FAQs About Getting Started with Cannabis Oils and Medicinal Tinctures from CannaKids

Welcome to CannaKids.org. CannaKids is a California-based brand with a focus on supplying the highest quality medical cannabis oil tinctures and cannabis products to patients of all ages. All of our products are Gluten-Free, Non-GMO, not tested on animals, Kosher certified and lab tested for pesticides and residual solvents, microbiologicals, terpenes, and potency.

What Is Cannabis Oil?

Cannabis oil is derived from the the plant known scientifically as Cannabis Indica and Cannabis Sativa. A full plant spectrum cannabis oil, called an extract or concentrate, contains compounds called cannabinoids that are essential to a healthy, properly functioning endocannabinoid system. The mammalian endocannabinoid system is made up of receptors that connect with cannabinoids such as CBD, THC, and THCa.

What Is CBD or Cannabidiol?

Cannabidiol or CBD is one such cannabinoid that is currently receiving a lot of attention for its role in the successful therapy of pediatric epilepsy. CBD is not psychoactive, meaning it doesn’t induce the “high” effect that people often attribute with cannabis or its slang nomiker marijuana. CBD is often described as having a soothing effect, making it a complimentary option for symptoms related to anxiety. Concentrated honey gold CBD oil can also be quite effective in relieving pain.

What Is THC or Tetrahydrocannabinol?

THC is a psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis that elicits feelings of euphoria and an overall sense of relaxation. Increased laughter, fatigue, or hunger are examples of side effects that may be experienced by adults when consuming THC or products containing THC. Research indicates that THC oil or medicine in conjunction with other cannabinoids and plant terpenes may be useful in caring for PTSD (related to trauma), nausea, inflammation, cancer, sleep apnea, and loss of appetite.

What Is THCa?

THCa or Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid is the raw form of THC found in the live cannabis plant prior to curing or drying. Once heated, THCa is converted to THC through a process called decarboxylation. THCa can be derived as a healthy dietary supplement by juicing the cannabis plant or from low-temperature extraction processes.

 

How Do I Get Started With Cannabinoid Therapy?

The recommended oils, ratio, and amount can vary from patient to patient. For more personalized education and guidance, we strongly recommend consulting with a nurse trained in cannabinoid therapy.

Patients and/or Caregivers may schedule an easy phone consultation with one of 3 nurses who are highly trained in oncology care for cannabis patients.  They will be able recommend which cannabis oils, cannabis tinctures, or other products they feel would be best, including safely titrating the doses, and any possible medication interactions.

Visit our “Cannabis Dosing Experts” page here to learn more.

Step 1: Schedule a Phone Consultation for Personalized Guidance.

How Do I Schedule A Phone Appointment With a Nurse For Individualized Guidance and Education?

Step 2: Use Our Scheduling System To Book Your Dosing Consultation.

You may access our scheduling system to book with Nurse Karen, Nurse Elizabeth or Nurse Heidi via the blue pop-up on our homepage, or by clicking the link below:

Schedule an Appointment for Personalized Guidance >>

Payment: The system will take you through the PayPal portal for safe payment. (You may use a credit card, just uncheck the option that says “use or create PayPal Account with this information”

If paying by credit card, please note the following:

Once you’ve entered your information, press “Review and Submit.” On the next page, you must click “CONTINUE Without Logging In” (located on the far right) in order for your payment to be processed.

NOTE: If you did not get a confirmation email for your appointment, the payment did not go through.

Step 3: Complete The Intake Form.

All patients must complete the Intake Form at least 24 hours prior to their phone consultation with the nurse or they may kindly request to reschedule to a later date more convenient for you.

Where can I Purchase CannaKids?

PLEASE NOTE: At this time, CannaKids is only available for purchase in Southern California.  However, we are working quickly to ensure patients have access to our products state-wide. 

Dispensary: CannaKids products can be purchased from one of our partner dispensaries on our LOCATIONS/DISPENSARY’S page. See the dispensary locations here.

Please always call them first to verify they have the CannaKids product you are looking for in stock!

If you require additional assistance in locating product, please reach out to CannaKids Customer Service (747)-998-5585 ext. 3

PRICING: Prices vary from dispensary to dispensary.

How Do I Measure My Dose?

Do I need a Medical Marijuana Recommendation to purchase CannaKids Cannabis Oil Tinctures?

FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS (UNDER 21 YRS) 

For patients under the age of 21 in California, parents will want to obtain a “caregiver recommendation” for a pediatric patient.

A Pediatric Caregiver Recommendation is a medical marijuana recommendation from a marijuana doctor that legally covers both the caregiver (parent) & patient (under 21 yrs of age), and allows the caregiver to purchase & administer oils on the patient’s behalf.

We strongly advise and encourage that a Pediatric Caregiver Recommendation is obtained for patients under 21.

Please be advised, that many cannabis doctors do not provide this service!  For your convenience, we’ve listed referrals for several on the MMJ DOCTORS page of our website, under the LOCATIONS menu tab.

You can also call the top rated Medical Marijuana Doctors near you and ask if they provide this particular service specific to pediatric patients. Be sure to inquire if any additional medical documentation is required to support the medical condition claims.

ADULT PATIENTS (21 +)

For Patients over the age of 21 who wish to obtain a medical marijuana recommendation. Visit CannaKids at HelloMD to obtain one online from the comfort and privacy of your home, via video chat!  PLEASE NOTE: HelloMd.com does not provide Caregiver Recommendations for pediatric patients — only adult recommendations and adult caregiver recommendations (for elderly patients).

For more information, visit United Patients Group resources.

What Do I Look For When Purchasing Cannabis Oil or Cannabis Oil Tinctures?

Clear Labels: Look for labels showing the quantity and ratio of cannabis compounds CBD, THC, and/or THCa per dose.

Lab Testing: Look for products that are tested for consistency, and verified as free of mold, bacteria, pesticides, solvent residues, and other contaminants.

Quality Ingredients: Select products with quality ingredients. AVOID corn syrup, GMOs, transfats, or artificial additives.

Safe Extraction: AVOID products extracted with toxic solvents like BHO, propane, hexane or other hydrocarbons. Solvent residues are especially dangerous for immune-compromised patients. Look for products that entail a safer method of extraction like supercritical CO2.

Cannabis vs Industrial Hemp?: Compared to whole plant cannabis, industrial hemp is low in cannabinoid content. A huge amount of industrial hemp is required to extract a small amount of CBD, raising the risk of contaminants because hemp, a bioaccumulator, draws toxins and heavy metals from soil. The robust terpene profile of whole plant cannabis also enhances the therapeutic benefits of CBD, THC and THCa. NOTE: New genetics of hemp are available that offer a safe solution for topical products or for dietary supplement by users with healthy immune systems. Source: Project CBD

Where Can I Find More Information?

Please refer to UnitedPatientsGroup.com or California NORML’s frequently asked questions for details regarding California law.

Need A Guiding Hand? Speak With A CannaKids Customer Service Representative.

If you would like guidance in purchasing our product, or to learn more about our processes, you may use the scheduling system to book a FREE fifteen-minute call with a CannaKids Customer Service Representative.

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CONTACT US

If you would like to speak to us about how you can find our products, get dosing guidance, or volunteer, please submit the form below and one of our team members will contact you promptly. For dosing guidance and inquiries, please use the scheduling system to book an appointment to speak to one of our Patient Coordinators, or call us direct at 747-998-5585.