It’s Official: Marlboro Is Entering The Cannabis Market

It’s Official: Marlboro Is Entering The Cannabis Market

As BBC reported, Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, is in talks with a Canadian cannabis producer over a potential investment in the firm. Canada’s Cronos Group confirmed the discussions but said it had not yet reached an agreement. It follows reports that Altria was in talks to acquire Cronos as it moves to diversify from traditional smokers. Cronos issued the following statement: It is engaged in discussions concerning a potential investment by Altria Group Inc. in…

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Doctor Mocks And Laughs At Patient Suffering Anxiety Attack

Doctor Mocks And Laughs At Patient Suffering Anxiety Attack

He takes the drug Klonopin for his condition. “He was on medication for his anxiety but was off his meds for two days because he couldn’t get to the pharmacy before it closed,” his father, Donald Bardwell, told The Mercury News. His condition got so bad that he collapsed during a basketball practice on his first day of summer basketball class after suffering a panic attack. So, was rushed to El Maino Hospital in Los Gatos,…

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Mental Illness Isn’t ‘Laziness.’ Battling Mental Illness Is Exhausting.

Mental Illness Isn’t ‘Laziness.’ Battling Mental Illness Is Exhausting.

I often wish I could be a “normal” wife. I wish I could keep a clean house, cook dinners, bake, and have people over. I wish I could keep up on laundry and be organized. But no, the house is always a mess, I hardly ever cook, I rarely bake, and I’m always behind on laundry. Organization? I spend 20 minutes trying to find my textbook for school and several more trying to find a…

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Depression Isn’t A Choice, It’s A Kind Of Brain Damage

Depression Isn’t A Choice, It’s A Kind Of Brain Damage

After years of debate, researchers finally determined that persistent depression causes brain damage, and not the other way around. Neurologists previously had hypothesized that brain damage was a predisposing factor for chronic depression, but a new study published in Molecular Psychiatry sheds a different light. The study, which consisted of 9,000 individual samples, collected from the ENIGMA group, succeeded in definitively proving a causal relationship between persistent depression and brain damage. Magentic resonance images (MRIs)…

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THE 7 DIFFERENT STAGES OF FIBROMYALGIA, I HAVE #4 STAGE. WHAT’S YOUR STAGE ?

THE 7 DIFFERENT STAGES OF FIBROMYALGIA, I HAVE #4 STAGE. WHAT’S YOUR STAGE ?

When being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, one of the first thoughts to go through your head is, ‘Is this illness progressive? Many Doctors have done research into whether Fibromyalgia is a progressive illness like it’s sister illnesses MS and Lupus. However the jury is still out on this and many doctors will tell you that Fibro is not progressive. So if this is the case how come many of us, seem to go through six very…

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What is Lupus? How it is connected with Fibromyalgia

What is Lupus? How it is connected with Fibromyalgia

When you have fibromyalgia (FMS) or lupus Pain, Fatigue, Malaise is the symptoms that become a part of your life. You get a double helping of those symptoms, when you have both fibromyalgia and lupus, in addition to the other symptoms of both conditions. Because their primary symptoms can be very similar FMS and lupus are both hard to diagnose. People with FMS are sometimes misdiagnosed as having lupus, and vice versa. Diagnosis and treatment…

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CBD for Fibromyalgia: Is the new wonder drug worth it?

CBD for Fibromyalgia: Is the new wonder drug worth it?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard at least a little about CBD in the past months. It’s a legal cannabis derivative that has been advertised as a cure-all miracle. I have to say I was pretty sceptical. For some reason my body seems to struggle with medications, they either have little to no effect (which is most common for me) or too much of an effect. Having spent a lot…

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Girl who had 300 seizures a DAY is seizure-free due to CBD Oil

Girl who had 300 seizures a DAY is seizure-free due to CBD Oil

Girl, nine, who endured up to 300 seizures EVERY DAY and had one of the worst cases of epilepsy doctors have even seen is nearly seizure-free thanks to cannabis oil. A nine-year-old girl who used to have up to 300 seizures a day has been nearly seizure-free since she started taking cannabis oil. Teagan Appleby, from Aylesham, Kent, was born with the rare chromosome disorder isodicentric chromosome 15 syndrome, which led to her being diagnosed with…

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How to Claim Medical Cannabis on your Income Tax Return

How to Claim Medical Cannabis on your Income Tax Return

Green bud, grey area: Medical cannabis consumers buy products directly from licensed producers, but they must pay for it out of pocket sometimes to the tune of hundreds of dollars a month. Medical cannabis normally isn’t covered by third-party health insurance plans as it doesn’t have a drug identification number (DIN), a regulatory stamp consent issued by Health Canada. Starting March 1, Sun Life will become the country’s first major insurance company to offer optional…

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The Strongest Women Are The Women With Anxiety

The Strongest Women Are The Women With Anxiety

She’s been battling her anxiety for quite some time and she continues to do so with bravery. She’s not a victim of her mental struggle, because she knows in her heart that she’s so much more than the demons that live in her mind. She’s learned to hold her head up high when the chaos in her mind consumes her, so the word weakness is practically not in her vocabulary. She’s a strong girl because…

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