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How Can Cannabis Help Relieve Pain?

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Saying that Americans have a pain problem would be an understatement. According to the CDC, 1 in 5 American adults deal with some type of chronic pain. For those who aren’t great at math, that’s nearly 20 million Americans whose daily lives are interrupted by measurable, substantial pain.

Why Does the 1:1 CBD:THC Ratio Work So Well?

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Today, we’re looking at what’s special about the 1:1 ratio of CBD: THC. Many medical marijuana patients find this ratio nothing short of miraculous. But why? This article dives into some studies into the ratio and why it’s effective.

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Research Shows Access to Legal Medical Cannabis Doesn’t Encourage Youth Drug Abuse

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For generations, cannabis was treated as a dangerous, addictive, and destructive gateway drug that led to further use of harder drugs like heroin and cocaine. The Reefer Madness era told young people that using cannabis would make them go psychotic.

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How Do I Keep Cannabis Plants Healthy?

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Cannabis is a strong plant that can grow in tough environments. In general, cannabis can do quite well when left to its own devices. However, this doesn’t mean that the plant doesn’t need a helping hand every now and then.

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.

What is Cannabis Flower?

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Cannabis has gone by a lot of different nicknames over the years. Bud, nug, grass, weed, pot, ganja, reefer, herb, chronic are just a few of the most common slang terms for cannabis that come to mind.

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Storytelling in the cannabis industry

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The cannabis industry is expanding and there are more businesses than ever involved. Today, we’re highlighting one of our partners, Cottonmouth Media. Cottonmouth Media is a production company focused specifically within the cannabis industry.

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How to Use Cannabis to Lose Weight And Help Control Diabetes

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Using cannabis to treat diabetes and help lose weight is a strange concept for many people. “Surely, the penchant for sugary and salty snacks, aka the ‘munchies’, is a bad thing for diabetics and those looking to control their weight?”

States where cannabis flower is legal

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Cannabis flower is one of the most popular forms of cannabis consumption for both medical and recreational users.

Senate Democrats Introduce Sweeping Federal Cannabis Legalization Bill

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This week, leading Democrats like Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) revealed the first draft of a sweeping federal cannabis legalization bill that could change the cannabis industry and transform access.

Medical Cannabis and the War Against Baffling, Chronic Health Conditions

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For far too long, a host of chronic, seemingly incurable health conditions has plagued humanity.

Medical Cannabis and the War Against Baffling, Chronic Health Conditions

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For far too long, a host of chronic, seemingly incurable health conditions has plagued humanity.

The Science Behind Medical Cannabis and Depression

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It’s probably fair to say that 2020 was a year to forget for many, for a massive variety of reasons.

Is There a Difference Between Medical and Recreational Marijuana?

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One of the most intriguing aspects of marijuana is its vast range of effects. There aren’t many substances that can make you feel alternately energetic (sativas), and sleepy (indicas).

Medical Cannabis is Working for Autistic Children

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Childhood autism is a challenging condition that huge swaths of parents across the country are grappling with. Any glimmer of hope that autism’s intractable symptoms can be treated is a light in the tunnel to parents caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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Is There a Difference Between Medical Cannabis Flower & Recreational?

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While there are only 19 states that have legalized recreational cannabis so far, there are 36 that have a medical cannabis program of some kind.

Cannabis and Endometriosis: How CBD and THC Can Help

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For many women, “that” time of the month isn’t great. But for women suffering from endometriosis it is often more than unbearable. According to WomensHealth.gov, roughly 11 percent, or 6.5 million women, in the United States alone suffer from this often-debilitating condition.

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Cannabis and Endometriosis: How CBD and THC Can Help

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For many women, “that” time of the month isn’t great. But for women suffering from endometriosis it is often more than unbearable. According to WomensHealth.gov, roughly 11 percent, or 6.5 million women, in the United States alone suffer from this often-debilitating condition.

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Using Cannabis to Treat Gynecological Conditions

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Medical marijuana for women is here to stay. Multiple studies have concluded that cannabis and women’s health go together like a hot bath and a tincture of Broad Spectrum CBD.

Does Growing Cannabis Save Money?

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It’s fair to say that cannabis is more accessible and widely accepted today than it ever has been before. The U.S. has an administration in the White House that has been clear about its intentions to widely decriminalize cannabis use and possession, international bodies like the U.N.

What Are the Benefits of a Medical Marijuana Card?

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As of 2021, medical marijuana is legal in 36 states and the District of Columbia. Meanwhile, 19 states, including Colorado and New York, have legalized recreational marijuana. Now that marijuana is legal for recreational purposes in so many places, should you still apply for a medical marijuana card?

What Is the Best CBD Oil?

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For many people interested in cannabis as medicine CBD oil provides an option to try medical marijuana while avoiding the psychoactive effects of THC.

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What Is the Best CBD Oil?

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For many people interested in cannabis as medicine CBD oil provides an option to try medical marijuana while avoiding the psychoactive effects of THC.

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Cannabis for Veterans and PTSD: A Conversation With Balanced Veterans

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Did you know that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a qualifying condition for medical cannabis in every single state which has a medical program? The US is a patchwork of cannabis legislation but on this subject, individual states stand united.

Cannabis for Veterans and PTSD: A Conversation With Balanced Veterans

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Did you know that Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a qualifying condition for medical cannabis in every single state which has a medical program? The US is a patchwork of cannabis legislation but on this subject, individual states stand united.

Can Marijuana Help Fibromyalgia?

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For a long time now, doctors and scientists were confounded by fibromyalgia.

Best Cannabis Flower Products

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How Can Cannabis and CBD Help with Addiction?

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For many years, people thought of cannabis as a gateway drug. However, as many states start seeing a reduction in opioid overdose deaths once medical or recreational cannabis is legalized, this view is being challenged.

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Why is it so Hard to Dose Cannabis Edibles?

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Americans have purchased a lots of legal cannabis over the last year or so. To be precise, $18 billion worth in 2020.

A How-To Explainer For First-Time Senior Patients

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Did you know that more and more seniors are turning to cannabis as an alternative and effective form of medicine? According to the Marijuana Policy Project, there are more than 4 million medical cannabis patients across the 35 states, four U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia.

5 Things Every Cannabis Physician Should Know

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This article is for medical marijuana patients and physicians alike. We believe knowledge is power and Leafwell seeks to educate not only patients but medical professionals as well.

5 Things Every Cannabis Physician Should Know

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This article is for medical marijuana patients and physicians alike. We believe knowledge is power and Leafwell seeks to educate not only patients but medical professionals as well.

What is Rick Simpson Oil (RSO)?

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There are a few OG’s of the medical cannabis game. One of those names is Rick Simpson. A pioneer of the medical cannabis game, Simpson is likely best known for the THC-packed oil that bears his namesake, Rick Simpson Oil or RSO for short!

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What Are the Minor Cannabinoids? [A Look at 10 of the Rarer Cannabinoids]

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There are lots of chemicals, otherwise known as cannabinoids, found in the cannabis plant. Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (CBD), cannabichromene (CBC), tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV), cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabinol (CBN) are known as the “big six” cannabinoids.

3 Misconceptions About CBD, Cleared Up

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Cannabidiol (CBD) is perhaps one of the most misunderstood chemicals around. The research behind CBD, other cannabinoids, and how they interact with the body has barely scratched the surface, making space for all sorts of misconceptions and misinformation.

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Which States Have Medical Marijuana Card Reciprocity?

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Before we get into the nitty-gritty, first we must ask (and answer), “What is medical marijuana card reciprocity?”

May is a Health Awareness Month – Here’s How Cannabis Can Help

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In our last post on why cannabis can be useful for so many different conditions, we looked at the endocannabinoid system and why cannabis can be useful as a treatment for all of them.