Maine Medical Cannabis, medical marijuana

Visiting Patients – Update

The Out-of-State (i.e. Visiting Patients) list now includes Massachusetts. The following states have provided the Office of Marijuana Policy with the information needed to for patients visiting Maine to use their state-issued cards: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New… Continue reading Visiting Patients – Update

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Louis Armstrong and Cannabis

The influential Jazz musician, Louis Armstrong (b. August 4, 1901), was an advocate for cannabis use medicinally and socially. In his era is was called many things including: "gage," "mugs," and "Mary Warner." Armstrong used cannabis for relaxation before and after performances and expressed the following sentiment about the camaraderie he felt: “That’s one reason… Continue reading Louis Armstrong and Cannabis

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Edibles vs Smoking – What’s the Difference?

“The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.” ~ Carl Jung Some people prefer smoking cannabis - others enjoy edibles. There is no right or wrong method - just personal preference and the experience each gives you.* Generally speaking, when smoking flower you will feel… Continue reading Edibles vs Smoking – What’s the Difference?

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Managing PTSD & Anxiety During the 4th

Fireworks have become commonplace on the 4th of July and throughout the summer. Though to many they symbolize a celebration, to some they can cause elevated anxiety levels and trigger symptoms of PTSD. CBD & THC can help reduce many of the symptoms of anxiety caused by PTSD - please see last week's post for… Continue reading Managing PTSD & Anxiety During the 4th

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Cannabis for PTSD

Today is National PTSD Day - a day to raise awareness about this condition. An estimated 8% of Americans - that’s 24.4 million people – have PTSD at any given time*. Post-traumatic stress disorder is characterized as uncontrollable anxiety and flashbacks following a traumatic experience. Studies have shown cannabinoids are effective at reducing the symptoms… Continue reading Cannabis for PTSD