Medical Marijuana

AZDHS 3rd Annual Medical Marijuana Report

The Arizona Department of Health Services came out with their third annual report for Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Program last week. The report comes out once a year to update the general public regarding the program, where it stands and what has changed over the previous year.

The report acknowledged that the awareness of medical marijuana …

Alzheimer’s and Medical Marijuana

Currently, one of the top ten leading causes of death in the United States is Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is a neural degenerative disease that leads to memory deprivation. Amyloid plaques or protein deposits trigger the disease. Symptoms include severe loss of memory, speech problems and mood swings. Alzheimer’s typically affects those over the age of …

Cancer and Medical Marijuana

One of the most frightening things in the world is a cancer diagnosis. One of the first questions that come to mind after receiving the news is treatment and what options are available to you.

The two common treatments for many different types of cancer are chemotherapy and radiation. However, there has been ground breaking …

Treating Crohn’s Disease with Medical Marijuana

Crohn’s disease is considered a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. The small bowel and beginning of the colon are most commonly affected, however the entire thickness of the bowel wall can be affected as well. Crohn’s can as well affect any part of …

Do I Qualify for Medical Marijuana?

Back in 2012, Arizona voters made marijuana legal for medicinal use. Many people wonder if they would qualify to receive medical marijuana. In Arizona, to be considered, you must be diagnosed or in treatment for:

Muscle spasms
Multiple sclerosis
Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
Chronic pain
Hepatitis C
Crohn’s disease
Severe Nausea

If you suffer from any of these conditions or are currently receiving …