Monday, February 17, 2020
cannabis-carrier-oils-and-apoptosis-of-cancer-cells
What is Apoptosis? According to National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) a multicellular organism’s (Human) cells are members of a highly structured community. The quantity of cells in the community is regulated efficiently by governing the rate of cell mitosis as well as controlling the rate of cell death. When a cell is no longer…
treating-adrenal-burnout-in-fibromyalgia
By Ginevra Liptan, MD* Links may generate a commission for this site Adrenal burnout is common in fibromyalgia and can really worsen fatigue and fog. Adrenal burnout (also referred to as adrenal fatigue) stems from overworked adrenal glands. The hyperactive stress response in fibromyalgia causes the adrenal glands to work hard—all the time. The continual…
cannabis-for-autism
Autism... a general term for a broad spectrum of complex disorders in development... a child diagnosed with autism exhibits slight to heavy deficits in social interaction, sensory processing and communication skills; sometimes accompanied by repetitive or exaggerated behaviors.It is said statistically that 1 in 68 children has been identified as having an Autism spectrum disorder.1…
international-narcotics-board-warns-thailand-against-liberalization-of-cannabis
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) advised the Thai government to be extremely cautious…
herbs-to-lessen-opioid-withdrawal-symptoms
By Ginevra Liptan, MD *Links may generate a commission for this site Opioids are important, but imperfect, tools to manage chronic pain. Part of their imperfection is due to the physical dependence they cause with chronic use that can make getting off opioids such a miserable experience. Remember that physical dependence does not indicate addiction, it…
cannabis-oil-dosing-for-children-and-beginners
I am asked regularly about how to best establish a safe and therapeutic dosing regimen for a pediatric cannabis patient. After much trial and error, information from many reliable sources and research- I feel I can give a good recommendation on where to start.  To start: 1 gram of Cannabis oil should be mixed into…
grading-the-democratic-presidential-candidates-on-marijuana-beto-orourke
Each Saturday, we have been running a series of blog posts that take a close look at each of the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examine each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvas their current respective stances on marijuana. Over the past six weeks, we covered Joe…
grading-the-presidential-candidates-on-marijuana-tulsi-gabbard
Over the course of of eleven weeks, we recently ran a series of blog posts that take a close look at the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examined each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvassed their current respective stances on marijuana. In all, we covered Joe Biden, Bernie…
frequently-asked-questions-about-cbd
In this video Dr. Liptan explains the science of CBD, and its uses in the treatment of fibromyalgia. By Ginevra Liptan, MD*Links may generate a commission for this site With the launch of our new line of CBD and magnesium products, Frida Botanicals, I am getting a lot of great questions about the available research…
the-biggest-pitfalls-of-california-cannabis-leases-in-2019
We’ve written many times about how commercial leases to cannabis tenants are their own beasts. Generic leases don’t ever the job done. And, in California, as bad as some landlords want to rely solely on AIR and CAR forms, we generally caution landlords to have a customized lease arrangement when dealing with a cannabis tenant.…