Category: Cannabis 101

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Introduction to cannabis and medical marijuana

March 2, 2015
03/02/2015
New Study Supports What We All Knew: Cannabis Is the Safest Drug

New Study Supports What We All Knew: Cannabis Is the Safest Drug

A study recently came out backing up what pro-cannabis advocates have known (and been screaming at naysayers) for decades: cannabis is safer than booze, tobacco and other...
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February 24, 2015
02/24/2015
Scientists Tackle Explaining “The Munchies”

Scientists Tackle Explaining “The Munchies”

Many are familiar with this common effect of smoking cannabis, and scientists have recently set out to explain why smoking weed makes people so hungry. Researchers from...
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February 16, 2015
02/16/2015
Study: Cannabis Doesn’t Lead to Increased Car Accidents

Study: Cannabis Doesn’t Lead to Increased Car Accidents

More bad news for the hysterical anti-pot crowd: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just released a report stating that driving after using cannabis does not increase...
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January 30, 2015
01/30/2015
Terpene Profile: Borneol

Terpene Profile: Borneol

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of borneol are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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January 27, 2015
01/27/2015
Indica, Sativa, Ruderalis – Did We Get It All Wrong?

Indica, Sativa, Ruderalis – Did We Get It All Wrong?

It seems Richard Evans Schultes, the man who created the original taxonomy for cannabis in the 1970s, misidentified a C. afghanica plant as a C. indica plant....
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January 21, 2015
01/21/2015
How to Build a Geothermal Subterranean Greenhouse

How to Build a Geothermal Subterranean Greenhouse

A subterranean greenhouse is a great way to have continuous temperature and relative humidity levels throughout the whole year in your garden space. Native to Bolivia, the...
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January 20, 2015
01/20/2015
For Great Cannabis, It’s All in the Cure

For Great Cannabis, It’s All in the Cure

The curing process is where you either make or break the taste and smell of the flowers. For many cannabis connoisseurs, the appearance, smell and taste of...
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January 12, 2015
01/12/2015
Truffles and Cannabis: A Striking Similarity

Truffles and Cannabis: A Striking Similarity

Truffles themselves, when studied, were found to have an endocannabinoid system of their own.
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January 7, 2015
01/07/2015
Terpene Profile: Terpinolene

Terpene Profile: Terpinolene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of terpinolene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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December 29, 2014
12/29/2014
Restore Humanity: Remember Cannabis Users Are People Too

Restore Humanity: Remember Cannabis Users Are People Too

Langston draws some interesting lines between early American racial history and the characterization of drug users. Maybe that is how the government has justified the overblown, overreaching...
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December 23, 2014
12/23/2014
What Is Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome?

What Is Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome?

Often mistakenly called Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome, Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome is a rare form of cannabinoid toxicity that develops in chronic smokers. It’s characterized by cyclic episodes of...
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December 22, 2014
12/22/2014
Japan’s Deep History With Cannabis Contradicts Current Laws

Japan’s Deep History With Cannabis Contradicts Current Laws

Up until the mid 1940′s, cannabis enjoyed unprecedented acceptance (praise, even) in Japan. There are even records of Ninja training by jumping over cannabis!
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November 24, 2014
11/24/2014
Terpene Profile: Humulene

Terpene Profile: Humulene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of humulene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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November 14, 2014
11/14/2014
Terpene Profile: Eucalyptol

Terpene Profile: Eucalyptol

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of eucalyptol are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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November 12, 2014
11/12/2014
DIY: Create Your Own Cannabis Lube

DIY: Create Your Own Cannabis Lube

If you’re feeling crafty and are looking for a DIY cannabis lube recipe, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve designed a cannabis infused coconut oil lubrication...
By: Rae Lland
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November 4, 2014
11/04/2014
Can You Vaporize CBD?

Can You Vaporize CBD?

CBD is usually taken orally as a cannabis-based concentrate or extract, but can you vaporize CBD? The very first study to investigate the process of vaporizing CBD...
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October 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Marijuana and Your Memory

Marijuana and Your Memory

It’s no secret that marijuana can affect a person’s memory. In today’s society, the stereotypical marijuana user is often perceived as someone who is forgetful and absent-minded....
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October 22, 2014
10/22/2014
Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene

Terpene Profile: Caryophyllene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of caryophyllene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what studies...
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October 21, 2014
10/21/2014
Growing for Maximum Flavor

Growing for Maximum Flavor

So you’ve finally decided to grow your own marijuana, but 10 steps into your local grow store, you’re already overwhelmed by what seem like hundreds of choices....
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October 16, 2014
10/16/2014
What Are the Highest CBD Strains?

What Are the Highest CBD Strains?

By using strains that are high in CBD and low in THC, people living with illness are able to unlock the therapeutic benefits of marijuana without having...
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