Aging baby boomers becoming new face of cannabis.

Aging baby boomers becoming new face of cannabis

Seniors are seeking relief from chronic pain, especially arthritis; they’re looking to cannabis as a sleep aid; and they’re interested in cannabis’ role in curbing Alzheimer’s symptoms.

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Amy’s Story

We are happy to share an inspiring story about how medical cannabis has completely changed Amy’s life. The decision to come to Canna Care Docs was a 2-year long process. After my 4th spinal surgery in 2012, I became fully disabled. In June of 2018, I was still recovering from my fifth back surgery and […]

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Canna Care Docs Offers Telemedicine Evaluations for Medical Marijuana

Like many of us, you probably had a pre-pandemic to-do list that has been put on the back burner since March. Now, you’re doing your best to stay safe and social distance (read: working from home by day, sweats, and Netflix by night), only going out for trips to the grocery store—and, perhaps, the occasional […]

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Drivers can face serious consequences if caught driving impaired.

Cannabis impairment puts you and others at risk

It’s never recommended for a medical cannabis patient to medicate, and then operate a vehicle of any kind, regardless of your tolerance or comfort level.

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The University of Maryland announced in June that its School of Pharmacy will offer a master’s degree in medical cannabis, and a new course is also being added this fall at Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science called “Cannabis: Biology, Society and Industry."

Careers in marijuana catch on at colleges

Two major universities are creating the first career paths for young people interested in the business of marijuana.

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CBD can treat conditions like epilepsy, PTSD and anxiety without psychoactive effects.

CBD: exploring the therapeutic effects of cannabis without the high

Learn more about CBD in cannabis and its therapeutic effects for medical cannabis patients.

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Each state has a list of qualifying conditions for their medical marijuana program.

Do I qualify for medical cannabis?

Patients need to have a specific condition to qualify for medical cannabis and will need to be recommended for it by a health professional – like Canna Care Docs.

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Election Brings Big Wins for Cannabis Legalization

The 2020 election brought big wins for cannabis, with all of the five state ballot initiatives regarding legalization passing. Both adult-use (or recreational) and medicinal cannabis were legalized in South Dakota; Medicinal cannabis was approved in Mississippi; and adult-use initiatives passed in Arizona, Montana and New Jersey. Across these states, in different parts of the […]

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Seniors are using cannabis to treat arthritis, chronic pain and problems with sleep.

Grandma is the new face of cannabis

The fastest growing demographic of cannabis users is adults over the age of 50.

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How medical marijuana could help you find the ‘new you’ in the New Year

Between the pandemic and the political climate, 2020 hasn’t exactly been a walk in the park. Most of us still haven’t quite gotten used to the work-from-home life, miraculously balancing the latter with parenting and overseeing our childrens’ zoom classes, and hardest of all, not seeing our friends and even close family during this stressful […]

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How to get your Medical Cannabis card in Delaware

Who can apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware? You must be a legal resident of the state of Delaware over the age of 18 to apply for a medical cannabis card in Delaware. An applying patient must have a qualifying condition per the Delaware Department of Health and medical records from within the […]

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How to get your Medical Cannabis Card in Maine

Who can apply for a medical cannabis card in Maine? You must be a legal resident of the state of Maine over the age of 18 with a valid Maine state ID. If you are under the age of 18 and are seeking a medical marijuana card, you are able to do so with a […]

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How to Get Your Medical Cannabis Card in Maryland

Who Can Apply for a Maryland Medical Marijuana Identification Card? You must be a legal resident of Maryland with proof of residency in order to apply for a Maryland medical cannabis card. Patients under the age of 18 may have 2 parents or guardians registered as a caregiver on their behalf. What Does a Medical […]

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How to Get Your Medical Cannabis Card in Massachusetts

Who can apply for a Medical Cannabis Card in Massachusetts? You must be a legal resident of the State of Massachusetts with a valid state ID, be 18 years or older, and be previously diagnosed with a qualifying condition. What does a Medical Cannabis Card include in Massachusetts? In Massachusetts, you can possess the following […]

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How to get your Medical Cannabis Card in Pennsylvania

Who can apply for a medical cannabis card in Pennsylvania? You must be a legal resident of the State of Pennsylvania over the age of 18 with a recent diagnosis of a qualifying condition. What does a medical cannabis card allow in Pennsylvania? Approved patients will have access to over 80 dispensaries throughout the state […]

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How to get your Medical Cannabis Card in Rhode Island

Who can apply for a medical cannabis card in Rhode Island? You must be a legal resident of the state of Rhode Island in order to apply for a Rhode Island medical cannabis card and over the age of 18. If you are under 18, or unable to access your medical cannabis, you may have […]

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How to get your Medical Cannabis Card in Virginia

Who can apply for a Virginia Medical Marijuana Identification Card? You must be a legal resident of Virginia who is able to prove residency in order to apply for a Virginia medical cannabis card. Patients under the age of 18 must also have a parent or guardian registered as a caregiver on their behalf. What […]

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Illinois Is Prioritizing Cannabis Over Pills — Why Aren’t More States Following?

Illinois is actively embracing medical marijuana to curtail the opioid crisis. Could the state’s model be a potential blueprint for the rest of the country?

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Maine’s Recreational Program Officially Begins. Why needing your medical card is more important than ever!

After voting in 2016 to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana to adults 21 years or older, Maine officially began selling in October! Although there has been a reported $1.4M in sales during the first month, many people are being left out of obtaining their medicine by purchasing recreationally. If you are buying cannabis from […]

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Call Canna Care Docs to find out how medical marjiuana can help with chronic pain, anxiety, depression and more.

Marijuana therapy with Canna Care Docs

Cannabis is becoming an increasingly popular option for patients who want something other than opioids.

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Cannabis could help stimulate appetite for patients suffering from HIV, AIDS and cancer.

Medical cannabis consumption and “the munchies”

“The munchies” plays an important role for medical cannabis patients with HIV, AIDS and cancer.

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Find Canna Care Docs in Crestwood and Marion, Illinois, we participate in the Opioid Alternative Pilot Program.

New Jersey patient certifications now valid for one year

Effective July 18, 2019, patients in New Jersey may be certified for a period of up to one year for medical cannabis.

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New Jersey Votes to Legalize Recreational Cannabis but Now What?

Congratulations to New Jersey residents for voting to pass recreational marijuana! Ready to run out and buy some bud? Hold on one second…it’s not ready yet! An overwhelming response of 67% of voters agreed to pass marijuana legalization. So, what’s next? Legislatures at the state level now have the task of writing and negotiating the […]

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Full list of Pennsylvania cannabis dispensaries that offer discounts for veterans, seniors, those on SSI/SNAP and industry employees.

Pennsylvania Dispensaries & Discounts

Get a full list of Pennsylvania dispensaries and what discounts they offer for veterans, seniors, those on social assistance and industry workers.

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Find Canna Care Docs in Crestwood and Marion, Illinois, we participate in the Opioid Alternative Pilot Program.

Preparing for Your Visit to Canna Care Docs Crestwood & Marion

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Residents of Rhode Island can get their medical cannabis card from Massachusetts and Connecticut too.

Rhode Island: now allowing out of state medical marijuana cards

Patients should use their judgment when promised a “quick out of state card” that may put you at risk of possessing a fraudulent medical cannabis certification.

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Our team member enjoys helping patients with ALS improve their quality of life.

Saturday spotlight: Doug Macdonald

Get to know Doug, one of our Regional Managers, and how he got his start at Canna Care Docs.

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Our team member uses medical cannabis in place of prescribed opioids.

Saturday spotlight: Suzannah Rowan

Get to know one of our Team Members, Suzannah, and her own journey to wellness with cannabis.

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Seniors and Medical Marijuana: The Benefits of Canna Care’s Virtual Consultations

So you’ve been curious about medical marijuana for a while, and your adult daughter keeps encouraging you to get a card. Among other benefits, you’ve heard it can be helpful for insomnia and anxiety—two things you struggle with that have worsened throughout the pandemic—but in the back of your mind are a series of nagging […]

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THC in cannabis interacts with our endocannabinoid system to produce a wide range of effects.

THC basics: an introduction to medical cannabis

Learn about how THC and its therapeutic effects could play a role in a patient’s well-being and treatment plan.

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Cannabis infused beauty products with CBD is a growing trend.

The foundation of cannabis-infused beauty products

One of the newest trends is cannabis-infused beauty products containing CBD.

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Using medical marijuana for anxiety and depression

*Not all states recognize anxiety & depression as qualifying conditions. Please check your state regulations. Living with mental illness isn’t easy, and without the right treatment, can make daily life feel like an uphill battle. One thing is for sure: if you’re struggling with a mental health issue like anxiety or depression, you’re not alone—the […]

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