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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11 Famous Cannabis Advocates Out To Help Patients

Here are 11 famous cannabis advocates using their celebrity to change the laws for medical marijuana patients. Famous Cannabis Advocates Susan Sarandon When she’s not getting stoned before the red carpet, this award-winning actress is actively fighting for the...

How Cannabis Improves Mood

A study by the University of Southern California found that daily cannabis users reported mood enhancement and more positive attitude than non-users. This can be a big help if you are coping with a life changing medical...

6 Celebrities Who Use Cannabis To Treat Serious Medical Issues

A lot of celebrities love pot. We’ve seen Miley Cyrus light up on stage and heard all about Lady Gaga’s 15-joint-per-day habit. But some celebs use medical cannabis to treat cancers and other debilitating conditions. Here...

How Cannabis Treats Inflammation

Inflammation can cause a variety of painful and life-threatening autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, colitis, HIV/AIDS, MS, and more. It’s also a debilitating side effect of many cancers. 36% of medical marijuana patients in Canada use cannabis...

How Cannabis Treats Chronic Pain

Many of our readers suffer from chronic pain. A study published in the NIH reported that cannabis is 10 times more effective at treating nerve pain than morphine, and about 15% of patients use it. 7 Things To Know About...

How Cannabis Treats Nausea?

Nausea is one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy. In a study by the New York State Journal of Medicine, nearly 80% of patients with hard-to-treat nausea felt better after smoking cannabis. 5 Things to Know...

Music to Listen to When High

We recommend enhancing the psychological benefits of cannabis effect by pairing it with good music, also known for its healing effect. Here are five genres of music, and 20 playlists, to work into your treatment routine: Acoustic Acoustic playlists are great for both...

Should I Drive Stoned?

We have talked to a few patients who say they drive while high. Studies by the U.S. Department of Transportation suggest that driving under the influence of marijuana may not increase the chance of accident. 5 Good Reasons Not...

Should Pregnant Moms Use Cannabis?

Cannabis is an all-natural medicine that can treat nausea, manage stress, and relieve pain. However, it’s also thought to impair memory and can be passed to your child through placenta or breast milk. Things To Consider...

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