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Medical vs Recreational Cannabis in Rhode Island

Since 2006, Rhode Island medical patients with qualifying conditions have enjoyed medical cannabis. Thanks to recent state legislation, adult residents can soon buy recreational marijuana from licensed dispensaries.  In Rhode Island, many consumers are curious about the difference between medical and recreational cannabis, and wonder if they should bother applying for a medical card.  There […]

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Qualifying for a medical cannabis card in Illinois

Illinois residents have enjoyed access to recreational marijuana for several years now. But like many other states, medical cannabis has been legal for longer. The Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act was enacted in 2013.  As of 2020, about 122,000 patients had been approved for medical cannabis throughout the duration of the program. […]

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Virginia Law Eases Approval Process for Medical Cannabis

Thanks to a new Virginia law that went into effect on July 1, the registration process for medical cannabis patients is now quicker and less of a burden.  Previously, if you were seeking approval, you had to get a written certification from a registered practitioner. And then register with the Virginia Board of Pharmacy to […]

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3 Facts About How Millennials Use Cannabis

Many millennials are replacing prescription medications with cannabis for sleep and mental health.  Millennials as Cannabis Consumers is a report from New Frontier Data that covers:  Generational cannabis use for mental health vs. physical pain Cannabis substitution for prescription and over-the-counter medication Knowledge of minor cannabinoids Talking to doctors about cannabis use Here are a […]

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Rhode Island Prohibits Telemedicine Evaluations for Medical Cannabis

For much of the Covid-19 pandemic, those seeking medical marijuana in certain states had a special benefit. Medical cannabis clinics could offer virtual consultations via telemedicine. This allowed patients to stay safe, while making the process of getting a medical marijuana card easy and convenient. However, Rhode Island practitioners are no longer allowed to make […]

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Qualifying For A Medical Cannabis Card In Texas

Since 2015, Texans with certain medical conditions have had access to medical marijuana through the state’s Compassionate Use Program.  Struggling with painful or uncomfortable symptoms? Medical cannabis can have a significant impact on your daily life.  Read on for details to determine if you qualify. We’ll help you make an informed decision about the Texas […]

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Qualifying for a Medical Cannabis Card in New Jersey

Anyone in New Jersey has heard the news by now: adult-use cannabis became available in the state on April 21, one day after the 4/20 holiday.  If you’re a registered patient with New Jersey’s Medicinal Cannabis Program, or if you’re considering becoming one, you might be wondering whether it’s necessary since anyone can buy recreational […]

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Qualifying for a Medical Cannabis Card in Massachusetts

If you’re a Massachusetts resident, you’re fortunate enough to live in a state that has legalized both medical and recreational cannabis. For those who have certain medical conditions, access to cannabis can be beneficial for alleviating their symptoms. It’s normal to assume there will be hurdles in the application process – but we promise it’s […]

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Qualifying for a Medical Marijuana Card in Maine

So you have a condition with symptoms that are difficult to manage, and you feel like you’ve tried everything on the market. Well, besides medical marijuana.  If you live in Maine, you’re in luck: the regulations are some of the least restrictive, meaning that you may have a good chance of qualifying for a medical […]

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10 Best Marijuana Strains for Anxiety

Dealing with anxiety can feel exhausting, especially when you haven’t found the right treatment methods. Fortunately, there are plenty of options to make living with your symptoms more manageable.  The challenge is that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for anxiety disorders. Often, a combination of treatments is recommended, such as therapy and anti-anxiety medication. In […]

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Cannabis Terpenes 101: What are they and how do they affect the body?

When discussing the effects and characteristics of different cannabis strains, we often refer to cannabinoids, or the percentages of THC, CBD and other cannabinoids they contain. But there is another lesser-known compound that has an important role in the aromas, flavors and effects produced by the cannabis plant: terpenes. What are terpenes? Terpenes are chemical […]

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An introduction to cannabinoids: Everything you need to know

Studies show that cannabis may be helpful for numerous conditions, from nausea and chronic pain to neurological disorders. If you already have a medical marijuana prescription, you know this on a personal level.  But have you ever wondered exactly how it works? The answer involves the many compounds, called cannabinoids, that occur naturally in the […]

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CBD vs. THC: Explaining the Endocannabinoid System

When you visit a medical marijuana dispensary, you have a lot of decisions to make about the type of product you want. How you choose to consume cannabis will affect whether you purchase an edible, tincture, or flower.  And whatever you choose, you’ll also have the option of different strains—each containing varying levels of different […]

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How can cannabis help with PTSD?

Many individuals who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) use cannabis as a form of self-medication, but it is only in recent years that studies have emerged on its effectiveness.  If you have been diagnosed with PTSD and you qualify for a medical marijuana card in your state, you may want to consult with your […]

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Where to get a medical marijuana card near Boston

If you’re looking for a clinic in the Boston area to obtain your medical marijuana card, then look no further. Canna Care Docs has locations all over Massachusetts, with clinics as close as 20 minutes from the city. We are currently offering telemedicine appointments for medical cannabis evaluations, which makes getting to us a non-issue. […]

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Cannabis 101: What forms does medical marijuana come in?

If you’re new to medical marijuana and you have a lot of questions, don’t worry—it’s perfectly normal. With a sea of products out there and myriad methods of consumption, it’s understable if your first trip to the dispensary is a bit overwhelming. It helps to arrive prepared, so we’ll break down the details and help […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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