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For over 20 years ASA has been providing easy to navigate guides for patients, their caregivers, and their medical professionals on the medical use of cannabis.
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Patient's Guide to Medical Cannabis
How cannabis works in your body. Educate yourself and your doctor about medical marijuana. An in-depth guide.
Patient's Guide to CBD
The Patient’s Guide to CBD is a comprehensive resource that covers a wide range of topics, including, available forms for use, what to look for on package labels, how to read a certificate of analysis, how CBD interacts with the endocannabinoid system, the current state of research, the compound’s legal status, and how to talk to one’s doctor about CBD.
Arthritis and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps with arthritis by easing the pain and reducing the swelling without the side effects caused by NSAID or opiate use.
Cancer and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps cancer patients by relieving pain, nausea, wasting, loss of appetite and other symptoms that can accompany cancer.
Chronic Pain and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps chronic pain sufferers by providing relief from pain and the nausea, vomiting and dizziness that often goes with chronic pain. It can also help with the nausea from opioid drugs.
Gastrointestinal Disorders and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps treat IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), ulcerative colitis, Chron's disease, and other gastrointestinal disorders directly and helps with pain management and nausea.
HIV/AIDS and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps with symptoms related to HIV/AIDS, including nausea and pain relief.
Movement Disorders and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps treat spasticity, muscle problems and movement disorders. Research on marijuana's beneficial effects on Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease.
Multiple Sclerosis and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps with multiple sclerosis (MS) symptons, including spasticity, pain, fatigue, bladder problems and depression.
Aging and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps many aging-related conditions, including arthritis, chronic pain, cancer, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, spasticity from Parkinson’s, and more.
Veterans and Medical Cannabis
Marijuana helps Military veterans. Marijuana helps with PTSD, cancer, chronic pain, MS, neurological conditions, and other bad medical conditions affecting veterans at a high rate.
A Patient's Guide to Reading Labels
This guide will give you the knowledge you need to review cannabis product labels and certificates of analysis to help ensure that a cannabis product is safe.
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