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Growing cannabis can sometimes seem a little bit intimidating. That’s especially true if you get bogged down in the massive amount of information and technical jargon that’s available online and in books. But, fortunately, it’s not that complicated. You just need to focus on mastering the basics. The first thing you should do is start […]

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A substance that can relax muscles, ease anxiety and enhance your mood seems like the perfect aperitif for some fun time in the bedroom. Cannabis can increase your sensitivity to touch, get your nerves under control and create a feeling of euphoria that adds to the already-heightened experience of sex. And with the diversity of […]

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Marijuana legalization means that bigger corporate interests and institutional capital will enter the industry and start competing with the businesses and entrepreneurs who have been at it for decades. But what does this mean for the industry’s activists and pioneers who protested federal law, got arrested, and created the very industry that is attracting attention […]

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In the United States, medical marijuana is not legal in all states and only half the country’s patients can be treated with cannabis. In addition to this, some advocates in states like Colorado, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska are willing to legalize recreational marijuana. However, all of this could change if the DEA reclassifies the plant […]

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Cannabis differs from other “drugs” — like alcohol, sleeping tablets or painkillers — in that you do not need to perpetually increase the dosage to get the same effect. From personal experience, I’ve found that it actually seems to be the inverse. Over the years, I am consuming less in order to get as high […]

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Toronto Police raided four marijuana dispensaries Thursday, police chief Mark Saunders confirmed Thursday. “If you have dispensaries that are open, your chances of going to court and being charged are very high . . . I haven’t minced words on this,” he said. “It’s illegal to sell marijuana unless you have a license from Health […]

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Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of unpleasant symptoms that many women experience on a monthly basis, typically between ovulation and menstruation. While the cause isn’t entirely known, medical experts believe it involves hormonal changes during the menstrual cycle. Symptoms can vary in severity and frequency, but women who experience PMS often report pain in […]

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A non-denominational church eager to combat the stigma often associated with marijuana use plans to hold Sunday its first service that’s welcome to all. The First Cannabis Church of Logic and Reason is scheduled to hold its inaugural service and potluck from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, led by Jackson resident Jeremy Hall, a 34-year-old ordained minister. […]

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Atherosclerosis is a complex inflammatory disease that plays a significant role in the development of heart disease and stroke. In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death and claims more lives than cancer. We typically think heart disease and stroke can hit without warning; actually, these diseases develop gradually over time. […]

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Is cannabis a wonder-cure for acne? Some products containing cannabinoids are meant to cure acne, and the reviews are quite phenomenal. The fact is, cannabinoids offer something that other products and chemicals and ingredients cannot. It is commonly speculated that smoking weed causes acne to occur. Since smoking pot can increase testosterone, it can cause […]

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The Spring CannaGrow Expo took place May 7 – 8 in Mission Bay, San Diego. The two-day event was held at Paradise Point, a 44-acre island retreat, the perfect venue to host a weekend full of cannabis education and conversation. Speakers touched on topics from large scale automation to extraction and light deprivation techniques while […]

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A tech billionaire’s plan to legalize recreational marijuana in California has taken a major step toward the November ballot. Known as the “Adult Use of Marijuana Act,” the ballot measure legalizes possession of small amounts of cannabis for adults, establishes tax rates and a structure for farmers to grow pot, and creates the framework for […]

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People spend countless hours on education and job training, but comparatively little time is spent studying how to interact successfully with other humans in relationships. I sat down with Arden, who has devoted 10,000+ hours of study to relationships, and asked her to share some of the insight she has gleaned. Many people have negative […]

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The CannaGrow Conference & Expo, held in San Diego on May 7th and 8th, educated attendees on the science of cannabis cultivation. The conference brought subject matter experts from around the country to discuss cannabis breeding and genetics, soil science and cultivation facility design. Discussions at the conference delved deep into the science behind growing […]

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The 3rd CannaGrow Expo is coming to San Diego this May 7 – 8, 2016. It will be hosted at the Paradise Point Resort & Spa, and is designed for those 18+ passionate about cultivating world-class cannabis. Whether you are looking for sound fundamentals to begin cultivating, or tips & tricks to achieve peak performance […]

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Good cannabis is expensive. Naturally you want to get the most out of each and every puff. Most of us were taught to hold in each toke as long as we could. And a lot of people have been doing exactly that for years. Decades even. Now cannabis consumers are starting to discover they don’t […]

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Of the approximately 420 chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant, more than 80 cannabinoids have been identified. Much is known about THC, and, more recently, the healing properties of the non-psychotropic CBD have excited much interest, but there’s much more to be discovered in the other cannabinoids produced by the plant. Cannabigerol (CBG) Cannabigerol […]

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Care By Design, a California-based medical marijuana company, recently completed a survey of three hundred patients with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). The survey asked what medications patients had used for PTSD-related symptoms (including cannabis), and then asked patients to assess each medication in terms of its impact on the hallmark symptoms of PTSD, including anger […]

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The explosion in popularity of OG Kush, Sour Diesel and Chem Dog with their strong notes of fuel has led many breeders to abandon the fruity end of the flavor spectrum and concentrate on the “gas” instead. There are certainly strong citrus notes present in many of these new crosses but the fuel notes are […]

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On Saturday, with a celebrity-studded party in the Hollywood Hills and glitzy marketing events at Los Angeles dispensaries, Marley Natural, the so-called first global cannabis brand, will launch its first product lines at medical marijuana shops in California. The debut was a long time coming: The Marley Natural brand, a partnership between the family of […]

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I don’t smoke pot, but if I had a medical condition that warranted its use, I would use it without a doubt. I probably would not smoke it as I don’t want to inhale smoke into my lungs. I would, however, find another way to reap all of its amazing therapeutic benefits, such as juicing, […]

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The owner of the World Famous Cannabis Café announced Monday that she will close her doors next week after another warning by public health officials that the establishment violates indoor air rules. The cafe will host its final Stoner Bingo session March 7, said Madeline Martinez, a longtime marijuana legalization advocate and owner of the […]

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At a U.S. Senate Aging Committee hearing entitled, “Opioid Use Among Seniors – Issues and Emerging Trends,” on Feb. 24, 2016, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, discussed how investing in medical marijuana research could help tackle the opioid crisis among senior citizens. As previously reported in MJINews, a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine in 2014 found that […]

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CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PETITION LANGUAGE BALLOT TITLE: Use of Marijuana for Debilitating Medical Conditions BALLOT SUMMARY: Allows medical use of marijuana for individuals with debilitating medical conditions as determined by a licensed Florida physician. Allows caregivers to assist patients’ medical use of marijuana. The Department of Health shall register and regulate centers that produce and distribute […]