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Why Vape?

Vaporizers are devices that are used to administer cannabis oil by heating up liquid until it turns into a vapor and can be inhaled by the patient. Nebulizers are used to administer the oil in the form of a mist that can be inhaled into the lungs. Nebulizers are commonly used for the treatment of respiratory issues, and would most likely come to market in the form of an inhaler. At TerraVida Holistic Centers, our dispensaries will carry vape pens for patient use. 

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Chronic Pain and the Therapeutic Effects of Medical Cannabis

Did you know that chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined? According to data from a 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), it is estimated that within a previous three-month period, 25 million U.S. adults suffered from daily chronic pain.

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Medical Marijuana - Understanding CBD vs THC

Generally, the two most prolific phytocannabinoids found in cannabis are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). To put it simply, between the two, THC is the psychoactive component, while CBD is the non-psychoactive component. In short, THC is what generally gives the euphoric “high” feeling, while CBD relaxes the body and helps many medical conditions. Let’s take some time to look at both of these compounds:

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The TerraVida Story

In a casual conversation with her current business partner, Adina Birnbaum, regarding the program, there was an immediate revelation; we could do this, on our own! Both Adina and Chris have been lifelong community advocates and understood the value of medical cannabis to a state's economy and to millions of patients nationwide. They had each watched as friends and loved ones had suffered from debilitating diseases where pain and suffering could have been greatly diminished with medical cannabis.

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