The Advancing Studies into Autism and Medical Marijuana

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 68 American children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These figures represent the highest ever reported autism prevalence in the United States to date. Wei Bao, Assistant Professor of epidemiology at the University of Iowa, told the CDC that, “We cannot consider autism…

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Medical Marijuana Edibles for Pain

The world of marijuana edibles has undergone a drastic change in recent years. The once most well-known product, a homemade pastry with barely any idea of potency, is fading fast. In its place are products that are regulated, diverse, and treat an array of medical conditions. While some still come packed with sugar, sweets and…

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Understanding Medical Marijuana and Mental Health

Mental health related issues often become part of states’ approved conditions list for medicinal marijuana. In some cases, states have limited access. That is the case in Texas, which only allows patients with intractable epilepsy. That could change as it has in other states. In New York, its program began without the inclusion of several…

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How Purple Day and Medicinal Marijuana Can Help Epilepsy

Approximately 50 million people around the world live with the neurological condition epilepsy. That means that roughly 1 in 100 people suffer from the recurrent seizures! Today, 2.2 million Americans of all ages, races and backgrounds feel the debilitating effects of epilepsy. Information around the condition remains shockingly low. Despite it being one of the…

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What Are Terpenes and Why They Power Every Strain

There’s nothing like the first smell and taste of an awesome, high-quality cannabis strain. Be it your go-to bud, or a new kind of flower, each gives patients a unique flavor profile to enjoy. Additionally, medical marijuana users know the health benefits that come with their tasty doses. We enjoy these flavors, smells and health…

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How Medical Marijuana Can Help MS Patients

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the more common medical conditions included in states’ medicinal marijuana programs. The disease remains steeped in mystery as it comes from nowhere to ravage the body’s central nervous system, often resulting in disability. To date, studies of the disease’s epidemiology only provide us with limited information that lacks any…

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The Evolving World of Cannabinoids Extends Beyond THC and CBD

It isn’t your cannabis that gives you medicinal benefits. It’s the flower’s cannabinoids that we can thank for its medicinal and recreational properties. While we’ve known about cannabinoids for some time, we haven’t known much about them. That has changed in recent years thanks to more studies in regards to the effects of particular compounds…

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CBD Can End the Marijuana/Stoner Stigma for Good

Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the least active of cannabis’ 113 identified cannabinoids, could be the best weapon for ending the stoner stereotype.  The days of Spicoli, Thurgood Jenkins and Cheech & Chong being the faces of marijuana in the public eye decrease with each passing day. Today, names like Justin Gover, Dr. Stuart Titus and…

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