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UK Recognizes Medicinal Value of CBD and Stops Sales

Less than one month ago, reported that the push for medical cannabis in the UK was gaining momentum. The UK Government, in what is being called a legislative U-turn, now recognizes the medicinal value of cannabidiol (CBD).  This marks the very beginning of the end of marijuana prohibition in one of the largest democracies on the planet. It’s […] Thanks to


Meditation and Cannabis: A Marriage Made for Mankind

The History of Marijuana and Mindfulness Cannabis is named as one of five sacred plants in the 3,000-year-old Hindu scripture known as Atharva Veda, a Vedic Sanskrit text that roughly translates to “knowledge for everyday life.” Revelations revealed in these texts came as a result of intense meditation by ancient sages who passed their knowledge throughout the Indian […] Thanks to


1,600 New Reasons to Celebrate Medical Marijuana in Italy

At long last, domestic Italian cannabis is here for the medical community; which is, as they say, fantastico! Colonel Antonio Medica completed the first portion of a very special mission: growing medical marijuana for the country. Army officials announced that the first shipment of 1,600 5-gram jars is ready for shipment to Italian hospitals and pharmacies in need. Italy passed […] Thanks to

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Coast Guard Studying Medical Marijuana Use By Sailors

The U.S. Coast Guard is concerned about what the rescheduling of marijuana could mean for its efforts to keep waterways free of ship captains intoxicated on cannabis. “Marijuana is a potent drug with well-documented impairing effects on cognitive ability, judgment and reaction time,” reads a new document issued by the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (MEDMAC), a panel […] Thanks to


Legal Age For Pot Should Be 21 According to Canadian Doctors

Earlier this year the Canadian Medical Association surveyed thousands of members, asking doctors how the recreational cannabis market should be accessed and what products might be sold.  This was in an effort to advise the government and more specifically the marijuana task force on their thoughts for the correct path forward. Findings varied among physicians, […] Thanks to

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New Research: THC and CBD Helpful In Treatment of Dementia

A new study finds that tetrahydrocannabinol (?9-THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are effectual at mitigating symptoms of dementia. The report, published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine – National Institutes of Health, shows that marijuana’s two primary cannabinoids provide hope and help for those suffering from dementia. As millions of Americans struggle with the brain-based disorder, the recent study concluded: While […] Thanks to

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Cannabis Syzurp: A Healthy Alternative to Purple Drank?

“Purple Drank” is a euphoric, opioid-infused cough syrup that’s combined with flavored soda to create a deliciously lethal cocktail. The codeine cough syrup developed by Big Pharma as a medicinal product quickly gained ranks within the hip hop community as its intoxicating effects became apparent on some of the biggest rappers’ biggest tracks. Also known as […] Thanks to

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Puerto Rico Makes Medical Marijuana History

The first Doctor in Puerto Rico has just been awarded certification to prescribe medical marijuana, setting this U.S. Territory on a historical path forward.  Puerto Ricans are now going to enjoy a freedom that most countries around the world still don’t possess.  Further to that, Puerto Rico’s “parent company,” the United States of America, has already legalized […] Thanks to


New Study: Alcohol Fuels Aggression While Marijuana Reduces It

So, why is marijuana illegal again? Tapping the keg of America’s never-ending violence, “intoxicated aggression” spikes precipitously among drinkers, while marijuana snuffs out those same aggressive tendencies. At least that’s the takeaway message from a peer-reviewed study just published in the July 2016 edition of Springer Science. Per the Psychopharmacological Journal, researchers from the European […] Thanks to

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Too High? How To Sober up from Today’s Potent Strains

Feeling paranoid? Need to kill your high fast? I can only assume the reason you’ve clicked on this blog is that you’re currently too high, or have at least experienced the rather unpleasant sensation that comes with overindulging on today’s potent marijuana products; causing heart palpitations, paranoia, panic attacks, disorientation, and an unrelenting fear of […] Thanks to

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