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How is Medical Marijuana Used to Treat Seizures?

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How Medical Marijuana is Used to Treat Seizures

 

Due to the nature of cannabis being listed as a schedule one drug by the federal government, few clinical trials have focused on the effects of medical marijuana on seizures. As such, there is no concrete analysis on the exact relationship between marijuana and seizures. The success that has been attributed to cannabis treating seizures is largely anecdotal, made popular by news outlets such as Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s CNN special on cannabis. (more…)

 
 
 
 

4 Tips for Properly Storing Medical Marijuana

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By its very nature, medical marijuana is defined by its moisture content. This moisture content change rapidly depending on the climate where it is kept. While this is one of the most important aspects when considering how to store cannabis, it is not the only factor to consider.

 

Think of other consumables such as food or wine that have parameters to adhere to in order to keep a consistent quality and freshness. With this in mind, the following are 4 tips to consider when deciding how to store your medicine in a safe and practical manner.

Tip 1: Make Sure Your Medical Marijuana is Kept at the Right Temperature

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Are Medical Marijuana Prerolls Right for You?

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While there are many methods of smoking medical marijuana that have their own particular benefits, traditionally the most popular approach is the preroll. Perhaps you’ve heard of this term before; maybe you have been confused by the nomenclature:

 

A preroll is simply ground cannabis rolled cylindrically with rice or hemp paper that often includes a cardboard tip for ease of use and comfort. Once referred to as a marijuana cigarette or joint, the term “preroll” gets its name from the fact that the cannabis has been previously rolled and is ready to be smoked immediately. (more…)

 
 
 
 

Cooking with Medical Marijuana

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Home Baked Brownies

 

Although many people associate medical marijuana with smoking, a large portion of patients prefer eating or drinking cannabis infused products, commonly called edibles. Due to the fact that the medicines produced by marijuana are easily extracted with fats and oils, most of these edibles include butter, coconut oil, peanut oil, or other common baking fats. While it is relatively easy to produce potent brownies or cookies, it is difficult to accurately dose these baked goods. (more…)

 
 
 
 

Is Medical Marijuana Safe for Pets?

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There are two ways your pets may encounter cannabis, often called medical marijuana: either you are intentionally using the medication to help your pet, or your pet has accidentally eaten some of your medication. In both cases, your pet will be caught off guard by the effects of the medicine. Therefore, it is very important to understand how cannabis will likely affect the animal. (more…)

 
 
 
 

Are Medical Marijuana Edibles Right for You?

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Medical Marijuna Gummies

 

There is more to medical marijuana than just smoking or vaporizing. For those patients that do not wish to inhale smoke in order to medicate, there are marijuana edibles: food or drink items that have been medicated with cannabis. Through lab testing, Arbors Wellness and other experts are able to determine the potency of an edible, making it easier for a patient to properly dosage. Potency can range from low to high dose, making marijuana edibles effective for treatment of pain from minor aches to more long-term chronic ailments. (more…)

 
 
 
 

Arbors Wellness Has a New Website

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Arbors Wellness Has a New Website: ArborsWellness.com

Ann Arbor, Michigan’s leading medical marijuana dispensary Arbors Wellness has launched a new website to educate people about cannabis. ArborsWellness.com is an online destination for Michigan Medical Marijuana Program (MMMP) cardholders to learn more about the Ann Arbor dispensary, its current menu, weekly specials, and more.

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