Medical Marijuana and Mental Health

Marijuana has long been used for medical purposes, and it is being increasingly recognized in particular for it pain management treatment and comfort qualities. As of May 2020, medical marijuana is legal in 33 states and Washington D.C., and almost all states are projected to legalize the plant for at least basic medicinal purposes by the end of…

What To Know About Arizona’s New Digital Medical Marijuana Cards

Certain groups and leaders are celebrating the achievements that have led to Arizona’s switch to digital medical marijuana cards. These groups are excited about the innovation and improvements with technology to offer such an important service on a state-wide basis. The innovations are sustainable with Arizona’s growth, labor markets, health statistics, and tourism support. With…

Tips for Traveling With Medical Marijuana

If you’re among the estimated 900,000 Americans who use medical marijuana, then you already know its benefits. While an increasing amount of states are legalizing cannabis for medicinal use, there are many others where it it is still illegal. Internationally, only a small handful of countries have legalized it. So, it’s only natural to wonder how…

Insurance and Medical Marijuana

Although medical marijuana has been proven to be an effective treatment for conditions like cancer and PTSD, it still is not covered under insurance. There are a few obstacles preventing insurance from covering medical marijuana. First of all, medical marijuana is considered a controlled illegal substance under federal law. This classification is one barrier for…

Getting a Medical Marijuana Card as a Caregiver

There are a number of reasons why an individual may need a caregiver to help with day-to-day life, such as a severe or debilitating health condition that requires assistance with bathing, cooking, light housekeeping, walking, getting dressed, shopping, transportation to doctor appointments, companionship, and administering medicine.  Caregivers help remind patients when pills need to be taken and can…

THC vs. CBD: What is the Difference?

If you have recently received your medical marijuana card in Arizona, you may be wondering how to begin with medical cannabis treatment. After you speak with a physician, along with other users of medical marijuana, you are going to discover some people prefer CBD, while others enjoy THC. Each of these cannabinoids have very diverse…