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Can ADHD Medications Be Replaced With Medical Cannabis?

Can ADHD Medications Be Replaced With Medical Cannabis?

As new research continues to emerge showing how medical cannabis can be used as an alternative medicine to a myriad of everyday pharmaceuticals and painkillers; treating everything from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) to headaches, Big Pharma continues its price gouging and lack of consideration for the people that truly need...

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Marijuana for Pain Conspicuously Absent from Opioid Addiction Report

Marijuana for Pain Conspicuously Absent from Opioid Addiction Report

A state of emergency declaration has been recommended in response to the U.S. opioid addiction problem, announced by the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. The nation’s struggles with prescription painkillers comprise a serious issue that deserves equally serious scrutiny. Yet, the use of marijuana for...

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Smoking Weed May Not Disqualify You From a Secret Service Position

Smoking Weed May Not Disqualify You From a Secret Service Position

The Secret Service has recently changed its policy regarding marijuana use. Where in the past, smoking weed was strictly outlawed alongside cocaine, heroin and other illicit substances, the rules are changing now in order to make space for more agents to be hired in the coming years. The decision reflects...

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Cannabis Pizza Takes Edibles to Their Logical Conclusion

Cannabis Pizza Takes Edibles to Their Logical Conclusion

Very few of us find ourselves eating a personal pizza for health benefits but some patients in Massachusetts are doing just that. Last month, the Ermont Inc. medical cannabis dispensary in Quincy made its THC-infused 6” cheese pizzas available to the public…or at least the medical marijuana card-carrying public. Since then, news...

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Cannabis for Health Takes an Active Approach with Ganjasana Yoga

Cannabis for Health Takes an Active Approach with Ganjasana Yoga

As 29 states can attest, using cannabis for health improvement is nothing new. The medical benefits of weed are a hot topic, often discussed and sometimes actually researched (if our government is feeling particularly generous). But we often tend to access these benefits by simply ingesting the herb and letting...

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Cannabis Users Routinely Denied Organ Transplants

Cannabis Users Routinely Denied Organ Transplants

One of the feathers in the cap of cannabis is that, in the history of mankind, it has never killed anyone. You know when you’re sparking up a joint that it’s never going to kill you. Yet, that safety net has been yanked out from beneath some cannabis users, of...

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Legalized Marijuana is Just One Thing to Be Thankful for This Year

Legalized Marijuana is Just One Thing to Be Thankful for This Year

You may be done with 2016 but 2016 isn’t done with you. That’s pretty much the sentiment going into the holiday season this year. 2016 has undeniably been trolling pretty hard between political depression and celebrity deaths. But in the spirit of the season, I think it’s time to look...

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Medical Weed Has Enemies in Low Places

Medical Weed Has Enemies in Low Places

The news this week that the American Legion has decided to speak out in favor of marijuana reclassification is turning a few heads, but it should come as no surprise considering all of the proponents in favor of making the miracle plant accessible for those who need it. Expected or...

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