Lemetria Whitehurst

Lemetria Whitehurst is a cannabis nurse educator and writer specializing in cannabis science and culture. Her career in the medical industry spans more than two decades where she began her career as a pharmacy technician before becoming a registered nurse. As an avid reader and researcher, she is passionate about educating others about cannabis’ medicinal properties.

Lemetria Whitehurst
Since November 1, 2022

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Is Cannabis Good for Bipolar Disorder? New Study Shows Cannabis Has ‘Unique Benefits’
2 days ago

Is Cannabis Good for Bipolar Disorder? New Study Shows Cannabis Has ‘Unique Benefits’

Bipolar disorder is a complex condition that impacts millions worldwide, leading to extreme mood swings, intense emotional episodes, and difficulty managing day-to-day life. But there may be some good news for those coping with this mental health issue. According to recent research, cannabis could offer unique benefits as part of an approach to managing bipolar…

DEA Approves Cocaine Derivative for Parkinson’s Research. Why Not Cannabis?
4 days ago

DEA Approves Cocaine Derivative for Parkinson’s Research. Why Not Cannabis?

As cannabis enthusiasts, we’re all too familiar with the stigma surrounding its use and the hoops that have to be jumped through to get it into medical research trials. But recent news of the DEA’s approval of a cocaine derivative for Parkinson’s disease research has left us scratching our heads. In light of this, one…

How Targeting the Endocannabinoid System Can Help Treat Borderline Personality Disorder
2 weeks ago

How Targeting the Endocannabinoid System Can Help Treat Borderline Personality Disorder

Gone are the days when cannabis was just an occasional treat—today, it’s a powerful source of holistic healing. According to a 2021 review published in Current Neuropharmacology, targeting the endocannabinoid system with CBD may offer those affected by borderline personality disorder newfound relief and understanding about managing their condition. What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Borderline…