Medical Cannabis and Its Impact on Pets

Before we discuss the topic of medical marijuana, hemp and their use in pets, we should review current laws and regulations concerning these products. The use of marijuana – medically or recreationally – is illegal at the federal level in the United States. Hemp, by contrast, is legal because it is low in tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).…

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Medicinally Active Native Plants: The use of cannabis for pets

Did you know that approximately 40% of the United States pharmaceutical drugs are derived from plants? Many rainforest and other native plants have potent and useful medicinal properties, and some are controversial, misunderstood or abused. Good examples are heroin, an illegal drug, and Vicodin, a commonly prescribed pain reliever. Both are derivatives of opium. Opium…

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