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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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Marijuana Slows Alzheimer’s Decline

via Europe: Study: Marijuana Slows Alzheimer’s Decline. New Spanish and Israeli research shows that a synthetic analogue of the active component of marijuana can reduce the inflammation and prevent the mental decline associated with Alzheimer’s disease.  Although it was conducted on human brain tissue in the lab and in a rat model — but not in […]

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Medical Marijuana

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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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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