Leafwell is a platform for helping patients, doctors and other healthcare professionals (as well as the plain curious) understand the science behind cannabis and its possibilities as both a medicine and a general health and wellness product. For those who live in California, we provide recommendations and medical marijuana cards for those who qualify for the state’s medical cannabis program as well. You can get a medical marijuana recommendation online via Leafwell using telehealth, so whether you’re at home or on the move, you can see a doctor right away and qualify for a rec and MMJ card.
So, why does Leafwell exist, and what is our purpose? Leafwell exists because there is a serious dearth of well-written, easy-to-understand, serious scientific information on the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and the potential of cannabis, cannabinoids and terpenoids as medicine – for both patients and doctors. Much of the media sensationalizes the effects of cannabis, whether positive or negative, and this site hopes to clear up any misinformation.
Leafwell’s other, perhaps bigger purpose is to give access to medical information on cannabis around the world. We have been working to get cannabis seen as medicine in the UK (with successful results), and we hope to carry on this work wherever possible. Leafwell is connected to some of the leading voices in cannabis and cannabinoid research, and is dedicated to getting as accurate, up-to-date information as possible to patients, their caregivers and doctors.
If you’d like to know more, don’t hesitate to contact us!
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