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What’s The Deal With Smokable CBD Hemp Flower?

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CBD-rich hemp flower strains are appearing in head shops and vape shops all over the United Kingdom. Thanks to a surge in demand from customers for CBD from ‘industrial hemp flower’ over the last decade, farmers all over European countries and the united states are working to grow hemp species with high levels of CBD Read the full article…

How To Use CBD Oil For Fibromyalgia

CBD Oil and Fibromyalgia

According to the NFA (National Fibromyalgia Association), about 10 million people in the States suffer from fibromyalgia. This chronic condition is manifested through pains, aches, exhaustion, stiffness, tender areas, and sleeping issues. The standard treatment for fibromyalgia includes several types of prescription medications including pain relievers, antidepressants, and anti-seizure medications. However, these drugs are known Read the full article…

New Study Explores The Diversity of Phytocannabinoids of Different Botanical Origin

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An international team of leading researchers have paved the way to exploring the biomedical potential of phytocannabinoids, going beyond the THC structural motif and their occurrence in cannabis. SPAIN: In the first ever attempt to include phytocannabinoids from additional natural sources apart from those derived from C. sativa, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the University of Córdoba, Read the full article…

Get High, Train Harder

JUST AS ENDORPHINS HELP YOU PUSH THROUGH AN INTENSE WORKOUT, THESE ENDOCANNABINOIDS COULD INCREASE YOUR PAIN THRESHOLD TO DO THE SAME.

Marijuana as a Performance-Enhancer Four to six times a week, elite triathlete Clifford Drusinsky wakes up at 3 AM to train. But before he sets out, he opts not for a sports drink but for 20 milligrams of THC in a marijuana energy bar. By the time it kicks in, 30 minutes later, he’s started an Read the full article…

Introducing The American Cannabis Nurses Association

tarted by a small group of nurses and other health care practitioners, the American Cannabis Nurses Association formed to better understand “endocannabinoid therapeutics.”

As cannabis use becomes more widely accepted by various sectors of U.S. society, health care practitioners are moving way past the belief that there’s no evidence to support cannabis as medicine. That position, once adopted by the federal government, is now old news as evidenced by a patent on medical uses of pot filed by Read the full article…

Cannabinoids May Play Role In Migraine Relief

A clearer understanding of how the cannabinoid system affects migraines may lead to more lasting treatments.

CALIFORNIA: Those who suffer from migraines may be familiar with a family of drugs known as Triptans. While once thought to exert their effects by regulating serotonin levels, a team from the University of California’s Department of Neurology believe the headache relievers may be working via natural cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) as well.

Cannabinoids May Play Role In Migraine Relief

A clearer understanding of how the cannabinoid system affects migraines may lead to more lasting treatments.

CALIFORNIA: Those who suffer from migraines may be familiar with a family of drugs known as Triptans. While once thought to exert their effects by regulating serotonin levels, a team from the University of California’s Department of Neurology believe the headache relievers may be working via natural cannabinoids (endocannabinoids) as well.

I Don't Want Alzheimer's Disease

People my age should start with mj products! I don't want Alzheimer's, so I definitely need weed in my life.

Well my goodness, I do learn something new every day. Did you know the cannabinoid HU 210 has been shown to prevent amyloid beta-promoted inflammation? The endocannabinoids anandamide and noladin ether have also been shown the be neuroprotective against amyloid beta in vitro. That means blocking amyloids in early Alzheimer’s has a profound effect on Read the full article…