Category: Medical Marijuana

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Medical marijuana news and commentary

December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
My Favorite Strains: Cheese

My Favorite Strains: Cheese

Cheese is most definitely a strain that gets crossed into a lot of different things, and it wouldn’t be such a popular parent strain if it wasn’t...
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December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
Seattle Teacher Accused of Buying Cannabis for a Student

Seattle Teacher Accused of Buying Cannabis for a Student

A teacher in Seattle surrendered his teaching certificate after allegedly purchasing cannabis for a student after school hours at a medical clinic.
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December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
What Does Drying Buds Do to Terpenes?

What Does Drying Buds Do to Terpenes?

Over at the University of Mississippi, they’ve been doing research on cannabis since 1968. One such study they submitted in 1995, The Volatile Oil Composition of Fresh...
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December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
Raids May Continue Under New Federal Spending Bill

Raids May Continue Under New Federal Spending Bill

Adding to the already considerable confusion in the mainstream media over the effects of cannabis-related provisions in the federal 2014 “cromnibus” spending bill which passed by an...
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December 17, 2014
12/17/2014
Israeli Company Wants to Grow “Designer” Cannabis

Israeli Company Wants to Grow “Designer” Cannabis

An Israeli company called KanaboSeed is in the early stages of developing so-called “designer” strains of medical cannabis that are genetically orchestrated to specific conditions and needs.
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December 16, 2014
12/16/2014
Epilepsy, CBD and Placebos, Oh My!

Epilepsy, CBD and Placebos, Oh My!

With science, medical science in particular, it is important to be able to replicate results with a certain degree of certainty before anything can be viewed as...
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
My Favorite Strains: Cannalope Haze

My Favorite Strains: Cannalope Haze

As an almost pure (90%) sativa based hybrid, Cannalope Haze has an extreme potency, known for reaching in the 20% range of THC.
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
Healing Recipes: Cancer – Carrot, Ginger, Beet Juice

Healing Recipes: Cancer – Carrot, Ginger, Beet Juice

Cannabis has proven to have many healing benefits for those battling cancer. This recipe combines medicinal cannabis and foods recommended for combating cancer to create a powerful...
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December 15, 2014
12/15/2014
Congress Passes Historic Medical Marijuana Protections in Spending Bill

Congress Passes Historic Medical Marijuana Protections in Spending Bill

Congress dealt a historic blow to the United States’ decades-long war on drugs Saturday with the passage of the federal spending bill, which contains protections for medical...
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December 12, 2014
12/12/2014
Instafire: Sticky Dab of Dank Full Melt

Instafire: Sticky Dab of Dank Full Melt

Solventless extracts are pretty bomb. Notice there is no H in there like I normally joke, that’s because there is no butane here – ever.
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December 11, 2014
12/11/2014
My Favorite Strains: Larry OG

My Favorite Strains: Larry OG

Upon first inhalation, the earthiness comes out in true OG strain form, followed by a slight piney, lemon hint. Hit after hit, the flavor seems to deepen.
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December 10, 2014
12/10/2014
Cannabis for Kids, Are There Other Applications?

Cannabis for Kids, Are There Other Applications?

Parents who have seen CBD oil offer their children, literally, a shot at a decent life, swear by marijuana’s efficacy. On the other side, opponents think that...
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December 9, 2014
12/09/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated French Onion Soup

Great Edibles Recipes: Medicated French Onion Soup

French onion soup is my favorite soup of all time. There, I said it. Bold statement, right? There’s just something about that savory, salty broth, those caramelized...
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December 9, 2014
12/09/2014
Even German Pharmaceutical Companies Hate Cannabis

Even German Pharmaceutical Companies Hate Cannabis

A recent article showcased the hesitance of German pharmaceutical companies to get behind cannabis legalization. Did I say hesitance? I meant something more along the lines of...
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December 8, 2014
12/08/2014
My Favorite Strains: Sherbet

My Favorite Strains: Sherbet

It was as if a whole pack of Jolly Ranchers matured into a refined, adult taste, ditched the sugar, and blended all together in a freshly-ground flower.
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December 8, 2014
12/08/2014
Cannabis Consumers and Cannabis Capitalists, Is There Common Ground?

Cannabis Consumers and Cannabis Capitalists, Is There Common Ground?

Common consumers just wanted our weed, we never wanted to be outside the law. Those who grew and sold illegal weed were, perhaps, only interested in the...
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December 4, 2014
12/04/2014
Great Edibles Recipes: Pumpkin Ganja Gnocchi

Great Edibles Recipes: Pumpkin Ganja Gnocchi

This medicated recipe for gnocchi features pumpkin gnocchi as the main star, accompanied by hints of fresh nutmeg and even a fresh sage butter sauce!
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December 4, 2014
12/04/2014
My Favorite Strains: King Louie

My Favorite Strains: King Louie

“Here smell this,” our delivery man said offering me the jar. My head was sent spinning, as I took a very potent whiff of the sweet piney...
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December 4, 2014
12/04/2014
Weedmaps Advertises Itself With Hilarious Videos

Weedmaps Advertises Itself With Hilarious Videos

Weedmaps, a website for reviewing strains and dispensaries, cleverly advertises itself by making satirical comedy videos on YouTube. The business, considered to be the Yelp of cannabis,...
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December 3, 2014
12/03/2014
Product Review: Apothecanna Extra Strength Pain Creme

Product Review: Apothecanna Extra Strength Pain Creme

This pain relief creme from Apothecanna is one of the best, handmade, small-batch, hemp-based product I have come in contact with.
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