Stillwater Medicine and Lotus Health are showing “Weed the People”, a documentary about the power of medical marijuana and the dangers of misguided public policies about cannabis. Join us at the Little Art Theatre in Yellow Springs, OH at 7pm tomorrow, 2/28. We will be hosting a question and answer session after the screening.
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Odds are, if someone asked you if you wanted some ice cream, you’d ask them “What flavor?” before answering. You should think of medical marijuana similarly. Cannabis contains approximately 500 compound from 18 different chemical classes, including terpenoids, flavinoids, phytosterols, and over 100 different cannabinoids.Read More
In 1853, Alexander Wood, a physician in Scotland, administered the first intravenous drug. The drug was morphine and the idea was, that by injecting the drug directly into the vein and bypassing the mouth, the drug would be less addictive. Alexander Wood also became the first person to die from overdosing on an injectable drug. Nonetheless, by the late 1800s, physicians were dispensing hypodermic needles and instructing patients in their use. By the year 1900, 300,000 Americans were addicted to morphine.Read More
I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about CBD and wanted to synthesize a few of those conversations. I am approaching this from the western medicine perspective which uses clinical trials as the standard for evaluating the use and safety of a medicine. There are obviously many way to look at healing and plant medicine that are equally valid.Read More