Celebrating love this year? We have some ideas to help you make it an absolutely lovely Valentine’s Day! Sexxpot: CBD-rich Terpene Sauce Infused PreRoll You can enjoy a preroll together! The original Sexxpot was developed as a variation on the low-THC cultivar Mr. Nice, with the point being that relaxation allows a woman’s tactile… Read More Valentine’s Day is Here
WRITTEN BY: Julia Travers If you’ve been waiting to study medical cannabis sciences at the college level, your time has come. A pharmaceutical studies program leading to an MS in Medical Cannabis Science has enrolled its first students in Maryland and is accepting applications for the fall of 2020. The University of Maryland is offering… Read More Masters in Cannabis Open for Enrollment!
WRITTEN BY: Kara Marker Innovative technology allowed researchers to conduct the first-ever study of cannabis use for the treatment of headache and migraine pain in real-time. With the help of a mobile application where patients can record their symptoms and timestamp their cannabis consumption, researchers observed strong associations between cannabis use and pain relief. Researchers… Read More Cannabis Provides Relief from Headache and Migraine Pain
Terpenes, or isoprenoids, provide cannabis with its unique bouquet. The molecules are quite small and consist of repeating units of a compound called isoprene. Although less well-known than the major cannabinoids, terpenes are instrumental to the physiological and psychoactive effects of cannabis. The relationship between terpenes and cannabinoids, known as the “entourage effect,” ultimately differentiates… Read More Terpenes
At A Therapeutic Alternative, we are very selective about the products we carry and the companies with whom we partner. Please read more about Proof Extracts and the products that we carry at our dispensary. THE MISSION Proof aims to create a business that lifts up those around it and make products that we are… Read More Proof Extracts
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cannabinoid therapies can offer relief for many cancer treatment symptoms. Every year more than 13,000 women, just in the United States, will be diagnosed with, and about 4,250 women will die from, cervical cancer. Most women diagnosed fall within the age range of 33 and 44, and 15% of… Read More January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
At A Therapeutic Alternative, we have a priority of focus on education. We invest in the education of our staff, our members, and the community at large. To this end, we invite educational sessions regarding the products we carry in our dispensary and offer to our members. See our Purchasing Philosophy here. Our country was… Read More Employee Education: Henry’s Originals/Omura
“Use of medical cannabis for improving symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease is increasing. However, reports on long-term outcomes are lacking. This prospective, observational study assessed the effects of licensed cannabis use among patients with inflammatory bowel disease. METHODS: Dose and mode of consumption, adverse events, use of other medications, and long-term effects were evaluated among… Read More Medical cannabis for inflammatory bowel disease: real-life experience of mode of consumption and assessment of side-effects.
Sacramento Award Program Honors the Achievement SACRAMENTO December 21, 2019 — A Therapeutic Alternative has been selected for the 2019 Best of Sacramento Award in the Cannabis Clinics category by the Sacramento Award Program. Each year, the Sacramento Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and… Read More A Therapeutic Alternative Receives 2019 Best of Sacramento Award
Medical marijuana and legalization have been a hot topics recently. I wanted to cover the plethora of benefits of the endocannabinoid system. Disclaimer: I made sure to only work on this post while vaping CBD. The Human Endocannabinoid System Medical marijuana and legalization have been hot topics recently. I wanted to cover the plethora of… Read More The 49+ Benefits of THC, CBD, and The Endocannabinoid System