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    Newbie from the UK - Cannabis gives me excruciating pain

    When I was a teenager my arches in my feet fell/collapsed causing my knees and ankles to roll in or out. The heels of my feet are sore and tender too. I've been wearing arch supports ever since, I'm now 42 and without them I'm in excruciating pain. Also In my teenage years, I visited my doctor...
  2. Ron Strider

    Dan Canon, House Candidate Who Wants To Cure Opioid Crisis By Legalizing Marijuana

    Dan Canon, a candidate for the US House of Representatives in Indiana, has a simple solution for curing America's opioid crisis: Legalize pot. "I think the criminalization of marijuana is an anachronism," Mr. Canon told The Independent in a recent interview. "There's just no place for it in...
  3. Ron Strider

    Olivia Newton-John Is Using Cannabis To Stop Agonizing Pain During Cancer Battle

    Olivia Newton-John has revealed she's using cannabis to stop her agonizing pain as she battles cancer for a second time. In May, the Grease actress confirmed she had been diagnosed with breast cancer which had spread to her spine. Olivia, 69, told The Today Show she was using medical...
  4. Ron Strider

    Medical Pot Is Our Best Hope To Fight The Opioid Epidemic

    Last year, a pharmaceutical company called Insys Therapeutics gave half a million dollars to the campaign to stop marijuana legalization in Arizona. The Phoenix-based company's flagship product is a prescription opioid spray made from fentanyl, an incredibly addictive and deadly drug estimated...
  5. Ron Strider

    NY: Medical Marijuana's Uses Continue To Grow

    In 2014, New York became the 23rd state to legalize marijuana use for a handful of specific medical conditions. But New York State's medical marijuana program is the most restrictive program in the country. The product is only available in Cannabis oil via several delivery methods including...
  6. Ron Strider

    OH: Oncologist Discusses Medical Marijuana For Chronic Pain Management

    Researchers are continuously looking for chronic pain relief regimens to counter the painful side effects of cancer treatments. For example, medical marijuana is currently being suggested as an alternative option to traditional opioid medications. “The only tool for chronic pain that we have is...
  7. Ron Strider

    UK: Why Cannabis Oil Is Better Than Prescription Painkillers

    With vast numbers of people taking addictive and hazardous prescription painkillers, more investment needs to be made into natural, cannabis-derived alternatives like CBD. Anyone who has suffered from chronic pain will know that the effect on your life can be extremely corrosive. Next...
  8. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Is The Least Of Your Worries

    I've dealt with chronic pain since I broke my hip at 17, and few years ago I had to have a second hip surgery. The recovery was long and arduous and the extent to which I would recover was uncertain. I was warned (as I was after my first hip surgery) that I would likely need a hip replacement...
  9. Ron Strider

    Malta: Cannabis Is 'A Means To Have Control Over Myself And My Well-being'

    As more voices join in towards the proper legalization of cannabis, Johnathan Cilia, co-founder of pre-legalization NGO ReLeaf, speaks to some of the main local exponents. During a recent event, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat recently said that Malta's drug laws had "failed" to do their job...
  10. Ron Strider

    Veterans Caught In The Crosshairs Of Medical Marijuana Laws

    The screech of a chair across the floor of a fast-food restaurant made Tom Mertz instinctively jerk his head toward the noise. He felt the pain immediately in his neck. And when he drives, his right leg throbs unless he keeps rubbing it. Everything hurts. At 68, Mertz, who served...
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    THC vape oil

    hi i live in uk and use cannabis for pain relief. i had a heart bypass and now have nerve dammage, i have tried the legal cbd oil but still had pain, does anyone know of anyone who ships to the uk i really need to get off the spliffs and vaping seems the way to go for me thanks for your...
  12. Ron Strider

    NFL Powers Should Heed The Science On Cannabis

    A recent study co-funded by ESPN and the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that 52 percent of retired football players had used prescription pain drugs (opioids) during their professional careers. Of those, 63 percent admitted they received the painkillers from coaches, trainers, fellow...
  13. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana Patients In New Jersey Wait In Pain For Relief

    Hey, what’s another 180 days? Man up. Even you, ladies. Grit your teeth. Dig down deep. Show ’em what Jersey Tough is all about. That’s effectively what was said Wednesday by those involved in caring for the welfare of New Jersey residents who suffer from chronic medical conditions not...
  14. Ron Strider

    More Medical Marijuana, Fewer Narcotics

    Legalizing medical marijuana is controversial. Physicians have not always prescribed controlled substances wisely, as a look at our narcotic epidemic confirms. But marijuana is much safer than narcotics and, according to a recent study, might even save us money, by reducing people's need for...
  15. Ron Strider

    Former NFL Players Say League Should Allow Players To Use Marijuana To Treat Pain

    Medical marijuana has been legalized in 29 states, but it remains illegal for professional football players to use as a treatment for injuries and chronic pain. That doesn't mean players in the National Football League aren't using the drug. Quite the opposite. Eben Britton, who retired in...
  16. Ron Strider

    New Zealand: Medicinal Cannabis Better Than Prescribed Drugs - Health Professional

    A registered nurse has spoken out to promote the use of medicinal cannabis. The woman, who wished to be known only as 'CJ', suffers from a raft of medical conditions, including musculoskeletal conditions osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia, and uses cannabidiol (CBD) oil to ease her pain. CJ...
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    Why I want to learn more about Medical Marijuana

    My name is Katie, and I have a lot of things wrong with me. And since my work accident I will no longer be able to work. When this is all over and I'm on disability I am thinking about using medical marijuana products. I have MS ,osteoarthritis ,degenerative disc in my back my neck .I have...
  18. Ron Strider

    Can Medical Marijuana Solve America's Opioid Epidemic

    With the Opioid Epidemic taking over America, will Medical Marijuana dispensaries begin to replace pharmacies in providing adequate pain medication? It is seeming like more of a possibility, as scientists are allocating more time and money to study marijuana's effects on pain, dispensaries are...
  19. Ron Strider

    UK: How Cannabis Oil Helped Me Get Off Painkillers

    In a backpacking hostel during a stag weekend 10 years ago, I fell asleep on a top bunk next to an open window. Of course, that now strikes me as a stupid thing to have done, but at the time I didn't give it a thought. I was on a weekend away, not a health-and-safety awareness course. At some...
  20. Ron Strider

    Can Medical Marijuana Help Solve The Opioid Crisis

    The U.S. has come a long way since the days of Reefer Madness. Thirty states – most recently, West Virginia – and the District of Columbia have approved marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes. And polls suggest more Americans than ever – 61 percent – want marijuana legalized...