Marijuana Medicine

August 4, 2022 0 Comments

Humans have a long history with marijuana. As early as 500 B.C. in China and Siberia, shamans used the plant for medicinal purposes. However, most of the research that was cataloged happened in the early nineteenth century. Many uses were discovered in those early days and now, after being made illegal in 1939, marijuana is […]

July 28, 2022 0 Comments

While containing similar properties, there are organic strains of marijuana and synthetically created or “fake” varieties. Here, we explain the difference. Marijuana is a plant that grows naturally in the wild and is cultivated for its medicinal properties and for recreational use. The naturally occurring terpenophenolic compounds found in the marijuana plant are referred to […]

June 30, 2022 0 Comments

As we celebrate Independence Day on Monday, one has to wonder if the founding fathers may have celebrated by taking a few tokes before getting down to the business of signing the Declaration of Independence on that day way back on July 4th, 1776. Since many during that era were tobacco farmers, it was common […]

June 16, 2022 0 Comments

Even though research has shown that the smoke from medical marijuana is not as damaging to the lungs as cigarette smoke, there are still some things to be aware of so that you can enjoy medical marijuana without risking lung capacity. And the study says… A large-scale national study conducted in 2012 by UCSF and […]

June 9, 2022 0 Comments

Traveling anywhere in the state where you got your medical marijuana is legal. But traveling outside your state can get tricky. If you decide to cross state lines, there are some things you should be aware of before you pack your bag (and your legal recommendation). Traveling with marijuana outside your state As of June […]

May 6, 2022 0 Comments

Since 1968, a single facility at the University of Mississippi has had a monopoly over federal legal cannabis production. But, in March of 2022, the federal government approved five new American companies to grow and study cannabis for medical research and to bring new options to the marketplace. Since marijuana has held the status of […]

April 29, 2022 0 Comments

Baby Boomers, or those born between 1946 and 1964, make up 69.9 million people in the United States, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, making them the second-largest population in the country. As Baby Boomers age and medical marijuana becomes more accessible due to state laws, cannabis use for older adults […]

April 12, 2022 0 Comments

In 2018, when signs that the law would actually be put into action became reality, there were 16 qualifying conditions. A patient was required to have at least one before they could have a recommendation for medical marijuana. Not long after, in 2019, the list was expanded. Then, finally, in 2020, the wording of the […]

April 7, 2022 0 Comments

Many Americans use marijuana for medical and recreational purposes. Studies are ongoing to provide the science behind the healing potential of this plant. Recently, a study published in the Canadian Liver Journal shares promising findings about the treatment of liver disease with cannabis titled “Cannabis and the Liver: Things you wanted to know but were […]

March 5, 2022 0 Comments

March is National Women’s History Month. So, as an homage to all those women who blazed a trail in Louisiana’s medical marijuana industry, I would like to pay tribute to one of them who is near and dear to my heart, my great grandmother, Elizabeth “Eliza” Savant, an early innovator in our beautiful state of […]

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