Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Blog

Can You Safely Use Medical Marijuana while Taking Prednisone?

Can You Safely Use Medical Marijuana while Taking Prednisone?

Prednisone is a type of corticosteroid used to treat a variety of conditions, including certain types of cancers, allergies, severe asthma, and other autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis. Like all corticosteroids,...
Can Medical Marijuana Treat Interstitial Cystitis?

Can Medical Marijuana Treat Interstitial Cystitis?

Interstitial Cystitis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the urinary bladder characterized by pain or ache in the pelvic region. Those with interstitial cystitis (IC) know firsthand how uncomfortable the condition can be. The Interstitial Cystitis Association...
Can Medical Marijuana Patients Benefit from Dabbing?

Can Medical Marijuana Patients Benefit from Dabbing?

Cannabis extracts, also known as “dabs,” have become increasingly popular over the past several years. In fact, dabs can be found in most medical dispensaries across the country, and this has led many to wonder: should medical marijuana patients be using...
Medical Marijuana for Glaucoma: Methods and Strains to Use

Medical Marijuana for Glaucoma: Methods and Strains to Use

Glaucoma refers to a group of eye diseases that result in damage to the optic nerve, or the nerve that connects the eye to the brain. Over time, glaucoma can lead to progressive, irreversible vision loss. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, glaucoma...
Are Vape Pens Safe?

Are Vape Pens Safe?

Recently, there has been a ton of news coverage surrounding vaporizers and the upsurge of EVALI, also known as e-cigaretteor vaping product use-associated lung injury. In an effort to curb new cases of the disease from emerging, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts even...