Cannabinoids and Pain Management

Chronic pain is an epidemic that first-world medicine has been unable to ameliorate. The figures can be dramatic: in Europe, one in every four elderly people suffers from chronic muscular

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Decriminalization and Legalization: Understanding the Difference

As the United States reaches a point where over 75% of Americans have access to medical cannabis and over 20% have access to recreational cannabis, understanding the difference between decriminalization

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OG and Kush: Where Did These Cannabis Strain Names Come From?

OG and Kush are both descriptors that are often included in cannabis titles. The strain name is meant to give you a hint about what that particular strain’s ancestors, relatives,

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Genetically Modified Organisms: Understanding GMOs As Cannabis Becomes a Mainstay in Agriculture

GMOs, or genetically modified organisms, paint the covers of health magazines, newspaper headlines, and health food campaigns, just to name the most obvious places the term appears. They are a

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The DEA Reverses Its Stance on Several Cannabis Issues, But Keeps Misinformation Up On its Website

Back in August of 2016, the DEA published a filing stating that cannabis users were not more likely than non-users to suffer mental illness, a reversal of the agency’s previous

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The Metabolism Behind Different Cannabis Delivery Methods

Though smoking (and with that, vaporizing) is the most commonly encountered mode of delivering cannabis into the body, the physical, chemical, and biological properties of cannabinoids and terpenoids mean that

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Cannabis in California: Guidelines from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation

As cannabis in California finds its place at the forefront of the legislative arena, states are publishing resource materials to provide governing transparency and assurance to state and local constituents. These

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A Closer Look at Cannabis DNA

While our introductory article on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) gave a general overview of the techniques, principles, and opinions behind genetic engineering, we must take a closer look at its

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DEA Removes Misinformation From Its Website After Americans for Safer Access Files Landmark Lawsuit

On December 5, 2016, the non-profit group, Americans for Safe Access (ASA) filed a lawsuit against the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to demand that the Drug Enforcement Administration

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Taking Care of Your Pipe: A Guide to Glass Maintenance

Whether you’ve got a collection of pipes that you’re constantly curating or a single, trusty pipe you’ve had for years, glass maintenance is an oft-ignored part of cannabis use that is

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