Pet owners try cannabis edibles, tinctures to ease animal anxiety, arthritis and more – Cannabis News

More and more pet owners are turning to cannabis-based products to help their animals with anxiety, arthritis, seizures, cancer and other ailments.

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Pets on Pot: The Newest Customer Base for Medical Marijuana – Cannabis News

Although they have not been approved by regulators, marijuana-based treatments are being used not only for cats and dogs, but for pigs, horses and domesticated wild animals.

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Pets on pot: is medical marijuana giving sick animals a necessary dose of relief? – Marijuana News

As owners tout benefits and usage in compassionate care, the battle for legalization mirrors humans’ own medical marijuana fight in 1990s California.

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Medical Cannabis For Your Pets – Marijuana News

Pets are a part of your family. You want to help them through any ailments or pain that they might experience in their life or old age.

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Should Medical Marijuana Be Used to Treat Pets? - Marijuana News

As is the case with humans, pets suffer side effects — including liver and kidney damage — from the medication they’re prescribed. But L.A. veterinarian Dr. Tim Shu says there’s a safe alternative for some of these prescriptions: medical marijuana.

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Pet owners excited about pot research potential – Marijuana News

Jerry and Lisa Miller pose with their dog Dinah, who suffers through cluster seizures about once a month. Image: Karl Etters, Tallahassee Democrat

Lisa Miller believes pot may be the cure for the tremors that regularly overtake her dog Dinah.

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Pot for your pup? Startups cash in on cannabis trend

After taking his CBD medicine Moose, a 10-year-old, 120-pound St. Bernard, goes for a walk in San Jose, California. Image: Brandon Chew, Special to The Chronicle
 
Suzanne Kisting’s burly 10-year-old, 120-pound St. Bernard, Moose, hobbled down the 40 stairs of her former Inner Sunset District apartment every morning, crippled by pain from severe arthritis.
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When Pets Do Pot: A High That's Not So Mighty

Pug dog and cookie. Image: Brandon2 via Wikimedia Commons
Angus Chen ~ NPR.org ~
 
The Pet Poison Helpline, a 24-hour pet poison control center, has seen a fourfold increase in calls concerning pets experiencing marijuana intoxication over the past three years.
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Edibles giant unveils hemp CBD products for pets, people

Dixie Brands, a Colorado manufacturer of marijuana-infused edibles, is expanding with non-psychoactive, CBD-infused products for people and pets that will be available throughout the U.S. Image: Denver Post file

Ricardo Baca  ~ Denver Post ~

Two new hemp-based product lines are coming from Colorado's Dixie Brands: Therabis is CBD-infused supplements for pets; Aceso has three formulas for human consumption.

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What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana for Pets

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Barbara Stepko ~ Time ~
 
Be sure to consult your veterinarian first
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