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Find out whether or not Cannabinoid treatment is right for you

View the legislation status of Cannabinoid legalization in your state:    NY    MD

“Marijuana doesn’t have a high potential for abuse, and there are very legitimate medical applications. In fact, sometimes marijuana is the only thing that works…”
-Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Cannabinoid medicine is becoming a prominent force in the world of pharmaceuticals. Safer and more natural then competing medicine types, many doctors throughout the world are beginning to turn to medical cannabis as a source of non-addictive treatment. Now is the perfect time to learn about Cannabinoid treatment and how it can potentially benefit you.

 

Use this page to discover which THC types would be better suited to your symptoms, as well as general patient information. You can use the links above to find out about the legislative status of cannabis legalization in your state. Also, please check out our general Cannabinoid information page for more specific information about the characteristics of THC related chemicals. If you are not a patient but are interested in how medical cannabis can benefit state programs, see our legislative education page.

Cannabinoid Usage Information

Compared to many other medical solutions on the market such as Opioid treatment, usage of medical Cannabis comes with a comparatively low rates of addiction. However, as with any medical treatment, it is important for patients to have a good understanding of dosage and tolerance when using cannabinoids.

 

Physicians should always help patients establish what the proper dosage of medication is for their current environment, from both a physical and situational point of view. By starting at a low dosage which is then slowly increased over time, patients can find a level of usage that works best for them.

 

Several factors to keep in mind when establishing proper dosage:

  • Amount used
  • Strain and chemical properties of the cannabis
  • Form/potency of the cannabis
  • Type of environment the cannabis is used in
  • Diet and nutritional habits of the patient
  • Patient’s past use of cannabis
  • Other medications the patient uses
Click on the button below to find out more about the individual characteristics of the chemicals found in cannabis, as well as the conditions they help treat.
General cannabis information