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As more research finds that CBD can be a useful medicine for dogs and cats, the compound has become one alternative medicine that’s being considered much more now than ever before. In the U.S. and many other countries, dogs and cats alike are adored as loving family members. The ASPCA has estimated that in the U.S., 78 million dogs and 85.8 million cats are owned and treated as pets. Similarly, 44% of all American households have a dog as a pet, and 35% have a cat. Due to the abundance of pet dogs and cats, the demand for medical and veterinary services is significantly high, and it keeps growing.

Veterans and Cannabis Use The topic of cannabis and veterans comes up quite a bit, for many reasons. Today’s is Veteran’s Day, and on behalf of everyone at Green Market Report, thank you to those of you who served. It’s no secret that many veterans are turning to cannabis to combat some of the difficulties they may be facing from serving in the military. There is no one reason a veteran uses cannabis, rather, veterans’ reasons for use go across the board. Missouri even voted to allocate the sales tax on medical marijuana sales to veterans, a trend that is not uncommon throughout other states.

In state after state, we’ve seen the rise of a recreational market seriously damage the availability of medicinal cannabis, says David Knowlton, chairman and CEO of the Cannabis Education and Research Institute (CERI). Right now, more than 80,000 people in New Jersey use cannabis to treat or alleviate symptoms from 17 debilitating conditions.

In the short term, marijuana hinders your learning ability, but doesn’t seem to cause long-term impairment. Marijuana makes you dumb. At least according to the tired trope surrounding its use. Back in the day, stoners were considered slackers and anyone who smoked weed was on a one-way ticket to Loserville.

Using cannabis-related products has become increasingly popular in North America. Scientific research has discovered a wide variety of ailments that these products could be useful for. Accordingly, the CBD market has surged. People are now integrating CBD products into their everyday lives. When shopping for CBD near you, visit sites like cbdoilnearby.com to find which stores are worth visiting. For the best deals, always buy online unless it’s not an option in your town or city.

Metabolism slows with age, so you may feel high for longer. It is also important to take current medications into consideration. Baby Boomers, the generation born between 1946-1964, are circling back to marijuana, becoming known as “Boomerangers”. If this is you, you’re likely giving yourself permission to enjoy old and new ways of consuming cannabis, both recreationally and for the management of pain, anxiety and insomnia. But today’s cannabis products are undoubtedly more potent than the weaker “grass” you may have experimented with in their younger years.

A recent study taking place in Israel looked at how effective medical cannabis can be at treating chronic pain, with an emphasis on long-term pain management use. The study, originally published in The European Journal of Pain and conducted by researchers with University of Haifa, looked at patients over the course of one year and examined and measured how cannabis worked with their chronic pain conditions and how much relief they received. It checked in with users at one three, six, nine, and twelve months after the treatment started to see how patients were doing with their cannabis treatment.

Metabolism slows with age, so you may feel high for longer. It is also important to take current medications into consideration. Baby Boomers, the generation born between 1946-1964, are circling back to marijuana, becoming known as “Boomerangers”. If this is you, you’re likely giving yourself permission to enjoy old and new ways of consuming cannabis, both recreationally and for the management of pain, anxiety and insomnia. But today’s cannabis products are undoubtedly more potent than the weaker “grass” you may have experimented with in their younger years.

People in Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, Mississippi, and South Dakota voted to legalize some form of marijuana use--offering tantalizing opportunities for founders.

South Dakotans now have a constitutional right to cannabis consumption and to hemp farming. Voters in South Dakota made history on Nov. 3, helping the state become the first in the union to pass a constitutional amendment legalizing adult-use cannabis sales without first having an established medical program. Amendment A, the constitutional amendment that voters passed on election night with 53.4% of the vote with 95% of precincts reporting, per the Associated Press, legalizes the recreational use of cannabis for adults aged 21 and over and allows the possession of up to one ounce of cannabis per adult. Additionally, the law requires that the state legislature pass laws for a medical cannabis program and for hemp sales no later than April 1, 2022.

A new study suggests that female medical cannabis patients are more likely to decrease their prescription medication use than their male counterparts.

The NHS has repeatedly refused to fund medical cannabis for children with severe epilepsy, families have said. Three prescriptions are thought to have been written for "whole plant cannabis" oil since it was legalised two years ago, campaign group End Our Pain say.

The National Psoriasis Foundation states that upwards of 8 million people have the auto-immune skin disorder. Often accompanied by arthritis, psoriasis not only causes scaling of the skin, but complications to fingernails as well. Affecting everyone from children to adults, psoriasis can lead to anxiety and depression, as individuals with the skin disorder are often afraid of being ridiculed. Usually treated with Humira and Enbrel, psoriasis comes with a shocking price tag and complications that are often difficult to ignore.

For the first time in nearly a century, France vigorously defended the therapeutic potential of cannabis at the United Nations this week. The European nation is calling the historic World Health Organization (WHO) recommendation to declassify medical cannabis from Schedule IV “necessary.”

When Detroit Free Press sports columnist Jeff Seidel noticed a sharp pain between his shoulder blade and spine, he thought he might have overexerted himself at the gym. Or maybe it was old injuries rearing up again. What Seidel didn’t expect was that the pain would progress and worsen, and seemingly be unaffected by conventional therapies. Eventually, he decided to try something he’d avoided his entire life.

MediPharm Labs Inc has initiated a clinical trial to research and evaluate the effectiveness of the company’s cannabis-derived medicines for the treatment of end-stage renal disease or Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Chronic kidney disease involves kidney damage over a long period of time that impacts on the organ’s ability to filter blood, meaning toxic wastes build up in the body. The progressive condition can result in major complications including eventual kidney failure and death.

A new technology from Nextage Therapeutics Ltd. is being touted as allowing cannabis molecules to reach the brain directly, an advancement that could drive forward the development of treatments for people suffering from a host of diseases.

Canadian researchers have found medical cannabis seems to be having an impact on alcohol use among patients. A large cross-sectional survey of patients in Canada indicates significant reductions in alcohol use following commencement of medical cannabis. The study drew on data from a survey of 2,102 patients enrolled in the country’s medical cannabis program and included 973 who reported using alcohol on at least 10 occasions over a 12 month period prior to starting use of cannabis.

Seniors are turning to cannabis to treat common symptoms of aging, with nearly 80% of those who reported using cannabis saying they did so for medicinal reasons, according to a study from researchers at the University of California San Diego. Results of the study, “Cannabis: An emerging treatment for common symptoms in older adults,” were published this month in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society.

Sapphire Medical Clinics are first to offer access to a new range of UK manufactured medical cannabis products which are now cheaper and safer than the black market. Sapphire Medical Clinics has announced the introduction of the new medical cannabis range, which will significantly reduce costs for patients whilst remaining at the highest quality as determined by the MHRA. A number of the clinic’s patients have now started treatment.