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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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Cannabis Science

Beyond Cannabinoids: Flavonoids, Terpenes & Terpenoids Of Cannabis

via Beyond Cannabinoids: Flavonoids, Terpenes & Terpenoids Of Cannabis – Zamnesia. Each strain has its own aroma and effect. This unique signature is not only the result of cannabinoids, but also due to lesser known molecules: The flavonoids, terpenes, terpenoids. Some strains are sedating, some energizing, some take your spirit to the land of euphoria, some […]

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Ricki Lake – ‘Weed the People’ Should Legalize Marijuana

The talk show host turned filmmaker writes about how the making of her latest documentary convinced her that marijuana should be legalized for its health benefits. via Ricki Lake: The Director of ‘Weed the People’ on Why We Should Legalize Marijuana – The Daily Beast. If you asked me how I felt about marijuana two years […]

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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 […]


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 […]


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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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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Marijuana Politics

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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CBG and CBG-A: What are cannabinoids called CBG and what do they do?

CBG and CBG-A: Cannabinoids found in Cannabis Plants Exploring cannabinoids called CBG and their acid form (CBG-A) and their possible therapeutic roles, as well as their role in developing other cannabinoids within the cannabis plant. Cannabis Science video provided via: What Is CBG? – YouTube.

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