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Why my tolerance so high?

Probably because you are stimulating your cannabinoid receptors too often and with too much THC. When you initially start to medicate, either recently or decades ago, your endocannabinoid receptors we smaller, less abundant and probably not as efficient. As you start introducing Cannabis they up regulate which means more are produced and they a ...

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How to get a Medical Marijuana Card in Florida

https://youtu.be/AJSjGiXLHq8 Lesson 1. How to get your medical marijuana card.  Cannabis is an amazing plant. It's been used for a millennia for medical and ritualistic purposes as far out as the Middle East and China.  In 1937. The marijuana act made the plant illegal Nationwide despite objections from the medical communi ...

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5 Unheard Ways to Master in CBD Dosage

The Cannabis plant has 60 Active compounds, one of which is Cannabidiol. CBD is an extensively used component in various creams, gummies, treats, vapes, etc. People are well familiar with its uses like CBD for inflammation, pain relief, anxiety, and stress. CBD has become a popular product in recent days. However, you should also know its dosa ...

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Telemedicine may be ending soon

MMJ was approved in Florida in 2017 and since then more than 567,000 patients have been added to the OMMU registry and are using Cannabis on a regular basis.As you all know, in 2020 we had the Covid-19 pandemic, which was really hard for everyone. Some people were affected directly and lost their lives to the virus and some lost their jobs leading ...

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CBD vs CBG vs CBN: Simply Explained

When looking at the composition of the cannabis and hemp plants, it is astonishing to discover there are over 100 different phytocannabinoids present. Among these are THC, CBD, CBG and CBN.  While you may be aware of what THC is, and CBD is becoming more popular by the day; you may not be aware of CBG and CBN. These fascinating minor cannabinoids ...

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What is Ground Flower?

The Cannabis flower prices in Florida can vary from $27 an eight for small nugs or minis to $60 an eight for the high-quality specialty buds. For patients on a budget, even these smaller buds at $27-$32 are too expensive so most dispensaries now carry an even more affordable option usually called ground flower. Ground flower is us ...

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What is CBN or cannabinol?

We are all used to hearing about the multiple medicinal benefits of CBD and THC, but these aren’t the only cannabinoids produced by the marijuana plant. The plant actually produces more than 120 different cannabinoids and, while CBD and THC, might be the most abundant ones, there are other minors one that also has medicinal properties like CBN (ca ...

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Becoming a Medical Cannabis caregiver in Florida

What is a Medical Cannabis Caregiver? A medical cannabis caregiver is someone who under Florida law has the legal right to purchase and possess medical cannabis only for it to be use by a qualified medical marijuana patient. They are the legal representative for the patient. Caregivers may be the patient’s parent, legal guardian, health care su ...

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Edibles are finally here in Florida

On Wednesday August 26 of 2020 the Florida DOH and the Office of Medical Marihuana(OMMU) finally published the rules allowing for the recommendation and sell of medical cannabis as an edible. While must of you have been waiting for this for 3 years, there are several restrictions and edibles while not be the same as in other states that have m ...

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Is there mold in your medical cannabis?

Recently there’s been some patients complaining on social media about mold in the Medical Cannabis and while this might sound like something hard believe, it is more common than you think. Despite growers and MMTC’s trying to avoid this issue by doing mostly indoor crops, keeping their humidity and nutrients at the perfect ratio, it happens. It ...

What are Cannabis Terpenes?

What are Cannabis Terpenes?

The Cannabis plant is a very complex one made up of different cannabinoids, flavonoids, and terpenes. Terpenes are the aromatic oils responsible for imparting that specific odor to a plant or a fruit. For example, Limonene is a terpene present in oranges and lemons and gives that recognizable odor and flavor to them. What are cannabis terpenes? ...

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What is kief ?

Kief, an Arabic word meaning “pleasure” or “intoxication”,is the name used commonly to describe the sticky, crystal-like powder substance found on the Cannabis flower. Kief or keef has been collected and used for thousands of years as a highly concentrated form of cannabis found on the trichomes fo the plant.  High-quality kief is general ...

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How to complete your Florida MMJ card application

After seeing your BudDoc for your face-to-face evaluation, we will enter you into the Medical Marijuana Use Registry (OMMU). The next step is completing the State's required application for an Office of Medical Marijuana Use Registry Identification Card. You have two options for completing your application - online or by mail. When submitting b ...

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Introducing Releaf App Track your session in Real-time!

Releaf App is a free iOS and Android mobile app to help you track, learn from, and improve your use of cannabis. Everything you track is 100% anonymous. The data that is collected in Releaf app is used for multiple research studies and helps us identify what products our patients are finding most effective. You can download the Releaf App for free ...

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What is the difference between THC and THCa

Cannabis is known for it's powerful and intoxicating effects but these effects usually come from THC or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol which in reality is not present in the raw form of the plant. The natural form has THCa or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid which is the acidic form of THC and it has no psychoactivity at all.  As the plant  ...

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Coronavirus and Medical Cannabis patients in Florida

The OMMU and FL DOH has allowed doctors to do follow up visits (7-month recertifications) via Telemedicine/Telehealth and avoiding having to come into the office and risking getting infected with COVID-19. By now you should all be aware that we are facing a Pandemic that will either directly or indirectly affect each and every one of us. CO ...

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Are these small buds really worth it?

The price for good quality flower from an approved dispensary can be very steep when compared to the black market. A 1/8 of high-quality bud usually ranges between $40 and $50 with some even as high as $60. Some dispensaries came out with a more affordable option giving you an 1/8 that can range between $23 to $33. According to the MMTC's, it' ...

Can Cannabis Help Treat Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that causes the body’s immune system to attack the central nervous system (CNS) including the brain and the spinal cord. This attack usually affects the fatty myelin sheaths that surround our nerve cells. Depending on the cells that are being attacked, it will be the different symptoms the patient can exp ...

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Vaping your Medical Cannabis

Cannabis can be used in many forms and via many different routes. The inhalation routes are one the most often used since it gives patients a rapid onset and quick relief of their symptoms. Vaporizing the whole flower is probably one of the best ways of medicating. Smoking Options in the inhalation route include vaping or smoking the med ...

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Not getting the relief you are looking for from your Cannabis?

Remember back in the day when you first smoked weed or started using medical cannabis? When one or two hits off of that joint would give you a long-lasting and powerful relief? This is exactly what one of my patients recently asked me at a follow-up appointment. Mrs. Smith, a 53 y/o Female who was dealing with severe and chronic joint pain ass ...

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Juicing Cannabis: Relief Without The High

The act of juicing leafy greens like kale and spinach as a nutritional supplement may not come as a surprise to many of you, but have you ever thought about juicing the raw cannabis plant? Believe it or not, Marijuana is one of the most nutritionally complete food sources known to man. And what many patients don’t realize is that raw cannabis ...

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Renewing your MMJ card in Florida

Your MMJ card was given to you by The Florida Department of Health Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) and is valid for 1 year from the date of initial approval. The Expiration Date is printed on it right next to the date of birth. This is different from your doctors recommendation which at the most can last up to 210 days or 6.8 months. Yo ...

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Top Medical Cannabis strains to treat pain

Cannabis reputation has changed considerably in the last several years. Both society and the medical community are beginning to understand and appreciate cannabis for its potential health benefits. One of the most interesting health benefits is its possible ability to treat and relieve pain. The pain relieving properties in different medical ca ...

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What is RSO?

Rick Simpson oil or RSO is a thick and dark cannabis-derived oil that has an especially high concentration of THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol . THC has very potent effects that, when concentrated, have shown signs of being able to treat a variety of ailments. RSO is usually made with indica-heavy strains of marijuana because Rick believes that the ...

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What is CBD and how can it help you?

CBD is one of the more than 100 Cannabinoids found in the Cannabis plant which is also used to produce hemp and marijuana. It’s extracted from the resin of cannabis through different processes, similar to it's cousin THC, and then mixed with different oils like coconut oil among others. The major difference between CBD and THC is that CBD is n ...

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How to Get a Medical Cannabis Card Near Me

Medical Marijuana has been available as a safe treatment in Florida since Amendment 2 pass in October of 2016. Since the more than 331,300 patients have benefited from it.  To get a card you need to have a qualifying condition like cancer, epilepsy, glaucoma, HIV/AIDS, PTSD, ALS, Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, or “ ...

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Can Medical Marijuana help you lose weight?

Can I l If the question is: Can Medical Marijuana help you lose weight? then the answer is yes, but make sure to read the fine print. There is no doubt that Cannabis provides stress relief, helps with pain, and makes your creativity bloom. Approved as a medical treatment for seizures, chronic pain, PTSD, Multiple Sclerosis among others, ...