Blog posts tagged "PTSD "


Cannabis Therapy for Night Terrors & PTSD

While both nightmares and night terrors aren’t pleasant to deal with, night terrors can negatively impact the quality of an individual’s sleep which can be detrimental to their mental and physical health long-term. It’s no secret that medical cannabis patients have cited cannabis’ ability to help them unwind and fall asleep faster for years...

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Hopegrown Spotlight: My Journey of Hope

I'm an American civilian, clinically diagnosed with PTSD. My traumas come from incidents that happened to me during the course of a 25-year international hospitality career...The only thing that has kept me sane (and alive) is access to marijuana.

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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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Survey Shows: Cannabis Compares Favorably to Conventional PTSD Treatments

A survey of 300 patients with PTSD was recently conducted by Care By Design, a California-based medical marijuana company. Patients answered questions about which medications they had used and assessed the effects of each medicine on the hallmark symptoms of PTSD: anger, irritability, anxiety, depression, pain and sleep disorders. Data from this survey suggests that cannabis compares favorably to conventional treatments for PTSD...

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