1. Debunking Cannabis Myths – Part 3

    Another in our occasional series on common understandings about cannabis. Myth 7: CBD is non-psychoactive Technically, CBD is non-psychoactive—it doesn’t create euphoria, cravings or compulsion, and its use is non-impairing. It does, though have positive impact on the brain, reducing anxiety, ps…Read More

  2. Debunking Cannabis Myths – Part 2

    This is Part 2 of an occasional series of posts on common understandings of cannabis. Myth 4: THC kills brain cells This myth originated with a now discredited study of three monkeys, claiming to show brain abnormalities after dosing with high amounts of cannabis. Subsequent, larger studies with mon…Read More

  3. Debunking Cannabis Myths – Part 1

    Myth 1: Cannabis leads to harder drugs There are no scientific studies linking cannabis use with adoption of hard drugs. Behavior in the 1980’s suggests an inverse relationship—while cannabis use declined, cocaine soared. Recent studies show a 33% decline in opioid overdoses in states where medi…Read More

  4. Discussing CBD with Your Patients

    With all the publicity it’s been receiving, cannabidiol (CBD) is something more and more of your patients will be asking about. If you’ve been wondering if you can respond to their questions, while the Massachusetts Board of Registry of Chiropractors has not ruled on CBD yet, it has ruled t…Read More

  5. Cannabis and Parenting

    In an article in Parents, “Weed and the American Family,” you’ll discover how open many U.S. parents are about their cannabis use today. Based on a Yahoo/Marist College poll of 1,122 U.S. adults, the article offers some surprising findings: 54% of pot smokers are parents, and 30% have children…Read More

  6. About Decarboxylation: Converting THC

    Unless you smoke, vape or cook cannabis, you won’t experience the medical or recreational properties of THC.  That’s because heat causes decarboxylation—a process where THC is converted to a form that enables it to bond to CB receptors in the body. But smoking, vaping and cooking are very imp…Read More