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CBD Benefits

What is CBD? Cannabidiol which is also known as CBD is a compound in the cannabis plant.  CBD is one of at least 85 cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It is the second most abundant compound in hemp, which represents up to 40 percent of its compounds, the first being THC.  The chart below shows various benefits of CBD. Can CBD get me high? People often …

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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 …

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Complete Marijuana Vaporizer Guide

Examples of Desktop Vaporizers

Marijuana Vaporizers are one of the most in-demand accessory for medical marijuana patients throughout the world. The craze is here, marijuana is being smoked by millions of people each and every day. There’s many benefits when it comes to getting a brand new marijuana vaporizer online. Many medicinal patients are still not aware of the growing trend and are clueless …

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Cannabis for Alheimer’s Disease

New Spanish and Israeli research shows that a synthetic analogue of the active component of marijuana can reduce the inflammation and prevent the mental decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease. Although it was conducted on human brain tissue in the lab and in a rat model — but not in living humans — the research is regarded as a major step …

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Medical Marijuana: The Future of Breast Cancer Therapy?

Breast cancer is a disastrous disease that affects the lives of patients and families in all parts of the world. Breast cancer remains the most common malignancy among Western women and accounts for 22.9% of all cancers in women across the globe. In 2008, breast cancer was reported as the cause of over 450,000 deaths worldwide. Cannabinoids and Cancer Although the …

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Sanjay Gupta Apologizes For ‘Misleading’ Public About Cannabis

CNN’s chief medical expert Sanjay Gupta announced Wednesday night that he has reversed his blanket opposition to marijuana use. CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta reversed his position on marijuana’s health benefits and apologized for his previous stand against it in an article Thursday for CNN. In 2009, Gupta penned an op-ed advocating against marijuana, where he advised as a doctor that “marijuana …

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