CBD as an Anti-Inflammatory

Inflammation is a natural and healthy cellular process which is a response to harmful stimuli. Excess stress to poor diet, contaminants in the air can trigger inflammation. Under normal conditions, inflammation is a good and necessary thing. While it may cause uncomfortable symptoms including pain, swelling, soreness, and redness, inflammation is our body’s way of healing itself. Types of Inflammation …

Is CBD really only regulated by Ohio dispensaries now? That may not be true.

Last week some news & headlines came out that said CBD is no longer able to be sold in Ohio unless through a licensed dispensary, (which almost 2.5 years later, even though 56 licenses have been awarded, are still non-existent) and there seems to be a lot of confusion whether this can be true or not. The Ohio state board …

Green Compassion Network Presents: FYI – Medical Marijuana In Ohio

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  Hosted by Green Compassion Network, LLC – An Evening for Patients/Caregivers, Doctors, and the Public to learn about Medical Marijuana in Ohio. Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Program will launch on September 8, 2018. There is much to understand about the health benefits of this controversial wonder plant. Hear from Dr. Dustin Sulak, a leading medical cannabis expert, Robert Ryan, Executive …

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 …

56 Ohio Marijuana Dispensary Licenses Awarded!

2 days ago the Ohio Department of Pharmacy held a meeting in Columbus to announce the long-awaited winners of the 60 possible Dispensary Licenses. But oddly enough after 376 total submissions, only 56 out of those 60 were actually awarded.  The Board of Pharmacy states that 2 districts didn’t have anyone submit for them. Provisional license winners have six months …

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 …

Ohio’s First Wave Of Approved Medical Marijuana Doctors Is Here!

Finally, after almost 2 years after the bill was signed into law, we have our first round of certified & approved Ohio Medical Marijuana doctors by the actual Ohio State Medical Board under HB523! On Tuesday, April 10th, 37 physicians were granted the authority to recommend medical marijuana to Ohio patients based on 20 ailments covered under HB523!  Prior to …

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 …

Cannabis: The Exit Drug Documentary

The Exit Drug documentary, created by Weedmaps, investigates how cannabis could play a major role in ending the opioid crisis, a public health emergency that kills an average of 115 U.S. citizens a day. According to neuroscientist Dr. Adie Wilson-Poe, cannabis has the potential to significantly improve public health by diminishing our reliance on opioids. The Exit Drug explores the …