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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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Cannabis Science Symposium Gets Geeky at The Emerald Conference

The Emerald Conference Takes Cannabis Science Higher Than Ever On January 21st-22nd 2016 at the Monte Carlo Resort in convention-friendly Las Vegas, the Emerald Conference kicks off its annual gathering of the ganja geeks of the cannabis community. The two day event aims to explore the wide array of scientific applications and fields cropping up in the […]

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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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Chronic Marijuana Use by Teenagers Does Not Cause Health Problems According to a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Study

Chronic marijuana in the teenage years does not cause depression, psychotic symptoms, asthma or any other conditions thought of associated to it, a recent study revealed. In fact the study, which spanned 20 years, concluded that there is no link between marijuana use and ill-health. Young marijuana users did not even show signs of allergies, […]

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CBD Cannabidiol

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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Huge New Development – President Obama’s Staff Clear the Way for Marijuana Research in US

WASHINGTON — The White House took a major step forward on Monday to support research into the medical properties of marijuana, lifting a much-maligned bureaucratic requirement that had long stifled scientific research. By eliminating the Public Health Service review requirement, the Department of Health and Human Services will help facilitate research into the drug. A bipartisan group […]

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Big Pharma and US Drug War

Why Big Pharma is Opposed to America’s Fastest Growing industry – Medical Marijuana

We predict at some point in the not too distant future some Big Pharma conglomerate teams will begin voicing support for medical marijuana, if they are not already doing so quietly. There is little doubt Big Pharma will be very acquisitive in the industry once federally legal, and spearheading a wave of US based studies […]

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CBD and Hemp Seed Oil Nutrition – Journal of Nutraceuticals, Functional & Medical Foods

“Hemp (Cannabis Sativa) seed oil is valued primarily for its nutritional properties as well for the health benefits associated with it. With a complete source of all essential amino and fatty acids, hemp seed oil is a complete nutritional source. In addition, constituents exist within the oil that have been known to exhibit pharmacological activity […]

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