Consuming Cannabis Concentrates: Tips, Tricks & Techniques

Cannabis concentrates are quickly gaining traction for medical cannabis patients due to the punch they pack, the many varieties of concentrates, and because they represent the most potent and medicinal parts of the plant. Cannabis concentrates are the extracted parts of the plant that provide the effect, including cannabinoids like THC and terpenes. Many people … Continued

Cannabis Infused Lemon Bars

INGREDIENTS Crust 1 cup flour all-purpose 1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons cannabis infused butter 6 tablespoons butter Filling 1/2 cup lemon juice freshly squeezed 2 teaspoons lemon zest finely grated 3 eggs large 1 cup sugar granulated 1/4 cup flour all-purpose 1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar for garnish INSTRUCTIONS … Continued

Is Medical Cannabis Much More than Indica and Sativa?

When a medical cannabis patient sees the selection of cannabis products before them when choosing their medicine, they are likely faced with choices that range from Indica to Sativa, or hybrids of the two “types” of cannabis. For centuries, the study of the cannabis plant has focused on the Indica/Sativa binary, with patients and connoisseurs … Continued

More Than Just THC & CBD: Minor Cannabinoids in Cannabis to Have on Your Radar

Cannabis is a highly complex plant, and she continues to reveal those complexities as the plant is further researched and the compounds that make up the plant become apparent and more understood. For a very long time, cannabis advocacy, medical cannabis, and even recreational cannabis focused on THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) as the most important component of … Continued

A Complete Guide to the Endocannabinoid System

There is a good chance if a patient were to visit their general practitioner and tell them that they think their endocannabinoid system may be unbalanced, the practitioner would have no idea what the patient was talking about. On the other hand, when visiting a practitioner who believes the evidence of the efficacy of medical … Continued

What Exactly is the Entourage Effect?

Those new to cannabis may have heard about the “entourage effect” and the importance of understanding it as a critical component of the medical cannabis experience. What exactly is the entourage effect? Why are so many people talking about it? Furthermore, why are so many medical cannabis clinicians and cannabis patients using the entourage effect … Continued

Infused Salted Butter and Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Are you looking for a tasty springtime dessert? Try this recipe infused with cannabis. You’re sure to have a smile on your face. This cannabis-infused recipe is easy-to-make and doesn’t require too much time. Ingredients: 1/2 cup & 2 tbsps. salted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 cup cannabis-infused butter 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 … Continued

Medical Cannabis Reciprocity

Medical Cannabis Reciprocity: What does reciprocity mean for patients? For medical cannabis patients, going without medical cannabis is not an option for many. Patients must choose between breaking federal laws which prohibit interstate travel with cannabis versus suffering incapacitating health problems. Medical cannabis reciprocity laws are necessary to protect the health and wellness of registered … Continued

Cannabis-Infused Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate is great for warming up the cold winter months, providing a delicious and cozy way to perk up your cannabis consumption. We’ve created our own Cannabis Hot Cocoa Mix recipe below, but feel free to add your own flavors. Before you start preparing to make your hot chocolate mix, be sure to decarboxylate … Continued

Meet Michael, From the Medical Cannabis DIY Community

Michael McGee is the founder of Medical Cannabis DIY Community, an all-volunteer patient helping the patient community to assist Medical Cannabis Patients to learn to customize and save money by making their own cannabis

Is Cannabis a Better Alternative to Alcohol?

If you’re looking to get ahead on your new year’s resolution of living a healthier lifestyle, or you’re just tired of waking up with a pounding headache and nausea every time you drink, you’re in the right place.

Meet Annette Kohan, Our Residential Cannabis Nurse

Receiving her nursing education at Pennsylvania’s La Roche University in 1994, Annette focused on working within medical trauma units and medical practitioner training for the first two decades of her career.

2021 Illinois Medical Cannabis Summary Overview

It has been almost seven years since Illinois approved the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act, allowing patients with one of 52+ qualifying conditions to register with the state to obtain cannabis for medical use. Illinois was the 20th state to authorize a legal, medical cannabis program.  As of June 2021, there are now … Continued

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