How to Use Topicals

What are cannabis topicals? Used dating back to ancient times, cannabis topicals are products applied to the body externally—as opposed to inhalation or ingestion. They include lotions, creams, salves, oils and even transdermal patches that are infused with cannabis itself…

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In Pursuit of Relief – A Patient Success Story

Chronic migraine patient, Jodie Epstein, founder of Migraine Buds, transformed from being in constant, debilitating pain to discovering a healthier, happier life. Read more about her wellness journey, how GrowWise was a part of it and discover her passionate dedication to helping other…

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Cannabis Myths Debunked!

This article was originally published by Tonic Toronto. The online version can be accessed here.    For years, when I heard the words “cannabis”, “marijuana” or “weed”, I did what most people did and associated them with “getting high”, “feeling anxious”,and “that…

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How To Talk To Your Doctor About Medical Cannabis

Is Medical Cannabis Right for You? Medical cannabis isn't for everyone. Certainly, there are some clear contraindications for cannabinoid based treatments, but cannabis is continuing to gain a lot of traction in the patient community. In many cases, cannabis is becoming the preferred treatment option,…

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What is Medical Cannabis and How Does it Work?

What is Medical Cannabis?  Medical cannabis is a term commonly used to refer to the cannabis sativa plant, also known as marijuana. Cannabis sativa is a plant with many medicinal properties that has been used for thousands of years. Cannabis is made…

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Cannabis In The Fight Against Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a complex form of cancer, with nearly 1.7 million cases diagnosed in 2012 . According to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, "in 2015, it is estimated that 25,000 women and 220 men in Canada will be diagnosed with…

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Cannabis For Women’s Health

The medical cannabis industry has created a unique space where women can explore their health needs in a whole new way. In addition to revolutionizing the way in which many patients and physicians choose to mange chronic and debilitating conditions,…

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How Cannabis Can Help You Manage Your Arthritis

Arthritis patients use Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) dominant cannabis strains to help them improve their quality of life.  September is Arthritis Awareness Month The medical cannabis landscape in Canada is rapidly changing. As more and more doctors, researchers and patients…

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Using Cannabis to Manage Fibromyalgia

Patients use Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) dominant cannabis strains to help them manage symptoms of Fibromyalgia.    Fibromyalgia is a condition in which chronic widespread pain is the primary complaint. It is most often diagnosed in women and has a high prevalence…

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The Many Ways Cannabis Helps Cancer Patients

Symptoms of cancer are wide-spread and often specific to the area in which the tumour has developed. Approximately 50-95% of all cancer patients experience pain at some point in their illness. For many, this pain remains uncontrolled and many more experience…

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