Evidence Suggests Cannabis Addiction Affects 10 Per Cent of Users – LPC Addiction psychologist Dr. Jonathan Stea finds it “frustrating” when people say there is no such thing as cannabis addiction. “I think it’s been a popular misconception that cannabis is not physically addicting,” said the Calgary-based doctor. “We have an endocannabinoid system, and it’s…

Provincial Ban on Cannabis Topicals and Edibles Will Hurt Patients, Says One Woman – LPC When Canada legalizes cannabis topicals, edibles, and extracts on October 17, 2019, Quebec may opt out from many products. Lionel Carmant, junior health minister in ruling Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) party, said the ban would be to protect children. Indeed,…

Research Still Needed into CBD Remedies, but Facts So Far Are Encouraging – LPC When it comes to CBD remedies, it’s difficult to decide who is right and who is wrong. You hear all these “miracle” stories about how cannabis cured this disease and relieved those symptoms. But then you hear from doctors who say…

Cannabis Research Project Will Follow 100 Ex-Players to See if CBD Can Help Avoid Opioid Use – LPC A new cannabis research project in Toronto will investigate whether or not using CBD can help wean ex-National Hockey League (NHL) players addicted to opioids. The cannabis research partners the NHL Alumni Association with Canopy Growth Corp.,…

Some Hope Cannabis for Medical Use the Answer to Ohio’s Opioid Crisis Ohio first passed medical cannabis into law in 2016, but it took until January 2019 for the first store to open in that state. The law authorized patient use of cannabis with any of 21 conditions including cancer, Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis (MS).…