Blog posts in August 2017


Physician of the Month: Dr. Sean Aldridge

If you're looking for an established doctor in the valley to write your medical marijuana recommendation, look no further. Dr. Sean Aldridge has been practicing medicine for over a 37 years. His private clinic is located of Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks. From the friendly front desk staff to the thorough medical screening, we can't say enough about the professionalism from this patient-focused doctor.

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SGT. PATIENT: Momma Warrior

Before discovering cannabis I would hide away from the world and stay at home... Now, I'm out with my kids, going to concerts with my hubby and doing things I didn't do before! I've even gone so far as to start a daily live broadcast on Periscope.com- where I medicate with like-minded people and hopefully connect with people looking to treat their symptoms with cannabis. The people in the cannabis community are amazing! It always feels like everyone is truly hoping the best for everyone.

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Brightfield Group and HelloMD Release Largest Study on CBD Derived from Cannabis

The study surveyed 2,400 of HelloMD’s 150,000 community members on their usage, knowledge, perceptions, and misconceptions of CBD, making it the largest study of its kind. Overall, the study found that consumers of CBD are very satisfied with its effectiveness for treating a variety of medical conditions including insomnia, depression, anxiety, and joint pain.

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Hopegrown Spotlight: Friday Night Lights

My Journey with cannabis starts in the summer of 2016. I was a young, healthy, active student-athlete on the men's soccer team. Getting ready for the upcoming season in the fall, I was excited and working hard to stay in shape during the off season...During the procedure (yes, I was awake), I was told the eerie news... I had ulcerative colitis. A chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract.

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