8 Fast Facts About the History of Cannabis in the U.S.

The history of cannabis in the U.S. is rich and complex. Read on for eight fast facts about marijuana’s storied past from coast to coast.


8 Fast Facts About the History of Cannabis in the U.S.

Marijuana in the U.S. has a rich and colorful history: From the plant’s beginnings on the continent as a staple colonial crop to its effective …


How LGBTQ Activists Brought Medical Marijuana to the Masses

While marijuana still remains illegal on the federal level, acceptance of the plant is on the rise: In October 2017, a Gallup poll indicated that …


Happy Gay Pride San Francisco!

Summer has hit us in the Bay Area and this week we head into one San Francisco’s biggest celebrations – Gay Pride. Yet this year …


Can MMJ help me with subtle but yet insomnia causing pain on my left knee?

"1 yr ago i fell off my skateboard in some freak accident, it ended up me landing on my left knee right on a sidewalk …


What it Takes to Get a NY Medical Marijuana Card

A full 18 months after legalizing medical cannabis, the state of NY finally allows medical marijuana dispensaries to open their doors. beginning January 7. Patients …


Marinol Versus Cannabis: Which Is More Effective?

Cannabis and Marinol are both possible treatments for the side effects of chemotherapy and the symptoms of AIDS. Each option has its own benefits and …


Top 14 Marijuana Strains for Different Kinds of Pain

Two studies paint a grim picture of the American landscape when it comes to pain and pain management. According to the Institute of Medicine of …


Canadian HIV/AIDS Researchers Support Medical Marijuana Over Opioids

Vancouver-based HIV/AIDS researchers argue in a newly published editorial that Canadian doctors should use medical marijuana instead of frequently abused opioids to treat patients with …


Cannabinoids and the Immune System

For those familiar with cannabinoids, their fascinating interactions with the human body are probably old news. Their effects on the immune system, however, may not …


Synthetic THC & Plant-Based Cannabis Products: Is There a Difference?

Cannabis research has led to the development of synthetic cannabinoids. These lab-based alternatives to the naturally occurring cannabinoids found in marijuana have been shown to …


Methods of Administering Medical Marijuana

The number of methods of administration for cannabis can be daunting to patients who are new to the medication, but the availability of various methods …

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