Cannabis isn't just about getting high these days.
There are many properties of cannabis that can be extracted and used for medical purposes.
With proper knowledge and usage, cannabis can alleviate epileptic seizures, chronic pain, migraines and inflammation, to name a few aliments.
There are a couple side effects with a low dose, such as dry mouth and fatigue, but we at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center believe the benefits make it an option people might want to investigate further.
We recognize though, that after decades of criminalizing cannabis it can be weird to think about using any form of the substance.
That is why we have invited Blaine Chatterton to talk about the benefits of cannabis at the center. He will present "Is Cannabis the Answer for What Ails You?" from 1-3 p.m. Jan. 14.
Chatterton has been helping people achieve pain relief with cannabis for more than 10 years.
He brings personal and professional experience to his presentation and is dedicated to educating the public about the facts versus fiction, to reduce suffering and raise your quality of life through the healthy use of cannabis.
Call to register for this presentation.
The lunch menu this week features minestrone on Friday, Jan. 3; cashew chicken on Monday, Jan. 6 and puttanesca on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Cost is a suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and over and $5 for everyone else.
The LOACC is located at 505 G Ave., Lake Oswego. A list of activities and support groups can be found on our website ci.oswego.or.us/acc. Call 503-635-3758 to register for classes, events, make lunch reservations or schedule a massage.
Maria Bigelow is a program supervisor at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center.
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