in regarding Alzheimer’s and the usage of cannabis as a treatment.

Whether you’re in the camp to legalize marijuana or would rather keep it restricted (no judging, here!), it’s high time to size up its medical claims. Pot pre-dates the Egyptian pyramids—but it took till now for 23 states to give their A-Okay for its medicinal use. Continue reading “How Effective Is Medical Marijuana?”