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Visiting Weed Dispensaries in San Diego – What You Need to Know

Many countries in the world have already legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes. In the United States, many areas have already allowed its use despite Federal Law prohibiting it. Under the Controlled Substance Act of 1970, marijuana is categorized as Schedule I substance, no determined medical purpose and has huge abuse possibility because of its psychoactive effects to …

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Cannabis Compound Found to Treat Schizophrenia

A compound found in marijuana can help treat schizophrenia as effectively as standard antipsychotic drugs—and with fewer side effects—according to the results of a new clinical trial, reports The Fix columnist Maia Szalavitz in Time. Researchers at University of Cologne in Germany studied 39 people with schizophrenia, all hospitalized for a psychotic episode. Twenty of the patients were given cannabidiol …

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CBD Benefits for the Skin

No matter what age we are, we are taught to practice good health habits. If you have a problem with something on the inside of your body, you work to take care of it and we often go to great lengths to make sure that everything is functioning normally. When it comes to our skin, however, not all of us …

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Study Shows Cannabinoids Inhibit Tumor Growth

Research Suggests Chemopreventive Benefits Of Cannabis In a study published in the August edition of the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology,Japanese researchers found cannabinoids to be useful in battling cancerous tumors. The study was conducted by initiating tumor growth in mice and treating them with synthetic cannabinoids. Synthetic cannabinoids differ from phytocannabinoids (found in plants, such as cannabis) in that they are full …

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Marijuana Chemical Fights Hardened Arteries

The active ingredient in marijuana that produces changes in brain messages appears to fight atherosclerosis — a hardening of the arteries. But puffing pot probably won’t help. The findings, reported in the journal Nature, “should not be taken to mean that smoking marijuana is beneficial for the heart,” says Michael Roth, MD, a professor of medicine at UCLA medical school. …

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Vaping Could Save Millions of Smokers

Tobacco smoking or smoking anything, for that matter, is something that people grow addicted to and merely saying that it is bad and needs to be given up does not suffice when it comes to quitting it. And it is hard and needs unprecedented strong will power and devotion, which most people lack and also people tend to break down …

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How to Fill Cannabis Industry Jobs Like a Pro

In 2019, there will be a 76% increase in cannabis jobs. If you’re an employer, what does that mean? There’s no better time to hire for your cannabis company than now. But how do you fill cannabis industry jobs? Continue reading and know how to hire and retain the best staff. Don’t Only Hire Those with Marijuana Industry Experience While …

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Key Steps to Get a Job in the Marijuana Industry

The USA is currently the epicenter of medical and recreational cannabis and employs 211,000 workers on a full-time basis. To put these figures into perspective, the number of people relying on the cannabis industry to feed and support their families is approximately 3 times higher than the employees in the coal mines. Even more impressive, experts say that this industry …

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7 Things You Need to Know About Federal Marijuana Law

Several states across the country are legalizing marijuana, the federal government isn’t budging. Here are things you need to know about federal marijuana law. Guess what? Medical marijuana is actually legal in 21 states throughout the country. Not only that, but recreational marijuana is also legal to use in 10 states. Even Washington D.C. legalized weed recreationally! What does this …

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Medical Marijuana for Pets

Before his owners started dosing him with a daily drop of marijuana, Garfield the cat’s nine lives were rapidly running out. The 18-year-old feline — whose name has been changed to protect patient confidentiality — suffered from a host of painful conditions. These included thyroid and heart disease, severe arthritis, renal failure and chronic pancreatitis, a condition that caused him …

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