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California & Colorado's Importance to Legal Cannabis

California and Colorado are - and have been - crucial strongholds in the fight for marijuana legalization. As the pioneering states to embrace Cannabi...

Here's How Medical Cannabis is Revolutionizing Women's Health

Thanks to scientific breakthroughs in medical cannabis research, innovative treatments for female health issues are becoming available to the public. ...

5 Reasons Banks Remain on the Edge of Cannabis Business

“The Green Rush” is upon us. Every day brings us closer to the federal legalization of Marijuana, and depending on which state you reside in, ther...

4 FACTS ABOUT CANNABIS AND EXERCISE YOU SHOULD KNOW

Athletics and cannabis use can easily be perceived - and often are - as incompatible.  Nowadays however, smoking cannabis or eating cannabis-infused ...

Ricky Williams: champion of cannabis continues to challenge the NFL's stigma.

The Football season is underway once more, which means plenty of entertainment, but also a continuation of the medical cannabis vs. NFL battle. Sports...

As DEA rejects latest efforts to reschedule Cannabis, ambiguity abounds.

Remember in April when the Drug Enforcement Agency claimed they would examine the scheduling of Cannabis in the first half of 2016?That deadline passe...

8 States with a chance to reconsider cannabis.

2016 is proving to be a real year of change in the political environment of cannabis : not only will our nation elect a new president by the end of th...

What Is The Endocannabinoid System?

During the 1990’s a group of scientists in Israel discovered a complex and widespread system of neuro-transmitters in the human body. They noticed t...

THC & CBD - A Formidable Tag Team in the Fight Against Disease

THC and CBD are easily cannabis’s most well known compounds - by now most people who have considered using cannabis as a medicine are aware of the e...

CBGA - The Precursor To All Cannabinoids

CBG-A, or Cannabigerolic Acid is the primordial phyto-cannabinoid. It is the compound in cannabis from which all the plant’s other naturally occurri...

Benefits Of Whole Plant Medicine - Why Using The Full Spectrum Of Cannabis Compounds Is Medically Valuable.

While certain ailments may benefit from narrow spectrum formulations of cannabis and its constituent parts, most illnesses that currently allow cannab...

A Vermont Medical School Becomes the First to Offer a Medical Marijuana Course

The University of Vermont  (UVM) garnered national media attention this month when it became one of the nation’s first medical schools to offer an ...

Could Legalized Cannabis be Reducing Obesity?

Could legalized marijuana help stave off America’s obesity epidemic? Contrary to popular belief, new research indicates that this may be the case. ...

What 23andMe's FDA Approval Means for Medical Marijuana

Personal genetics company 23andMe is back in the business of direct-to-consumer health testing kits, after a two-year hiatus of its core business at t...

Cannabis Technology: Exchange Platforms

Unprecedented growth in cannabis markets has presented a need for regulation, standardization and commodification of both raw cannabis and any other b...

Tennessee Republican Advocates Cannabis for Veterans with PTSD

It was a long fight, but earlier this year one of the most conservative states in the nation passed a medical marijuana program into law. The program ...

States with Legal Marijuana See Reduction in Painkiller-Related Deaths

Could legalized medical marijuana be making a dent in painkiller-related deaths in America? A new study published by the Journal of the American Medic...

Federal Government Offers New Guidelines for Doctors Regarding Testing Patients for Marijuana

It’s no secret that the Federal Government is trying to crack down on the prescription opioid addiction epidemic holding the United States in its gr...