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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 ... Read More »

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

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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 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 ... Read More »

Waterpipes (Bongs) for administering Cannabis (THC)

Water pipes also known as bongs a are made in a variety of designs and sizes depending on geographic origin and different traditions. In a bong you will place your preferred smoking blend in a bowl shaped base from which emanates one or more pipes. Smoking with a bong is a different way of smoking because the smoke first goes through ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

Tired of the Medication Haze? Many Patients are Looking to Medical Marijuana as an Alternative and Here’s Why

Every year, thousands of people die from prescription drugs, bringing more awareness to the dangerous substances that are being prescribed by doctors on a daily basis. In recent years, more and more people throughout the United States have been calling for the legalization of medical marijuana. Since the 1990s, twenty-three states and Washington D.C. have legalized medical marijuana, despite it ... Read More »

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 ... 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 »

4 Dangerous Myths About Passing Drug Test

Since 2011, we saw a dramatic increase in the numbers of people using dangerous methods to pass a drug test. Chief among these was the use of bleach to pass a urine test, but other methods have healthcare professionals and experts just as concerned. There are many natural, safe methods to detox the body for a drug test, but unfortunately, ... Read More »

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 ... Read More »

5 Important Applications of Medical Marijuana

As lots of places around the world move to legalize Marijuana, the debates continue to rage on whether Marijuana could be considered medicinally viable. It also must be considered whether the costs outweigh the benefits or vice versa. Recently, the results of a seven-month research study into the potential use of medical Marijuana concluded that Marijuana does have several potential ... Read More »

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