Category: CBD

  • Cannabis for Plantar Fasciitis

    Cannabis for Plantar Fasciitis

    Anyone who has experienced plantar fasciitis understands the daily pain involved with every step. Especially that first step out of bed in the morning. Ouch. I experienced plantar fasciitis after I had my daughter, and it took a full year before it subsided completely. I used to sit at work while rolling a frozen can […]

  • Updates on the Opioid Crisis

    Updates on the Opioid Crisis

    I recently watched a movie on Netflix called “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” (excellent!). It’s about a writer who, in her own words, becomes “obsessed” with finding the Golden State killer. Her obsession for finding the killer eventually led to feelings of extreme stress which evolved into her coping by taking pills originally prescribed […]

  • The Latest on Cannabis for Neuropathy

    The Latest on Cannabis for Neuropathy

    I recently did a podcast with Jonathan Geiman of “The Joe Health Show”, a program designed to inform and educate on the mechanics of food and other supplements for the body.   It ended up being a fantastic conversation, which happens when the host asks well-informed questions. Jonathan and I covered the topic of cannabis […]

  • Corner Piece to Big Pharma

    Corner Piece to Big Pharma

    Last week, the U.K. based pharmaceutial company, GW Pharmceuticals, hit a home run in terms of potential drug sales. Epidiolex, their plant-based CBD solution, was descheduled by the DEA. This removed the label of Epidiolex as a “controlled substance” and will make it much easier for prescribers and insurers to deliver Epidiolex to patients, even […]

  • CBG

    CBG

    When I finished my book at the end of 2019, there were 104 cannabinoids. As I write this post, I found recent reports identifying 113 cannabinoids. That’s how fast things change in the world of cannabis. CBG seems to be on deck as the next cannabinoid to earn some well deserved notoriety. CBG is the […]

  • Behind the Name “Cannabis”

    Behind the Name “Cannabis”

    Cannabis, or hemp, is one of the oldest, yet most misunderstood, medicines utilized by humans today. Along with the cultivated hop (used in beer), cannabis is part of the botanical family of Cannabaceae, and is thought to have originated in Asia over 5,000 years ago. The capabilities to determine whether cannabis was a single genus […]

  • How to Properly & Effectively Dose CBD

    How to Properly & Effectively Dose CBD

    *Updated March 14, 2020 I have been helping a 74-year-old woman, Evelyn, who has been living with rheumatoid arthritis for the past 40 years navigate the medical cannabis market in her state. Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol (CBD Oil) chemical formula. Growing premium cannabis products. Influence (positive and negative) of smoking marijuana on human brain, nervous […]