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Neuroscience Professor Confirms Marijuana Improves Brain Performance and Health – American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine

One of the most surprising and recent revelations about cannabinoids are their capability to perform as antioxidants in the brain. German experts have found that the brain’s cannabinoid system has the capability of restoring impaired brain cells, while developing new ones. Cannabinoids may curb the effects of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s disease and possibly more. The […]

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Growing Selection of Hemp Products Offered by Whole Foods

  Last year Whole Foods supported the 3rd Annual Hemp History Week (June 4-10) by publishing information on its growing array of hemp based products gaining in popularity due to the quality of hemp as an ingredient.  Hemp History Week joins natural products pioneers, health and wellness advocates and interested citizens across the country to […]

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JAMA study confirms medical marijuana use associated with 24.8 percent decline in opioid overdose death rates

The Jama Network reported that states allowing medical marijuana use saw a 25% decline in expected death rates from opiate use compared to states that have not legalized medical marijuana. This was reported in this article by the American Medical Association. JAMA Internal Medicine Official Results: States with medical marijuana laws had a 24.8 percent […]

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The Old Testament Prescribed Cannabis Oil as Sacred Ritual – Medical and Legal History of Marijuana – Timeline of Key Cannabis Historical Events

Marijuana is Mother Nature’s most interesting plant. Botanists with associated expertise, naturopathic doctors, and a growing array of other doctors worldwide are beginning to realize what our ancestors have known for thousands of years, that cannabis is one of nature’s gifts still severely misunderstood and under-appreciated. Key legal and medicinal events include the following: 2900BC […]

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CBD Benefit Update – New Information on CBD’s Health Benefits

CBD, or cannabidiol, is quickly changing the debate surrounding the use of marijuana as a medicine. CBD has been found very beneficial for humans and animals for a variety of health conditions and for health maintenance. Patient surveys from September 2015 have this to say: Medical marijuana patients are using CBD-rich cannabis for a wide […]

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Medical Marijuana Could Replace These 5 Prescription Drugs

A new study published in the journal “Drug and Alcohol Review” found that people are increasingly substituting prescription medication, alcohol, and illicit drugs with cannabis, signaling a shift in the public’s understanding of marijuana’s medicinal benefits. Of the 473 adult cannabis users surveyed by the Centre for Addictions Research of British Columbia, more than 86 percent of […]

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Support Removing Marijuana From the Controlled Substances Act – Defeat the Anti-Cannabis Conspiracy

Marijuana Is Inappropriately Scheduled. It should be Schedule III or IV at worst, and probably like other natural botanicals, not on the list of Controlled Substances at all; after all it very likely is Mother Nature’s most medicinal herb – and we are not referring to THC and getting high on pot, but rather the […]

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Parkinson sufferers Benefiting from Marijuana Therapy

This video taken years ago (click here to view) contains testimonials of spouses who witnessed improved mobility and happiness in loved ones having access to medical marijuana therapy (referred to as “vegetable therapy” in some spots due to fear of prosecution). Also, and more convincing of the importance of this issue, is actual footage toward […]

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CBD Deemed Safe with Increasing Evidence of Medical and Nutritional Benefits

CBD in marijuana does not get you “high.” The chemical in marijuana that causes the high (and many of its other effects) is delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. But there are over 100 other cannabinoid chemicals in the plant; CBD is one of those. Different cannabinoids can have very different biological effects; CBD is not intoxicating (see […]

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