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Knee Injuries Forced Olympic Sprinter Michael Frater Into Retirement, But Cannabis Is Helping Him Get Back On His Feet

The world record holder has opened a medical cannabis dispensary in Jamaica. Sprinter Michael Frater represented Jamaica for more than a decade and was a member of the world record-setting 4×100 metres relay team from the 2012 London Olympics. But about five years ago, his knees started to give him trouble and, eventually, the injuries forced him into retirement, reports SportsMax TV. Doctors were puzzled by the constant swelling and fluid build-up in the knees… …

Alabama Man Launches Career As Medical Hemp Farmer After Mother’s Cancer Battle

As a child, Prattville native Jeffrey Lee remembers playing in cotton fields. These days, his own son and daughter run in a much different crop. “I’ve sat out there and watched my kids playing in all this hemp growing 10 or 11 foot high,” Lee said. Life as a full-time medicinal hemp farmer in Autauga County’s Booth community isn’t something Lee would had envisioned for his family a couple of years ago. – Read the… …

Older Adults Trying Cannabis For The First Time

Medical marijuana is now legal in over two-thirds of the country, plus Washington D.C., and its prevalence is reaching a new generation. Nope, not Gen Zers coming of legal age; older adults are turning to cannabis, many for the first time, as a medical treatment. A study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, published in October 2020 by the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, reports that adults age 65… …

Fibromyalgia And Cannabis: What The Latest Research Says

Even though pharmaceutical drugs and OTC pain-relievers are typically used to help manage fibromyalgia, cannabinoids like CBD and THC are being considered more now than ever before. If you had to guess, how many people in the United States do you think live with fibromyalgia? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), roughly four million American adults (2% of the country’s population) struggle with this chronic medical condition. Fibromyalgia consists of widespread, severe, and… …

Cannabis Infused Everyday Cooking With Sweed And Savery

Sweed & Savery’s cooking show is all about normalizing the use of cannabis infused in daily cooking, while providing an understanding for the health benefits, terminology, and sharing recipes. “It can help you reduce pain, it’s a super anti-inflammatory, it reduces stress, it also reduces anxiety,” explained Avery Warner from Sweed & Savery. Eating hemp doesn’t have any psychoactive properties, but we always suggest checking in with your Doctor. – Read the entire article at… …

CBD Use in the Military, Sports, and UFC sports

CBD products are typically used to relieve pain or help with anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders. Although CBD benefits are impressive, CBD use still causes controversy among different societies. While CBD consumption is federally legal in the US (if the product contains less than 0.3% THC), some states have proposed restrictions on buyers. People still doubt if active-duty military personnel, athletes, and UFC fighters should be allowed to use CBD as pain relievers or relaxants.… …

Arizona Can Help End Stigma Against Migraine Sufferers And Marijuana Use

A migraine sufferer and researcher advocates for migraines to be put on a list of acceptable MMJ conditions. The following column is the opinion and analysis of the writer: For the nearly 39 million Americans who suffer from debilitating migraines, stigma is nothing new. Despite the fact that they struggle with a chronic neurological disease that is the sixth-most disabling illness in the world and is more common than asthma, diabetes, and epilepsy combined, migraine… …