Tag Archives: medical cannabis

Pennsylvania Qualified Conditions, Pt 1

To date, 29 states and Washington D.C. have legalized the use of medical cannabis, and an additional 12 states have pending legislation. On April 14, 2016, Pennsylvania became the 24th state to legalize the use of medical cannabis in the form of tinctures, topicals, pills, and oils for patients suffering from 17 qualifying conditions. In recent years there has been...

For Patients’ Sake – When Doctors Do Not Recommend

The endocannabinoid system and the healing benefits of cannabis is not a subject historically taught to medical students, thus the majority of physicians and other medical professionals are not educated on this subject. If they have been taught anything about this plant it has been the complete opposite - that cannabis is a dangerous and addictive drug that can cause a...

2017 NFL Draft Brings Opioid Vs. Cannabis Discussion To Philadelphia Months Before Licenses Awarded

The 2017 NFL Draft brought a lot to Philadelphia – family fun, entertainment, and activities for every Football fan in the nation. The Draft also stirred up a conversation about opioid use in the NFL and the use of medical cannabis to treat pain. On the ESPN Radio show “Mike and Mike,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that he believed...

Greenhouse Ventures Gains Momentum In Unifying The Business Behind Medical Cannabis In Pennsylvania

Philadelphia-based innovation accelerator for ancillary and medical focused startups in the cannabis and industrial hemp industries; co-hosted Pennsylvania’s largest medical cannabis conference. (PHILADELPHIA) -- Greenhouse Ventures LLC recently co-hosted the first physician-led medical cannabis conference, 2017 World Medical Cannabis Conference and Expo, in Pittsburgh, PA to bring together leading medical cannabis physicians, entrepreneurs, investors, and though leaders. Greenhouse Ventures CFO,...

The Endocannabinoid System and its Impact on the Human Body

By Greenhouse Ventures Team The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a group of endogenous cannabinoid receptors located in the brain and throughout the central and peripheral nervous systems, consisting of neuromodulatory lipids and their receptors The receptors are configured only to accept cannabinoids, specifically tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). There are two primary cell receptors that make up the ECS, Cannabinoid Receptor...