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DEA Expands Access to Marijuana for Research Purposes

Cannabis has been studied for decades by researchers hoping to discover more about the interactions that cannabinoids have with our bodies. But it hasn’t been an easy road to navigate – for over fifty years the government has blocked researchers from exploring cannabis in-depth and prevented progress with regards to potential drug development as researchers weren’t allowed to produce marijuana for research purposes. As of 1968, researchers in the United States have been permitted to study cannabis so long that it met specific criteria, including that it must only come from a facility at the University of Mississippi by contract […]

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Studies Show Stereotypes About Marijuana Users Could Be False

We’ve all seen the movies and understand that, while once shrouded in negative illicit mystery, the use of marijuana still projects a certain stigma in our modern world. But the fact is, recent studies show stereotypes about marijuana users could be false, and it’s time to set the record straight in an attempt to lighten the view that many have about the use of nature’s seemingly magical plant. It isn’t hard to see why the stereotypes exist in the first place – the legalization of marijuana products is, after all, a recent development, and until now some of the stereotypes […]

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Vaping Medical Marijuana: All You Need to Know

Medical marijuana vaping is a relatively new method of utilizing cannabis products that many are curious about. Before trying it out for yourself, however, it’s important to understand what it is, how you can use it, and the benefits you can expect to enjoy as a result. What Is a Medical Marijuana Vape Cartridge? Medical marijuana vape cartridges serve as tools that vaporize CBD and THC in concentrate form. They are comprised of a mouthpiece, a chamber that stores the concentrate, and a heating element. Instead of smoking marijuana flower, the concentrate can be vaporized using less heat, meaning that […]

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Medical Versus Recreational Marijuana: Difference Guide

If you have a health issue that medical marijuana is usually believed to treat, you may wonder which marijuana product is appropriate for you. While some people combine both recreational and medical marijuana, the truth is that there are significant differences between the two. Individuals over a specific age limit can buy recreational cannabis in the states that have legalized it. In Colorado, medical marijuana users need professional guidance from a medical marijuana doctor. Below are the critical differences between medical and recreational cannabis. CBD vs. THC Levels The primary factor differentiating the two types of cannabis is CBD/THC content. […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Medical Marijuana Tinctures

Tinctures are a popular form of medical marijuana due to their quality, ease of use and accuracy of dosing. If you’ve been considering marijuana for medicinal purposes, they are a great place to start. Here’s the information you need to use comfortably. What is a medical marijuana tincture? Tinctures are nothing new in the medical industry. Historically, they’ve been a popular method for concentrating the medicinal compounds of many plants. Medical marijuana tinctures contain cannabis suspended in an alcohol solvent. The alcohol dissolves the plant and its beneficial chemical components (trichomes, cannabinoids, oils, terpenes, and others), creating a concentrated solution. […]

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NFL & NFLPA Pledge $1M To Pain Management Research Including Medical Marijuana

In early June 2021, the NFL and NFLPA (NFL Players Association) announced a plan to provide up to $1 million in funding and research grants for researchers investigating the pain-relieving effects of THC, CBD, and other cannabis-derived products. These grants will be provided to researchers who will focus on both pain management in elite football players, as well as the effects of cannabis and cannabinoids on athletic performance – including psychomotor skills, reaction time, and the effects on the cardiovascular system. This Change Is A Big Departure From Previous NFL Attitudes Toward Cannabis The recent announcement that the NFL will […]

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New Regulations Tighten Medical Marijuana Access For Teens, Put More Responsibility on Doctors

Colorado House Bill 1317 impacts medical marijuana users in Colorado in a variety of ways. Signed into law on June 25, 2021, this bill adds a lot of new medical marijuana regulations in Colorado, affecting many patients, particularly teens who use medical marijuana in the state. Understanding The Regulations Included In Colorado House Bill 1317 The primary provision included in Colorado House Bill 1317 is that adult medical marijuana users are limited to purchasing 8 grams of cannabis per day, reduced from the previous limit of 40 grams. In addition, a statewide “seed-to-sale” tracking system will ensure users do not […]

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City of Denver OK’s Cannabis Delivery and Consumption Lounges

Denver’s Mayor, Michael B. Hancock, recently signed and approved the city’s cannabis bill allowing for more consumption lounges and cannabis delivery. This new law has generated a lot of excitement, with many terming it as a game-changer. But what exactly does the new law say? And what does it mean for cannabis consumption lounges? Read on to get more details. Cannabis Delivery Under the New Law According to the new pot delivery policy, licensed dealers will have until 10pm to carry out deliveries. However, deliveries can only be made to residential addresses. Stores will be required to contract a licensed […]

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Water Soluble Cannabinoids in Cannabis Drinks Are a Major Evolution

For years, cannabis drink manufacturers have relied on oil-soluble cannabinoids to make their beverage formulations, but this presents many drawbacks. For instance, fat-soluble cannabinoids have an oil taste, cannot mix with water-based drinks and their effects take time to kick in. This has made it difficult for cannabis beverages to catch on. Fortunately, scientists have invented a water-soluble cannabinoid technology, which will enable manufacturers to produce water-soluble cannabis beverages. In this article, we will look at different ways water-soluble cannabis will transform the beverage industry. How the Water-Soluble Technology Will Revolutionize the Cannabis Beverage Industry Water-soluble cannabis promises to deliver […]

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Edible Dosing Guide – How Much Is Enough? What You Should Know

If you’re taking medical cannabis products like edibles, it’s important to make sure you take the right dose to help with your condition, but not so much that you’re uncomfortable. What’s the right amount to take? Well, everyone is different. Many different factors come into play when choosing the right dose, including past cannabis usage and tolerance, gender, weight, and more. But we’ve put together a quick guide to be basics below, which is a good place to start. Please note that this is not medical advice, it is merely a suggestion. What To Expect From Different Cannabis Edible Dosages […]

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