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CANNABIS CULTURE – One of the most common questions people ask is, “Why is cannabis medicine?” The simple answer is that, theoretically at least, cannabis can be used as a medicine because it restores balance to the endocannabinoid system (ECS), which plays a fundamental role in homeostasis.

When it comes to cannabinoids, age matters. We have talked to Dr. Robert Hashemiyoon about cannabis being a potential anti-aging medicine, and there are several good reasons for this, including …
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CANNABIS CULTURE – Last week, I wrote an article on Smart Approaches to Marijuana’s approach to cannabis legalization. One of the things that really stood out for me was the the motto “Preventing another big tobacco’. So, I thought to do a bit of a side-by-side comparison, and see if cannabis really is another bigRead More
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CANNABIS CULTURE – I was reading through a .pdf by “Smart Approaches to Marijuana” (SAM), where they review the apparent negatives of cannabis legalization. The organization’s byline is “Preventing another big tobacco”, so as you can imagine, there’s a lot of alarmist language used throughout the document.

CANNABIS CULTURE – There’s been a lot of talk in the media about cannabis “overdoses” at public events like 420. This language, particularly as we face a continent wide opioid crisis, is entirely irresponsible. An overdose, is serious and tragic. People die from overdoses. And while, “greening out” can be a very unpleasant consequence ofRead More

CANNABIS CULTURE – The medicinal cannabis industry in Puerto Rico has seen a rise after the recovery from two natural disasters last year.  From dispensaries to manufacturing plants, the future keeps getting brighter for cannabis in the island. 

CANNABIS CULTURE – In my mind, the answer to this question is simple. “Yes, all cannabis use is medicinal.” The reasoning for this? Because, even if you’re using cannabis “recreationally”, the cannabinoids and terpenoids in cannabis are working together and providing their health benefits.
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CANNABIS CULTURE – I was rewatching the documentary The Scientist, which looks at how Raphael Mechoulam and his team discovered tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the endocannabinoid system (ECS). At the 33:30 mark, there’s a section titled “Hashish for Children”. 
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CANNABIS CULTURE – I am often asked, “What makes cannabis medicine?” This question leads to more questions, like “What condition/s can I use cannabis for? How much cannabis do I need to use, and how often? What strain or product do I use for my condition?”
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