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Medical Marijuana for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Medical marijuana has been in the news so much recently, that it’s hard to keep up with all of the different conditions for which it has been shown to be beneficial. Some of the most common ailments that patients successfully treated with medical marijuana include pain, inflammation, nausea, vomiting, muscle spasms, cramping, and anxiety. Continue reading “Medical Marijuana for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)”

Can You Travel with Medical Marijuana?

If you are planning a trip and use medical marijuana, you have undoubtedly wondered what is the best way to store and transport the medication so that you are complying with all relevant federal and state laws. In this post, we’ll discuss the laws and issues surrounding transporting medical marijuana in various modes of transportation. Continue reading “Can You Travel with Medical Marijuana?”

How to Choose a Medical Cannabis Strain

Once you’ve received your medical marijuana prescription, it’s time to head to the dispensary to have it filled. A dispensary, known in Florida as Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers or MMTCs, is simply a pharmacy that fills only marijuana-based prescriptions. MMTCs must be licensed by the state of Florida to operate legally. You can find a list of all Florida’s licensed MMTCs here. Never fill your medical marijuana prescription anywhere that is not on this list or you are risking arrest and criminal charges. Continue reading “How to Choose a Medical Cannabis Strain”

Understanding the Medical Marijuana Evaluations Process

If you are just learning about all the ways medical marijuana can benefit your chronic health conditions and improve your quality of life, you’ve probably wondered what the process is to get a prescription. In this post, we cover the basics of Florida’s medical marijuana evaluations process, so you can start taking advantage of this life-changing medication today! Continue reading “Understanding the Medical Marijuana Evaluations Process”

How Medical Marijuana Can Improve Sleep Quality for Patients in Chronic Pain

Sleep disturbances are some of the most stressful and life-affecting symptoms for chronic pain sufferers. When you can’t get a good night’s sleep, it affects every aspect of the following day. If you consistently do not get enough sleep, you may increase your chances of being diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attack, heart failure, stroke, obesity, depression, low sex drive, and immune impairment. Chronic sleep deprivation can even age your body faster and cause cellular breakdown! Continue reading “How Medical Marijuana Can Improve Sleep Quality for Patients in Chronic Pain”

Florida’s Medical Marijuana Laws That You Need to Know

If you’re trying to learn about medical marijuana laws in Florida, the information out there can be really confusing. Since marijuana use is still such a controversial subject, it’s natural for people to want to know all of the rules before considering it as a treatment option. In this post, we break down the laws related to medical marijuana use in Florida. Want to read all of the laws yourself? Here’s a link to Florida Senate Bill 8-A and Florida Statute 381.986 – Medical use of marijuana. Continue reading “Florida’s Medical Marijuana Laws That You Need to Know”

What You Need to Know About THCV

If you keep up with news about cannabis and marijuana in the United States, you’ve no doubt heard of THC and CBD, the two most prominent substances found in cannabis. Each cannabis strain contains a ratio of these two chemical compounds, which dictates how the cannabis will affect the human body when ingested. However, cannabis contains hundreds of other chemical compounds, known as phytocannabinoids.  Continue reading “What You Need to Know About THCV”

List of Qualifying Medical Marijuana Conditions in Florida

The list of conditions that can be improved by adding medical marijuana to a patient’s treatment plan is growing by the day. What started in Florida as an option for only the most debilitating terminal pain and symptoms has now blossomed into a life-changing remedy for a variety of ailments! In this post, we list the medical conditions that the state of Florida has deemed as appropriate to be treated with medical marijuana. Continue reading “List of Qualifying Medical Marijuana Conditions in Florida”