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The Dangers of Dosing: Why our Vegan, Organic Cannabis Edibles are the safest for Medical Marijuana Therapies.

Everyone has heard at least one horror story from some poor friend or group of friends who have quite literally bitten off more than they can chew and experienced the misery and fear associated with ingesting too high a dose of THC from a Marijuana Edible. We all laugh about the Police Officers in Toronto who ate a Cannabis Edible during a dispensary raid and had to call for help because they found themselves stuck in their cruiser hallucinating; or the Officer in Michigan who called 9-1-1 after using Cannabis he stole from the evidence locker to make brownies, “I think I am having an overdose and so is my wife. Time is going by really, really, really slow, and...

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Why You Should Trade in Your Ibuprofen for Marijuana

Ibuprofen is a type of over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication under a larger umbrella of medications referred to as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Other NSAIDs include aspirin and prescription-only naproxen, celecoxib, diclofenac, etodolac, and ketoprofen. While these medication are easily accessible, they can create adverse side effects. With so many people (up to 70 million prescriptions per year) using NSAIDs for long-term pain relief, cannabis can be an alternative that limits the damage caused by regular ibuprofen use. How Do NSAIDs Work? NSAIDs block Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes which are responsible for producing prostaglandins, hormones that are released after an injury. Prostaglandins are responsible for making damaged tissue swell which causes pain. Cox-1 enzymes signal for blood clotting in your stomach and...

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