BC University Offering Cannabis Course

Update: Since this article was originally posted in 2015, there have been many updates in the field of marijuana studies and cannabis education. While Kwantlen Polytechnic University was the first institution to roll out a cannabis course to the public, there are now many options people can choose from throughout Canada. In fact, Toronto now … Read more

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A Brief History of Marijuana as Medicine

If you think that medical marijuana is something new just because it’s everywhere, you might want to think again. Cannabis is suspected to be first cultivated as long as 10,000 years ago, and this plant that is so well-revered today has actually been so for centuries. Cannabis Use in Ancient History Native to Central Asia, … Read more

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Medical Marihuana Can Help Opioid and Heroin Addiction

With an increasing amount of people addicted to prescription pain pills and heroin use spinning out of control, finding a solution to this epidemic is vital. In the US, heroin use has seen over a 60% increase since 2002, and these numbers simply continue to rise. This increased use of heroin (which covers almost all … Read more

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Can Cannabis Cure Cancer?

A group of federal researchers hired by the US government to prove there is “no medicinal value” to marijuana inadvertently let the cat out of the bag when they found exactly the opposite to be true. Not only did they find that marijuana indeed has medicinal value, but that cannabis actually kills cancer cells. The … Read more

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What Makes Medical Cannabis Medicine?

A Brief Introduction to Cannabinoids While medical cannabis or marijuana is nothing new, it is a plant that was illegal for years that carried an extremely negative stigmatism held by many. Interestingly enough, this plant that has been deemed dangerous for so long is now saving people’s lives. While most people by now know that … Read more

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Why Medical Marijuana? 5 Reasons Marijuana is Used for Medicine

With the prevalence of medical marijuana ever-increasing, it seems that many are turning to this (once very illegal) plant to find the relief they need. The medical benefits of cannabis are showing to reach far and wide and it is used to treat a huge range of different disorders. From anxiety and Alzheimer’s to cancer … Read more

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What’s the Difference Between THC vs CBD in Medical Marijuana?

If you’re even the slightest bit familiar with medical marijuana, you’ve more than likely heard of THC and CBD. These two very important ingredients found in marijuana are part of a group of compounds known as cannabinoids. They’re what make marijuana medically beneficial and play a very important role in the effects of cannabis in … Read more

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Medical Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis

As one of the most chronic degenerative diseases known to man, multiple sclerosis (MS) is an extremely painful condition that causes weakening of the muscles, inflammation, and loss of motor coordination. Over time, MS patients have shown to become permanently disabled and in rare instances, the disease can prove fatal. Over 200 people every week … Read more

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Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is probably the number one reason people turn to medical marijuana. With one in five Canadians and over 100 million Americans suffering from chronic pain, the legalization of medicinal cannabis has come as much-needed relief. Chronic pain can be caused by a number of different reasons including diseases such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, … Read more

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Demanding Job Protection for Those Who Legally Smoke Medical Marijuana

Update October 2019: Since this post was originally written, recreational marijuana has become legal throughout Canada. While the use of cannabis recreationally can be restricted depending on the employer, there are laws in place that protect job security for medical marijuana users.  When it comes to medical marijuana legislation in the United States, Washington DC … Read more

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Studies Find Legal Medical Marijuana Does Not Increase Teen Use

If there’s one thing that opponents of legalized medical marijuana love to argue, it’s that legalization will dramatically increase marijuana use among teens. Guess what? They’re wrong. Marijuana Use Among Teens has Decreased Since Legalization A study recently published in The Lancet Psychiatry performed by Deborah Hasin, Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University in New … Read more

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Does Medical Marijuana Treat Depression?

Feeling blue? If so, medical marijuana treatment for depression might be right for you! The compounds found in cannabis (known as cannabinoids) have shown to work harmoniously with the endocannabinoids present in our minds that are responsible for our emotions and behavior. Long-term stress, that is often a major trigger for depression, reduces the production … Read more

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Will Medical Cannabis Soon Be Covered By Insurance in Canada?

Update: 2019 was a major year for Canada in terms of marijuana laws and policies. Since this initial article was written in 2015, there have been several updates in regards to medical marijuana policies in Canada. The majority of health insurance companies do offer coverage for medical marijuana now, including one of the world’s largest … Read more

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New to Medical Marijuana?

Tips for First-Time Medical Marijuana Users If you’re new to medical marijuana you can obviously see that the world of weed is a wide one. Not only is it easy to become overwhelmed with all the different strains to choose from, if you’re a beginner it’s also hard to know exactly what strain to pick. … Read more

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Welcome – Buy Weed Online Here… Soon (We Promise)

We want to extend a warm welcome as we prepare to launch Buy My Weed Online. We believe all Canadian citizens should have access to the best medicine available and are proud to offer a place to safely and legally purchase medical marijuana online.