Category: Cannabidiol

“Making Peace with Cannabis” by Zach Walsh, PhD, Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Psychology

This TEDx Talk is titled “Making Peace with Cannabis“. It features Zach Walsh, PhD, who is an Assistant Professor in the UBC Department of Psychology and Co-Director for the Centre for the Advancement of Psychological Science and Law. He is also involved in a current study at UBC which is investigating treating PTSD using Medical Cannabis.

Video is courtesy of the TEDx Talks YouTube channel

The Washington Post article titled “NFL players fight pain with Medical Marijuana: ‘Managing it with pills was slowly killing me’”.

The Washington Post has posted an interesting article about the use of a strain of Medical Cannabis that is rich in Cannabidiol (CBD). Other strains of Cannabis have levels of THC which can get you highCannabidiol (CBD) does not have the psychoactivity and mood-altering effects of THC.

Cannabidiol or CBD can have Medical benefits especially for patients who have Eplilepsy, by reducing the occurrence of seizures. Another area being researched is the use of Medical Cannabis CBD to reduce pain. Former NFL Players break a lot of bones and unfortunately, that could lead to a lifelong Pain Management.

Click on this link to visit The Washington Post website to read their article titled “NFL players fight pain with medical marijuana: ‘Managing it with pills was slowly killing me’”.

Posted by Vincent Banial