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Types of Bongs

A bong (also called water pipe) is a filtration device generally used for smoking cannabis, tobacco, or other herbal substances. There are various types of bongs available, but the concept is much the same in most apparatus, as shown below: Bongs can be made of various materials; popular ones are glass, acrylic, ceramic, metal, acrylic, bamboo or even a plastic home ... Read More »

Healthy Cannabis: How Can You Be Sure?

Regulating Cannabis Each state is responsible for defining its regulations and requirements surrounding cannabis testing, from the plant to a produced product. But without guidance from the federal agencies that set the standards for consumer safety, what has resulted is a fragmented and disjointed (pun intended) system that is, despite the best intentions, failing the very people it’s trying to ... Read More »

Proof that Marijuana may cure cancer

So this video explains it all . For people who dont know about the subject heres some background – Cannabis targets cannabinoid receptors which are located around the body. Also we would like to broadcast and spread awareness of the following message being that we need to find CURES for cancer and not just TREATMENTS that pharmaceutical companies love to ... Read More »

Medical Marijuana 411 Emily Sander – Lymphoma Cancer Survivor

Medical Marijuana 411 (http://www.medicalmarijuana411.com) interview with Emily Sander, student and lymphoma cancer survivor talks about how she utilized medical marijuana as a positive part of her treatment. Currently, lymphoma free, Emily talks about the benefits of medical marijuana as part of her treatment regimen. A non drug user all of her life, Emily turned to the medicinal use of marijuana ... Read More »

Terpenes – What are They?

Terpenes are the oils produced by similar pot plant glands which are producing CBD and THC during the flowering process. More than 100 terpenes were identified so far and each one of them comes with a unique taste and smell, including the medical marijuana properties. Right from muscle tension, breast cancer, asthma, to depress, gallstones or stress, rest assured that ... Read More »

Marijuana: The Next Diabetes Drug?

Although marijuana has a reputation for increasing appetite (what stoners call “the munchies”) the new research, which was published in the American Journal of Medicine, is not the first to find that the drug has a two-faced relationship to weight. Three prior studies have shown that marijuana users are less likely to be obese, have a lower risk for diabetes ... Read More »

Cannabis for Attention Deficit Disorder, ADD and ADHD

Categorizing The Condition Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is a very broad category of conditions that share some symptoms but appear to result from different underlying causes. Most seem to involve, at least in part, imbalances in neural transmitter levels and functions. Some experts in the field expect that the broad category of ADD will be refined in the future, with ... Read More »

Non-Smokers Can Still Benefit from Medical Marijuana

There are a number of conditions that medical marijuana can be used to treat, from glaucoma to chronic pain. And in Nevada, all that you need is your medical marijuana card to be able to buy it from a licensed medical marijuana dispensary in Las Vegas. Whilst when most people imagine consuming marijuana to be done in a smoking form, ... Read More »

Cannabis for Alcoholics/Alcoholism

Binge alcohol consumption in the rat induces substantial neurodegeneration in the hippocampus and entorhinal cortex. Oxidative stress and cytotoxic edema have both been shown to be involved in such neurotoxicity, whereas N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor activity has been implicated in alcohol withdrawal and excitoxic injury. Because the nonpsychoactive cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) was previously shown in vitro to prevent glutamate toxicity through ... Read More »

Transplant Denied To Med Marijuana Patient With Liver Cancer

A medical marijuana patient in Los Angeles with inoperable liver cancer has been removed from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's transplant list after testing positive for marijuana. Sixty-three-year-old medical marijuana patient Norman B. Smith was diagnos… Read More »