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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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

10 Cannabis World Records That Will Trip You Out

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At Custom Cones USA , we love all things cannabis, so we keep tabs on the most interesting cannabis world records. We have to give props to people for having goals. They set the precedent for everyone else.

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.

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.

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).

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.

Cannabis Black Market and Legalization in the US

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Supposedly, the legalization of cannabis in more states could have been deterring and reducing the black market’s dominance. The opposite is happening. The underground cannabis business is cutting into the sales and profits of legal businesses. So if you’re asking, “Is the black market still alive?”

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.

Legal Marijuana Stores Associated With Drop in Crime, Finds Study

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Legal marijuana retail outlets are associated with a decrease in localized criminal activity, according to a new study published in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics. The study, titled Not in my backyard? Not so fast.

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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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.

Thailand Lawmakers Propose Allowing Six Cannabis Plants Per Household

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Lawmakers in Thailand are proposing a major change to the country’s marijuana law, and one that’s a significant step in the right direction.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

How CBD Oil Affects The Brain

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Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a component of cannabis. You may know this plant by the more familiar term marijuana. CBD is the most-studied compound from this plant for medical purposes.

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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.

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.

Marijuana is Safe and Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia, Says Study

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According to new research, the use of marijuana is a safe and effective treatment for those with fibromyalgia. The study, titled Safety and efficacy of medical cannabis in fibromyalgia, was published by the Journal of Clinical Medicine and was published online by the U.S.

Connecticut Officials Vote to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

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Connecticut may soon be adding two new medical conditions that qualify under the state’s medical-marijuana program.

How to Recognise Quality Marijuana Seeds

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Source. Did you know that you can tell whether marijuana seeds are of quality or not before you even buy them? Being able to do that helps you to avoid wasting your money on poor quality seeds and get a good harvest from your outdoor marijuana seeds.

Study Finds Marijuana Legalization Doesn’t Increase Teen Usage Rates, May Decrease Them

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According to a new study published in the journal JAMA [Journal of the American Medical Association] Pediatrics, marijuana legalization not only doesn’t increase teen usage rates, but it may also actually decrease them.

Alaska Marijuana Industry Calls for Tax Relifer

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Those participating in Alaska’s legal marijuana industry are calling for tax relief amid plummeting prices, reports the Associated Press. Leif Abel, the owner of Alaska’s Greatland Ganja, says that despite doing well, he’s still living “paycheck to paycheck”.

Thousands Year Old Marijuana Residue Found in China Funerary Incense Burners

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The chemical residue of marijuana has been found in incense burners that were used during funerary rites in western China in about 500 BC, reports Reuters. The finding proves what may be the oldest evidence of smoking marijuana for its mind-altering properties.

7 ways to extend the Life of a Vaporizer Battery

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Source. Vaping is the inhaling of vapor created by an electronic cigarette or any other vaping device. Bongs and water pipes are the ultimate way to smoke. With the right bong, you can be sure that your smoke is not only cool but also clean.