Terpenes and Cannabis: What Medical Marijuana Patients Should Know

by in Medical Marijuana, Written by Dr. Daniel June 8, 2020

Terpenes and Cannabis Some of our patients at AR MMJ Cards have asked about the difference between terpenes and cannabinoids.  We wanted to walk through the definition of terpenes, why they are important, how they interact with the brain and olfactory system, and a review of selected terpenes/strains. A close appreciation of the powerful value […]

Alzheimer’s Disease and Cannabis

by in Written by Dr. Daniel May 15, 2020

Alzheimer’s and marijuana? According to the Mayo Clinic, “Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to waste away (degenerate) and die. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia — a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person’s ability to function independently.”  Alzheimer’s Disease not only […]

Cannabinoid Therapy for Arthritis

by in Written by Dr. Daniel April 3, 2020

Marijuana for Arthritis? Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States, affecting over 27 million adults nationwide. The economic, personal, and societal impact is staggering, with the CDC reporting yearly arthritis-attributable medical care costs and earning losses at $303.5 billion.  How does arthritis occur and what are the symptoms? Arthritis involves a […]

CBD vs THC, Which is Right for Me?

by in Written by Dr. Daniel January 1, 2020

With the explosion of cannabis products into the mainstream, this topic couldn’t be hotter. Although cannabis has hundreds of identified cannabinoids compounds, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) are present in the highest concentrations and account for the bulk of beneficial physiologic properties that can be attributed to cannabis plants. These two compounds have important differences […]