Blog posts tagged "pain relief"


HG Spotlight: Frozen Shoulder

In 2016, I was diagnosed with a rare form of early onset adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder syndrome) which rendered my left shoulder almost completely immovable and caused excruciating pain — particularly at night. This resulted in severe sleep deprivation and associated depression, irritability, loss of focus, and a major loss of work productivity. I had always read about how debilitating chronic, severe pain could be, but really had no clue until I was living with it.

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Sgt. Patient

Are you a veteran who has benefited from cannabis? Share your story with us. Email us at info@hopegrown.org for more details. Our regular blog series, "Sgt. Patient," lets veterans share how medical marijuana has improved their quality of life. Your story might be featured in one of our weekly blog posts. Share anonymously if you want, our hope is that your story might inspire others. Help us make a difference. We would love to hear from you. #SgtPatient

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Killer Pills: Illegally Alive Showcases How Cannabis Could Fix America’s Opiate Epidemic

Chloe Summers reports on a recent demonstration by The Marijuana Times at World Cannabis Week in Denver which brought attention to the deadly opioid epidemic that’s killing men and women of all ages. The movement is called “Illegally Alive” and it serves by showing, through facts and personal stories, how having the option of legal, medical cannabis can prevent opioid-related deaths.

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