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Medical Marijuana & Cancer Treatment:  an Insider's Perspective

By MK Thom on Jul 12, 2021 1:26:00 PM

Marijuana and medical treatments - particularly cancer treatments - have traditionally been more dichotomous than homogeneous.  This is all changing with the widespread acceptance of marijuana for medicinal purposes.  We recently had the opportunity to hear from Cole Keeley, a Colorado-based chemo compounder who works in a cancer treatment center.  

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A Brief History of NORML

By MK Thom on Jun 30, 2021 12:06:00 PM

Marijuana is more widely accepted than ever before. Now it may seem like these changes were inevitable, but the path has been anything but straightforward. NORML (The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) has been instrumental in forging that path, helping make cannabis an almost normal part of life in many parts of the U.S.

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Turning Things Around – How to Approach Unexpected Paranoia

By MK Thom on May 21, 2021 3:00:00 PM

Sometimes it happens to the best of us. What you had anticipated to the be the finest of times – partaking of some marijuana – could leave you with a dark, dreadful feeling of paranoia.

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Movements in Missouri Marijuana

By MK Thom on May 20, 2021 5:58:00 PM

Medical marijuana was approved by the state’s voters back in 2018. Last year, there was an effort to again change Missouri’s state constitution to allow for the use of recreational marijuana, which would have mirrored the push for medical marijuana. Volunteers had begun gathering the signatures needed to bring the measure to the ballot - but then Covid 19 shut down the efforts.

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Interview With a Long-Time User (Part 1)

By MK Thom on May 4, 2021 3:00:00 PM

With medical marijuana being somewhat new in Missouri, there’s no doubt a lot of questions from new or inexperienced users. I recently talked with a friend of mine who has never used marijuana and is considering talking to a medical marijuana doctor to address some issues they are experiencing.

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5 Common Mistakes New Marijuana Users Make

By MK Thom on Feb 18, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Now that medical marijuana (MMJ) is in full-swing in Missouri and many folks have already started getting their cannabis treatments, there are some things that new users tend to do incorrectly. These are common mistakes for any new user - recreational or medical - and can hinder the amazing benefits of the cannabis. Here is a list of the 5 most common mistakes we’ve found from new users …

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5 Ways to Eliminate Cannabis Smell in Your Home

By MK Thom on Jan 26, 2021 4:20:00 PM

Cannabis is a fantastic medicine with many positive benefits for the body that's slowly becoming realized in more places globally. Being in a state that has legalized medical marijuana, we all know it’s perfectly safe and is often used recreationally to help people relax . (Stay tuned on that front: there is a push to open recreational usage in Missouri!) Marijuana also has plenty of uses in the medical world, such as reducing chronic pain and relieving nausea in cancer patients.

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A Senior's Guide to Medical Marijuana

By MK Thom on Jan 19, 2021 12:48:22 PM

Studies and surveys are revealing more and more seniors are turning to marijuana.  Some are probably turning to it to make their gold years more enjoyable, but it’s more likely most of them are considering the herb after hearing the wide range of medicinal applications for ailments that seniors are more susceptible to.  Alzheimer’s, diabetes, joint issues, arthritis, chronic pain, insomnia … these commonly known conditions show up more frequently in seniors because, well age.  

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Introduction to Medical Marijuana Tinctures

By MK Thom on Jun 1, 2020 1:09:00 PM

If the word “tincture” has an old-time ring to it, it’s because this type of herbal remedy has been around for millennia dating back to ancient Egypt when people would extract the essences of herbs into alcohol for therapeutic purposes.  Today, though the tinctures most are familiar with are either the cannabis-extracted liquids of the 19th and early 20th centuries, or the current medical marijuana (MMJ) product that has been gaining popularity.  The renewed and growing popularity is also not surprising as tinctures are easy to use, easy to adjust dosages, effective and fast-acting - making them a good starting point for new medical or recreational users.

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