Jackson’s Courage CBD Oil

The story of our first minor, who’s family was instrumental in bringing CBD oil to market here in the District. We asked them to name our oil: Jackson’s Courage CBD Oil Jackson Philip Leyden was born on March 4, 2003, at Georgetown University Hospital. His birth was normal and he developed quickly, taking his first steps…

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Does Cannabis Ease Chronic Pain Better Than Opioids?

Researchers from the Australian National Drug and Alcohol centre found that patients with chronic pain who used the drug said it eased their symptoms better opioid medications, which are highly addictive and can cause accidental overdoses.Cannabis can ease chronic pain more effectively than conventional medicines, according to a new study likely to flame the debate…

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Medical Professionals Are Taking Cannabis Serious, Here’s the Proof

05.27.2015 At the Ninth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics sponsored by Patients Out of Time, held from May 21-23, 2015, the latest information about cannabis medicine was shared with an audience of about 400 people. This conference, which marked the 20th anniversary of Patients Out of Time’s founding, truly lived up to hype one…

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Three Things Everyone Should Know About Cannabis and Exercise

By Anna Wilcox — 10/23/2013 Okay, so you’re probably not terribly likely to go out and run a marathon after puffing on your vaporizer all afternoon. Cannabis isn’t thought of as the most stimulating substance in the world. Most consumers are more content to stroll peacefully through the park or camp out on the couch watching yet another Law…

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Young entrepreneurs to aim at budding marijuana mark

Young entrepreneurs to aim at budding marijuana market ALICIA MCELHANEY, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE2:39 p.m. EDT May 15, 2015 (Photo: Capital News Service Image) A new generation of entrepreneurs is positioning itself to take advantage of an emerging marijuana market in the nation’s capital by attracting customers with upscale products. “When I research the people who…

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A Flourishing $40 Million Medical Marijuana Industry Helps Israelis Forget

MIDDLE EAST On a kibbutz south of Tel Aviv, medical marijuana helps soothe the pain of cancer patients and Holocaust survivors By Shira Rubin|July 12, 2013 12:00 AM| Holocaust survivor Moshe Rute, a resident at Hadarim nursing home, where he smokes cannabis daily to fight chronic pain.(Shira Rubin) D.C.’s Marijuana Reform Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn and…

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A “Face of DC”!

By Amel Guettatfi When Rabbi Kahn’s father-in-law was first hospitalized more than 50 years ago, Kahn says he experienced horrific pain. His father-in-law spent 5 decades with a progressive form of MS.  While there was very little to do to curb the disease itself, they pursued many ways to ease the pain. Kahn’s father-in-law tried…

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New Attorney General Will Let States Legalize Marijuana

BY TOM ANGELL ON APRIL 24, 2015 LAW & POLITICS Although she personally opposes legalizing marijuana, new U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch thinks her predecessor’s policy of allowing states to implement their own cannabis laws without federal interference is “effective, consistent and rational.” Lynch, who was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, defended the hands-off…

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The Endocannabinoid System Helps Maintain Homeostasis

Justin Kander February 28, 2015 Medicinal cannabis is routinely recommended for a wide variety of conditions. For example, in California, patients can qualify for cannabis medicine if they have AIDS, anorexia, arthritis, cachexia, cancer, chronic pain, glaucoma, migraines, muscle spasms, seizures, nausea, or other chronic symptoms. This begs the question – how can cannabis be…

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Neurodegenerative Diseases and Medical Marijuana

Arielle Gerard November 11, 2014 What Are Neurodegenerative Diseases? Neurodegenerative diseases are those which result mainly from dysfunction of the centralnervous system (the CNS, made up of the brain and spinal cord) as a result of damage to neurons, the primary cells of this system that communicate with each other to send signals throughout the brain…

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