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Veterans

New Research for Canadian Veterans, Cannabis and PTSD

New Research for Canadian Veterans, Cannabis and PTSD “Cannabis saved my life. I realize that statement sounds like hyperbole, but it isn’t,” says Mike Whiter, a producer at the famous American media channel NowThis, in this video. In 2006, Whiter was medically discharged from the United States Marine Corps with little to do at home […]

Humulene

Understanding Terpenes: Humulene

Understanding Terpenes: Humulene The cannabis plant is infamous for producing the psychoactive molecule tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This chemical—which binds with a body-wide network of special cellular receptors in mammals dubbed the endocannabinoid system(ECS)—is part of a category of wellness molecules derived from cannabis called cannabinoids. More than 100 cannabinoids have been isolated and identified to date, […]

Autism

The Benefits of Cannabis for Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Benefits and Advantages of Cannabis for Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Role of Cannabis Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. Statistics find that a total of one percent of the global population has some form of ASD. Surprisingly, despite the interest of many […]

Seniors

How Cannabis Could Help Seniors

How Cannabis Could Help Seniors Seniors are one of the fastest growing demographics for cannabis use in Canada.  This isn’t surprising, as cannabis is known to help a wide variety of illnesses, including many that are common in the elderly population. Furthermore, the population of seniors in Canada is growing and projected to keep growing. […]

Cancer

Cannabis in the Management of Cancer and Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Cannabis in the Management of Cancer and Side Effects of Chemotherapy As the public appeal for medical cannabis grows, cannabis continues to match the trend by exhibiting enormous potential in the treatment of an array of health conditions. The treatment and management of different types of cancer using cannabinoid derivatives is an area that is […]

Legalization

Changes in the Canadian Cannabis Space Since Legalization

Changes in the Canadian Cannabis Space Since Legalization Last year, Canada became the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to legalize cannabis for adult-use. The comprehensive legislation, known as the Cannabis Act, leaves much of the regulatory decision-making to the provinces and territories, and has made a significant impact on the cannabis industry in […]

Becoming a Legal Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada

Becoming a Legal Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada

Becoming a Legal Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada Even though recreational cannabis will legally become available in Canada on October 17, the medical cannabis community within Canada remains strong and growing since its legal start in 2001. As of March 2018 in Canada, there are 296,792 registrations under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical […]

WeedMD

Strainprint Continues to Grow its Network of Subscribers with the Addition of WeedMD

Strainprint® Technologies Continues to Grow its Network of Medical Cannabis Subscribers with the Addition of WeedMD WeedMD to Leverage Strainprint’s Comprehensive Data and Analytics Platform to Gain Key Insights Into Consumer Preferences to Develop Optimal Cannabis Products TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2019/CNW/ – StrainprintR Technologies Ltd, the leader in cannabis data and analytics is pleased to welcome WeedMD […]

Arthritis

Cannabis for Conditions: Arthritis

Cannabis for Conditions: Arthritis This article is the second in the Strainprint Cannabis for Conditions series. In the introductory piece on Social Anxiety, readers were offered a thorough primer on the mechanisms of cannabinoids and terpenes, as well as The Entourage Effect and its impact on health conditions. Read these important factors in cannabinoid therapy here. Arthritis […]