Cannabis 101

Beginner's Guide to Medical Cannabis

Understanding and Using Medical Cannabis

Cannabis is an amazing natural resource with tremendous potential for improving health and wellness. It offers safe, natural and effective relief for challenging medical conditions, especially those that don’t respond to traditional medicine.

But for first-time users of medical cannabis and for those unfamiliar with recent changes in the cannabis marketplace, the sheer volume of information about plants and products and how they work can be overwhelming. That’s why we put together this guide to explain what cannabis is, how it works and how it can help you. You’ll also learn some of the terminology commonly used today. If you still have questions, contact us for a one-on-one consultation. We built our reputation by providing personalized care for each of our patients. Our friendly and knowledgeable Patient Advisors would love to help you, too.

Cannabis History

Cannabis is a natural herbal remedy used by people around the world for thousands of years. Learn more, including the history of its use here in the United States from the 1800s through today

Cannabis Defined

Cannabis is generally referred to as marijuana, pot, weed and more. Here we explain specific terms for cannabis plants and products, including strains and components, and how they work.

Using Cannabis

Cannabis medicine is available in many forms and can be consumed in different ways. Learn about the different types of cannabis medicine and pros and cons of various uses.

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