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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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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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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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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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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Cannabis and Opioids: Friends or Foes?

Despite recent shifts in research and public opinion, opioids continue to be widely prescribed to patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain conditions. Although opioids are known to be helpful for managing chronic pain symptoms, they are often accompanied by side effects when used…

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How Cannabis Can Help You Manage Your PTSD

  As with any chronic condition, living with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can pose great challenges to our health, wellbeing, and ability to function in our daily lives. It can limit our ability to cope with life’s ups and downs…

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