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Cannabis Associated With Lower Blood Pressure in Older Adults

Research Finds Cannabis Associated With Lower Blood Pressure in Older Adults

New research published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine finds that cannabis treatment was associated with a reduction in systolic and diastolic blood pressure values amongst older adults.  The researchers make it clear that very little research has been done to-date on the effects of medical cannabis and blood pressure, so these are early findings and need to be taken with a grain of salt.  If you want to …

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New survey: people prefer cannabis over pharmaceuticals for medical issues

A new poll conducted by Harris finds that 91% of people who use cannabis do so for health and wellness purposes. The poll also finds that 62% of people reporting they would prefer to use cannabis rather than pharmaceuticals to treat a medical issue. The poll was conducted in the United States through an online survey of 2,000 people over the age of 21. It was sponsored by Curaleaf, an …

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New Research Review Offers Insight Into CBD and Rheumatic Diseases

A newly published research review looks at the state of the scientific evidence on the use of CBD (Cannabidiol) for alleviating the symptoms of rheumatic diseases. Rheumatic diseases, often referred to as arthritis, are a group of over 100 auto-immune conditions related to the inflammation of joints, muscles, bones and organs.  It is worth noting that rheumatic conditions are different from osteoarthritis, which is a breakdown of cartilage and bone …

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New Research Finds Medical Cannabis Safe and Effective for Cancer Pain Treatment

A large new study by Israeli researchers looking at the use of medical cannabis for pain management in cancer patients finds that: “MC [medical cannabis] treatment is generally safe for oncology patients and can potentially reduce the burden of associated symptoms with no serious MC-related adverse effects.” The research was published in the pain research journal Frontiers of Pain on May 20, 2022. The study followed 324 cancer patients using …

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Product Review: feelgood – Extra Strength CBD Muscle Cream

Feelgood’s Extra Strength CBD muscle cream is a popular product for Tantus Health customers. This is a topical cream that contains CBD and no active THC (the main ingredient in cannabis). Feelgood Extra Strength CBD muscle cream is a formula designed to work quickly through skin absorption. People typically use CBD muscle cream to manage pain and inflammation in an affected area. It is a cream (as the description makes …

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Here’s how Canadians can write off their medical cannabis and CBD

With tax season upon us (sadly) again, Canadians are looking for any and all ways they can send less tax to Revenue Canada and keep more loonies in their pockets. The good news is that Canadians are eligible to write off medical cannabis and CBD costs as a eligible medical expense. What medical cannabis and CBD expenses can you write off? Any form of medical cannabis and CBD is eligible …

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New Research on the Anti-Inflammatory Potential of CBD

New research published in the journal Inflammopharmacology shows promise in the use of CBD for acute and chronic inflammatory disorders. Chronic inflammatory disorders are when our body continues sending inflammatory cells even when there is no outside danger. For example, in rheumatoid arthritis inflammatory cells and substances attack joint tissues leading to an inflammation that comes and goes and can cause severe damage to joints with pain and deformities. Examples of …

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