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Will Cannabis Help With My Anxiety?

There is a plethora of new information that continues to pour in about Cannabis, CBD, and their multiple health benefits. More and more states are beginning to legalize cannabis, specifically for medical use purposes. This has people asking a lot of questions in regards to how it can benefit them, if at all. Anxiety is one of the most common mental health issues plaguing the United States population today and people are beginning to ask what the benefits of...


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CBD vs. THC

CBD vs. THC

Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are among the various cannabinoids which can be found within the cannabis plant. The two compounds merge with the cannabinoid receptors located in the immune system. But the kind of effects offered by these substances is outstanding. Consequently, CBD is used for daily medicinal purposes in contrast to THC. THC THC is the organic psychoactive compound of the cannabis plant. THC can likewise be characterized as the compound which conveys the "high" feeling related to the...


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What is Marijuana

What is Marijuana?

Marijuana is also known as cannabis, and originates from the Cannabis sativa (hemp) plant. Marijuana has played a significant role in human development for centuries. Our ancestors used it for hundreds of years for fiber (hemp), seed oils, seed, medical treatment, and recreational activities. Ancient archaeological caves demonstrate cannabis has had a long and distinguished connection with humans. Proof of the use of marijuana is found in medieval Germany where it was a well-known medicine. Currently, cannabis has three...


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Indica and Sativa

Indica and Sativa

Over 1000 Cannabis strains have been cultivated and sold in different parts of the world. Therefore, it is very important for every Cannabis user to understand that there are different strains of cannabis and know their unique qualities in treating a particular ailment. The cannabis plant comes in three subspecies which includes the following: Indica: This is a stocky and short plant that comes with broad and chunky leaves perfect for relaxation at night and bedtime. Indica is consumed mainly...


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WAYS TO CONSUME CANNABIS

THE MOST POPULAR WAYS TO CONSUME CANNABIS

Finding it hard to decide how to consume cannabis? You’re not alone as many people (especially beginners) often wonder the best form of consumption and the variety of methods doesn’t make the decision any easier. However, consuming cannabis has a lot to do with your preferences as well why you want to use it. To help you find your ideal method of consumption, here are the most popular ways you should know. Smoking Smoking is the most common way of consuming...


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Cannabis Edibles

SAFELY CONSUMING EDIBLES

Many people are skeptical about the safety of edibles for consumption because of the belief that they might get stoned. The truth is that while edibles can indeed make you feel high when you consume an overdose, you can still use them without feeling the psychoactive effects. In addition, knowing how to safely consume edibles can help you enjoy the recreational and medicinal benefits of the marijuana-infused foods. 5 Tips for Safely Consuming Edibles Read the dosing guidelines: If you’re buying edibles...


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Marijuana legalization 2016: A glance at 9 states with pot measures on the ballot

By Paul Elias and David Crary, The Associated Press Published: Sep 28, 2016, 6:56 am • Updated: 7 days ago SAN FRANCISCO — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest the U.S. has come to a national referendum on the drug. Definitive guide to marijuana on the 2016 ballot: Recreational &...


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Marijuana legalization 2016: A glance at 9 states with pot measures on the ballot

By Paul Elias and David Crary, The Associated Press Published: Sep 28, 2016, 6:56 am • Updated: 7 days ago SAN FRANCISCO — From California, with its counterculture heritage, to the fishing ports and mill towns of Maine, millions of Americans in nine states have a chance to vote Nov. 8 on expanding legal access to marijuana. Collectively, the ballot measures amount to the closest the U.S. has come to a national referendum on the drug. Definitive guide to marijuana on the 2016 ballot: Recreational &...

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California Hospital Considers Allowing Patients to Use Medical Marijuana

Lisa Fine Patients may one day soon be able to openly use medical marijuana inside a Northern California hospital. If the hospital’s governing board approves the idea, Marin General Hospital would become the first in the state to allow it. On Tuesday evening, the Marin Healthcare District Board took a step in that direction by voting to ask its staff to investigate clinical and legal issues related to patient use of the drug on-site. Medical marijuana is legal in the state, but hospitals haven’t...

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It’s time to legalize and regulate marijuana in California. Yes on Proposition 64.

Six years ago California voters were asked to make recreational marijuana legal under state law and they declined to do so. But the close decision — 46% voted “yes” on Proposition 19 — suggested that the battle was not yet over. At that time, The Times opposed Proposition 19 not because legalization was necessarily a bad idea, but because it was a poorly drafted mess that would have created a regulatory nightmare. In the years since, a lot has changed. Four states, starting with Colorado and Washington,...

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California voters will most likely legalize recreational marijuana this November

I know you’ve been distracted/disgusted/gobsmacked by the presidential campaign all summer. But history, polling and common sense tell us that California’s electoral votes already belong to Hillary Clinton (sorry, Donald Trump fans). So stop wasting time worrying about that, Golden State types, and turn your attention to the doorstop of a ballot that you’ll be facing when you vote Nov. 8. This year, 17 measures qualified for the statewide ballot. There is something for everyone to get worked up about: prescription drug prices, the...

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Prop 64: As Recreational Pot Legalization Vote Looms, What Can California Learn From Colorado?

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Among the many decisions California voters will be faced with in November, recreational marijuana legalization is one that has sparked discussion and debate. Prop 64 would legalize the recreational sale and use of pot. In the course of five stories this week, we’ll take an in-depth look at all the potential impacts of recreational marijuana legalization in California. Marijuana: Whether it’s smoked, eaten, dabbed or licked, is legal in Colorado. “As soon as recreational sales hit, it exploded,” said...

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From California to Maine, nine states to vote on marijuana Nov. 8

Christopher Ingraham The Washington Post By Christopher IngrahamThe Washington PostThis is a pivotal year for American drug policy. More states than ever will consider easing restrictions on marijuana use this November: Voters in five states will decide whether to fully legalize recreational use, while voters in four more will weigh in on whether to allow medical marijuana. The outcome of these initiatives could set the tone for the national marijuana legalization discussion going forward. Big state victories for the pro-marijuana contingent...