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Pennsylvania Approves Medical Marijuana to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

Pennsylvania Approves Medical Marijuana to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

Marijuana has long been treated as a one-size-fits-all bogeyman for anti-drug crusaders. Claims by lobbyists and activist groups that cannabis is a gateway drug that transitions users to harsher substances is predicated on dubious science, but this messaging has led to the stigmatization of cannabis and a system of prohibition that's lasted decades. Pennsylvania is…

May 23 2018

Science

How Medical Marijuana Can Treat Cancer: Anti- Tumor Properties

How Medical Marijuana Can Treat Cancer: Anti- Tumor Properties

Recent and exciting science laboratory evidence now shows that anti-tumor properties found within the medical cannabis plant also known as marijuana or “pot”, destroy cancer cells and they do so in a variety of ways. There are multiple mechanisms of action by which cannabis kills cancer cells. These treament methods are divided into several categories.…

Jan 01 2017

Politics

State by State, The U.S. is Becoming A Cannabis Nation

State by State, The U.S. is Becoming A Cannabis Nation

The legalization of cannabis has been anything but casual and low- key. For both sides it has been a heated debate. However, the plant is slowly, but surely, being approved in every state under the guise of responsible 'medical marijuana use only' with some states allowing it to be grown and sold. Pennsylvania has legalized…

Dec 30 2016

Culture

The Legalization Of Marijuana

The Legalization Of Marijuana

The national effects following the legalization of marijuana’s approved use in 28 states and the District of Columbia, has rocked our culture in the United States. Persons who suffer severe or debilitating health conditions such as glaucoma, seizures, cancer, and chronic pain have found some relief with prescribed doses of medicinal marijuana. State laws may…

Mar 03 2017

Technology

Nevada Cannabis Lab Raises Testing Bar

Nevada Cannabis Lab Raises Testing Bar

374 Labs, a Nevada state-certified cannabis testing laboratory, received ISO 17025 accreditation in December, making it the first and only cannabis laboratory in the state to receive the prestigious accreditation. "As Nevada transitions into an adult-use marijuana market, it's very important that the state's cannabis testing laboratories are held to the highest standards - and…

Dec 08 2016

Legislative

Pennsylvania Approves Medical Marijuana to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

Pennsylvania Approves Medical Marijuana to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

Marijuana has long been treated as a one-size-fits-all bogeyman for anti-drug crusaders. Claims by lobbyists and activist groups that cannabis is a gateway drug that transitions users to harsher substances is predicated on dubious science, but this messaging has led to the stigmatization of cannabis and a system of prohibition that's lasted decades. Pennsylvania is…

May 23 2018

Education

Healing Communities

Healing Communities

For years, scientists, stoners and U.S. Federal Government officials have debated over the effects and use of marijuana. It is one of nature’s most mysterious and historical plants with over 480 chemical properties. The regulation of marijuana can be traced back to the early 1900’s when officials began to register the plant as a harmful…

Dec 10 2016

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Pennsylvania Approves Medical Marijuana to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

Pennsylvania Approves Medical Marijuana to Treat Opioid Withdrawal

Marijuana has long been treated as a one-size-fits-all bogeyman for…

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