Our skin covers about 23 square feet, weighs nearly eight pounds, and is regarded as the largest organ of the human body. It provides you with numerous degrees of protection. Not only does your skin help keep you safe from bacteria, parasites and other harmful invaders, recent studies suggest it also plays a role in your body’s immune response to disease and stress from the outside world.
The Phoenix City Council is looking to jeopardize the affordability of medical marijuana at the expense of patients in need.
As Harvest's reach across Arizona and across the country continues, we face new and exciting challenges in operating a expanding enterprise smoothly. When we’re confronted with what appear to be daunting obstacles, our team looks ahead and finds enticing opportunities to innovate and grow as our mission to serve you evolves.
For medical cannabis patients who are advised not to smoke the medicine—or for anyone who just doesn’t want to—there are a number of options. One of the most popular methods is to use a vaporizer. Like smoking, inhaling vaporized medical cannabis provides almost immediate relief, but because vaporized cannabinoids are released at a much lower temperature, you will not have to breathe in combusted smoke or non-cannabinoid material, making vaporizing an attractive, healthy alternative to patients who want the quick onset of cannabinoid potency, without the potential harshness of smoke.We've got some answers to common questions about vaporizing medical cannabis.
If you live in Arizona, are a qualifying patient with a debilitating medical condition, and believe medical cannabis will help you treat and manage your symptoms, you need to take a few steps before you will be allowed to purchase your medicine.
Over several decades, the concept of edible cannabis has become synonomoush with rich, flavorful treats like brownies and cookies. Why is that?
Many people recognize the word “bhang” and know it’s connected to cannabis, but aren’t sure exactly how. Besides being a general slang term for cannabis, "bhang" is also the name of a traditional drink integral to Indian culture. Bhang lassi is made from ground cannabis, milk, and a variety of spices. While it is available year-round in India, it is most prominently consumed during the Hindu spring holiday of Holi, the "festival of colors" which takes place every year in February or March.
There seems to be a common misconception that cannabis only causes drowsiness and relaxation – and while this is certainly true for some patients and some cannabis medicines, there are many options that can keep you energized to stay physically fit and active, and to help you keep busy enjoying more of what life has to offer.
In case you haven't read Part I yet; click here to read about my Nana's long, tough road that led her to getting her medical cannabis card.
About a week after her patient card came in the mail, I brought Nana to Harvest of Tempe on a Saturday morning to attend New Patient Orientation with our Medical Director, Dr. William Troutt, NMD. Having attended these sessions many times over the past few years, I still enjoy them every single time, because Dr. Troutt is truly the most engaging public speaker I know! With honestly, I can say that this is the absolute best resource I know for patients and non-patients alike to learn all about medical cannabis, and have their questions and concerns addressed professionally.