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New York Legislature Approves Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill, Governor Expected to Sign Into Law

New York Legislature Approves Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill, Governor Expected to Sign Into Law News June 19, 2014 by TheJointBlog New York’s House voted at 2:51AM EST on June 19th to approve the Compassionate Care Act, a proposal to legalize medical cannabis. The vote, which was 113 to 13, occurred just several hours after the Senate approved the […]

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Cannabis Relieves Lou Gehrigs Symptoms – Scientific Study

Cannabis Relieves Lou Gehrigs Symptoms – New Study From NORML.org 4-5-4 SEATTLE – Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) experience symptom relief after smoking cannabis, according to a study published in the March/April issue of the American Journal of Palliative Care.   According to the study’s findings, based on an anonymous survey of ALS patients […]

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Cannabinoids and Cannabis Cure: the healing abilities of cannabinoids found in medical cannabis

Cannabinoids and Cannabis Cure: Documentary Cannabis and cannabinoids documentary video that shows several aspects of the healing abilities of medical cannabis and the endocannabinoid system. Several medical marijuana videos together to provide over an hour of information on cannabinoids and their many functions in human health and medicine. Video provided via: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xh2qd_foV-4 Published on Jan 3, 2013 PLEASE […]

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canvas and cannabis, how are they related

The word canvas is derived from cannabis, from which it was historically made. Now mostly made from cotton and or linen – canvas was made from hemp (also known as cannabis) in the early days.  French Impressionists used hemp or linen canvas as a painting surface. When hemp or cannabis became rare (prohibition), linen canvas began […]

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Michigan Supreme Court Takes Two More Medical Marijuana Cases

As The Michigan Public Radio Network’s Rick Pluta reports, two medical marijuana cardholders want protections from criminal charges.In both cases, the defendants say the fact that they have medical marijuana cards should protect them from prosecution even if they did not abide by the letter of the law. In one case, a cardholder who was […]

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County In Washington May Block Electricity To Marijuana Businesses

The roll out of marijuana legalization in Washington has been very slow. It seems like there are new roadblocks and hurdles around every corner. Many cities and counties have put in place moratoriums and bans to prevent marijuana businesses from operating. Cowlitz County in Washington may try a tactic that I haven’t ever heard of […]

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Terpenes – What Are Terpenoids & What Do They do?

What Are Terpenes & What Do They Do? Typically when you hear the term “aromatic plant,” cannabis is not typically the first example that comes to mind for the majority of people. While typical cooking herbs such as basil, mint, oregano, rosemary and sage are considered aromatic plants because of their desired aroma and flavor […]

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Terpenes and Terpenoids in CANNABIS

Examples of some common Terpenes found in Cannabis: -Borneol- menthol, camphor, pine, woody.  Can be easily converted into menthol. Found in Cinnamon and Wormwood.  It is considered a “calming sedative” in Chinese medicine. It is directed for fatigue, recovery from illness and stress. -Caryophyllene – spicy, sweet, woody, clove, camphor, peppery.  Found in black pepper(15-25%), […]

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Michigan Medical Marijuana Patients Argue For Federal Appeal

Michigan Medical Marijuana Patients Argue Their Federal Appeal Thursday By Americans for Safe Access |  SafeAccessNow.org January 23, 2014 CINCINNATI, OH — Michigan medical marijuana patient Jerry Duval and his son Jeremy, who are serving 10 and 5 years in prison, respectively, after being convicted in April 2012 without a defense in federal court, will argue their […]

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Illinois Medical marijuana rules to force choice between guns and medicine

January 21, 2014|By Robert McCoppin, Tribune reporter Patients who want to qualify for medical marijuana in Illinois would have to be fingerprinted for a background check and pay $150 a year — and give up their right to own a gun, state officials proposed Tuesday. The plan outlines how adults who have any of 41 […]

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