Category: Cannabis 101

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Introduction to cannabis and medical marijuana

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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July 21, 2014
07/21/2014
Cannabis and Cancer: Cell Receptors Identified

Cannabis and Cancer: Cell Receptors Identified

It has been known for some time that cannabis has anti-cancer properties, but it has been unclear specifically what cannabinoid cell receptors are directly related to tumor...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in THCa

Cannabinoid Profile: A Crash Course in THCa

In this issue of Cannabinoid Profiles, the properties of THCa are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this cannabinoid and discover what...
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July 14, 2014
07/14/2014
Rumination on “The Great Experiment”

Rumination on “The Great Experiment”

The media has been calling Washington and Colorado’s legal weed market the “Great Experiment.” If you’ve been smoking weed for a while, like me, you may roll...
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July 9, 2014
07/09/2014
Cannabis and Adolescents: WA State Guidelines

Cannabis and Adolescents: WA State Guidelines

I stumbled upon this gem of a site, that claims to put out “science-based information for the public” from the UW’s Institute for Alcohol and Drug Abuse....
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July 8, 2014
07/08/2014
Want to Study Pot? There’s a School for That

Want to Study Pot? There’s a School for That

A new school is launching this fall that will teach you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about pot. The Northeastern Institute of Cannabis, located in Natick, Mass.,...
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July 7, 2014
07/07/2014
5 Ways Cannabis Succeeds Where Alcohol Fails

5 Ways Cannabis Succeeds Where Alcohol Fails

It seems almost laughable to even compare cannabis and alcohol, but everyone can use a good laugh. So here are five ways that cannabis succeeds where alcohol...
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June 26, 2014
06/26/2014
My Favorite Strains: Super Lemon Kush

My Favorite Strains: Super Lemon Kush

I recently found a really special cross of the Super Lemon with another all time stoner favorite, Kush. Super Lemon Kush is a great option and all...
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June 24, 2014
06/24/2014
Study: Habitual Marijuana Smoking Not Associated With Increased Risk of Lung Cancer

Study: Habitual Marijuana Smoking Not Associated With Increased Risk of Lung Cancer

Subjects who regularly inhale cannabis smoke possess no greater risk of contracting lung cancer than do those who consume it occasionally or not at all, according to...
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June 19, 2014
06/19/2014
My Favorite Strains: Blackwater

My Favorite Strains: Blackwater

After a long day, it’s nice to be able to kick back with something that has a consistent effect and is good for sleep and overall relaxation. One...
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June 18, 2014
06/18/2014
Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course in CBD

Cannabinoid Profiles: A Crash Course in CBD

CBD is all the rage in the public sphere these days, but how much does the average person actually know about it? In this issue of Cannabinoid...
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June 17, 2014
06/17/2014
New Teen Drug Use Survey Debunks Anti-Pot Argument

New Teen Drug Use Survey Debunks Anti-Pot Argument

More evidence has come to light courtesy of a new study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggesting that, despite prohibitionist fear-mongering, teen marijuana...
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June 16, 2014
06/16/2014
Can Cannabis Combat Pollution?

Can Cannabis Combat Pollution?

With the boom of growing commercial cannabis in Colorado and Washington (and the illegal grows that have been happening across the country forever) cannabis has caught a...
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June 12, 2014
06/12/2014
My Favorite Strains: G13

My Favorite Strains: G13

With so many different growers being able to breed and grow new strains of marijuana for both the medical and now recreational markets, there are many new...
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June 10, 2014
06/10/2014
Aesliip’s Grow: Nutrients Disaster!

Aesliip’s Grow: Nutrients Disaster!

Disaster strikes my grow op! Here near the end, a month into flowering, I have run into a myriad of problems. The smooth sailing up until this...
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June 5, 2014
06/05/2014
Marijuana and Sleep: What’s the Connection?

Marijuana and Sleep: What’s the Connection?

Research suggests those who use cannabis are more likely to suffer from sleep problems. But does using marijuana before bed help or hurt your sleep? A recent study from...
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June 5, 2014
06/05/2014
International Cannabis Update: Israel and Medical Marijuana

International Cannabis Update: Israel and Medical Marijuana

Take a look at cannabis news and politics from around the world in this new series, International Cannabis Update. This week features Israel and their rapidly expanding...
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June 4, 2014
06/04/2014
Cannabinoid Profiles: Meet Your CB Receptors

Cannabinoid Profiles: Meet Your CB Receptors

The Leaf Online explains CB1 and CB2 receptors, which are the main receptor sites for the body’s endocannabinoid system. A scientific understanding of these receptor points, and how the 70+ cannabinoids...
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May 29, 2014
05/29/2014
My Favorite Strains: Deadhead OG

My Favorite Strains: Deadhead OG

The Grateful Dead are one of the biggest musical forces in cannabis culture and pretty much have been since the entire concept of a “cannabis culture” was...
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