Irit Avisar
Nurse, Mediator and Lawyer

Consulting and Customizing Cannabis Treatment

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Patient Counseling for obtaining medical cannabis license

Customizing cannabis treatment for patients according to their personal state, medical condition and way of life

Doctor's counseling for customizing cannabis treatment in relations to patient's condition

dispute mediation regarding medical cannabis

Who am I?

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Irit Avisar, certified academic nurse, mediator and a lawyer, with experience in various fields of medicine.

Intensive care of preterm infants, diabetes and hypertensive blood pressure, skin diseases, autoimmune diseases, neurology, HIV and AIDS.

Irit has practical experience in hospitals and community clinics. In addition, Irit also has experience in managing international clinical studies.

In the recent years she specialized in Medical Cannabis. She initiated and coordinated medical cannabis courses for nurses.

She lectures in conventions worldwide.

Co-founder of the Israeli Medical Association Cannabis Medical Association

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Irit Avisar lectures at the Cannatech conference in Tel Aviv

JOIN US IN TEL AVIV! April 1-2, 2019 (VIP Tour April 3) Trask & Reading 3, Tel Aviv Port Tel Aviv, Israel

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Irit Avisar lectures at the CBDEXPO 2019

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Irit Avisar enlists the cannabis nurses

The Medical Cannabis Unit in the Ministry of Health did not think nurses should be trained in hospitals and HMOs regarding the treatment of cannabis. Irit Avisar, a nurse and jurist by profession, herself is coping with serious illness via medical cannabis. thought differently and initiated a special course for nurses. "I do not want Cannabis patients to be treated by a medical team unfamiliar with Cannabis."

The Holy Grass: The particularly ancient history of cannabis

Early in the 20th century, cannabis was outlawed claiming it was a danger to society, however cannabis is an ancient plant that has been used in medicine but not only. In many cultures, from the ancient world and throughout history...

An article from the Swiss website "Blick": Nurse Irit Avisar seeks to treat patients with cannabis

She treats cannabis and wants to ease patients around the world in obtaining medical cannabis license. Irit Avisaar, a certified nurse in the state of Israel desires to perform a revolution, speaks in the Medical Cannabis Convention in Zurich, Switzerland.

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FAQ

How to use cannabis?

Answer: cannabis consumption methods are varied: it can be inhaled in smoking or evaporation. It may be consumed by indigestion, for example by drinking cannabis oil or eating foods that contain cannabis extract. Some drink tea made from leaves or inflorescence of cannabis. It is also possible to drink juice made from the leaves of the plant. Cannabis can also be applied directly to the skin. There are even vaginal and rectal candles for internal absorption of cannabis and for local treatment of various ailments.

How can Cannabis be eaten and is it recommended to do so?

Answer: Eating cannabis is a consumption method many choose and for different reasons. We can mix cannabis oil with coconut oil, olive oil, butter and more.. and from the mixture make various dishes. It is important to know the benefits and hindrances of eating cannabis products. Advantages: can be added to almost anything, especially if it was previously melted in glycerin, oil or butter. Nearly any recipe is possible to make and it's suitable for both vegetarians and vegans, and at all ages. The time it takes for cannabis eaten to take effect varies from person to person. With most users the effects start two hours after consumption, with a secondary wave of effects after 4 hours from consumption, due to the digestion process of THC. and it also has psychoactive effects. Disadvantages: a feeling of "high" can be less predictable when there is no prior experience in cannabis consumption. The feeling lasts much longer than any other method of cannabis consumption. There are variables such as height, weight, metabolism rate and stomach contents which affects each person differently. The effects can only be felt about 60 to 120 minutes after consumption, and the delay often causes patients to take a second dose, mistakenly thinking the previous dose had no effect.  It's ill-advised to take an overdose. The effects lasts somewhere between 4 and 10 hours, which can prolong sleep and prevent the patient from waking up at time for work... so our advice is never to take a second dose before the first one had it's full effect. It's also possible to consume cannabis in ready-made pills. We're referring to cannabis which was heat-processed (decarboxylation) and the main advantage is that the dosages are accurate. This is perfectly suitable for patients who would like to consume cannabis the same way they consume other pill-medication.

What is the benefit of using cannabis oil under the tongue?

Answer: In taking cannabis oil under the tongue, after the saliva has been dried, there is relatively rapid absorption directly into the bloodstream through the mucous membranes of the mouth. The effects can be felt about half an hour to an hour and lasts two to four hours. The effects take place faster than eating cannabis and are prolonged as well. It is convenient for older people and children who are not interested or cannot breathe cannabis in smoking or evaporation.

What are the advantages of vaporizing cannabis over smoking, and what is a Vaporizer?

Answer: The inhalation has very rapid effect within a few minutes because the active substances in the plant reach directly into the bloodstream and brain. Evaporation of grated or evaporated Cannabis oil in a designated device called Vaporizer which allows the user to also enjoy the health benefits of the plant's terpenes, which are usually destroyed by smoking a cannabis-containing cigarette. Evaporation causes less damage to the lungs, since there is no smoke but only oil vapor inhalation of active substances in the plant. Evaporation Inflorescence is less damaging compared to smoking Inflorescence to health because there are no burnt residue and therefore no toxic substances inhaled into the bloodstream. Many devices and vaporizers are available at different price range and in various models, some of which can be calibrated to temperature, an advantage in the context of certain terpenes and cannabinoids in the plant. Obviously, the quality and function of the vaporizers depend on price range.

Is it recommended to consume cannabis by smoking?

Answer: Cigarette smoking is bad for your health. The smoke contains thousands of toxic chemicals and some are even carcinogenic. The three main dangerous substances in cigarette smoke are nicotine, carbon monoxide and tar. Carbon monoxide binds to hemoglobin in the blood and thus reduces the amount of oxygen that reaches body tissues. Accelerated atherosclerosis in the presence of monocrystalline oxygen. Nicotine reaches the brain in seconds causing it to release catecholamines that increase blood pressure, heart rate, and oxygen consumption in the heart muscle. Tar, the main cancer-causing substance in cigarettes. Even when a person rolls the gross cannabis and smokes it without tobacco containing nicotine, inhalation of unhealthy, unhealthy smoke-chemicals still occurs. Smoking also affects facial skin.

What is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?

Answer: Rick Simpson, a Canadian citizen, who cured himself of skin cancer with condensed oil from the cannabis plant. Preparation of condensed cannabis oil is therefore named after him. Preparation begins with the soaking of cannabis inflorescence in alcohol 97%. This leaves the resin in the plant, which is a fatty substance, into alcohol and then evaporates the alcohol leaving only pure resin. In order to make the oil active, containing THC rather than THCA the resin is heated in a process called decarboxylation.

Is there any point in applying cannabis to the skin?

Answer: Applying oil that contains the components of the cannabis plant on the skin may improve the appearance of the skin, especially when there are skin diseases such as seborrhea and psoriasis. There is no psychoactive effect usually from applying cannabis oil to the skin.

Should cannabis be consumed in a bong?

Answer: Smoking Cannabis in full-water bong cools the smoke and therefore does not burn while smoking. It may filter some carcinogens. Many bongs are available for purchase, usually made of glass, but you can also make a home version easily by using a strong plastic bottle and test tube.

Is it recommended to use vaginal and rectal candles containing cannabis?

Answer: The active ingredients are well-absorbed through the tiny blood-vessels in both the vagina or rectum. Women suffering from pelvic pain have an advantage in using vaginal candles, as well as improved sexual function during intercourse.   

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