Parkinson’s Disease and Marijuana

As we discovered in our last post, Can Marijuana Cure Cancer, the human body’s cannabinoid receptor system is incredibly responsive to the cannabinoids in medical marijuana, specifically Rick Simpson Oil (RSO). RSO is a highly concentrated extract from the marijuana plant, rich in THC and CBD cannabinoids. Since its discovery by Rick Simpson it’s been … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Disease and Marijuana”

Can Marijuana Cure Cancer?

There is a lot of anecdotal evidence that a very potent, condensed form of marijuana extract called Rick Simpson Oil, or RSO (also known as Phoenix Tears), can actually make cancerous tumors and lesions disappear. In this post we’re going to explore this controversial topic. Strong Positive Evidence That it Can, But . . . Because marijuana is … Continue reading “Can Marijuana Cure Cancer?”

Elderly Marijuana Use

The increase of elderly marijuana use in assisted living communities and retirement homes is on the rise. We’ll explore what’s been happening and what could happen in the future in today’s post. Medical Marijuana for Elderly Folks It’s an early-spring evening with a bit of a chill in the air, and there are a dozen elderly … Continue reading “Elderly Marijuana Use”

Medical Marijuana Not Available in Your State? Try CBD Oil!

CBD oil is a good alternative for those without access to MMJ. It has cannabidiol (CBD) that can give you most of the benefits of medical marijuana without the psychoactive effects, which a lot of older people don’t want anyway. CBD oils are extracted from the entire plant in much the same ways THC is … Continue reading “Medical Marijuana Not Available in Your State? Try CBD Oil!”

Medical Marijuana for Seniors – Ingesting & Dosing

What’s the easiest, gentlest method of using medical marijuana for an older person? As our bodies age we are not as resilient as when we were in our 20’s and 30’s, or even our 40s and 50’s! A lifetime of wear and tear takes its toll on us, and our immune systems and organs aren’t … Continue reading “Medical Marijuana for Seniors – Ingesting & Dosing”

A Simple Medical Marijuana Strain Guide for Beginners

Marijuana is much different now than when I first tried it back in the 60s. Back then it was $10 to $15 an ounce and no one knew what strain it was – it was just grass, man. If you could find someone selling Panama Red or Maui Wowie you knew it would be potent … Continue reading “A Simple Medical Marijuana Strain Guide for Beginners”

Does Marijuana Help Back Pain? Absolutely!

There was conclusive or substantial evidence that cannabis or cannabinoids (that are found in the marijuana plant) can be an effective treatment for chronic pain, according to the report issued January 12, 2017, by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. After reading over 10,000 studies, this is one of 100 conclusions the committee … Continue reading “Does Marijuana Help Back Pain? Absolutely!”

My Venture Into Arizona Medical Dispensaries

After I received my Arizona Medical Marijuana Card I couldn’t wait to explore some of the dispensaries and see what they had to offer. This post is about the first trip and what I experienced. The Very First Dispensary I did my research on Leafly.com and read review after review of dispensaries. Unlike my normal process, which is … Continue reading “My Venture Into Arizona Medical Dispensaries”

Acquiring My Arizona Medical Marijuana Card

When I decided that I wanted to try medical marijuana for my back pain, I started down the path that many other Arizonans had already been on. It was a well-trodden path since the process had been in place for quite awhile by the time I arrived on the scene. But there were some things … Continue reading “Acquiring My Arizona Medical Marijuana Card”

About Toking Granny

Welcome to Toking Granny, a simple blog that will attempt to help seniors and/or anyone over the age of 55 sort through the fascinating, but sometimes overwhelming world of Medical Marijuana and CBD remedies. In the interest of discretion (as I have some family members who are just not that understanding about such things), I … Continue reading “About Toking Granny”