Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

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
Great Edibles Recipes: Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie

Great Edibles Recipes: Pumpkin Cheesecake Smoothie

With flavors that resemble pumpkin cheesecake, this smoothie also contains an ‘ancient delight’ superfood mix, and is just what you need to give you that boost you...
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October 21, 2014
10/21/2014
2500 Year Old ‘Ice Princess’ May Have Been Medicating With Cannabis

2500 Year Old ‘Ice Princess’ May Have Been Medicating With Cannabis

Recent investigation into the 2500 year old mummified Ukok ‘Ice Princess’ (named after the permafrost plateau in the Altai Mountains where scientists found the remains), indicate that...
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October 21, 2014
10/21/2014
Humboldt Firefighters Heroically Save Helpless Weed From Burning Building

Humboldt Firefighters Heroically Save Helpless Weed From Burning Building

This time it’s not a child or a kitten being heroically rescued from a fire, but a weed harvest. Firefighters in Humboldt were able to save a...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Instafire: Refine Seattle Starfighter Wax

Instafire: Refine Seattle Starfighter Wax

Refine is known for flavor and potency. Their runs as of late have been absolute animals. Its Errl is so good it’s even on Fweedom’s shelves –...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Jamaican Movement to Decriminalize Ganja in the Works

Jamaican Movement to Decriminalize Ganja in the Works

Many people across the world associate Jamaica and Rastafarian culture with the blessed green herb, but cannabis is still illegal in Jamaica. However, that may soon change.
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Healing Recipes: Crohn’s Disease – Pumpkin Potato Soup

Healing Recipes: Crohn’s Disease – Pumpkin Potato Soup

Crohn’s Disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease, and can be accompanied by a bevy of serious symptoms. Fortunately, cannabis has been shown time and time...
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October 17, 2014
10/17/2014
Former Governor Gary Johnson Says Cannabis Can Cure Ebola

Former Governor Gary Johnson Says Cannabis Can Cure Ebola

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson has made headlines after an interview in which he made comments suggesting that cannabis may be a cure for Ebola.
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October 16, 2014
10/16/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Ginger Molasses Cannabis-Cookies

Great Edibles Recipes: Ginger Molasses Cannabis-Cookies

My favorite however, has always been the soft, chewy, warm ginger cookies that gently crumble on your taste buds.
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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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October 15, 2014
10/15/2014
How a Twitter Campaign Exposed the Madness of Banning Medical Marijuana

How a Twitter Campaign Exposed the Madness of Banning Medical Marijuana

After Corey Hunt watched doctors overdose his girlfriend’s mother on morphine while battling breast cancer, he knew there had to be something better out there. It was cannabis....
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Spiced Pumpkin Ganja-Granola

Great Edibles Recipes: Spiced Pumpkin Ganja-Granola

The possibilities for this cannabis granola are truly endless. This medicated recipe features fall flavors such as pumpkin, cranberry and various spices to make this seasonal granola...
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Big DEA Raid, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Fight Back in Court

Big DEA Raid, Medical Cannabis Cultivators Fight Back in Court

Two years ago, in October of 2012, DEA agents and local officers in Ramona, California kicked in the door of the Little’s home and arrested both Mr....
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Massachusetts Has Banked Over $3M in Dispensary Fees & Not a Single Marijuana Seed Has Been Planted

Massachusetts Has Banked Over $3M in Dispensary Fees & Not a Single Marijuana Seed Has Been Planted

To date, Massachusetts DPH has banked $3,271,500 in application fees from prospective dispensaries. Consider that 181 applicants paid out $1,500 apiece. When that number was trimmed down...
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Healing Recipes: HIV – Stuffed Shiitake Mushrooms

Healing Recipes: HIV – Stuffed Shiitake Mushrooms

Cannabis has been shown to be extremely beneficial for HIV patients, providing anxiety relief, appetite stimulant, relieving neuropathic pain and combating many symptoms and side effects of...
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October 13, 2014
10/13/2014
Cannabis Smoking Canadian Officer, Ron Francis, Found Dead

Cannabis Smoking Canadian Officer, Ron Francis, Found Dead

After stirring up a nationwide controversy over using medical cannabis on duty, Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer Ron Francis was found dead from an apparent suicide in...
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October 13, 2014
10/13/2014
NYC Hosts Medical Marijuana Expo as State Ramps Up for Legalization

NYC Hosts Medical Marijuana Expo as State Ramps Up for Legalization

New York state lawmakers and advocates of medical marijuana gathered at an expo in New York City on Sunday to discuss the implementation of a new state...
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October 9, 2014
10/09/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Jalapeno Cannabis-Corn Dip

Great Edibles Recipes: Jalapeno Cannabis-Corn Dip

Fall is in full swing and football season is back which means so are finger-friendly appetizers. Try something new: corn accompanied by spicy jalapenos and gooey cheese.
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October 8, 2014
10/08/2014
Terpene Profile: Pinene

Terpene Profile: Pinene

In this issue of Terpene Profiles, the properties of pinene are broken down and the therapeutic benefits are explored. Get to know this terpene and discover what...
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