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What Is The Difference Between A Dispensary And A Licensed Producer?

Patients across Canada have been taking part in the Canadian Medicinal Cannabis program for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you suffer from chronic pain, or perhaps you have been prescribed medicinal cannabis for your anxiety. Maybe your physician has suggested medicinal cannabis for insomnia or to help increase your appetite. The list of reasons for being prescribed medicinal cannabis is…
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The Basics of Medicinal Cannabis: Sativa vs Indica

Whether you are using medicinal cannabis for the first time, you have used medicinal cannabis for years, or you are still doing your research before filling you medicinal cannabis prescription for the first time, one thing is certain: There is a lot to choose from. It can be overwhelming in today’s society to see literally hundreds of different names and…
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The Meaning of Cannabidiol (CBD) And Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)?

Taking a closer look into the makeup of medicinal cannabis is an excellent way to ensure that you are using the strain that best suits your needs. There are thousands of different types of medicinal cannabis available today, each one differing just slightly from the next. This can cause confusion and a higher chance of misinformation. By breaking down medicinal…
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Chronic Pain in the Elderly

People of any age can be susceptible to chronic pain. Pain does not discriminate. Pain sees no gender, no ethnicity, and no age. But pain can have a different impact on people of varied ages. For example, someone in their early twenties can respond to pain much differently than someone who is past retirement age. Treatments and pain management may…
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What is Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy?

You may or may not have heard of cognitive behavioral therapy before. Cognitive behavioral therapy is now a commonly used treatment for a variety of mental health disorders. While Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) was originally designed to help treat symptoms of depression, it is now being widely used to manage a variety of other medical conditions. Cognitive behavioral therapy involves…
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When Mindfulness Is The Best Medicine

Mindfulness is a term used to identify the focus and awareness of the present moment. Mindfulness can be achieved in more ways than one. There are a number of practices that are being utilized around the world with the common objective of awareness and  focus as well as improving physical and mental health. Mindfulness can be viewed as an exercise,…
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The Best Workouts for Those Living With Chronic Pain

Time and time again we are reminded that regular physical activity is a necessary weapon in the arsenal to combat chronic pain. For many people the idea of regular physical activity can seem tedious and inconvenient. For people who live with chronic pain, strenuous activity can mean increased soreness, stiffness, and pain. Regular physical activity, while necessary, is not always…
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