You've decided to try medicinal cannabis. Now what? If only there was some support out there. We talk to Ashleigh Brown, the founder of SheCann, a Facebook Community of medical cannabis advocates. Then, you track your steps and sleep with a FitBit. You track you calories with a diet app. What if you could track your medicinal cannabis use? We talk to Stephanie Karasick the founder of Strainprint. Yup. There is an app for that. And we think it is pretty cool.
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SheCann is a Facebook Community. It is a closed group. But if you search "shecann: empowering canadian women" in Facebook, you can be admitted. You will just have to be respectful and agree to their community rules. But the group shares lots of useful information and is very supportive.
Strainprint is a free app that lets you track all thing cannabis. Check it out at
What does cannabis do to the brain? What is the "entourage" effect? Does having no receptors in the medulla make cannabinoids safer than opioids? Dr. Mike Namaka schools Trevor and Kirk about the neuroscience behind cannabis. What do we know? What do we not know? Where is the science taking us?
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Canadian Family Physician - The official Journal of the College of Family Physicians of Canada
-Simplified guideline for prescribing medical cannabinoids in primary care http://www.cfp.ca/content/64/2/111
Canadian Medical Association Position on Medical Marijuana
Dr. Mike Namaka