If you’ve done even a bit of research about medical cannabis, you’ve likely heard of CBD and its therapeutic potential. If you have questions or would like a reminder of the benefits of CBD, check out our blog for detailed information about the compound, its effects, and the many forms it can take.
With many states passing recreational marijuana laws, some residents wonder, “When will Arizona be next?” Some of these same residents may then wonder, “If it’s going to be legal anyhow, what’s the point of having a medical marijuana card?”
All Greens MMJ dispensary is now open and serving Maricopa County with a wide range of cannabis products. One of our most effective, CBD oil, is also the most overlooked. Even though it doesn’t give you the same effects like most medical marijuana products, CBD oil is getting more recognition.
Medical marijuana products can be consumed in a multitude of ways. In fact, there are so many different marijuana consumables that we couldn’t all forms of medical cannabis in this guide. However, you will learn about the different main types of consumables and how to determine which ones are best for you.
CBD Oil is an extract containing Cannabidiol, a molecule found in hemp that is popular for its perceived health benefits. Despite hemp’s familial relationship with the marijuana plant, CBD oil contains negligible intoxicants (such as THC,) has no known harmful side effects, has a low potential for addiction and does not cause the euphoric “high” associated with medical cannabis.
If you’re new to medical cannabis or even just curious about it, you may have heard of THC and CBD: the two most common active compounds found in the marijuana plant. Those who wish to experience the medical potential of cannabis will want to know what these compounds are and what they do.
Cannabidiol is one of over a hundred unique compounds (known as cannabinoids) found in the cannabis plant. Because THC (tetrahydrocannabinol: another cannabinoid) gives MMJ patients the euphoric “high” associated with cannabis, CBD and it’s usefulness to the human body has been largely overlooked for many years.
Recreational Marijuana is not yet legal in Arizona. If you wish to legally consume and possess marijuana you have to get an MMJ license, but that also has limitations.
Medical marijuana has been available since 2010 in Arizona, and we understand that you may have questions about how you can access medical marijuana products or if you even qualify as a patient. Here are a few things you need to know about medical marijuana in Arizona.
Certifications for medical marijuana may only be done by a medical doctor (MD) osteopathic doctor (DO) or naturopathic doctor (ND / NMD) by qualifying a patient and filling out the appropriate Medical Marijuana Physician Certification.
Many patients are using CBD oil for pain management and aid in a variety of conditions because it offers the same natural therapeutic benefits as medical marijuana without the psychoactive effects.
It's important to know the recommended CBD oil dosage. The experienced staff at All Greens Clinic in Phoenix describe how much CBD oil you should take.
Medical research into CBD is in its infancy due to the federal classifications of marijuana as a schedule 1 controlled substance. More studies are being conducted daily, but for now experts art the World Health organization cite limited research and empirical evidence to determine that the regular use of CBD seems to have a positive effect on people.
CBD is one of over a hundred compounds that are found in the cannabis plant called cannabinoids. It is one of many cannabinoids that are not psychoactive while still having significant health benefits.
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