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Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

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Pin This! What Are Terpenes? Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. From the plant’s perspective, terpenes provide it with natural protection from bacteria, fungus, insects and other environmental threats.

Does Cannabis Use Interfere with Dreams?

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Dear Cheri, After a long absence, I started regularly using cannabis again about 8 months ago. Generally speaking, I feel great but one thing I have noticed is that, even though I have been sleeping great, I hardly have any dreams anymore, and I used to have lots of vivid dreams.

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Landmark CBD Study Concludes: No Liver Toxicity with CBD Use

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Care by Design Hemp , a wholly-owned CannaCraft brand, is pleased to announce that the groundbreaking clinical study exploring the effects of CBD on liver health has concluded after seven months of research.

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The Cannabis User’s Guide to Surviving the Coronavirus

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While some very early research shows that CBD may have some anti-viral properties, there is no research that shows cannabis, THC or CBD rich, to be a cure for viruses or even colds. So beware of unethical CBD companies selling bogus Coronavirus “cures.”.

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Where the Money Grows: Learning the Industry Trends in Medical Cannabis, Recreational Marijuana, Hemp, and Beyond

Speaker: Jonathan Bench, International Cannabis and Securities Business Attorney at Harris Bricken

The U.S. cannabis industry is still in its infancy, even though states began engaging with legalization in one form or another in the late 1990s. Today, many opportunities exist for individuals and businesses that want to engage in the industry. Join international cannabis and securities business attorney Jonathan Bench as he provides some pitfalls and best practices for companies & individuals looking to engage with the U.S. cannabis marketplace.

Cannabis and Alzheimer’s Disease: The Compelling Evidence

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Pin This! Guest post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. When it comes to cannabis and Alzheimer’s disease, marijuana can not only help treat the symptoms of this devastating disease, it just might prevent it from ever happening in the first place! Dementia is a degeneration of brain function causing memory loss, decline in reasoning skills, along with intellectual deterioration resulting in the inability to carry out the activities of daily life.

Marijuana Terpenes: What They Are, Why You Need Them, How To Use Them

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? What Are Terpenes? Terpenes are the compounds that give plants, not just marijuana plants but all plants, their aromas. From the plant’s perspective, terpenes provide it with natural protection from bacteria, fungus, insects and other environmental threats.

How Does Topical Marijuana Work? Does Cannabis Salve Really Work?

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You might have heard the latest health and beauty buzz about how CBD and THC from marijuana are infusing all kinds of skincare products.

How Does Topical Marijuana Work? Does Cannabis Salve Really Work?

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You might have heard the latest health and beauty buzz about how CBD and THC from marijuana are infusing all kinds of skincare products.

This is Your Brain on Cannabis: The Truth About Marijuana and the Brain

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Your brain thrives on cannabis. Far from being destructive and harmful to our brain, cannabis improves brain function, encourages regeneration of brain cells, protects healthy brain cells from death and stimulates creative and insightful cognition. The adult human brain contains between 100–500 trillion synapses with every cubic millimeter of the cerebral cortex containing roughly a billion of them.

Marijuana and Exercise: How Cannabis Can Help Your Workout

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Turns out marijuana and exercise are a match made in heaven. Let’s explore! Improving one’s health is the most frequent New Year’s resolution and the number 1 route chosen to improve health in these New Year’s resolutions is exercise. Any gym rat can tell you that the number of people going to a gym swells for the first couple weeks after the New Year and drops precipitously shortly thereafter.

Pain Management: Why Cannabis Provides a Safer Alternative to NSAIDs

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used daily by over 17 million Americans to treat headaches, arthritis, sports injuries, menstrual cramps and a litany of other debilitating ailments. The two most commonly used NSAIDs are aspirin and ibuprofen with such familiar brand names as Bayer, Motrin, Excedrin and Advil.

What Is the Shelf Life of CBD Oil? What Is the Best Way to Store CBD Oil?

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Ask Cheri: What is the shelf life of CBD Oil and what is the best way to store CBD oil? Great questions Jodi. Instead of answering this question myself, I am going to turn it over to CBD expert Joy Smith, of Joy Organics , a full spectrum (minus THC) CBD hemp oil company. Take it away Joy! Exploring the Shelf Life of CBD Oil. Everything we consume has a shelf-life, including CBD oil.

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Understanding Full Spectrum CBD Oil and Why It Is Important

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By Joy Smith. Readers of this blog have heard Cheri preach the benefits of “full-spectrum” CBD oil over CDB isolates or distillates. But what exactly is Full Spectrum CBD oil and why is it so important for health? Cannabidiol (or CBD) is one of the hundreds of different cannabinoids found in the Cannabis sativa plant. This non-psychoactive (meaning it doesn’t make you high) cannabinoid has been all the rage over the last couple of years.

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Does CBD Show up in UA? Will CBD Show Up On a Drug Test?

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Dear Cheri, I want to use cannabis but am regularly drug tested for work, so I know that THC is out. My question is, does CBD show up in UA (urinary analysis)? Will CBD show up on a drug test? Does CBD show up in UA? Not unless CBD is specifically requested to be tested for, which would be highly unusual. In fact you won’t even find any federal guidelines for testing CBD, despite its still murky legal status. So there is no worry in testing positive for CBD with a standard drug test.

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Why and How Does Marijuana Work? Understanding Cannabinoids

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Guest post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Due to its psychoactive properties, THC gets all the hype, but it is only one of about 60 cannabinoids found in marijuana. These complex organic molecules found in cannabis have a profound effect on our bodies if for no other reason than we naturally produce cannabinoids, called endocannabinoids, for a virtual cornucopia of physiological processes. Ingesting marijuana is just supplementing the cannabinoids that our body naturally produces.

How Much Marijuana? How to Determine Your Personal Ideal Cannabis Dosage

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There simply is NO SUCH THING as a single ideal cannabis dosage! This fact continually frustrates budding cannabis cooks (pun intended) who want an easy answer. We hear a lot about cannabis edibles dosages. States are imposing arbitrary dosage caps (usually 10 mgs. per serving).

How to Talk to Your Parents (or Grandparents) About Medical Marijuana

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Cannabis is tailor-made for the ailments of advancing years. Chronic pain, insomnia, arthritis, glaucoma, depression, appetite loss and so many other debilitating ailments of the elderly are effectively and safely treated by cannabis. Do you have parents who exhibit one or more of these symptoms of advancing years? Do they use marijuana? If the answer is, “No, they do not,” you need to speak with them about using marijuana.

How Long Does it Take to Feel CBD and How Long Do the Effects of CBD Last?

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Ask Cheri: How long does it take before CBD effects kick in? How long do the effects of CBD last? How much CBD should I take? Thanks, Carole. Those are ALL great questions Carole! Regardless of the reason you are taking CBD, you obviously want to know what to expect and how to best use it. Instead of answering this question myself, I am going to turn it over to CBD expert Joy Smith, of Joy Organics , a full spectrum (minus THC) CBD hemp oil company.

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CBD Hemp Versus Industrial Hemp: What You Need to Know

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By Joy Smith. If you are confused by the topic of CBD Hemp oil, you’re not alone. The market is filled with a lot of hype and propaganda. In contrast to the marijuana industry — one of the most highly regulated in the world — the CBD industry can be compared to the Wild West with too few rules and regulations on its production and not enough manpower to enforce the ones that do exist. Sadly, just about anything goes in CBD.

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DIY Marijuana Topicals: Pain Relieving Frankincense and Cannabis Massage Oil

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Note: You can make this DIY Cannabis Massage Oil in THC and/or CBD versions! Did you know that ancient remedies that were used at the time of Jesus’s birth are still as effective today? This topical oil is a good example. It’s easy to make from just three ingredients that were used in Biblical times: olive oil, frankincense, and cannabis. The scented oil is terrific to use as a massage oil, or even just to moisturize dry skin.

This is Your Brain on Cannabis: The Truth About Marijuana and the Brain

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Pin This! Your brain thrives on cannabis. Far from being destructive and harmful to our brain, cannabis improves brain function, encourages regeneration of brain cells, protects healthy brain cells from death and stimulates creative and insightful cognition. The adult human brain contains between 100–500 trillion synapses with every cubic millimeter of the cerebral cortex containing roughly a billion of them.

Cannabis Topicals: DIY 3-Ingredient Whipped Marijuana Body Butter

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?. You are not going to believe how quick and easy it is to make this luxurious whipped marijuana body butter! And how little it takes to make it, just 3 simple ingredients: Cannabis. Coconut Oil. Cornstarch or Tapioca Flour. That’s it! The body butter has a thick creamy consistency that melts into a healing moisturizing oil upon skin contact. I slather it on after every shower. I find this body butter, even in this simple 3-ingredient form, helps with a variety of conditions.

How Much CBD Should I Take? Essential CBD Dosing Info You NEED

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Ask Cheri: CBD Dosing Help. Dear Cheri, How much is a good CBD dose for a beginner? Like everything associated with cannabis dosing, both THC and CBD, there simply is no one answer to that question that works for everyone. And being a “beginner” has little to do with it.

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How Much Marijuana for a Stick of Butter? (and Other Dosing Dilemmas)

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Dear Cheri, How much marijuana to a stick of butter? . How much marijuana should I use for a cup of oil? . What’s a good amount of marijuana butter to use in my pot brownies? I get variations on these questions all the time and my answer is always the same: I have no idea. You didn’t give me nearly enough information to give you any kind of meaningful advice. First and foremost, there is NO SUCH THING as an ideal recommended cannabis dose that fits everyone.

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How Much CBD Should I Take? Essential CBD Dosing Info You NEED

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Ask Cheri: CBD Dosing Help. Dear Cheri, How much is a good CBD dose for a beginner? Like everything associated with cannabis dosing, both THC and CBD, there simply is no one answer to that question that works for everyone. And being a “beginner” has little to do with it.

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Marijuana and Exercise: How Cannabis Can Improve Your Workout

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Pin This! Turns out marijuana and exercise are a match made in heaven. Let’s explore! Improving one’s health is the most frequent New Year’s resolution and the number 1 route chosen to improve health in these New Year’s resolutions is exercise. Any gym rat can tell you that the number of people going to a gym swells for the first couple weeks after the New Year and drops precipitously shortly thereafter.

What Is the Shelf Life of CBD Oil? What Is the Best Way to Store CBD Oil?

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Ask Cheri: What is the shelf life of CBD Oil and what is the best way to store CBD oil? Great questions Jodi. Instead of answering this question myself, I am going to turn it over to CBD expert Joy Smith, of Joy Organics , a full spectrum (minus THC) CBD hemp oil company. Take it away Joy! Exploring the Shelf Life of CBD Oil. Everything we consume has a shelf-life, including CBD oil.

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Pain Management: Why Cannabis Provides a Safer Alternative to NSAIDs

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Guest Post by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Pin This! Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are used daily by over 17 million Americans to treat headaches, arthritis, sports injuries, menstrual cramps and a litany of other debilitating ailments. The two most commonly used NSAIDs are aspirin and ibuprofen with such familiar brand names as Bayer, Motrin, Excedrin and Advil.

How Long Does it Take to Feel CBD and How Long Do the Effects of CBD Last?

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Ask Cheri: How long does it take before CBD effects kick in? How long do the effects of CBD last? How much CBD should I take? Thanks, Carole. Those are ALL great questions Carole! Regardless of the reason you are taking CBD, you obviously want to know what to expect and how to best use it. Instead of answering this question myself, I am going to turn it over to CBD expert Joy Smith, of Joy Organics , a full spectrum (minus THC) CBD hemp oil company.

DIY Marijuana Topicals: Pain Relieving Frankincense and Cannabis Massage Oil

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Note: You can make this DIY Cannabis Massage Oil in THC and/or CBD versions! Pin This! Did you know that ancient remedies that were used at the time of Jesus’s birth are still as effective today? This topical oil is a good example. It’s easy to make from just three ingredients that were used in Biblical times: olive oil, frankincense, and cannabis. The scented oil is terrific to use as a massage oil, or even just to moisturize dry skin.

Cannabis-Infused Products and Edibles Target Wellness Market

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Smoking pot is popular, no question, but not everyone wants to light up and inhale to experience the benefits of the potent cannabis flower. When it comes to recreational cannabis and medical cannabis, the alternatives for a pleasant and relaxing buzz come in many forms. Dose derivatives in edibles such as gummies, caramels, and peanut butter cups are portable and tasty when you need a lift. But just look beyond the candy.

Do Medical Marijuana Suppositories Work? What Can They Do for Me?

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It might sound strange to think that mixing cannabis with a carrier oil and putting it “all up in there” could provide therapeutic relief, but when you think about the science behind how cannabis topicals work , it actually makes a whole lot of sense. Topicals ?

Cannabis and Sex: Is THC an Aphrodisiac?

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by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Sexuality, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Objectively though sexuality can be viewed as the state of being sexual: incorporating the prosaic categories of wanting sex, expressing sexual receptivity and sexual activity itself.

Men’s Health Study: Cannabis Consumers Have Higher Testosterone Levels

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by Lanny Swerdlow, RN, LNC. Testosterone is a topic of major discussion and with good reason. It is the key male sex hormone that regulates fertility, muscle mass, fat distribution, and red blood cell production.

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How Does Topical Marijuana Work? Does Cannabis Salve Really Work?

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You might have heard the latest health and beauty buzz about how CBD and THC from marijuana are infusing all kinds of skincare products.

How Much Marijuana for a Stick of Butter? (and Other Dosing Dilemmas)

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? ? ?. Dear Cheri, How much marijuana to a stick of butter? . How much marijuana should I use for a cup of oil? . What’s a good amount of marijuana butter to use in my pot brownies? I get variations on these questions all the time and my answer is always the same: I have no idea. You didn’t give me nearly enough information to give you any kind of meaningful advice. First and foremost, there is NO SUCH THING as an ideal recommended cannabis dose that fits everyone.

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