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THC in Urine is Associated with Lower Opioid Concentrations In Pain Patients, Finds Study

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According to a new study published in the journal Pain Management, the presence of THC metabolites in the urine of patients undergoing pain management is associated with lower levels of opioids.

Report: Over a Third of CBD Vape Oils Have Synthetic Marijuana

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According to a new, detailed report by the Associated Press, a significant number of CBD vaping oils on the market also contain synthetic marijuana, and some contain no CBD at all. Jay Jenkins tells the AP that he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll

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A Brief History of Home Cannabis Extraction in the Modern Era

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Science suggests that humans have been using psychoactive strains of cannabis for at least 2,500 years – if not longer – and for nearly as long, humans have experimented with ways to extract its compounds into a wide range of formulations.

Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke Proposes Federal Grants for Marijuana Offenders

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Presidential candidate and former Texas Congressmember Beto O’Rourke announced today that he supports a program in which the federal government issues “Drug War Justice Grants” for those who were formerly or are currently incarcerated for nonviolent marijuana-related offenses.

Study: Marijuana Use Results in Decreased Speed, No Negative Effect, on Driving

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According to a newly released study subjects who consumed cannabis typically decrease their driving speed and demonstrated few other significant changes.

Report: Over 500,000 Marijuana Vapes Seized in Past Two Years in the U.S. Alone

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Throughout the United States authorities have seized at least 510,000 marijuana vape cartridges and arrested more than 120 people in the past two years, according to an Associated Press tally derived from interviews, court records, news accounts and official releases.

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Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Lower Risk of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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According to a new study, those with a history of marijuana use are less likely to develop the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) than those who haven’t used cannabis.

The Difference Between CBD Isolate And Distillate

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Even for cannabis veterans and enthusiasts, it’s still hard work to keep up with all of the changes that are happening in the cannabis industry. So if you have no idea what the difference is between CBD isolate and distillate, you’re definitely not alone.

Marijuana Use Not Associated with Psychosis in Young People Finds Study

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A history of marijuana use in young people is not independently associated with an increased risk of psychosis, according to a new study published in the journal Adicciones, and published online by the U.S. National Institute of Health.

Ohio Governor Signs Bill Decriminalizing Hemp

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s has signed into law legislation that decriminalizes hemp, the non-psychoactive cousin of marijuana. Governor DeWine recently signed Senate Bill 57 into law, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA).

How Can Taking CBD Oil Increase Your Metabolism?

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There are many effects of marijuana; some strains make you feel creative and energetic while others make you relaxed and sleepy. Unremitting hunger is still one of the universal impact of CBD, a phenomenon, famous as “the munchies.”

Study: THCV Reduces Cravings from Nicotine

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According to a new study titled ?8 8 -Tetrahydrocannabivarin has potent anti-nicotine effects in multiple rodent models of nicotine dependence, the administration of the cannabis compound THCV (tetrahydrocannabivarin) reduces nicotine cravings and use in rodents.

Study: Inhaling Marijuana Associated With Reductions in Headache/Migraine Severity

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Inhaling marijuana is associated with reductions in headache and migraine severity, according to a new study published in the Journal of Pain , and published by the National Institute of Health.

CBD Cream for Treating Pain

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An increasing number of nations are legalizing marijuana for medical use due to its many benefits. According to a report by the National Institute of Health (NIH), the CBD component of cannabis may be useful in reducing inflammation and pain.

Washington State Officials Consider Massive Overhaul of Legal Marijuana Program

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Washington State legalized marijuana in 2012, and now, nearly seven years later, state officials are proposing laws that would overhaul the legal marijuana system, including legalizing home delivery for patients and boosting minority ownership of marijuana businesses.

Can CBD Help People With Health Problems?

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Your health can significantly affect your quality of life. A healthy body allows you to ward off illnesses and diseases, and increase your productivity for the day. Over time, a healthy body can contribute to your personal and professional growth.

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California is Moving Forward With a Plan to Establish Marijuana Banks

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The Associated Press is reporting that California is quickly moving forward with a plan to establish a system of banks to work with the marijuana industry which is legal under state law, but illegal under federal law.

Canada Introduced Pardon System for Marijuana Offenses

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Canada has officially unveiled a new pardon system for those who have been charged with simple marijuana offenses. The new system – which consists of online applications – was unveiled on Thursday by Justice Minister David Lametti, reports the CBC.

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Germany: First-Ever Medical Marijuana Improts Receibed From Protugal and Australia

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Cannamedical Pharma (located in Cologne) received a commercial shipment of medical marijuana from a company in Portugal.

The Rise of CBD Educated Professionals

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The use of CBD has skyrocketed amongst everyday Americans. With CBD therapy becoming less taboo and more commonplace, even people in lower levels of companies have started reaping CBDs benefits.

How Cannabis Can Help Seniors Improve Their Quality Of Life

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Senior citizens can enjoy a heightened quality of life thanks to the immense, versatile therapeutics of cannabis. Whether you’re smoking, dabbing, vaping, or using CBD oil and infusions, there is always a way to get potent pain relief and a noticeable lift to your mood.

Cannabis Stocks Soar Following U.S. House Committee Approval of Marijuana Legalization

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According to a Reuters reports, shares of marijuana companies rose on Thursday following a U.S. congressional committee passing legislation to legalize marijuana.

Kratom vs CBD: The Differences between These 2 “Grey Area” Products

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When you embark on researching about health effects of products like Kratom and CBD, most likely you are wondering what the difference between them is. This post sets the record straight by revealing in a clear manner the difference between these two plant-based products. Their Origins.

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Utah Chooses its Legal Medical Marijuana Growers

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Utah officials on Friday granted eight medical marijuana cultivation licenses to businesses that are both from Utah and those from outside the state reports the Associated Press.

Virginia Attorney General Announces Support for Marijuana Legalization

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On Tuesday night Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring tweeted his support for the legalization of recreational marijuana, the first time he’s ever expressed such support. Virginians know we can do better.

Study: Cannabis Beneficial in Treating Endometriosis

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The use of cannabis or cannabis-related products is associated with subjective benefits in women with endometriosis. This is according to a new study , titled Self-reported efficacy of cannabis for endometriosis pain, which was published in the Journal of Minimally Invasive Oncology.

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U.S. Government Increases Marijuana Being Grown for Research

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The U.S. government is growing the largest crop of marijuana for research purposes in five years, reports the Associated Press. The increase is in response to the rapidly growing interest in marijuana strains with high levels of THC and CBD.

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U.S. House Approves Marijuana Banking Bill

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In a historic 321 to 103 vote, the United States House of Representatives has passed a bill to allow banks to work with marijuana businesses that are legal under state law. The measure now heads to the Senate, where its passage would send it to President Trump for consideration.

Some of the Best Marijuana Strains to Prevent Hair Loss

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The statistic brain shows that an approximate of 56 million individuals in the US are experiencing hair loss. Therefore, hair growth products are now becoming part of the fast-growing industry with many people believing that marijuana can prevent hair loss.

Study: Marijuana Consumers Have Lower Mortality, Morbidity, and Hospitalization-Costs Among Pancreatitis Patients

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Those with acute pancreatitis who have a history of marijuana use have “lower age-adjusted, mortality, morbidity, and hospitalization-cost than non-cannabis-exposed patients”, according to a new study.

Study: CBD May “Significantly Reduce Opioid Use and Improve Chronic Pain and Sleep Quality

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CBD could “significantly reduce opioid use and improve chronic pain and sleep quality among patients who are currently using opioids for pain management”, according to a new study.

Legal Marijuana Sales Begin January 1 in Both Michigan and Illinois

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First the first time since the start of marijuana prohibition many decades ago, marijuana sales will be legal in both Michigan and Illinois beginning January 1st. This is possible due to voter-approved initiatives which legalized the plant for recreational purposes for everyone 21 and older.

Study: Pain and Anxiety Most Popular Symptoms Among Those Who Use Medical Marijuana

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According to a study published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, and epublished by the National Institute of Health, those who consume marijuana for therapeutic purposes often to do so reduce pain and anxiety symptoms.

Oregon Garnered Over $107 Million in Marijuana Taxes in 2018

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Oregon brought in over $107 million in taxes from the legal sale of marijuana and marijuana products in 2018. According to data released by the Oregon Department of Revenue , the state made $107,777, 721 in 2018 from marijuana taxes.

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Switzerland May Soon Legalize Medical Marijuana

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The Swiss government on Wednesday put forth a proposal to legalize marijuana as prescription medicine. The proposal would allow prescriptions for marijuana to treat cancer and other serious ailments report Reuters.