Cannabis may have both negative and positive effects on bone health.
With increased legalization of cannabis, the stigma surrounding use is waning, and women of all ages are increasingly turning to cannabis for a variety of reasons, such as alleviating anxiety and stress, for help with gastrointestinal issues, and at the end of the day to wind down instead of their traditional glass of wine.
Cannabis use by athletes received a substantial amount of media attention recently when top-ranked American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson was disqualified from participating in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo after testing positive for THC.
Spasticity, an abnormal function of the muscles that can present itself in many ways, is an unpleasant, often painful condition that can severely affect the quality of life of those who experience it.
Beyond the Smoke
The legalization of cannabis across the nation has come with the introduction of edible cannabis products far beyond medical and recreational dispensaries. Now, sectors of the food industry are becoming hubs for serving up cannabis-infused delights.
Fall 2021 Cover Story