MARCH 2019 MEDICAL CANNABIS DATA

WEEKLY UPDATE Office Of Medical Marijuana Use: March 6, 2019 Qualified patients (active ID card): 193,338 Total patient count: 246,215 Patients added since last update: 3,337 Processing time for complete paper application: 5 days Processing time for complete online application: 5 days Ordering physician count: 2,096 Approved medical marijuana treatment centers: 13 Approved retail dispensing

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CBD FOR SEIZURES

Medical researchers have confirmed what some desperate parents have been claiming for years—that a nonpsychoactive component of marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) can reduce epileptic seizures in some children. Published in The New England Journal of Medicine, the findings stem from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study—the most scientifically rigorous type of investigation possible. “This study clearly

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MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR CROHN’S DISEASE AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS

In the first study of its kind, cannabis oil has been shown to significantly improve the symptoms of Crohn’s disease and the quality of life of sufferers but, contrary to previous medical thinking, has no effect on gut inflammation. In a random, placebo-controlled study, researchers from Israel have shown that cannabis can produce clinical remission

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MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

A 2018 systematic review examined randomized controlled trials pertaining to the symptoms with the strongest evidence base, including 2 that are relevant to MS: pain and spasticity.4 The authors found that patients taking cannabinoids were more likely to achieve pain reduction of at least 30%, with a risk ratio of 1.37 (95% CI, 1.14-1.64) and

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DON’T BE FOOLED BY CBD FROM HEMP!

DON’T BE FOOLED BY CBD FROM HEMP! Although CBD oil and hemp oil are both low in THC, the difference in the amount of CBD these products contain is huge. Hemp oil has only traces of CBD (around 3.5 percent,) while CBD oil from Cannabis can have up to 20 percent. It is the higher

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MEDICAL CANNABIS INFORMATION FOR YOU

Join us at our Lutz Dispensary as we share knowledge about Medical Marijuana and how it’s helping patients statewide in Florida manage their chronic medical conditions. Presented by Dr. Michael LoGuidice Sr.,D.O., FACOEP,MBA . He has been taking care of Medical Cannabis patients since August of 2017 at the Dr. Cannabis Compassionate Clinic located in

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MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR SEIZURES

Medical marijuana is an effective alternative for a laundry list of ailments and conditions, and epilepsy is one of those diseases that is highly responsive to medical cannabis. Some epileptics who cannot tolerate other anti-seizure medications have been able to use marijuana to successfully control their seizures. Substances in marijuana called cannabinoids affect cells in

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CONSIDER CANNABIS FOR YOUR ANXIETY

MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR ANXIETY The information we have about medical marijuana suggests that it could act as a replacement for typical anti-anxiety medication. Preliminary research about medical marijuana and anxiety shows cannabis has similar components to manufactured pharmaceuticals for anxiety symptoms. One of the most commonly prescribed types of anti-anxiety medication is benzodiazepines. It manages

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WHAT ARE TERPENES ?

What are terpenes? Terpenes (pronounced tur-peens), or terpenoids, are aromatic metabolites found in the oils of all plants. There are more than 20,000 terpenes in existence and at least 100 produced by the Cannabis plant. Terpenoid production evolved over time in plants, including cannabis, to attract pollinators and to act as defense compounds. Female cannabis

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MEDICAL CANNABIS FOR CANCER

As you can tell from the evidence, marijuana serves as a versatile medical aid for cancer patients. The general symptoms of cancer often appear as qualifying conditions for states that legalize medical marijuana. For instance, a symptom resulting from both cancer and its treatments is nausea. It turns out that many legal states consider severe

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