Author: SeniorsforCBDBlogger

Will Using CBD Cause Me To Fail A Drug Test?

Now that cannabidiol (CBD) has become as much of a household name as Coca-Cola, some of the patients who experiment with this alternative medicine have concerns about whether it will cause them to fail a drug test. They are worried that their use of the non-intoxicating cannabis derivative will bring them trouble with their place of employment or disqualify them from any number of benefits in whic...[Read More]

This Newspaper Handed Out Joints To Celebrate Michigan Legalization

The journalists at Lansing’s City Post were heroes on Thursday morning. Laden with kind joints, the paper’s employees gave friendly greetings to those passing by City Hall and offered them the gift of free cannabis. It only took an hour to run out of jays, but not everyone was accepting the offer. More than half (56 percent) of Michigan residents voted yes on the cannabis legalization law and that...[Read More]

Holiday Reminder: Cannabis and Alcohol Just Don’t Mix

The Holidays are right around the corner, and despite their wholesome connotation, everyone is looking forward to getting lit. However, as tempting as it may be to spark up a blunt and also pound a glass of wine with friends and family, that’s not a good idea. Here’s why.   According to Psychology Today, new information shows that using one substance can cause users to also rely to heavily on...[Read More]

Science: Medical Marijuana Is The Safer Option For Seniors

Over a third of all prescription drugs are taken by the elderly, and according to MD Mag, the average nursing home patient is taking seven medications, increasing the risk of drug interactions and the way that physiological changes associated with aging can affect drugs working — or not working — in an elder body. However, a scientific study conducted earlier this year in Israel shows that cannabi...[Read More]

6 Books For The High Minded Reader On Your Holiday List

Give someone an edible and they’ll be high for an afternoon. Give someone a book on how to make edibles and you feed their body, mind and soul for life. With cannabis coming up as one of this century’s hottest topics, there are many books that teach, inspire, guide and tell tall tales to be read. And there’s nothing like the feel of an actual book in hand, should one have the passion. If you have ...[Read More]

Cannabis is America’s Next Wellness Obsession

The 2018 midterms made Michigan the tenth U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana. With the vote, the state enters a cannabis market thriving in states like Colorado, Washington and, most notably, California, which has surpassed the UK as the 5th largest economy in world. People are quitting their jobs and feverishly moving across the country for the “the green rush”—it’s literal reefer madn...[Read More]

20 Joyful Holiday Activities For Seniors

Everyone enjoys being included in holiday activities The holidays can be lots of fun for older adults even if they have physical or cognitive limitations. It’s all about spending time together, feeling included, and enjoying good company. The activities you do don’t have to be exciting to be special and meaningful. Simply joining in brings joy and helps your older adult enjoy the season. We’ve rou...[Read More]

Infographic: The Science Of How CBD Works In The Body

Although cannibidiol (CBD) doesn’t make people feel high like THC does, it’s causing quite a buzz among scientists, health professionals, and medical marijuana patients. But how does CBD work in the body? CBD-rich products are used to treat a wide range of conditions: chronic pain, cancer, Crohn’s, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, PTSD, cardiovascular disease, anxiety, antibiotic-resistant infectio...[Read More]

Clinical Trials on CBD and Epilepsy Finally Preparing to Begin in Mississippi

Clinical Trials on CBD and Epilepsy Finally Preparing to Begin in Mississippi   Due to federal interference, a clinical trial receiving FDA approval to look at cannabidiol as a treatment for seizure disorders is late to the game. Earlier this year GW Pharmacueticals, a British pharmaceutical company, became the first to submit clinical trial information to the United States Food and Drug Admi...[Read More]

5 Ways to Help Your Budtender Help You

Walking into a dispensary and ordering legal cannabis for the first time is both a wonderful and surreal experience. Customers find themselves immersed in a whole new world of strain varieties, extracts, edibles, topicals, and a myriad of other innovative products. In most cases, helping them along while they make their selections are budtenders, staff trained to help their customers find the prod...[Read More]

Your How-To Guide for the Ultimate Cannabis Infused Thanksgiving

Your How-To Guide for the Ultimate Cannabis Infused Thanksgiving   When it comes to holidays, a favorite among many stoners is Thanksgiving – after all, it’s the ultimate munchies buffet, is it not? A table full of fresh roasted turkey, pans of stuffing, casseroles, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and of course a plethora of desserts ranging from traditional pumpkin, cherry and apple pie to...[Read More]

3 CBD Pens To Get You Through Christmas Shopping Madness

Black Friday is practically a national holiday, so in that vein here are 3 different CBD pens that should be ordered or picked up before the Thanksgiving festivities. Try and get some THC in on the eating holiday, but when it comes to Black Friday you’re going to have to stay on your toes, catch the best deals and see into the imminent gift giving future as to what Auntie May or Uncle Stew might l...[Read More]