The Role of Medical Cannabis in Managing Breast Cancer

Please join us for this upcoming SPECIAL EVENT: The Role of Medical Cannabis in Managing Breast Cancer BreastFriends.org interviews Donna Shields on Voice of America, August 26th from 10-11am PST. Education and support – the essential components of becoming a breast cancer thriver, and something Donna Shields, MS, RDN and Co-Founder of the Holistic Cannabis…

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Laura Lagano to Speak Aug 22 on Holistic Cannabis at The Alchemist’s Kitchen, NY

Laura Lagano to Speak Aug 22 on Holistic Cannabis at The Alchemist’s Kitchen, NY   When it comes to holistic health practices, knowledge and conscious consumption are critical to success. On August 22nd, integrative clinical nutritionist and co-founder of the Holistic Cannabis Network, Laura Lagano will share her in-depth knowledge of holistic medical cannabis and…

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How Cannabis May Prevent Early Life Stress

How Cannabis May Prevent Early Life Stress   The formative years of adulthood – between 18 and 25 – is the time when you develop the blueprint for your lifelong personality. Research from the University of Haifa in Israel reveals that the use cannabis during this period in lifecycle of rats can prevent the long-term,…

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Cannabis Legislation Combatting the Opioid Crisis

Cannabis Legislation Combatting the Opioid Crisis   The opioid crisis has shaken our country to its very core. Destroying lives and families, the addiction totals to $72 billion in annual medical expenses. Father-daughter research duo W. David + Ashley Bradford, however, have recently discovered that when states implement medical marijuana laws, the purchases of prescription…

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Cannabis Preventing Weight Gain?

Cannabis Preventing Weight Gain?    Trying to lose weight, but you’re stuck at a plauteau? Researchers Yann Le Strat and Bernard Le Foll from the French Institute of Health and Medical Research suggest that regular cannabis use may be the ultimate way to prevent weight gain. Some point to the similarities between the runner’s high…

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Cannabis + Fitness Join Forces

Get Ready for the New Mind/Body Fitness Workout If you haven’t been following our blog or keeping up with the vast number of research studies regarding the holistic properties of cannabis and their contributions to wellness, then this may not only delight you, but surprise you as well. The world’s first cannabis gym will open…

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7 Reasons to Jump-Start Your Practice

7 Reasons to Jump-Start Your Practice   Only the Holistic Academy:  is made for holistic professionals like you. In fact, we are the only online cannabis education training program showcasing the integration of holistic healing modalities with medical marijuana! offers a turn-key solution. Modules feature a robust, downloadable library of collateral resources for your reference…

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Study Shows Cannabis Decreases Aggression Fueled by Alcohol

Dutch scientists from Maastricht University in the Netherlands have discovered that cannabis reduces feelings of anger and hostility provoked by alcohol. “Tapping the keg of America’s never-ending violence, ‘intoxicated aggression’ spikes precipitously among drinkers, while marijuana snuffs out those same aggressive tendencies.” Read the full article Participants were regular users of both alcohol and cannabis…

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Cannabis in Alzheimer’s Treatment

Scientists at the Salk Institute have recently discovered that tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, among other compounds in marijuana can increase the cellular removal of amyloid, a toxic protein found in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. David Schubert, Salk Professor and lead writer of the study, told Salk News, “Although other studies have offered evidence that cannabinoids…

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Cannabis Helps Prevent Feelings of Social Pain

A new study shows that cannabis is highly effective in diminishing the emotional pain that comes with social rejection and loneliness. “Those who smoked marijuana relatively frequently felt less threatened than those who smoked it less frequently, or not at all…’Humans have a fundamental need to belong,’ the researchers note. ‘Hurt feelings motivate us to…

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