Cannabis Could be the Next Step in Treating Diabetes
Marijuana Use and Pregnancy
CBD as a Treatment for Autism
Hemp vs. Marijuana
Marijuana Allergies and How They Develop

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Hemp vs. Marijuana

Hemp vs. Marijuana

Marijuana might be having “a moment,” with more cities, states, and countries legalizing and decriminalizing its use and cultivation, but […]

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Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Despite the growing legal and medicinal acceptance of cannabis, the use of marijuana during pregnancy remains a polarizing topic. Some […]

Cannabis Could be the Next Step in Treating Diabetes

Cannabis and Diabetes

Diabetes has been on the rise worldwide for decades, with the number of diagnoses nearly quadrupling since the 1980s. Over 400 million people are currently living with diabetes, which can be life-threatening and has no known cure. Diabetes can be controlled with medication, but it tends to be an expensive, difficult, and intrusive process. The good (and perhaps surprising) news […]

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Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Marijuana Use and Pregnancy

Despite the growing legal and medicinal acceptance of cannabis, the use of marijuana during pregnancy remains a polarizing topic. Some studies suggest that babies may benefit from being exposed to cannabis in the womb, while other research points to prenatal cannabis exposure as the cause of lower birth weights, behavioral problems, and disrupted brain development. At this time, there are […]

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CBD as a Treatment for Autism

CBD and Autism

With autism on the rise and available treatment options giving mixed results, many parents have begun using CBD to treat their kids’ autism. CBD has attracted considerable interest lately for its soothing effects on several common mental health conditions. The research so far shows that CBD may be highly effective in reducing symptoms of autism and several conditions that often […]

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Hemp vs. Marijuana

Hemp vs. Marijuana

Marijuana might be having “a moment,” with more cities, states, and countries legalizing and decriminalizing its use and cultivation, but both hemp and marijuana have been popular and celebrated for millennia before this. You already know why marijuana is a big deal, but it might surprise you that hemp was once so valuable that it was a subsidized crop in […]

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Marijuana Allergies and How They Develop

Cannabis has been widely embraced in recent years for its impressive array of medicinal properties. But for some people, weed can do more harm than good. As marijuana use becomes more commonplace in the United States (and several other countries), reports of allergic reactions to marijuana are also increasing. Marijuana allergy There isn’t enough data yet to estimate how many […]

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Marijuana and Music: Why They Go Together so Well

Marijuana and Music

For centuries, music and marijuana have gone hand-in-hand for composers and listeners alike. Whether you prefer to kick back at home with just a joint and your favorite album, or to enjoy the high at a concert with friends, the combination of music and cannabis can be downright otherworldly. What is it about marijuana that transforms enjoying music into experiencing […]

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Cannabis Decarboxylation

Cannabis Decarboxylation

If you’ve ever made your own edibles before, you know better than to grind up raw marijuana leaves and toss them in brownie batter, or even to crumble up dried buds. This would result in a batch of brownies with little to no psychoactive properties. To make brownies that deserve the “special” label, weed must first be heated low and […]

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Panic Attacks: When Weed’s the Opposite of Relaxing

People typically associate marijuana with feeling relaxed, “chilled-out,” or outright euphoric. But for some unlucky individuals, weed can have an intensely unpleasant opposite effect: panic attacks. Here’s what we know so far about cannabis panic attacks, and a few tips on how to get past them. Can weed cause panic attacks? Current research suggests that, yes, weed can cause panic […]

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If You’re Depressed, Marijuana Might Help

Depression (major depressive disorder) affects an alarmingly high number of people across the globe. Over 16 million people have been diagnosed with depression in the United States alone, and over 300 million worldwide. Depression can manifest in a wide range of symptoms and can be debilitating enough to render a person legally disabled. Despair, apathy, insomnia, lethargy, anxiety, disordered eating […]

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What is Cannabigerol? The Role of CBG in Cannabis

More people than ever can tell you the difference between THC and CBD—the two most prominent and famous cannabinoids found within the cannabis plant. These two have earned their place in the spotlight: THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, is responsible for the most famous effects in marijuana, including a stimulated appetite, altered sense of time, and euphoric high. CBD, or cannabidiol, is […]

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Cannabis: A Natural Choice for Parkinson’s Treatment?

Over 10 million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson’s Disease, a disorder of the nervous system with no known cure. Parkinson’s Disease can result in many painful and unpleasant symptoms, but it is primarily characterized by problems with muscle control – which can manifest in different body parts. Since Parkinson’s has no cure, patients must rely on medication to manage their […]

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How THC Affects the Brain

Whether you prefer using a joint, pen, or bong, or you like to go the edibles route, you know how marijuana makes you feel. These effects aren’t a mistake: they’re the result of hundreds of instructions being sent from cannabis to your brain. To understand why cannabis has such a unique effect on the brain, you have to break down […]

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The Effects of Marijuana on Cancer

Since its legalization in several countries and an increasing number of U.S. states, cannabis has been touted as a potential treatment for everything from anxiety and nausea to HIV and cancer. Scientific exploration of the relationship between marijuana and cancer is still in its infancy. But the current body of research points to exciting possibilities for cannabis as a treatment […]

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Using Weed for a Good Night’s Sleep

Insomnia and other sleep disorders are alarmingly common, affecting millions of people worldwide. Could cannabis be a sleep-enhancing solution? Science appears to say yes! With marijuana becoming widely recognized for its medicinal potential, research about the connection between cannabis and healthy sleep has been increasing. We do know that all strains of weed do not have the same effects on […]

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Cannabis and Creativity

Cannabis and Creativity

Have you heard that cannabis may encourage creativity? Do you want to learn more about the research behind weed and creative work? If so, you have come to the right place; here is an overview of the effects of smoking cannabis on creativity. The Many Benefits of Cannabis There are many reasons people smoke marijuana, from medicinal purposes like pain […]

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The History of Cannabis

Have you ever wondered about the origins of cannabis How long have people been using marijuana? For what purposes? Here are all the answers to your most pressing questions about the history of cannabis, beginning about 10,000 years ago. The Earliest Mentions & Use of Cannabis in China One of the first – if not the first – reference to […]

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Drying and Curing Marijuana Buds

In the growing process, drying and curing marijuana buds is essential. The way that you dry and cure weed will add or take away from the taste, scent, and potency, so it is important to know the different techniques. Use this resource to learn more about how to get juicy buds that meet your needs. What is the Purpose of […]

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The Complete Guide to Cannabis Strain Genetics

As a regular marijuana user, how often do you come across a cannabis strain that completely blows you away by its quality and uniqueness? The color, taste, smell and the ‘feel’ of a particular strain make you go back and revisit the experience. You might be smoking the same old White Widow you have been smoking already but something about […]

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Purple Cannabis Strains

Marijuana comes in different colors depending upon the nature of the environment it is grown in, the temperature and a slew of other factors. One of the most sought after color these days among growers and smokers alike is purple, not only due its astonishingly attractive appearance but also the vibes it gives you when smoked. The smoke produced by […]

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All about Cannabinoids: Everything You Need to Know

Whether you are totally new to the world of cannabinoids or have already begun to explore the topic, the following details will provide you with additional information to meet your needs. Learn more about CBD, THC, CBN, and CBG below, regarding what each compound is, their health benefits, and the implications for the future. What are Cannabinoids? A class of […]

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Hemp As a Raw Material

Hemp as a Raw Material

A Versatile, Ancient Solution Hemp is a fiber that is as versatile as it is easy to grow. From food to textiles to fuel and fodder, its reputation as a ‘wonder crop’ has been well documented throughout history, and in recent years it has been enjoying a revival of sorts, driven by global needs and a trend towards crops that […]

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Cannabis as a Medicine

Marijuana is a medicine which is extracted from the dried up leaves and other parts of the plant Cannabis sativa. Sometimes treated as an addictive drug, marijuana has the potential to treat a multitude of illnesses or symptoms of diseases. The term medical marijuana refers to the use of unrefined marijuana or its extracts for the cure of a disease. […]

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