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Understanding Employment and Athletic Drug Testing for THC

Understanding Employment and Athletic Drug Testing for THC

An employer in the United States, or anywhere for that matter, must screen all applicants and maintain a safe work environment. Drug use can be one of the greatest dangers to a workplace, due to the impaired judgement and the obvious distractions that can come about from inappropriate consumption. Drug testing is a standard approach […]

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Alcohol Much Worse For Gray and White Brain Matter Than Cannabis

Alcohol Much Worse For Gray and White Brain Matter Than Cannabis

It is a more common debate these days, it seems, whether marijuana use harms the human brain. People have often commented that people that smoke marijuana are “killing brain cells” or “frying their brain.” Inconclusive studies however have shown conflicting results. Some studies have even suggested that cannabis can benefit certain brain conditions like migraines. […]

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Nevada Recreational Marijuana in Comparison to California Recreational Marijuana

Nevada Recreational Marijuana in Comparison to California Recreational Marijuana

Now that 30 states have legalized some form of marijuana, plus Washington D.C., we can start to make some quality and price comparisons. Let’s start by doing a comparison between Nevada and California. Both states now have legal recreational marijuana available to the public. Nevada recreational marijuana sales began on July 1st of 2017 and […]

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A Better Understanding of Active Cannabinoids, Such as THC

A Better Understanding of Active Cannabinoids, Such as THC

There are a lot of questions about what THC, or Tetrahydrocannabinol-9, the psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant actually does to people that ingest it. People do searches on Google regularly to try and answer questions like, do cigarette filters block THC; or do detox drinks work for THC; or do hemp seeds contain […]

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Interested in Science Jobs That Have To Do With Cannabis?

Interested in Science Jobs That Have To Do With Cannabis?

One of the cannabis industry’s hottest topics is the potential job opportunities that are coming with the new industry. There are all sorts of jobs that need to get done when it comes to the growing, testing and dispensing of medical or recreational marijuana. A lot of those jobs still need some refinement but for […]

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What 2017 Taught Us About Using Marijuana and Its Health Impacts

What 2017 Taught Us About Using Marijuana and Its Health Impacts

Questions abound concerning the health impacts of using marijuana. There is no need to be coy here at all, so the answer is that the world is still quite ignorant on the topic. With nearly 500 active compounds found in the cannabis plant, science is no where close to uncovering all of its secrets or […]

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The Federal Government’s Slowly Evolving Medical Marijuana Research and Perspective

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The Federal Government’s Slowly Evolving Medical Marijuana Research and Perspective

Now that 30 states and the District of Columbia have legalized some form of cannabis, whether for medical or recreational purposes, advocates and opponents are keeping a close eye on the federal government’s perspective on legalization and what it is doing about medical marijuana research. NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) is the federal agency in […]

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Judge Rules Public School Must Allow Girl to Take Medical Marijuana

Judge Rules Public School Must Allow Girl to Take Medical Marijuana

A federal judge recently ruled that 11 year-old Ashley Surin would be able to bring her medical marijuana to her Illinois public school. Ashley developed seizures after her battle with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The cannabidiol lotions and oils she uses topically, and patches she wears, controls her seizures and other conditions that would otherwise leave her mind […]

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A Lot of California Legal Marijuana is Covered in Bacteria and Pesticides

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A Lot of California Legal Marijuana is Covered in Bacteria and Pesticides

California legal recreational marijuana became available for retail sale on January 1st, before lab testing companies had the capacity to properly test the cannabis sold. In other words, the California legal marijuana that you can now purchase remains untested for the most part. The illegal marijuana market is obviously not tested, so many consumers never […]

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