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First of Its Kind Study: Cannabis NOT a Gateway Drug, Can Treat Tobacco & Opioid Addiction

By Claire Bernish In the latest of dozens of studies proving the healthful benefits of cannabis, researchers in Canada found not only can marijuana be effective in managing pain, but it can reduce a user’s dependency on tobacco, alcohol, and can replace a number of prescription medications — including antidepressants. Weed, they also found, simply…

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Cannabis Exerts Powerful Neuroprotective Effects And May Soon Be Used In Stroke and Cardiac Emergencies

By Marco Torres Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 100 active cannabinoids in cannabis. It accounts for 40 percent of the plant’s extract and widely considered to be one of it’s most powerful constituents that heals cells. Emergency teams in cardiac and stroke units may one day use CBD’s neuroprotective effects to prevent the onset…

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Gum For Guts: Marijuana Chewing Gum To Be Tested As IBS Treatment

By Organic and Healthy IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be extremely annoying, aggravating, and even painful. Thankfully there’s marijuana. It’s unfortunate to come down with IBS. Chronic cramping, bloating, abdominal pain, constipation and worse, with no known cause, no easy “cure” and nothing but long-term management to look forward to. For anyone who believes…

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After Big Pharma Failed, Parents Risked All to Save Daughter’s Life with Cannabis — It Worked!

By Justin Gardner “She will look at me, smile and say ‘mama.’ And that is a gift that gives me a feeling I will never be able to describe.” In the age of medical cannabis enlightenment, Colorado is becoming a place where miracles happen. The story of ‘Super Nova’ represents the hope, challenges and lives transformed…

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Cannabis To Boost U.S. Economy By $44 Billion Within Next 3 Years

By Amanda Froelich New data estimates that by 2020, the U.S. cannabis industry will pump up to $44 billion annually into the country’s economy. In case you missed it, cannabis was the real winner of the 2016 U.S. Presidential election when eight states legalized the recreational use of the herb. With demand for cannabis increasing…

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Landmark Study: Pot Smoke Doesn’t Cause Strokes, But Tobacco Does and Cannabis Can Stop It

By Jack Burns We know it may seem counter-intuitive to what we already know about tobacco, but a steady stream of scientific research is revealing some surprising conclusions about cannabis. The latest research, published on December 27th, 2016, indicates that marijuana use does not run the same risk of stroke that tobacco does. The study…

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Marijuana Legalization Quietly Goes Global

By Alice Salles In America, the cannabis legalization movement has been in full swing, with states like California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada joining Washington and Colorado by legalizing recreational weed in 2016. Other states like Florida, Arkansas, Montana, and North Dakota also followed suit, legalizing marijuana for medical use. Prior to the 2016 election, 25…

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New Studies Confirm Marijuana Heals Broken Bones and Prevents Rejection of Transplanted Organs

By Amando Flavio The latest marijuana benefits just discovered are that it can treat bone fractures and also help in organ transplants. It is now clear that marijuana has a medicinal value, with some researchers constantly using what little resources they have to demonstrate the point. The results from such studies are amazing, showing a remarkable efficacy of the plant. But…

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Watch CBD Oil Transform This Former Cop With Parkinson’s in Seconds

By Heather Callaghan, Editor A video recently made viral rounds on the Internet of a former policeman trying CBD oil as a last ditch effort to quell his volatile Parkinson’s symptoms. Due to the progression of his Parkinson’s, Larry the former policeman cannot speak and absolutely cannot control his limbs or facial muscles. In under…

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