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What is CBD or cannabidiol?

By now, CBD is something I am sure you have heard of. CBD is making news and has had sudden rush of research over the last few years. Cannabidiol is gaining support all over the world, as one of the most beneficial plant compounds known. So now, what is CBD? Well, let’s take a closer […]

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Chem OG Marijuana Strain Review

Lately, I have been smoking on Chem-OG, or OGxChem as it is also called. OGxChem is a hybrid strain that is supposed to fall into the 70% Sativa and 30% Indica range according to the sources I have read. The Smell of ChemxOG: The first thing you’ll notice upon opening your jar, is the overwhelming […]

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From cannabis to CBD – cannabidiol to treat epilepsy – PubMed – NCBI

Several antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), about 25, are currently clinically available for the treatment of patients with epilepsy. Despite this armamentarium and the many recently introduced AEDs, no major advances have been achieved considering the number of drug resistant patients, while many benefits have been indeed obtained for other clinical outcomes (e.g. better tolerability, less interactions). […]

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Cannabis improves night vision: case study of dark adaptometry and scotopic sensitivity in kif smokers of Rif mountains Morocco. PubMed – NCBI

Previous reports have documented an improvement in night vision among Jamaican fishermen after ingestion of a crude tincture of herbal cannabis, while two members of this group noted that Moroccan fishermen and mountain dwellers observe an analogous improvement after smoking kif, sifted Cannabis sativa mixed with tobacco (Nicotiana rustica). Field-testing of night vision has become […]

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Solventless Rosin Wax: What is cannabis rosin wax anyway

Cannabis Rosin Wax Over the last couple of years, a new technique for processing cannabis has been gaining popularity. This new technique, which involves using heat and high amounts of pressure to strip the cannabinoids off of the cannabis plant, is called pressing rosin, or making rosin (pronounced RAH-ZIN or /ˈräzən/). The cannabis rosin produced, […]

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THC(A) vs. THC: the difference in non-active and active THC cannabinoids

THC(A) vs. THC THC is the main psychoactive constituent contained in the marijuana plant. While most of us have heard of THC, and know what it is, many people don’t know about its non-psychoactive pre-curser “acid form” called THC(A), also known as Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (isn’t THC(A) a lot easier to say?). What is THC(A)? THC(A) […]

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News, updates and articles coming soon

Well spring is in the air and I realize it has been awhile since I have updated this site. Don’t worry though, there are several marijuana articles, cannabis related stories and recipes I have in the works. Site updates are coming and you will enjoy a lot of new content in the coming months. You’ll […]

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What is dabbing – concentrated cannabis dabs and their controversial medical use

What is dabbing? It’s been called the “crack of marijuana”, “pot on steroids”, “explosive weed” and an ultra-potent form of cannabis that is too strong to be considered safe for use. If you do a few internet searches, you will in-fact find several articles with claims of houses catching fire (mostly from the processing techniques […]

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Getting Higher – Marijuana, mangoes and myrcene

Today I am going to look at a favorite fruit of mine, and apparent ally of the marijuana plant – the Mango. Mangoes are a delicious fruit with a great smell and flavor. They also are very good for you like most fruits, but what most people don’t realize is, the mango can help increase […]

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Cannabis, mangoes and myrcene: Terpenes found in cannabis plants and Mangoes

Terpenes (tur-peen) are a large class of organic compounds, produced by a variety of plants including the cannabis plant. They are often very strong smelling and are thought to have protective, insect-repelling qualities. Terpenes are the major components of plant resins, such as the resins found on the “buds” or flowers of the cannabis plant. Terpenes […]

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