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Pain, Pain Go Away. Come Back another Day

  **RE-PUBLISHED WITH PERMISSION FROM CALIPICKER** Yesterday was day 5 of no sleep. Well, that’s not entirely true. I usually get about 2-3 hours of total sleep each night coming in 15-20 minute spurts of pain free bliss. But the pain in my fingers will not be ignored, and WILL be acknowledged and recognized. I have a ...

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It may sound cliche but cannabis has saved my life

It was the beginning of March 2016 and I started having what the doctors said was really bad heartburn. A few days later I was being flown to Anchorage to undergo a quintuple ( yes 5) bypass. During the surgery I died twice and my phrenic nerve was cut leaving my left diaphragm paralyzed. Over the ...



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I am a small business owner and a believer in the healing qualities of cannabis
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Severe Menopause controlled with cannabis oil

This is the AFTERWORD to my book "Sexe, pot et politique" (in French) which explains why and how cannabis saved my life and is keeping me alive and sane. In February 2016, I almost died. I travelled three weeks to India without my medication. After ten days I had lost 4.5 kg and had slept only about twenty hours—two ...



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I am a journalist and writer since 1985. I am French Canadian working and living in South Africa. www.luciepage.com
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PTSD Warrior: Med Update/Part-Time Student

“The problem with having problems is that ‘someone’ always has it worse.” ― Tiffany Madison, Black and White Good Evening, well I guess actually it would be just turning into the afternoon when you begin reading this but none the less I am hoping you are having a good day. It seems ...



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My name is Erica and I am a 20-something college student, a known state-wide advocate, blogger, and cat mom. I am a music enthusiast, singer, tattoo-crazed, 90’s flower child, follower of Christ, and an inspiring leadership and development consultant. a lover of cannabis, hopeless romantic thoughts and a stronger believer in Love Conquers Hate. Recently just moved back to my hometown in Oregon; I would consider myself an Oregonian through and through. Since Oregon’s official state status; Oregonians are known to be the pioneers of very progressive movements such as the recent passing of our recreational marijuana bill. The declaration of becoming a Sanctuary state before anyone else and strong dedication we have towards the funding for both students within Higher Education and K-12 school.
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Medical marijuana and PTSD: Is it working for you?

If you have PTSD & have been using cannabis to cope this is the blog for you. I wanted to talk about living with PTSD. I know for me, if it were not for cannabis I would have ended things a long time ago. I was misdiagnosed as bipolar for 10 years. I was self ...



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I suffer from severe PTSD due to severe sexual trauma. I suffer with chronic pain due to chronic health pancreatitis as well as from injuries sustained from being hit in a bicycle while riding a bicycle. Medical marijuana is a saving grace!
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CBD and Dementia/Alzheimer’s

My husband suffered with the symptoms of Dementia for a couple years before passing away.  He was not aggressive... just restless and a rummager (picking things up, setting them elsewhere).. The symptoms were:  severe restlessness (walking constantly, never being still); some resistance to aid (cutting nails, hair, etc.); unable to sleep - actually, he would get ...



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I was a caregiver to my husband of 34 years, who for the past 5 years suffered from dimensia/alzheimers.
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Lily’s Last Hope

When Lily Stephan was born, she was perfect. She was healthy and bright-eyed. But, when she was just seven weeks-old, her father accidentally dropped her. She was rushed to the hospital, put into a medically induced coma, and her parents waited to see what the lasting effects would be. After countless hours waiting for their beautiful baby ...



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by Angela Ardolino Angela Ardolino has partnered with Avid Growing Systems to launch CannaCure Florida, a company dedicated to cultivating and processing the purest medical cannabis products, with the lowest environmental impact. She is also organizing Canna Conference in Tampa. This goal of this event is to educate medical proffessionals about current medical cannabis research and legislation. The even will provide basic science and clinical information necessary to make the practicing physician feel confident in answering questions and recommending it as a medicine. Keynote with Dr. Gregory L. Smith.
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How I Kicked the Morphine and Oxydodone

edsanderscroppedHello.  My name is Ed Sanders and I live in the legal state of Colorado.  In 2007 I was diagnosed with the bone disease avascular necrosis, which is where your bones don't receive the proper blood flow and die.  It is a very painful condition, and I ...



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Ed Sanders is a medical cannabis patient in Colorado Springs, CO. Ed advocates for cannabis legalization and is a big supporter of medical cannabis use.
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