Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Blog

Can I Use Medical Marijuana to Treat Lupus? 

Can I Use Medical Marijuana to Treat Lupus? 

Systemic Lupus Erythromatosis (SLE or Lupus, for short) is a type of autoimmune disease that affects roughly five million people across the globe. An autoimmune disease occurs when a person’s immune system attacks their body instead of an infection, causing...
THC vs. THC-A

THC vs. THC-A

“My wife and I moved from Boston to Hawaii last year, I have medical cannabis card, and have a question. The medicine that’s available to me (flower) have higher levels of THC A vs THC and find the cannabis does not appear to be as strong as the medicine I...
Is Medical Marijuana Legal for Veterans?

Is Medical Marijuana Legal for Veterans?

It is not uncommon for veterans to report both physical and mental distress that can persist long after their service has ended. In fact, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, also commonly referred to as the VA, estimates that twenty percent of the 2.7 million...
Does Cannabis Use Cause Periodontitis (Gum Disease)?

Does Cannabis Use Cause Periodontitis (Gum Disease)?

Just this year alone, millions of people across the United States will be diagnosed with periodontitis, also often referred to as gum disease. Gum disease is extremely common, especially in adults, but if left untreated, it can cause gum recession and even the loss of...
Can Cannabis Help With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Can Cannabis Help With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?

Chronic fatigue syndrome, also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis, or ME/CFS, is a condition that may affect thousands, if not millions of people across the United States. Those who have chronic fatigue syndrome experience severe fatigue which can last for months or...
Medical Marijuana and Crohn’s Disease: Methods and Strains to Use

Medical Marijuana and Crohn’s Disease: Methods and Strains to Use

Crohn’s disease, an auto-immune disease, is a type of inflammatory bowel condition that is estimated to affect over three million Americans. Those with Crohn’s disease can attest to the pain and discomfort caused by the condition. Considering that cannabis...