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What Happens When You Sleep High?

June 8, 2023

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Greening Out: What Does It Mean? & 10 Tricks to Feel Better

June 1, 2023

At Compassionate Clinics of America, as much as we love cannabis and believe in its medicinal properties, there is too much of a good thing. Marijuana is a plant that is meant to be used with intention. What does it mean to have “greened out?” As prominent medical cannabis advocate Steve DeAngelo stated in The … Continued

Rosin vs Resin: Important Differences to Know About

May 25, 2023

Rosin and Resin. What is the difference? When a medical cannabis patient goes into a cannabis dispensary, they may be overwhelmed by the various types of products available, from marijuana flower, to edibles, topicals, oils, tinctures, and various forms of concentrates. Two different cannabis products that are common to see in dispensaries are resin and … Continued

Delta 10 vs Delta 8: Are There Big Differences?

May 18, 2023

There are potentially hundreds of cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. It can get confusing for medical cannabis patients when they see different labels for products that are related to cannabis, such as delta-8, delta-9, or delta-10 THC, and other cannabinoids like CBN, CBD, or CBC, just to name a few. When it comes to … Continued

Pediatric Cannabis: When is Medical Cannabis Used for Kids?

May 11, 2023

Pediatric cannabis or the use of medical marijuana within the pediatric population is a controversial topic, however, many of the largest advancements in the cannabis movement have resulted from children suffering from debilitating diseases fighting to access cannabis to bring back their quality of life. Alexis Bortell and the late and forever-missed Charlotte Figi became … Continued

Going to a Dispensary for the First Time: What to Expect

May 4, 2023

How do I know what to buy from a dispensary? How do I choose the right dispensary near me? Do I need a medical card to buy from a dispensary? What is the “right way” to consume cannabis? If you’re a new cannabis patient or are considering getting your medical cannabis certification, you may have … Continued

What are Trichomes? Determine Your Cannabis Quality

April 20, 2023

Have you ever looked at your cannabis flowers and wondered what that frostiness was? Those are trichomes, and they are one of the most important parts of the medical cannabis experience. Trichomes can help medical marijuana users determine the quality of their cannabis, just by looking at it! But, what are trichomes, exactly? In this … Continued

Your Definitive Guide to Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)

February 17, 2023

Medical cannabis patients may have heard of RSO, or Rick Simpson Oil, but aren’t exactly sure what it is or what RSO is used for. RSO is a cannabis extract that most people say is a full-spectrum cannabis extract, but is most noted for its extremely high levels of THC. RSO is not exactly the … Continued

Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Olive Oil in 3 Easy Steps

February 7, 2023

Infusing your food items with your medicine is an excellent way to deliver the benefits of medical cannabis to your body. Some medical cannabis patients like to make entire infused recipes, such as a batch of brownies or cannabis-infused smoked mac’ n cheese.  However, infusing common items that you use in cooking, such as butter … Continued

CBG Shows 5 Surprising Medical Benefits

February 3, 2023

When visiting a medical cannabis dispensary, patients may see products with higher concentrations of cannabinoids beyond THC or CBD. These may be cannabinoids like CBG, CBC, or THCv. Cannabigerol is one of those cannabinoids that has started to get more attention. What is CBG? CBG is considered a minor cannabinoid within most cannabis cultivars (“strains”) … Continued

Telemedicine Reduces Anxiety of Getting a Medical Cannabis Certification

January 27, 2023

“Meeting the patient where they are at.” This is one of the philosophies that underscores our practice at Compassionate Clinics of America as we help patients across 24 states discover the benefits of cannabis medicine while exploring a medical cannabis certification. When we opened our first clinics in Illinois and Pennsylvania, we had both physical … Continued

Can Medical Cannabis Help Reduce Opioid Dependence & Withdrawal Symptoms?

January 20, 2023

In the late-1990s, new prescription drugs were making it into the homes of millions of Americans to help them deal with pain and other ailments. What was said to be “non-addictive” by drug companies soon caused an opioid epidemic, where prescription opioids have severely negatively impacted people’s lives, too often in fatal ways. Opioid Use … Continued

The Ultimate Cannabis-Infused Brownie

January 9, 2023

The cannabis brownie has for long been what people associate with “edibles”. What can we say about brownies? Not only are they delicious, chocolately, and incredibly satisfying, but they’re also an excellent way to deliver your cannabis medicine because of their density and fat-carrying ingredients. While edibles have come a LONG way since the basic … Continued

Eye-Opening Research on Cannabis and Sexual Health

January 6, 2023

Can medical cannabis make sex more enjoyable or make you have more of it? How does cannabis affect other aspects of your sexual health? Human sexuality and sexual health is as diverse and complex as the cannabis plant itself: there’s something for everyone, yet not everyone likes the same things. Sexuality and sexual health is … Continued

What Do We Hope to See for Medical Cannabis in 2023?

December 30, 2022

2022 has been a great year of growth for Compassionate Clinics of America as we celebrated our fifth anniversary and expanded to serve medical cannabis patients in 23 states. The legalization of recreational cannabis is quickly catching on across multiple states, currently with 21 states and Washington, D.C. legalizing the plant for adult use alongside … Continued

Interesting Medical Benefits of THCA and Raw Cannabis

December 22, 2022

As more cannabis products become available to those who have their medical cannabis certification, patients are able to explore different cannabinoids, terpenes, and methods of consuming cannabis that makes each cannabis experience unique. Medical cannabis patients may have seen a familiar-yet-different type of cannabinoid cropping up on labels in medical dispensaries near them: THCA or … Continued

Patients Get Massive Benefits from Microdosing Cannabis

December 15, 2022

You may have heard the phrase “less is more”, and this can certainly apply to cannabis consumption. As medical marijuana has advanced, the popularity of a practice called “microdosing” has increased. What is microdosing? How is it done? Most importantly, how does the practice of microdosing benefit the medical cannabis patient? In this article, we’ll … Continued

Compassionate Clinics of America Continues Expansion Across Legal Cannabis States

December 15, 2022

CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Compassionate Clinics of America (“the Clinic”) is pleased to announce its expansion into six new states to continue to serve patients with the gold standard in cannabis medicine. The expansion, effective December 13, 2022, offers telemedicine services to New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, Maryland, and Maine, through which patients can access a medical cannabis certification for qualifying … Continued

Dispensary Partner Spotlight: Sunnyside*

December 9, 2022

At Compassionate Clinics of America, when we provide patients with their medical cannabis certification, we do our best to ensure we can point them in the direction of trusted partners who we know will provide them with support and education as they choose their products. We are happy to feature Sunnyside* as a dispensary partner, … Continued

Revealing the Truth About Hybrid Cannabis

December 9, 2022

For too long, and even now, cannabis has been broken down into a binary of indica vs. sativa, with hybrid being thrown in to mean a bit of a mix of the two. It’s become generally accepted as a hard truth that “indica” cannabis products are believed to produce sedative, calming effects (why some people … Continued

Medical Cannabis for HIV/AIDS & The Unstoppable Advocates we Honor

December 1, 2022

In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that 1.2 million people live with HIV in the United States, although infection rates are on a noticeable decline. Approximately 34,800 people received an HIV diagnosis in 2020. Of those infected with HIV, 13% don’t know they have the virus. This article will look … Continued

Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Holiday Sugar Cookies

November 30, 2022

Those who celebrate Christmas may hold special memories of baking holiday cookies with their loved ones. Christmas cookies and baking have long been a part of holiday traditions. As the holiday season swells, those who have received their medical cannabis certification through Compassionate Clinics of America may be interested in a different kind of holiday … Continued

Important Traveling Tips for Medical Cannabis Patients

November 23, 2022

For who hold their medical cannabis certification, traveling outside their state may bring a sense of anxiety. How can medical cannabis patients enjoy traveling and ensure access to medicine while away?  This article contains important traveling tips for medical cannabis patients. We will cover almost any travel scenario, ensuring medical cannabis patients understand how to … Continued

What is CBN?

November 17, 2022

What is CBN? Have you heard of brands saying that CBN can help you sleep? How does CBN interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system? What are the effects of CBN? Sleep is one of the most crucial things required for maintaining well-being. Sleep helps us maintain healthy brain function as well as our physical health. … Continued

Harm Reduction: Learn Why People with Substance Use Disorder are Using Cannabis

November 10, 2022

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHA), 15.4% of adult Americans, or 39 million people struggle with a substance use disorder. Of this number, 10% struggle with alcohol, with others struggling with prescription drugs, opioids, and stimulants. Overdose rates are at an all-time high, with the pandemic bringing on a 34.4% increase in … Continued

12 Essential Tips for Growing Your Own Medical Cannabis

November 7, 2022

While the medical cannabis patients we certify at Compassionate Clinics of America can access a number of dispensaries across their state, some prefer to grow their own medical cannabis where it is legally permitted. Not only is cultivating your own cannabis medicine extremely satisfying, but as you learn, and try it over and over again … Continued

Recipe: Cannabis Infused Hot Chocolate

November 4, 2022

Everyone knows that there’s nothing more enjoyable than coming inside from a cold winter’s day to a delicious cup of hot chocolate. Known as a long-standing hot beverage favorite around the holiday season, hot chocolate made from scratch always wins out over the powder in a packet. For those who would like to consume their … Continued

Recipe: Cannabis-Infused Sweet Potato Casserole

November 4, 2022

Turn an old favorite into a perfectly infused dish by substituting the recipe’s butter for cannabutter. This infused Sweet Potato Casserole is sure to add a little extra “zing” to your holiday time meals. Be sure when serving any dish infused with cannabis that all guests know, and are aware of the dose per serving. … Continued

Can Cannabis Successfully Treat PTSD in Veterans?

November 2, 2022

In many ways, we have the United States veterans to thank for much of the advocacy we have seen nationwide around medical cannabis, namely because of how cannabis has been helping those living Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). As of 2021, it was estimated that there are 19 million United States citizens who are veterans … Continued

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