Ask Dr. Mitch: Weeding Truth

Dr. Mitch Earleywine, the author of Understanding Marijuana and The Parents’ Guide to Marijuana, dishes on opiate addiction, seizures, cannabidivarin and booze.

Can we use marijuana to solve this country’s opiate-addiction epidemic? —Poppy

Hi Poppy, Many former opiate addicts have used the plant to help them stay off hard drugs. We don’t yet have data from randomized clinical trials where some folks get the plant and others don’t, but what’s an opiate addict got to lose in the meantime?

Canabidiol - Turning High-Tech Into 'High' Tech: Behind Israel's Blooming Medical Cannabis Industry

dezembro 20, 2016 RM Consult comentários Turning High-Tech Into ‘High’ Tech: Behind Israel’s Blooming Medical Cannabis Industry Some of the recent studies coming out of Israel show that marijuana can heal bone fractures ; is able to relieve the pain associated with Parkinson’s disease; and that small quantities of cannabis can prevent brain damage , and even halt the spread of cancer .

U.S. Outlook About to Get Bumpy; State Initiatives Have Tax Implications

The election that put Donald Trump in the White House in 2017 was a shock to the vast majority of pollsters who were predicting a win for Hillary Clinton. The outcome also is a shock to the staff at Beacon Economics whose economic outlook over the last year has implicitly been based on the (incorrectly) predicted outcome of a Clinton win.

Israel, a Medical Marijuana Pioneer, Is Eager to Capitalize - The New York Times

The Volcani Center, the Ministry of Agriculture’s research organization, is building a national institute for medical marijuana research. The chief scientist’s office of the Ministry of Economy has infused millions of shekels into innovative marijuana companies, much as government investment helped fuel the Israeli tech boom in the 1990s. The government is also setting standards for the cultivation, storage and use of medical marijuana.

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One of the more comforting foods is the potato. Despite proving to help reduce high blood pressure, it has become a great concern to the weight-conscious. If you add to its decadence by frying it up to serve with a side of sour cream, you’ll have a gorgeous potato latke, and another reason to berate yourself when you step on the scale.

$AGSTF Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire 15-Acres of Cannabis Zoned Land

Arcturus Growthstar Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Arcturus”) (AGSTF) (CSE:AGS) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Definitive Agreement (“the Contract”) to acquire a 15-acre parcel of land in Redland, Florida, in a county that is designated to legally cultivate, process and dispense cannabis. Redland is an unincorporated community within Miami-Dade County, with Biscayne National Park to the east and Everglades National Park to the west.

11 Dope Gifts for the Dabber in Your Life

Finding the right gift for a dabber can be tough, especially if you don’t dab yourself. When that certain someone already has a great rig, it can seem like a tough job to find something they don’t have but need.

Society for Neuroscience: Medical Marijuana Research

The Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting was held last month in San Diego. More than 30,000 neuroscientists were in attendance. They featured talks and presentations from scientists across the research spectrum. This is the largest source of contemporary brain research in the world today.

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Is British Sugar's 18 Hectare Grow-Op for $GWPH, just 20th Century Pig Farming?

Do we really think that modern pharmaceutical ingredients will be grown in massive grow-ops, subject to mold, fungus and pesticides? Considering other modern Bio-pharm technologies exists why farm plants? Solving ingredient supply, will become increasingly more problematic for Cannabis Pharmaceuticals companies as they move from the research lab to the pharmacy.