Learn About Medical Marijuana with PLPCC

CBD

CBD (Cannabidiol) is a compound in Cannabis that has medical properties used to treat a variety of illnesses and conditions. Some of these effects have been known to relieve chronic pain, reduce nausea, treat aggressive forms of cancer, diabetes, Parkinson’s, Skin diseases, rheumatoid arthritis ,PTSD, and suppress seizure activity. CBD is anti- inflammatory, neuro-protective, and contains anti-oxidant properties that fight degenerative diseases as well as, repress appetite. CBD is safe, efficient, and provides relief without intoxicating the mind. Patients have several methods and products to choose from as a form of therapy. Some of these products include, CBD enriched topicals, tinctures, edibles, cartridges, capsules, spray mists, and patches, all with a non-psychoactive effect.

BALANCED

THC and CBD are the two main components in the marijuana plant that have effective results when combined. When CBD is ingested along with THC, the CBD may reduce psychoactive effects that patients would experience from THC alone. This combination can be used to treat Insomnia, muscular dystrophy, stress, PMS, Hypertension, Lupus, Tinnitus, Eating disorders, Fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, Muscle spasms, and gastrointestinal disorders. The combination of THC and CBD increases appetite, and tends to have sedative effects. With a variety of strains and products to choose from, patients are able to medicate while relieving pain. Patients can accurately dose their intake depending on tolerance and condition.

THC

THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is the primary psychoactive component of cannabis.  THC binds cannabinoid receptors and activates neurons in the brain which results in the (psychoactive)mental/physical effects . THC is often used to treat diseases such as Cancer, Glaucoma AIDS, Neurological Disorders, Eating Disorders, Muscle Spasms, Stress, and Chronic Pain disorders. Research has shown, that THC activates pathways in the nervous system and acts as a blockage from pain receptors being sent to the brain. Additionally, it has powerful anti-oxidant properties, and many health benefits.