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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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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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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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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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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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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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Low-dose vaporized cannabis significantly improves neuropathic pain.

Source VA Northern California Health Care System, and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA. blwilsey@ucdavis.edu Abstract We conducted a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study evaluating the analgesic efficacy of vaporized cannabis in subjects, the majority of whom were experiencing neuropathic pain despite traditional treatment. Thirty-nine patients […]

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Medical marijuana, herbal balms and cannabis topicals

More and more people these days, are looking for natural ways to treat their aches and pains. Of course the cannabis plant has many medical uses, but did you know, there are several ways to use medical cannabis to help many conditions, and many of these ways don’t even get the user high? Have you […]

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