Alyssa Gocinski

Alyssa majors in Journalism at Emerson College. While abroad in the Netherlands, she became interested in drug policy when interviewing locals about the cannabis industry. Alyssa researches widespread material and breaks it down into enjoyable and easy-to-read pieces.

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How Cannabis Treats Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is the most common movement disorder, with over 200,000 cases per year in the US. Symptoms like tremors, stiffness, slow movement, and loss of balance occur when dopamine levels in the brain drop....

How Cannabis Treats Digestive Disorders

Digestive disorders like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affect more than one in five Americans. These problems are characterized by abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, constipation, and other unpleasant gastrointestinal symptoms. Crohn’s disease...

5 Organic, Homemade Pipes For Patients

We recommend using glass pipes because they’re cool to the touch, and they don’t leave you with a bad metal or wooden taste in your mouth. But if you’ve lost or forgotten your pipe and...

Can Cannabis Fight Cancer Fatigue?

Cannabis is known to treat insomnia by helping patients fall asleep faster and stay asleep. It has also been proven to alleviate fatigue in cancer patients and promote wakefulness. How can one medicine both help patients sleep and fight fatigue? The answer...

How Edibles Are Made

Since there are so many manufacturers throughout the US, cannabis-infused foods are produced in a variety of different ways. Read up on how your favorite edibles are made and learn how to make your own...

How To Dose Edibles

Edibles are can be much more potent than smoked or vaporized cannabis because of the way our bodies metabolize THC. The effects last several hours, so proper dosing is important for a pleasant and healing experience. 5 Things You...

5 Factors To Consider With Edibles

Dispensaries across the US have shelves stocked with various edibles to help patients dealing with debilitating health conditions. If you’re considering trying edibles, you’ll have quite a few to choose from. Factors To Consider With Edibles Edibles can...

6 Tips For Storing Your Cannabis

Like any other medicine, cannabis needs to be properly and safely stored. It won’t necessarily go bad or expire, but cannabis can lose its freshness and potency if you’re not careful. How To StoreYour Cannabis? Keep it...

How Cannabis Improves Appetite?

Cannabis can be incredibly helpful in stimulating hunger in those suffering from malnutrition and appetite loss because of chemotherapy or debilitating disease. 5 Things To Know About How Cannabis Boosts Appetite 1. Our endocannabinoid system helps control...

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