Is CBD or THC Better for Your Condition?

August 19, 2019

While there are over 100 cannabinoids present in medical marijuana, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) are the two most well-known and abundant. THC is the component that gets you ‘high’. It is classified as a schedule 1 drug by the DEA. CBD, on the other hand, can be found & legally purchased, even in most…

Parkinson’s & Marijuana: A Guide To Understanding

August 15, 2019

Marijuana has been used medicinally for literally ages, dating back hundreds, if not thousands of years. But laws, restrictions and propaganda stigmatized cannabis as medicine in the modern era. This stigma has taken decades to shatter. But one of the first medical conditions that was widely recognized by modern medical communities as possibly benefitting from…

The Price of Pain Relief: Opiates VS Medical Marijuana

August 12, 2019

Here at Green Health Docs, one of our biggest goals is to provide our patients with pain relief. Many individuals we see are hoping to one day replace their opioids and pain medication entirely.  Or patients are hoping to at least cut back on their usage of these powerful, and oft over-prescribed, medications. Because of…

Missouri Application Process For Cannabis Businesses Begins!

August 8, 2019

Missouri patients can finally register their medical marijuana certifications from their Green Health Docs physicians. But how long will it take for the rest of the cannabis industry to catch up and open their doors? Well, the Show Me State took one step closer this week as it was announced that the Missouri application process…

Staying Safe and Healthy While Using Cannabis Edibles

August 4, 2019

Medical Marijuana edibles are generally legal in most states with MMJ programs. While Maryland initially banned cannabis edibles, they have recently loosened those restrictions a little. Other states, like Missouri, will have edibles in their dispensaries. We’ll break down why edibles can be a good alternative, and what patients need to know in order to…

List of Cannabinoids with Medical Potential

July 31, 2019

Most patients are very familiar by now with THC and CBD and their medical benefits. These cannabinoids get all the press but there is a growing list of cannabinoids that are being researched for medical use. Most patients may not know about these other cannabinoids. The top four with the most potential benefit are covered…

Medical Marijuana Edibles: Making Cannabutter & Brownies

July 29, 2019

Cannabis administration methods have come a long way since the introduction of smoking. Edibles are an easy method for patients to consume medical cannabis without having to vape or smoke marijuana. But many patients don’t know how to make edibles. We take a look at how to make medical cannabis powder, as well as cannabutter…

Missouri Medical Marijuana Progress Updates

July 24, 2019

Now that the Missouri medical marijuana patient registry is open, patients have been asking our team at Green Health Docs about what happens next. We take a look at the latest Missouri medical marijuana progress updates to the state’s MMJ program. We’ll also explore how the application process for cannabis industry professionals has been going.

The Cannabis Seed Paradox: Breaking The Law To Grow

July 23, 2019

You’ve seen our physicians at Green Health Docs. You have your certification. You’ve registered with the state and gotten proper authorization to grow medical cannabis at home. But then comes the cannabis seed paradox!  Find out what the cannabis seed paradox is below. And how cultivators get around it. (Hint: they break the law)

Smoking and Vaping Medical Marijuana: Is it Safe?

July 21, 2019

Many cannabis users are already familiar with smoking marijuana bud or flower. This tends to be the most common method of administration, and has been for centuries. As more and more medical dispensaries continue to open, patients with a medical marijuana card will find they have access to a wide variety of cannabis options. These…