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When Bob Dylan Turned the Beatles On To Marijuana

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On August 28th, 1964 Bob Dylan introduced the Beatles to cannabis for their first time. And the rest is more than just rock ‘n’ roll history

Medical Marijuana Consumption Methods: Pros & Cons

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Medical marijuana’s therapeutic effects have been known for centuries, but its medical applications have only been recently confirmed. Here is a list of the most common conditions medical cannabis can be used for: Anxiety Depression Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) Epilepsy and Dravet Syndrome Crohn’s Disease Cancer – for chemotherapy side-effects; further research is being carried out with regards to. Source. Cannabis Dosing Effects of Marijuana marijuana consumption

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Medicinal properties of CBD

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What is CBD? CBD is a cannabinoid present in cannabis plants with a very similar molecular structure to THC but without any kind of psychoactive effect. Indeed, CBD does not cause any effect on the user, no paranoia, euphoria or intoxication, which are usually associated with THC and the recreational use of marijuana. Cannabidiol (CBD) has several therapeutical properties that we’ll present in this post.

How The Legalization of Medical Marijuana Can Change Los Angeles & Orange County

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With the vote of whether to fully legalize marijuana in California coming this week, it is important to understand how it can change Los Angeles and Orange County. We’ve already heard all about the generous tax revenue that will be raked in, but there are other things that most people don’t know will change. Pot Shops Will Be The New 7-Eleven You know how you see a 7-Eleven or a McDonald’s almost on every corner?

Hightlights from Lift Cannabis Expo

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The Lift Cannabis Expo, organizaed in Vancouver, showed the growth of interest in Cannabis in Canada, check out the highlights of the event: Uncategorised

Cannabis Provides Protection from Alzheimer’s

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Researchers, from the Salk Institute labs in San Diego, discovered that the main psychoactive compound in marijuana—tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—and a few other active compounds remove amyloid beta proteins from lab-grown neurons. Amyloid is the toxic protein known to accumulate in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The compounds also significantly reduced cellular inflammation, an underlying factor in the progression of the disease.

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Is CBD Really Non-Psychoactive?

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New scientific data shows that CBD interacts directly with the CB1 cannabinoid receptor in ways that are therapeutically relevant while modulating the psychoactive effects of THC. CBD lowers the ceiling on the ability of THC and endogenous cannabinoids to stimulate CB1. Cannabidiol is a profound mood-altering substance, even if it may not have a “high

Marijuana Not Monoculture!

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Companion planting is a method of cultivation where plants are grown together to promote a dynamic, flourishing ecosystem. Some cannabis cultivators have begun adopting these practices, resulting in multiple benefits

Is CBD Really Non-Psychoactive?

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New scientific data shows that CBD interacts directly with the CB1 cannabinoid receptor in ways that are therapeutically relevant while modulating the psychoactive effects of THC. CBD lowers the ceiling on the ability of THC and endogenous cannabinoids to stimulate CB1. Cannabidiol is a profound mood-altering substance, even if it may not have a “high

Data Distortion: Use & Abuse of Cannabis Science

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x field--field-image--article.tpl.php * field--article.tpl.php * field--field-image.tpl.php * field--image.tpl.php * field.tpl.php -->. Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights how analysis can be skewed for a variety of factors and gives insight on how to spot faulty research data

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Data Distortion

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Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights how analysis can be skewed for a variety of factors and gives insight on how to spot faulty research data

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Sourcing CBD: Marijuana, Industrial Hemp & the Vagaries of Federal Law

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Huge interest in the medicinal potential of CBD has catalyzed a rebirth of industrial hemp in the U.S. But is hemp the best source of CBD

Data Distortion: Use and Abuse of Cannabis Science

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Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights how analysis can be skewed for a variety of factors and gives insight on how to spot faulty research data

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Data Distortion

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Misinformation can masquerade as science, especially when it comes to cannabis. Adrian Devitt-Lee highlights how analysis can be skewed for a variety of factors and gives insight on how to spot faulty research data

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History of the medicinal use of cannabis

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Cannabis or marijuana has been accompanying mankind for more than 10,000 years, which has found the myriad of uses of this plant, either at recreational, medicinal or industrial level. The first evidences of cannabis were found in Asia, so it is not strange that the first written references we have about cannabis come from this area, especially from China and India.

Benefits of Cannabis for Alzheimer’s disease

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What is Alzheimer? Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative pathology that causes progressive and total loss of the cerebral functions in elderly people, especially memory. This disease affects about 30 million people worldwide, a number that will double in the following 20 years due to the aging of the popolation in the industrialized world. Alzheimer affects more women than men, especially because women live longer and this disease development is closely linked with aging.

Release from the Spanish Observatory of Medicinal Cannabis

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Spanish Observatory of Medicinal Cannabis. On the occasion of the sad news published yesterday in France , in which cannabis was falsely indicated as cause of one death and five severe cases among the patients of a clinical trial , the Spanish Observatory of Medicinal Cannabis states: The French Ministry Health of France has officially confirmed that the drug used in this trial does not contain any cannabinoid , neither natural nor synthetic.

Medical marijuana news, December 2015

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Australia will allow to grow cannabis for medical studies. Australian health minister Sussan Ley announced on October 17th that a new legislation will allow to cultivate marijuana for scientific research and medical trials, thus ending a prohibition coming from 1967.

Medical Marijuana Legalization Won’t Make More Teens Smoke

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Legalization efforts are everywhere and opponents are cringing at the notion, with arguments such as more teens will have access to marijuana and thus will abuse it. Although that is a compelling argument, recent studies from Columbia University suggest otherwise. These studies have looked at the effect legalization has in states such as Colorado, and how actual use changes once legalization has been implemented. What they found was pretty remarkable.

Marijuana Colors and What They Mean

The Herb Collective

Ever wondered about the difference in the colors of marijuana? Marijuana is green, but if you look close enough, the leaves will be different colors such as red, yellow, purple and blue. These colors are actually pigment molecules. What are pigment molecules? Pigment molecules come in many varieties from molecules such as porphyrins, carotenoids, anthocyanins, and betalains. These pigments come from reaction to light and physiological and biological functions.

The Benefits of Marijuana Oil Vapor Cartridges

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PHOTO CREDIT: [link] Marijuana oil vapor cartridges are better than other methods of smoking according to a growing number of people. Big names like UFC fighter Nate Diaz use marijuana vapor cartridges as a safer alternative. Instead of inhaling carbon monoxide, you are just “vaping.” The fact is that there is a lot of room for debate, but vapor cartridges certainly have some benefits. With vapor cartridges you can expect smoothness and good potency.

Why The War On Medical Marijuana Is Almost Over

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It almost seems like yesterday that medical marijuana was introduced with obstacles such as raids and crackdowns. Today, more and more medical dispensaries are available, and the common raids and crackdowns are less frequent. We can say this is because medical marijuana opposition is decreasing and acceptance is growing. But why exactly? Congress Lifts Federal Ban On Medical Marijuana According to Sec. 538 of bill H.R.

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Celebrities That Use Marijuana

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Today, there are many successful celebrities that openly enjoy marijuana. Some celebrities you probably would have never imagined. Continue reading to find out who they are. Joe Rogan - Popular UFC announcer and former Fear Factor host Joe Rogan has openly admitted his use of marijuana, specifically citing use during his workouts. Rihanna and A$AP Rocky - In an interview, A$AP admits to having consumed marijuana with Rihanna. Snoop Dogg - This one should go without saying.

It’s Easy To Make Healthy Cannabis Oils

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Eating cannabis edibles is great, but eating cannabis edibles that are healthy is even better. The brownies and Rice Krispies treats are tasty, but that doesn’t have to be the edible of choice. Using cannabis infused olive oil or coconut oil to cook up tasty and nutritious meals is a healthier way to go. How To Make Cannabis Infused Olive Oil To make cannabis infused olive oil you will need 3.5 cups of virgin olive oil and 1 ounce of finely ground marijuana.

Where is Marijuana Legal Outside Of The U.S?

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It is important to know where marijuana is legal when traveling abroad. Countries like Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Singapore, and Malaysia carry a death penalty for marijuana use. So there’s plenty of incentive to keep track of these things. The Netherlands In the Netherlands, marijuana is sold legally in coffee shops and is allowed to be grown at home. You have to be 18 years old to buy and consume marijuana.