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Cannabis is truly one of the most amazing plants on Earth. As the female’s flowering phase progresses, she becomes a virtual chemical factory, producing hundreds of various cannabinoids, flavonoids, terpenes, and terpenoids. Science is only beginning to understand the role these individual chemical compounds play when ingested in the human

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Op-ed: Why I broke the law to use medical cannabis
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By Enedina Stanger I did not choose this life of excruciating pain. I did not choose to have the collagen in my body betray me, and within a year of the initial diagnosis have all the bones in my body dislocate. I did not choose the frailty of my internal

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It comes as no shock to anyone who knows cannabis that it’s something of a miracle herb. But as we bring this plant out of the dark and into the light, it continues to blow our minds – just how great the benefits of marijuana actually are! We are talking

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By: Dr. Gregory Smith It’s a hot, humid day at the University of Mississippi. Scores of students mingle on the campus’s finely-manicured lawns. Many of these kids no doubt smoke pot, some more than others. But if you get caught for possession more than once in this state, you risk serious

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By David Simpson, Texas State Representative, R-Longview As a Christian, I recognize the innate goodness of everything God made and humanity’s charge to be stewards of the same. In fact, it’s for this reason that I’m especially cautious when it comes to laws banning plants. I don’t believe that when

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Juicing cannabis? Juicing hemp leaves? What is the point of that? What many people do not know is that cannabis has more uses than just to get someone high. Cannabis comes with a large list of health benefits that some people may want with or without the psychoactive effects. Here

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Cannabis contains a compound that may kill brain cancers that chemotherapy and radiation can’t touch, so why isn’t it being used today?  In recent years, we’ve focused heavily on educating our readers about the still relatively unknown role that cancer stem cells play in cancer, both in terms of conventional

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Few things can have such a polarizing effect in modern times as that of cannabis. For some people, it’s a simple and fun way to relax, and for others, it’s the menace that threatens to bring our nation to its knees. However, the tide seems to slowly be turning, as

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As the case for drug prohibition has fallen apart, its defenders have had to come up with ever more imaginative ways to justify it. When it comes to cannabis, that now includes bending the laws of science to their will. The government created a bit of a problem for itself

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Of all the controlled substances that the federal government regulates, cannabis is treated in unique ways that impede research. Specifically, the U.S. government has held back the medical community’s ability to conduct the type of research that the scientific community considers the experimental gold standard in guiding medical practice. Thus,

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