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Sativex (Overpriced Big Pharma) Go With The Little Guy

What Is Sativex

So… what is Sativex? Sativex is the very pharma-sounding marijuana-based patented pharmaceutical that has been approved in over 24 countries and counting. Available as a peppermint-flavored mouth spray, it is the first pharmaceutical drug of its kind. It is currently being prescribed as a method of coping for patients with MS (multiple sclerosis) in countries […]

CBD Oil Side Effects – (Danger) Unpure Low Quality Products?

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Cannabidiol, also known as CBD, is a substance obtained from the cannabis or hemp plant that has shown substantial promise in helping to treat a whole host of different illnesses and ailments. Although many misconceptions regarding CBD exist in the mainstream, the truth is that it has proven to be a safe, effective and legal […]

Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug? The Answer Will Surprise You

Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug

A common theory promoted by people who oppose marijuana legalization is that the consumption of marijuana leads to the use of harder drugs, such as cocaine and heroin. People who use the so-called gateway drug theory as a reason to protest the legalization of marijuana point to trends and data they see as supporting the […]

How to Decarb Weed Simplified (3 Super Easy Ways)

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You’ve heard a lot about cannabis and its many health benefits, and you’re ready to try it, but you don’t want the mind-altering experience. Believe it or not, smoking cannabis does not have to make you high, even when decarboxylated (a process that creates and releases the psychoactive effects from marijuana). Not all cannabis is […]

Why I Love THCA (And Maybe You Should Too)

Why I Love THCA (And Maybe You Should Too)

THCA is fast becoming one of the most fascinating and widely discussed cannabinoids being researched and used today. But before we explore THCA specifically, let’s give you a brief overview of cannabinoids. Cannabinoids are chemical compounds that bind with the cannabinoid receptors in our cells in both our brains (CB-1) and our bodies (CB-2). The […]

How To Use Marijuana Oil And Why Different From Hemp Oil

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As the legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use continues to sweep the country by storm, the methods of using marijuana have definitely come a long way. Where smoking has long been the preferred method of consuming marijuana, it seems that, these days, people have quite a few more options. Marijuana oil has […]

Why Smart People Are Investing In Marijuana?

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There’s a lot of money swirling around the cannabis industry at the moment. Investors are confident in a return. But why? According to the New York-based private-equity firm Tuatara Capital, the company has raised the largest amount of capital ever to invest in the legal marijuana industry. They raised $93 million and recently closed an […]

What Is Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)?

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Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the chemical in marijuana responsible for most of the plant’s notorious psychotropic effects. It was first discovered in 1964 and was isolated and synthesized from the cannabis plant by a Bulgarian-born Israeli organic chemist named Dr. Raphael Mechoulam. It works by attaching itself to the cannabinoid receptors in the brain. These receptors […]