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Study Shows Cannabis Compound May Help Treat Spinal Cord Injuries

Study Shows Cannabis Compound May Help Treat Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries can be some of the most painful and disabling things to happen to the human body and have proven extremely hard to treat effectively with pharmaceutical drugs. Here, this study highlights the anti-inflammatory and pain relieving qualities of CBD when used in a study involving rat subjects.

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Terpenes, Terpenoids and Cannabis

Terpenes, Terpenoids and Cannabis

Have you ever wondered how the strain Blue Dream can smell so similar to fresh blueberry doughnuts? Or how a sniff of the K.O. Kali-O seems to burst with citrus just like a California Orange? Yes, it is the cannabis. But more specifically, what you are really smelling (and tasting) are terpenes.

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Juicing Raw Cannabis for Greater Health

Juicing Raw Cannabis for Greater Health

If you find yourself in the doctors chair with Dr. William Courtney of Wilits, California you will be advised; we shouldn’t be smoking our marijuana, we should be eating it! After I read the story in the Washington Post, “Form of medical marijuana won’t get you high but is creating quite a buzz” written by Karl Vick, I decided to look into it more.

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Sativex, liquid medical marijuana

Sativex, liquid medical marijuana

Sativex is a natural marijuana extract developed by a British company, GW Pharmaceuticals.. a liquid that is sprayed into the mouth..announcing it’s launch in the UK for Monday..”We are very pleased to have successfully completed phase II of studies.. preparing to develop phase III development of Sativex in the United States'”

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Oakland Considering Four Large-Scale Cannabis Farms and adding two dispensaries

Oakland Considering Four Large-Scale Cannabis Farms and adding two dispensaries

The city of Oakland may allow four large-scale cannabis farms and is considering raising the number of medical cannabis dispensary permits from four to six.  “My gut instinct said this would be a great revenue and job generator for the city”, she said. “But after running the numbers, I went ‘Wow, that’s really a job generator'”

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