Do you think medical cannabis is just for stoners? Take a look at this little girl who uses large amounts of medical cannabis to treat her epilepsy. You might just find yourself shedding a tear.
Cannabis offers effective, low toxic options for patients with seizure disorders and can even be helpful for petiatric patients. Newer strains of high-CBD, low-THC cannabis such as Charlotte’s Web provide safe, effective seizure relief that can really work. -Dr. Jake Felice
Check out this very interesting video on cannabis and cancer. Emerging research suggests that marijuana’s medicinal properties may protect the body against some types of malignant tumors. -Dr. Jake Felice
In the video below, Ann Coulter is destroyed by Fear Factor’s Joe Rogan, and it’s not pretty. Just one fact correction – About 2 minutes into the video, Joe Rogan says that CBD’s must be extracted, as in they must be extracted by laboratory techniques. Luckily, this is not true. The truth is that you don’t even need a lab to get high quality CBD medicine. CBD’s are present in whole plant cannabis including many cannabis strains, as well as hemp based products.
That’s right, HEMP! The CBD in hemp can be extracted directly into olive or coconut oils for medical use utilizing simple kitchen tools and a heat source such as a crock pot. And this is legal in all 50 states. If it sounds like too much trouble to do yourself, hemp creams and oils are available for sale in all 50 states and can be used by patients topically for pain relief. High CBD hemp oil can even add benefit to topical cannabis creams as many topical cannabis lotions do not have CBD’s in them. Botanically speaking, hemp is cannabis too. Ooooh yeah…! -Dr. Jake
Does cannabis help patients with seizures? You bet it does! And it frequently helps at concentrations that are so low that the cannabis that doesn’t give patients a head high. Here is a 40-year list of peer reviewed scientific articles from 2013 back to 1973 showing the protective benefits of low toxic cannabis and CBD.
Join me at the largest free speech event on the planet, Seattle Hempfest 2013. Because of it’s low toxicity and broad effectiveness, cannabis has a huge role to play in 21st century medicine. I am excited to announce that I will be speaking on the medical panel for the third time about the benefits of topical, raw and low-psychoactive applications of cannabis for chronic pain. Come to Hempfest and educate yourself about the myriad of benefits offered by the Cannabis plant including medicinal, scientific, industrial, agricultural, economic, environmental, and other benefits and applications. There will be lot’s of live music and other festivities too. It’s fun and it’s FREE!
I’ll be speaking at the Peter McWilliams stage on Friday, August 16 at 5:40 PM; on the Medical Panel on Saturday, August 17th at the Hemposium stage at 11:50 AM; and on Sunday, August 18th at the Seeley stage at 12:50 PM. Here is a list of the full speaker schedule and Hempfest map.
Topical cannabis reduces pain in just 20 minutes after application, broadens range of motion, and does not give patients a head high. Additionally, cannabis helps patients use less harmful medications such as opiates, and in terms of toxicity, it is by far the safest of all the pain medications.