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What about Terpenes?

July 9, 2018

Many people tend to focus on the major cannabinoids like THC and CBD when picking out their cannabis strains, but that’s not the only medicinal component to the plant. Terpenes are the essential oils that provide cannabis plants their different flavors and aromas. Some terpenes even help supplement the indica or sativa properties of cannabis…

Medical Marijuana for Back Pain and Cancer

May 31, 2018

Medical Marijuana is coming to Ohio and you may be pleasantly surprised to find that you too can qualify to become a legal cannabis patient. One of the most important steps to getting your medical marijuana card in Ohio is receiving (and being able to provide proof of) a diagnosis for at least one of…

How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Missouri and Maryland

May 23, 2018

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a condition caused by the immune system abnormally responding to natural intestinal bacteria and fungi. The two types of IBD are Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn’s Disease can affect any portion of the GI tract, from the mouth to the anus, and can cause damage to the full thickness…

Physical Fitness and Cannabis: A Medical Marijuana Doctor’s Perspective

May 16, 2018

Green Health Docs primarily mission is to give Maryland and Ohio residents medical cannabis cards so that they can access cannabis to better manage their conditions. While being able to treat pain and other symptoms can greatly improve one’s quality of life, so can maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The majority of the patients we see…

Medical Marijuana and Cancer

May 3, 2018

In states where cannabis is legal, it’s no surprise that many cancer patients and their loved ones have considered the possibility of trying medical marijuana. When faced with such a devastating disease, it’s common to explore every available avenue, even those outside the realm of conventional medicine. However, as with most alternative medications, there will…

Marijuana Effects: Weed on the Brain and the Body

April 26, 2018

America has nearly 55 million adults who have used marijuana once or twice in the past year, says the same 2017 survey by Yahoo! News and The Marist Post. Over 35 million of them are regular users, who use the drug at least once or twice every month. Twenty-nine states and the District of Columbia…

Medical Marijuana & Gun Laws Update: New Maryland Law in the Senate

April 12, 2018

Back in February, Green Health Docs published a blog about medical marijuana and gun laws. Due to federal laws regarding marijuana, Maryland residents cannot legally purchase or possess firearms upon attaining their medical marijuana patient status. Purchasing is especially problematic because of a question on the ATF Form 4473 that individuals are required to fill…

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana?

March 28, 2018

Law enforcement has a marijuana problem. Set aside the fact that marijuana is illegal at the federal level. Despite US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, that probably won’t be a problem much longer. Public opinion is moving towards legalization of medical marijuana at least, and maybe recreational as well. As the population fully awakens to not…

Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana and CBD Oil – Dr. Amin on the Profit with Purpose Podcast with Anna Goldstein

March 26, 2018

Dr. Shivani Amin was interviewed on the Profit with Purpose Podcast with Anna Goldstein. In this episode, we talk about how the biggest misconception about marijuana is that it can only be used as a drug. However, the plant has over 400 different chemical components and many components in the plant can be effectively filtered…

New Bill Would Prohibit Employers from Discriminating Against Medical Cannabis Users

March 6, 2018

A new bill was recently introduced in Maryland’s legislature that would prohibit employers from discriminating against legal medical cannabis users. Today, employers in Maryland can terminate you for testing positive for cannabis, even if you have a medical certification to use the plant and are enrolled in the state’s program.