Mental Health Week in Canada: How can medical cannabis help?

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“Mental illness affects people of all ages, education, income levels, and cultures” (CMHA, 2018) Mental Health Week is hosted by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) to shed light on what mental health really is and supports CMHA’s vision of …

Pot and PTSD: A medical explanation of the benefits

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Mental health issues are often experienced but seldom shared. Unfortunately, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is no different. In 2008, the Journal of CNS Neuroscience and Therapeutics estimated that 9.2 per cent of Canadians will experience PTSD at some point in their lives. These …

Study: Marijuana Benefits Mental Health

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Marijuana’s benefits on PTSD and other mental conditions like anxiety, have long been proven, but new research show the benefits of medical cannabis on mental health. Researchers from the US and Canada recently collaborated on a study published in Clinical Psychology Review, which …

Medical Marijuana and Depression

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It’s another edition of Medical Monday, and today we’re looking at how medical marijuana helps with depression. Depression is a mood disorder or mental health condition that leaves people feeling a variety of symptoms from helplessness, fatigue, sadness, loss of appetite and …