Ask Dr. Leigh: How can cannabis ease nausea from chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) is kind of a defense mechanism that affects between 60-80% of cancer patients on this therapy.  See my latest column, “Ask Dr. Leigh” in Heart’s Greenstate publication for insight about this condition and whether or not cannabis can help. Read the article here. Originally published on February 7, 2024, greenstate.com.

Ask Dr. Leigh: What is HHC?

HHC is the abbreviation for Hexahydrocannabinol. It’s a relatively “new” compound in the cannabis marketplace, generating significant interest and curiosity. It is now being synthesized from other cannabinoids, which is why it is now characterized as a semi-synthetic compound. Read my complete column here.

Ask Dr. Leigh: Can Cannabis Help Dementia Patients?

Medical cannabis and its potential therapeutic application for dementia is currently an active area of scientific research. We know that cannabis can be a neuroprotective; it has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant possibilities. It is being studied as a target for traumatic brain injury (TBI) and other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease. Read the entire article here. Publishing Oct. 18, 2023,…