Cannabis: No longer frowned upon

2021-08-16T06:54:11+00:00August 16th, 2021|

Just a decade ago, the word cannabis would make people think of a bunch of kids hanging out on the street and wasting their life away. It was seen as a drug that made you lazy and slow, and that stigma came from lack of information that was combined with false propaganda and massive fear campaigns. One could easily say that this plant used to be treated like the devil. Once cannabinoids started to be understood, we saw the huge difference between THC and cannabinoids such as CBD. THC is the psychoactive component in cannabis, and this is the compound in marijuana that makes people feel “high”.

Medical Marijuana – Uses and Benefits

2021-08-16T06:17:53+00:00September 1st, 2020|

The use of medical marijuana is increasingly being recognized as an effective treatment for a variety of illnesses and diseases. Some examples of symptoms and common illnesses treated with medical marijuana can include but are not limited to chronic pain and muscle spasms, nausea, seizure disorders, various types of cancer and diabetes.

Cannabis Oil and Children with Epilepsy

2021-08-16T06:46:20+00:00July 9th, 2019|

I know there was a great deal of upset, especially amongst ‘epilepsy parents’, following comments made in an ABC Brisbane television news item on the evening of 19 September. The segment covered the story of a father who is pleading with the Queensland Government to allow his 8 year old daughter, who has a regressive neurological disorder that causes chronic multiple seizures, access to medicinal cannabis oil while she is in hospital.