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Healing ‘Leaf’ – Film About Raw Cannabis Juice

Raw THCa is Not Psychoactive: It Is a Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Medicine US Dept of Justice: “In Strict Medical Terms, Marijuana Is Far Safer than Many of the Foods We Consume” The most important thing to note here is that the powerful anti-inflammatory properties of cannabis are available when it is consumed raw and unheated. Burning or heating cannabis converts THC …

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CBD Helps Reverse Booze Brain Damage

A new study by Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior reports that the delivery of the non-psychoactive cannabinoid compound cannabidiol (CBD) can reduce alcohol-related damage to the brain.   Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of at least 85 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis and is considered to have a wider scope of medical applications than tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The study was called “Transdermal delivery of cannabidiol attenuates binge alcohol-induced …

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Effects of Water Filtration on Marijuana Smoke

Most research on water filtration has previously been focused on tobacco smoke, but research with marijuana smoke has revealed that, except for respective psychoactive components (nicotine and cannabinoids), both smokes share many common traits and physical properties. Many of the results obtained from studies of tobacco smoke are also applicable to marijuana smoke. Study In the late 1970’s, a study was done by …

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Getting a Medical Marijuana Card or Marijuana Business License in Your State

Otherside Farms marijuana dispensary

To become a medical marijuana patient or business in the United States depends on the state you reside in and may involve involves different requirements.  Check themarijuanalicense.org and similar sites for more information on legality of weed by state. There are now several states in the US allowing medical marijuana for recreational use, and there are still states on their way …

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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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Marijuana: Since 8000-5000 BC

Marijuana use can be traced as far back as the Neolithic era (8,000-5,000 BC), where charred remains of cannabis seeds have been unearthed in ancient braziers of present day Romania.   Evidence of marijuana cultivation reaches back as far as 2737 B.C. China, where it was used as a treatment for rheumatism, malaria, and absent-mindedness. It was used recreationally in …

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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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The Declaration of Independence Drafts were written on Hemp

Many supporters of the legalization of marijuana often mistakenly say that the Declaration of Independence is written on hemp but they are only partially correct. The original drafts of The Declaration of Independence were written on paper material made from Hemp which is, yes, the same plant as marijuana. The majority of paper at the time was made from a …

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Rise of Marijuana Dispensaries in Canada

The recent developments in legal mandates surrounding marijuana usage in Canada come from a history that depicts introduction, prohibition, and legalization. The current effort by the Canadian government to legalize medical and recreational marijuana influenced the increase of dispensaries in the country. The following points detail the legalization of marijuana and the best mail order weed in Canada where you …

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Where To Smoke In Denver When You Visit

Cannabis tourism is really a thing, yet it’s also nothing new. Together with the recreational market in Colorado inviting many to visit the dispensary, the subtle jolt to see that Colorado has yet to provide customers a place to gratify their cannabinoid nectars, syrups, chocolates, saps, dabs, edibles, cones, crosses, spliffs , and blunts is very surprising. Restricted in where …

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