Monthly Archives: January 2015

Name the Strain Contest

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Name the Strain Contest! WIN A FREE EIGHTH FROM SUNFLOWER MEDS! Our growers have been busy cultivating a new strain and we need help from our fans coming up with the perfect name! Strain Details Imagine a cross between the ever-popular Indica “Granddaddy Purple” and the Sativa dominant/High CBD “Harlequin”. We know you’re gonna love it! Participate! To participate in

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How Medical Marijuana Works

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How Medical Marijuana Works Ever wonder how medical marijuana works to treat disease and disorder?  Even if you are new to cannabis, almost everyone has heard of THC. For the more scientifically inclined, this compound is known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannibinol. While THC is only one of dozens of compounds found in cannabis we find that many patients we see in our

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Cannabis Concentrates

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Beginners guide to Cannabis Concentrates Cannabis Concentrates are highly potent, super concentrated forms of cannabis and are sold under many different names.  Wax, Shatter, Crumble, Taffy, Sap, Budder, Honey Comb, Oil. All these names can certainly be overwhelming to anyone. Basically, it’s all in reference to the consistency of the product. There are many variables that produce one consistency or another. Type of solvent

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Cachexia and Medical Marijuana

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Cachexia or Wasting Syndrome Medical Marijuana is approved by the state of Arizona as a treatment option for patients with Wasting Syndrome or Cachexia. Marijuana acts as an appetite stimulant and may be a great addition to your current treatment plan. What Is Wasting Syndrome? Wasting Syndrome is the progressive involuntary weight loss seen in patients with debilitating medical conidtions

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Cannabis for Treating Wasting Syndrome

Wasting Syndrome treatment with Cannabis The following is a collection of news articles, research literature, peer reviewed medical studies, resources, documentaries, interviews, and lecture clippings discussing cannabis as a medicine for treating  AIDS, HIV, and Wasting Syndrome. Disclaimer: It is important to note that consulting with your doctor/physician should take precedence and come first when deciding upon treating any ailment

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Multiple Sclerosis

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) May Be Inhibited by Cannabis Multiple Sclerosis symptom relief through Cannabis treatment seems to be pretty widely accepted.  There are many studies out there showing the effectiveness using cannabis to treat the spasms, depression and fatigue associated with MS.  Now some studies show that Cannabis potentially slows the progression of the disease as well!  Marijuana use may also

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Nausea kicked by Cannabis?

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Nausea Kicked by Cannabis? Nausea is a major side effect of many conventional cancer cures, and can make it hard for you to do the things you need to do.  It may also lead to vomiting which causes dehydration, exhaustion and cause mental fog.  Other concerns are loss of appetite and resulting weight loss and nutritional deficiencies.  It is estimated that 70%-80% of patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments

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Hepatitis C – Cannabis Treatment

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Can Medical Cannabis Help Hepatitis C Patients? The short answer is YES! Hepatitis C is the leading disease carried by the blood in America.  It infects over 4 million, and some suggest up to 8 million in this country and is the primary cause of liver cancer and cirrhosis.  Over 10,000 Americans die each year from diseases caused by Hepatitis C.

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Chronic Pain

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Chronic Pain and Cannabis Cannabis is quickly becoming an accepted treatment option in the management of chronic pain. If you are currently a “Pain Management” patient seeking a way to lower your exposure to addictive narcotic prescription medications, medical marijuana may offer you hope. Many patients find that adding cannabis to their current pain management program will actually increase the

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Marijuana fights Alzheimers disease

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Marijuana fights Alzheimers disease Did you know marijuana fights Alzheimers Disease, but also may prevent developing Alzheimers later in life when used as a preventative?  The anti-inflammatory properties of Cannabis are key in this fight against a disease that claims the lives of one in three senior citizens today! In 2014, it was reported that over 5 Million Americans suffer from

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