Tag: Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana; It has been used medicinally since the 1800’s, so what is the problem.

Medical Marijuana; It has been used medicinally since the 1800’s, so what is the problem. NJ recently did not legalize Marijuana due to concerns raised by different legislators on compromises written into the legislation.   They are going try again and are likely to pass this legislation by the end of the year. Medically, Marijuana has been used successfully for years to treat many conditions.  CBD seems to be everywhere and some people swear by its effectiveness.   GW pharmaceuticals was the first drug company to get a Marijuana based drug through the FDA to market. In larger doses, which sometimes happens Read More »

Is CBD for real, or is this a new snake oil fad.

Is CBD for real, or is this a new snake oil fad. Cannabidiol, or CBD is the part of the marijuana plant that will not get you intoxicated, but if you believe the hype, it will relieve pain, and help your depression, insomnia and relieve anxiety. It is likely that marijuana will become legal for recreational use in many if not all states.  It has already been legalized in Canada and Colorado and current legislation in NJ is being finalized. As with any mania, often, the buzz behind the product is often stronger than the effectiveness of the product. A Read More »

Can Medical Marijuana Treat Chronic Pain? A guest post.

Can Medical Marijuana Treat Chronic Pain? A guest post. Date back to 1996 when medical marijuana acquired legalization in California, it has observed a huge increase in demand up till yet. Despite the increased demand, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not given it approval wholly except for treating vomiting and nausea. The FDA approved medical marijuana is available in the form of a pill i.e., nabilone and dronabinol. Let’s get to know what medical marijuana actually is prior to digging deep into its uses. What Is Medical Marijuana? It can be inclusive of the chemicals of the Read More »