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The First Cannabis-Based Drug in The US Has Been Recommended by FDA Panel

Posted by on April 20, 2018 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
The First Cannabis-Based Drug in The US Has Been Recommended by FDA Panel

Food and Drug Administration advisers on Thursday unanimously supported the first government approval of a medication made from cannabis, paving the way for agency clearance by the end of June.

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Study Finds Cannabis Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

Study Finds Cannabis Reverses Aging Processes in the Brain

The benefits of cannabis on the human brain are still being outlined by medical research, and in a recent study, scientists at the University of Bonn concluded that it can help reverse the aging process in the brain.

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Why Does Medical Cannabis Still Carry a Stigma?

Posted by on March 21, 2018 in Alternative Health Care, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 0 Comments
Why Does Medical Cannabis Still Carry a Stigma?

Natural” drugs like marijuana, which fit seamlessly into numerous societies for thousands of years, isn’t even a narcotic. You can’t have an addiction to marijuana, and it’s been used as a natural and healthy healing tool in many cultures for thousands of years. In

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What Makes Medical Cannabis “Medical”? These Two Compounds

What Makes Medical Cannabis “Medical”? These Two Compounds

Terpenes contribute greatly to the health benefits of cannabis and are present in many other plants. Myrcene, as the most abundant terpene in cannabis, is famous for producing sedation and is commonly found in many indica strains. The aroma of this terpene has musky and earthy tones and is packed full of medical effects. Hence, if you suffer from chronic pain or any kind of inflammation you should stick to strains with a lot of myrcene.

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Marijuana Industry Posted an Explosive 445% Job Growth in 2017

Posted by on February 7, 2018 in Economy with 0 Comments
Marijuana Industry Posted an Explosive 445% Job Growth in 2017

According to a report from ZipRecruiter, an online job platform that also analyzes employment trends, “the total number of industry job posts increased by 445% in 2017, compared to an increase of just 18% one year prior.”

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Anti-Marijuana Group Created a Poll to Demonize Weed — and It Backfired Epically

Posted by on January 30, 2018 in Government, Politics with 0 Comments
Anti-Marijuana Group Created a Poll to Demonize Weed — and It Backfired Epically

According to the anti-cannabis group, 78% of people polled oppose current prohibition measures, suggesting the poll backfired despite the organization’s efforts to cast doubt on growing tolerance for marijuana.

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University Study Shows Legalized Marijuana Could Cut Medicare Costs by Billions (Here’s Why)

University Study Shows Legalized Marijuana Could Cut Medicare Costs by Billions (Here’s Why)

#MedicalMarijuana – University researches have shown what many have known all along – medical marijuana saves lives and money. Read this!

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National Academy of Sciences Issues Landmark Statement on Medical Cannabis

National Academy of Sciences Issues Landmark Statement on Medical Cannabis

In the groundbreaking report released this week entitled The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research (2017), the NAS issued a comprehensive, researched-backed statement on the validity of medical marijuana, including pros and cons, outlining its clinical effectiveness.

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The Miracle of Cannabis Gives a Young Girl Her Life Back

The Miracle of Cannabis Gives a Young Girl Her Life Back

Stanley brothers started the Realm of Caring Foundation, a nonprofit that supplies medical cannabis to adults and children suffering from a range of diseases, including epilepsy, cancer, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s, who otherwise would not be able to afford it. They only ask that patients pay what they can. The organization is funded by the money they make from medical marijuana and donations from those who believe in the cause.

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Election Anxiety Begone: Legal Marijuana Now A Reality in 20% of US

Posted by on November 10, 2016 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Election Anxiety Begone: Legal Marijuana Now A Reality in 20% of US

Voters in Florida, Montana, North Dakota, and Arkansas voted on medical marijuana while California, Nevada, Arizona, Massachusetts, and Maine voted on the recreational use of marijuana for people over the age of 21. All of these initiatives passed except for Arizona, where pharmaceutical companies donated insane amounts of money to keep marijuana use illegal in the state.

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Why Cannabis Users Are Writing This Number on Their Hands and Posting It Online

Posted by on August 19, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Why Cannabis Users Are Writing This Number on Their Hands and Posting It Online

The reason given for why the DEA declined to downgrade the federal classification of cannabis was that “science doesn’t support” the notion cannabis may be used for medical purposes. That’s total rubbish. Here’s why…

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Opioid Epidemic: 3 Reasons Why Marijuana Should Be Your Primary Painkiller

Opioid Epidemic: 3 Reasons Why Marijuana Should Be Your Primary Painkiller

Medical marijuana is emerging as a safer withdrawal option for those seek recovery from the disease of opioid addiction and a natural solution to end the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths.

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Marijuana Compound Shows Promise in Helping Kids With Epilepsy

Marijuana Compound Shows Promise in Helping Kids With Epilepsy

Parents of children with epilepsy know that cannabidiol does an astounding job of reducing their kids’ seizures and symptoms, but most of them literally have to break the law in order to obtain this life-changing treatment.

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The World Is Rediscovering the Medical Benefits Of Psychedelic Plants

The World Is Rediscovering the Medical Benefits Of Psychedelic Plants

This week Pennsylvania and Ohio announced plans to legalize medical marijuana, which will make them the 24th and 25th states to officially recognize its medicinal value. Because marijuana is successfully helping so many people cope with a host of ailments with few side effects, some other plant medicines are becoming popular for treating things like depression, drug addiction, PTSD and much more. Where pharmaceuticals are failing, exotic plant-based psychedelics seem to be succeeding, sometimes in as little as a single dose. Over-stressed Westerners are flocking to retreats all over the world to rediscover these alternative treatments. The treatment ceremonies are typically conducted in comfortable, controlled settings by shaman trained in dosing levels.

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One Million People in the UK Are Breaking the Law to Stay Healthy

Posted by on April 15, 2016 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Policies with 8 Comments
One Million People in the UK Are Breaking the Law to Stay Healthy

Here’s the latest on the medical marijuana legislation in the U.K.

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