Compassionate Alternatives

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Compassionate Alternatives is a non-profit specializing in the advocacy and the education of medical cannabis and its benefits. We are spreading awareness through seminars and other educational programs within the community. Our goal is to bring parents, patients, and future patients together in a safe environment to provide open discussion with one another. The mission of Compassionate Alternatives is to …

Whole Plant and Isolate CBD – What’s The Difference?

CBD is one of the 104 chemical compounds called cannabidiol found in the marijuana plant. It is revolutionising the medical industry owing to its healing and therapeutic benefits. It is extracted from the marijuana plant in a number of ways. Whole plant hemp extract and isolate CBD are the two popular types of CBD extracts. Whole Plant Hemp Extracts These …

Effects of Cannabis on Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

The popularity of medical cannabis has been rapidly increasing. The approach towards its use has been changing as people have started realizing the multiple benefits it offers. Medicinal cannabis is now often termed as a ‘therapy’ which has been gaining recognition and attention everyday. There are still several controversies and questions regarding the legal, ethical, and societal implications associated with …

CBD Market Will Grow To $2.1 Billion By 2020

The legal cannabis industry continues to explode as the new “Green Rush” despite a tug-of-war in Washington D.C.  But there is a sector of the cannabis industry that is barely tapped, totally legal and expected to grow 6-10x by 2020. Cannabidiol or CBD as it’s more well known, had market of $300 million in 2017 & The Hemp Business Journal …

Hemp CBD Series – Part 2

How Hemp CBD works: In part 1 of this CBD series, you were introduced to a small portion healing effects hemp CBD has on medical conditions. Part 2 is much more in depth as we continue to explore the glorious healing powers of Hemp CBD. Understanding the endocannabinoid system The ‘endocannabinoid system’ is the largest neurotransmitter system in the human …

Hemp CBD Series – Part 1

Scientific research now points to the many health benefits of CBD. Cannabidiol is a component but without the psychoactive effects, that THC can produce. Research shows, CBD helps with some of the the following aliments but this is a small portion. Appetite: Some illnesses and pharmaceutical drugs decrease the appetite to the point of preventing the body from healing itself. …

CBD: QC Infusion

Nic Balzer is using his savings to start a marijuana-related business – before the drug is even legalized in Ohio.It’s a risk Balzer and partner Robert Ryan started taking on last year, prior to a failed ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for recreational use. The duo’s Cincinnati company, QC Infusion. They attended a marijuana business conference the day after the …