Mental health is becoming an increasingly common topic of discussion and it is because of the shrinking stigma surrounding the issues which people face that many sufferers are now prepared to be more vocal. From high-profile celebrities to friends and acquaintances, the ability to recognize that mental health encompasses many different factors and takes many different forms is crucial in allowing us to have purposeful and in-depth conversations about how deeply an individual can be affected, but it is still a challenge for many of us to even admit that we are ‘not okay’.
A Comprehensive Review of Cannabis in Patients With Cancer: Availability in the USA, General Efficacy, and Safety
As the legalization of medical cannabis continues across the USA, oncology care providers will be increasingly asked to provide recommendations regarding its use in the cancer setting. In this article, we review recent literature that analyzes cannabis use specifically in patients with cancer and provide an accessible guide for clinicians, researchers, and patients.
To give a bit of back story (I’m really good at that) — I GROW. I’ve literally been growing this plant from the very first joint I ever smoked (which happened to contain a few seeds that I removed and planted) — and then I smoked the good stuff for the very first time.
Cannabis has the potential to modulate some of the most common and debilitating symptoms of cancer and its treatments, including nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, and pain. However, the dearth of scientific evidence for the effectiveness of cannabis in treating these symptoms in patients with cancer poses a challenge to clinicians in discussing this option with their patients.
William Brooke O’Shaughnessy, an Irish physician, is credited with first bringing knowledge of the medicinal benefits of consuming cannabis to the west.
Cannabis species have been used as medicine for thousands of years; only since the 1940s has the plant not been widely available for medical use. However, an increasing number of jurisdictions are making it possible for patients to obtain the botanical for medicinal use.
When a cannabis variety carries the denomination ‘Kush’ in its name, it seems obvious nowadays that the legendary OG Kush strain is involved.
The use of cannabis by young adult (YA) cancer patients is likely to increase as medical cannabis becomes more available. Clinically relevant data on cannabis use are needed to establish benchmarks for use, to identify patients who are more likely to use cannabis, and to assess outcomes associated with use.
Derp Farms is an Arizona based Medical Marijuana Cultivate on site that began sprouting roots in 2016. We grow nearly 50 top shelf strains in our sprawling greenhouse. With a dedicated staff, we strive for excellence and perfection. We carefully cure and hand trim all of our flower. We are proud to serve all of Arizona and provide clean, quality medicine to the patients. We look forward to growing with you and for you.
The sweet scent of peppermint and oranges tingle the nostrils when smelling this beautiful flower. Breeder Mark of Greenshock Farms created this complex hybrid in 2015 combining a variety of unique strains. It all started with a very special pheno of Lavender and Bubba Kush.