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DEA to Issue Press Release on 2019 Increase in Federally Grown Marijuana

DEA to Issue Press Release on 2019 Increase in Federally Grown Marijuana

People that read the press release set to be published in the Federal Register soon by the DEA may roll their eyes. It is the same story from the DEA on how they are going to expand the amount of federally grown marijuana for research purposes. In particular, the expansion of the cultivators may draw […]

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Why Medical Marijuana Research Continues to Stall in the United States

Why Medical Marijuana Research Continues to Stall in the United States

Medical marijuana has become an important part of the medical landscape here in the United States. With 91% of people supporting the legalization of medical cannabis, 30 states having legalized medical marijuana and the popularity of CBD, cannabis seems like it will be here for the foreseeable future. At this juncture expanding medical marijuana research […]

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Center for Medical Cannabis Research Studies the Effects of Cannabis on Lower Back Pain

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Center for Medical Cannabis Research Studies the Effects of Cannabis on Lower Back Pain

The Center for Medical Cannabis Research is conducting a study on the effects of cannabis on lower back pain and are looking for people interested in participating. The study is being conducted at the University of California, San Diego. Cannabis advocates have for a long time argued for the pain killing or analgesic properties of […]

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Legalized Marijuana, Lawsuits and New Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Clark County

Legalized Marijuana, Lawsuits and New Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic in Clark County

Clark County, Nevada is taking the opioid epidemic seriously, as is the rest of the state. Relative to states like Virginia and Ohio, Nevada is not considered to be as critically impacted by overdose deaths from prescription drugs by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but that is not how Clark County sees […]

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New Study Shows the Best CBD Products Contain the Full Spectrum of Marijuana Cannabinoids

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Cannabis consumers and other curious individuals around the world are waiting to see what researches will discover about the cannabis flower’s medicinal properties. A very complex plant, most consumers ingest cannabis based off of general assumptions of the medicinal qualities of the plant. One of the strongest assumptions is that cannabidiol or CBD is the […]

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Dr. Yasmin Hurd is a Top Mind on Addiction and Wants to Know How Cannabidiol Can Help

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Dr. Yasmin Hurd is a Top Mind on Addiction and Wants to Know How Cannabidiol Can Help

Dr. Yasmin Hurd is a person obsessed with brains, in particular with the human brain. It is no wonder why the human brain attracts the top minds in the world, pun fully intended, considering it is the most complex biological structure in the known universe. Yasmin Hurd is the Ward-Coleman Chair of Translational Neuroscience and […]

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