How to renew your medical marijuana card?

1. Go to the Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry login page and to log into your account: https://medicalmarijuana.colorado.gov. If you need to reset your password or recover your username, please follow the steps at How to recover your username and reset your password.   2. After you log into your account, click on Pending Renewal. If your card has already expired, the status will say “Expired” instead. Click on Expired.     3. Scroll towards the bottom of the page and then click on Save & Start Renewal Application     4. Review all of the information on the application and ensure it is […]

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Cannabis and Psychosis; Is There a Link?

People have wondered about and debated over the side effects of marijuana use on mental health for many years. From the 1936 film “Reefer Madness” to present day, there have been those who say marijuana has negative effects on mental health, and those who claim marijuana use helps ease stress, anxiety, and depression, therefore having a positive effect on mental health. To date, marijuana studies are mixed on whether an increase in cannabis use coincides with increased rates of schizophrenia and other forms of mental illness. We are a world divided on this issue. What does science say about the […]

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Many Health Benefits of Medical Marijuana, But Why Research Is Necessary!

Many people and groups agree there is a need for further research into cannabis and the possible health benefits of medical marijuana use. From the recreational user to the medical marijuana patient, and the general public to the federal government there are many reasons as to why medical marijuana should be legal. In January 2017, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine published a report on marijuana and marijuana by-products focusing on both therapeutic and harmful effects of cannabis. They recommended that further research be done to develop a comprehensive understanding of marijuana’s health effects, and that steps be […]

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How to recover your username and reset your password

Below are the steps to recover your username and/or reset your password to gain access to your online account with the Medical Marijuana Registry system. If you know your username, and just need to reset the password, skip to step 6. 1. First step is to go to the Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry home page: https://medicalmarijuana.colorado.gov 2. Click on “Forgot Username”   3. Enter the email address you used to register your account   4. The system will now send you an email containing your Username   5. Take note of your Username and then go back to the Medical Marijuana Registry home page: https://medicalmarijuana.colorado.gov   6. Click on […]

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Best Medical Marijuana Strains for Pain Relief and Anxiety

One of the most popular reasons people seek out medical marijuana is to deal with various types of pain. From chronic pain to inflammation, migraine headaches, injury, sore muscles, neuropathy, arthritis, or fibromyalgia, consumers are discovering the many ways medical marijuana can provide pain relief. But what is the best strains for pain relief? Anxiety is another problem people are finding relief for with certain strains of medical marijuana. There are many strains and hybrids available, so how do you know which is the best medical strain for anxiety or any other symptoms you are feeling? The level of success […]

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What do I need to bring for my medical marijuana appointment?

For your appointment you will need the following: Colorado Driver’s License OR regular Colorado ID (both can be obtained at the DMV). Temp cards are acceptable. Cash or Card to process payment for doctor’s visit Card to process state registration application fee If required, medical records (typically a diagnosis of your qualifying condition) If you are a RENEWING patient and have previously registered on the state website, make sure you can access your account – have your username and password ready If you lost your username and password, we can still help you recover your account, but you will need to have […]

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How to create an account and register with the Medical Marijuana Registry

Below are the steps to create an account and register with the Medical Marijuana Registry in order to obtain a Medical Marijuana Card (Red Card) online: 1. First step is to go to the Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry home page: https://medicalmarijuana.colorado.gov 2. Click on “Patient and Physician Registration”   3. Enter your First and Last Name, email address, create a Username, and then click “Register”   4. After you click “Register”, you will receive an email with a temporary password (code). Go to your email and copy the code. 5.Copy the code by selecting it and hitting Ctrl+C. Then click on “Click […]

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CBD Benefits for Cancer Treatment

In the world of cancer treatment, the relative newcomer is medical marijuana, although cannabis has been used in herbal remedies to treat a variety of physical symptoms of illness for many centuries. In America, however, marijuana is still listed as a Schedule 1 controlled substance by the federal government, and not currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for any medical use, although cannabis is legal to treat medical conditions under state laws in over half the country. A pharmaceutical form of THC known as Dronabinol, and a man-made cannabinoid drug known as Nabilone are currently approved […]

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CBD A New Treatment For Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental illness affecting approximately 3.5 million Americans, three quarters of whom are between 16 and 25 years of age. This illness is marked by paranoid delusions, hallucinations, disorganized speech patterns, catatonic behavior, and other symptoms. It has been discovered that CBD, cannabidiol, is a great treatment for schizophrenia. Studies show that fifty percent of individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia have received no treatment whatsoever. Of those diagnosed, treatment and associated costs are estimated to be between $32.5 and $65 billion annually. The news is not all bad, however; studies indicate that 25% of those with schizophrenia recover completely, […]

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Cannabis Consumption: Health Benefits & Implications

Eating, vaping, smoking, applying topically; these are just a few of the ways that people can ingest cannabis, better known as marijuana. But, which is the most beneficial way to consume this multi-faceted hemp plant? This article seeks to uncover some of the ways that cannabis can be used, and the benefits these methods provide users. Medical professionals are increasingly touting the benefits of cannabis, which has been shown to help with everything from sleep and pain, to anxiety and nausea. Cannabidiol (CBD) oil, a cannabis plant derivative, which is low in THC and high in CBD, offers relief for […]

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