June 14, 2019

The legalization of medical cannabis has facilitated the use of cannabis and cannabis-based extracts for pain management, but evidence for their benefits and harms in patients with rheumatologic disorders remains elusive. Documentation of the medicinal effects of Cannabis sativa were described as far back as 5000 years ago, when therapeutic uses of the plant were […]

Cannabidiol oil (CBD) is an oil made from cannabidiol, one of the active chemical compounds found within cannabis, which reacts with the cannabinoid receptors in the brain and effects the release of neurotransmitters. CBD doesn’t have the intoxicating effect on the brain that tetrahydrocannabinol does (THC) but it may have the effect of treating epilepsy […]