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Patients find freedom from fibromyalgia pain with cannabis

When I first met Vicki, I connected with her right away. Comfortable in her own skin, I knew that if it weren’t for our professional relationship, we might have been friends.

Monarch & the Milkweed launches CBD-laced sweets line

There's been quite a bit of talk lately about cannabidiol — better known as CBD — a non-psychoactive cannabinoid chemical prevalent in all cannabis varieties.

Seniors cast aside stereotypes, find relief in medical marijuana

Last Christmas, Barbara Kaiser slid to her kitchen floor and just sobbed. The 82-year-old Green Valley woman had spent decades baking hundreds of cookies for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren for the holidays, but this year, the pain won.

Weed nuns! Meet women who have dedicated their lives to growing marijuana and make millions ...

Sisters of the Valley doubles up as a medical cannabis company and is set to rake it more than $1million in revenue this year.

Know Your Medicine: CBD

CBD, which stands for the phytocannabinoid cannabidiol (not cannabinoids), has exploded on the cannabis scene in a way that no other natural compound has. Although it has received a huge amount of media attention over the past few years, there are so many questions about it.

'My goal is to listen to patients and to create a better life quality for them'

The Local’s guest columnist Melanie Haynes speaks to Copenhagen Doctor Tina Horsted, one of the city’s few prescribers of medicinal cannabis, and shares her own experiences with the treatment.

Don’t mind the weed, feel the packaging

Fledgling cannabis companies fighting for customer attention are using packaging and branding as a way to keep users alert

Taking a look at alternative treatments for chronic pain

With the wide-reaching negative effects of the opioid crisis continuing to be addressed across the U.S., more and more people are exploring alternative therapies to manage their chronic pain and avoid the risks associated with prolonged use of the highly addictive drugs.

Chelsea Leyland's big crusade for cannabis

The DJ, who was diagnosed with epilepsy at 13 years old, opens up about ditching western drugs for CBD oil.

Budtender bootcamp

You're expected to know a dizzying amount of details about the products your dispensary carries: the lineage of the strains, the terpene levels and effects, the best options for individual conditions and more—and that's just for the flower.