Category: Cannabis 101

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Introduction to cannabis and medical marijuana

September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
5 Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana

5 Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana

Hemp and marijuana are two popular names for the cannabis plant. The word cannabis often brings to mind images of a burning joint or a bong filling...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
Terpene Profile: Myrcene

Terpene Profile: Myrcene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of myrcene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
Marijuana, REM Sleep, and Dreams

Marijuana, REM Sleep, and Dreams

Marijuana can affect how often you dream by rearranging your sleep cycle. People who smoke marijuana before bed often struggle to recall their dreams the next morning....
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September 15, 2014
09/15/2014
Medical Marijuana: The Entourage Effect

Medical Marijuana: The Entourage Effect

Scientists have identified over 60 unique molecules in cannabis known as cannabinoids, which include THC and CBD. But while THC has gotten most of the attention, studies...
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September 9, 2014
09/09/2014
Cannabis 101: Shop Around Dispensaries

Cannabis 101: Shop Around Dispensaries

I found this new place had all the same stuff I liked about the first one, but at about 2/3 the price. After that visit, I...
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September 8, 2014
09/08/2014
How to Get an Employee Badge at the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division

How to Get an Employee Badge at the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division

With so much interest from around the country about the legal cannabis shops and how to get in on the action, it’s not at all surprising that...
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September 4, 2014
09/04/2014
Warning: Do Not Vaporize Edible Cannabis Oil

Warning: Do Not Vaporize Edible Cannabis Oil

Beyond Chronic points out the differences between Hash oil (an extract of cannabis) and edible cannabis oil (actual oil infused with cannabis), and warns us of the dangers of...
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September 3, 2014
09/03/2014
Terpene Profile: Linalool

Terpene Profile: Linalool

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of linalool are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
Know Your Rights: Traffic Stops

Know Your Rights: Traffic Stops

What should you do if you get pulled over by the police with cannabis in your vehicle? If you know your rights, you may be able to...
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August 28, 2014
08/28/2014
Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

While prescription painkillers cause thousands of overdose deaths each year, no one has ever died from a marijuana overdose. But is it even possible to overdose on...
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August 14, 2014
08/14/2014
Know Your Rights: Being Stopped on the Street

Know Your Rights: Being Stopped on the Street

Have you ever felt that rush of panic when being approached by a police officer when you have marijuana in your possession? The Leaf Online shares some...
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August 13, 2014
08/13/2014
Endocannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in Anandamide

Endocannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in Anandamide

In this issue of Endocannabinoid Profiles, the properties of anandamide are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this endocannabinoid (cannabinoid produced within the body), which can...
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August 12, 2014
08/12/2014
How to Make Cannabis Compound Butter

How to Make Cannabis Compound Butter

Compound butters are great as single-serving flavor enhancers. A small slice added to a baked potato or piece of fish/meat can send the experience to another level....
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Marijuana and Anxiety: A Self Help Guide

Marijuana and Anxiety: A Self Help Guide

Anxiety and marijuana have a complicated relationship, but different types of cannabis may play a role. Leaf Science providers a primer on the relationship, covering topics such...
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August 6, 2014
08/06/2014
Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course in CBGa

Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course in CBGa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBGa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 30, 2014
07/30/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBDa

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBDa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBDa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 30, 2014
07/30/2014
How to Kick Paranoia and Enjoy a Cannabis High

How to Kick Paranoia and Enjoy a Cannabis High

Have you ever had those friends who cannot enjoy cannabis because it makes them feel too anxious or paranoid after they consume it? The following is a...
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July 28, 2014
07/28/2014
Could Cannabis Replace Spinal Injections?

Could Cannabis Replace Spinal Injections?

Cannabis is one of the safest and most effective anti-inflammatory agents in existence, which I suspect is a large part of why it is such a powerful...
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July 23, 2014
07/23/2014
7 Proven Medical Benefits of THC

7 Proven Medical Benefits of THC

THC (tetrohydrocannabinol) is the most recognized ingredient in cannabis. It is best known for causing the high that you get from using marijuana. However, while compounds like CBD...
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July 23, 2014
07/23/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBN

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in CBN

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of CBN are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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