Category: Advice

10 things Ohio’s, Pennsylvania’s and West Virginia’s aging population should know about medical marijuana
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10 things Ohio’s, Pennsylvania’s and West Virginia’s aging population should know about medical marijuana

AGRiMED Industries understands with compassion that most seniors grew up during a time when marijuana was illegal in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and around the country. It’s unfortunate that marijuana has been portrayed for decades by the government and media as an illicit drug used solely for a social purpose by “hippies” and so-called “drug...

The Effect of Traumatic Brain Injury in Professional Football
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The Effect of Traumatic Brain Injury in Professional Football

by Mark Winkel     Introduction: In May 2012 at the age of 43, a retired professional football player took his own life. This former San Diego Chargers linebacker, Junior Seau, was one of the best players in the league. However, over time, he began to suffer from wild mood swings, insomnia, and depression. After...

Medical Cannabis Certification for Pennsylvania Doctors
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Medical Cannabis Certification for Pennsylvania Doctors

Pennsylvania Cannabis Patients need good Doctors. More than ever, doctors certified for medical marijuana prescription are growing in number and influence. Opportunities abound to evolve patient care with cannabis in conjunction within state regulations. Part of this evolution includes doctors taking the initiative to get certified according to their state’s guidelines, closing the loop between...

Study Shows THC Reduces Tumor Growth
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Study Shows THC Reduces Tumor Growth

In 2009, researchers at Complutense University in Spain found that tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis—induced the death of brain cancer cells. This is known as “autophagy.” Previous studies have suggested that cannabinoids like THC have cancer-destroying properties. The study was a collaborative effort between by Complutense University and the University of Anglia (UEA)...

Medical Cannabis and CBD
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Medical Cannabis and CBD

What is CBD? CBD, or cannabidiol, is one of the primary chemical constituents of the cannabis plant. Second only to THC in content and popularity, this cannabinoid has gained recognition by the medical research community for its potential to aid in the treatment of many illnesses.

Guide to Cannabis Plants
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Guide to Cannabis Plants

The Latin name for marijuana is Cannabis and it comes in 3 species of the plant, Cannabis Sativa, Cannabis Indica, and Cannabis Ruderalis. This guide will concentrate on the Sativa and Indica varieties. A strain is the term used to portray naturally occurring or artificially bred combination of these two sorts running from an immaculate...