When Food Really is Medicine

By 1 month ago

We all heard him whistling from the bathroom. A mindless melody so pleasant it reminded me of the orchestra of birds that sing and chirp each morning outside my bedroom. But it wasn’t morning, rather it was dusk. Mother had just walked in bearing a bottle of red wine, Aliya was sitting on the full sized bed we had moved to the living room weeks prior. It now served as the couch. His new bed was one of those rented hospital versions. It served his needs better now. Aliya sat cross-legged, her head down, knitting yet another hat for him. He was always cold. I stood in the small kitchen waiting for the grapeseed oil I had just poured into the cast iron skillet to shimmer indicating it was hot enough.

List of Las Vegas’ Dispensaries Selling Recreational Cannabis

By 4 months ago

We’ve got the list of recreational dispensaries in Las Vegas! You want it! We’ve got it! Here’s the initial list of Las Vegas’ dispensaries you can buy recreational cannabis from on July 1! Don’t forget to share with your friends! Remember, Henderson dispensaries aren’t selling recreational cannabis just yet. Only Las Vegas and North Las […]

Focus on HIV: Medical Cannabis Drug Interactions

By 6 months ago

Over 1.2 million individuals in the United States are estimated to be living with HIV. Each year, 50,000 new cases of HIV infection are diagnosed in the U.S. Many patients that have been diagnosed with HIV are receiving treatment with combinations of medications, collectively called antiretrovirals, which target the specific type of virus that causes […]

Understanding the Entourage Effect

By 6 months ago

Photo By: Dope Foto Nevada, like many other new cannabis markets has experienced consumer demand for high THC cannabis flowers. Consumers have associated higher THC numbers with a stronger “high”, but this can be an incorrect correlation. The most potent strains of Jamaican cannabis, known for its long history of superb cannabis cultivation, frequently have THC levels in the 15 to 17% range.

Our Nevada Medical Marijuana Program: Keeping in Mind the Best Interest of Patients

By 8 months ago

As of December 31, 2016, there were 25,358 registered medical marijuana patients in the state of Nevada. Currently, Nevada medical marijuana cards are valid for a period of one-year. Now however, with recreational marijuana dispensaries possibly opening this year, state officials are discussing extending the renewal period for patients to two or more years.