THC and CBD | Cannabis Effects THC (Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) is the chemical in cannabis that makes you stoned. There can be a huge difference in the amount of THC in the cannabis you buy, sometimes it will be hardly anything, and other times it can go up to 40%. When THC enters your brain it has many effects – it can make you happy, relaxed and giggly. It can also make you feel stressed, paranoid, forgetful and sometimes make you see things that aren’t there. It can also make your heart beat faster and give you red eyes, because it makes your blood vessels open. It can give you a dry mouth and the 'munchies' as well. CBD (cannabidiol) is the second most common chemical in the cannabis plant after THC.
Hemp Gets The Green Light In New Colorado Pot Measure hide captionHemp products for sale in Washington, D.C., in 2010. The U.S. is the world's largest consumer of hemp products, although growing hemp is illegal under federal law. Colorado recently passed a measure that legalizes growing hemp. Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images Hemp products for sale in Washington, D.C., in 2010. With recreational marijuana now legal in Colorado, small-scale pot shops will open up soon in places like Denver and Boulder. Why? As plants, marijuana and hemp look related, and they are. That might be news to farmer Michael Bowman's neighbors. Bowman is from Wray, a small town on the eastern Colorado plains. A Wonder Crop? Bowman will plant 100 acres of hemp this spring on his 3,000-acre farm, where the winter wind now whips across barren wheat and corn fields. hide captionDEA Special Agent Paul Roach says federal law does not distinguish between hemp and marijuana. Courtesy Michael Bowman "We think 100 acres is a good number," he says. A Growing Trend
Novel Study Reports Marijuana Users Have Better Blood Sugar Control Printer friendly version Share 14 May 2013 Elsevier Current Marijuana Users Have 16% Lower Fasting Insulin Levels Compared to Non-Users, According to The American Journal of Medicine Regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control, say investigators. Marijuana ( Cannabis sativa) has been used for centuries to relieve pain, improve mood, and increase appetite. A multicenter research team analyzed data obtained during the National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES) between 2005 and 2010. Participants who reported using marijuana in the past month had lower levels of fasting insulin and HOMA-IR and higher levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C). Large waist circumference is linked to diabetes risk. Although people who smoke marijuana have higher average caloric intake levels than non-users, marijuana use has been associated with lower body-mass index (BMI) in two previous surveys. Editor-in-Chief Joseph S.
The Future of DMT Research 8th March 2016 By Luke Sumpter Guest Writer for Wake Up World N-dimethlytryptamine, or DMT, is a psychedelic tryptamine that is structurally similar to serotonin. In 1990 Dr. The book raised just as many questions as it offered answers, antagonizing the philosophical and scientific arenas of human consciousness, perception and even dabbling in the realms of alien abduction and dark matter. I spoke to Dr. Luke Sumpter: Dr Strassman, you work at the University of New Mexico is the most detailed DMT research in existence. Dr. Positing a spectrum of inner/outer in this regard, one may be seeing only a reflection of one’s own mind-brain complex in the DMT visions at one end, and at the other, apprehending previously invisible but objectively real and freestanding alternate levels of reality. Luke Sumpter: Based upon these conclusions, how do you envision the future of DMT research? Dr. Luke Sumpter: Do you regard DMT might harbor a clinical and therapeutic potential? Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr.
School of Public Health » HSPH News » Impact of fluoride on neurological development in children July 25, 2012 — For years health experts have been unable to agree on whether fluoride in the drinking water may be toxic to the developing human brain. Extremely high levels of fluoride are known to cause neurotoxicity in adults, and negative impacts on memory and learning have been reported in rodent studies, but little is known about the substance’s impact on children’s neurodevelopment. In a meta-analysis, researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and China Medical University in Shenyang for the first time combined 27 studies and found strong indications that fluoride may adversely affect cognitive development in children. The study was published online in Environmental Health Perspectives on July 20, 2012. The researchers conducted a systematic review of studies, almost all of which are from China where risks from fluoride are well-established. “Fluoride seems to fit in with lead, mercury, and other poisons that cause chemical brain drain,” Grandjean says.
Washington State Medical Marijuana Availability Could Jinx Recreational Pot Market By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington, May 15 (Reuters) - Key officials helping to create Washington state's potentially lucrative recreational pot market say its success may hinge on preventing consumers from choosing to get high on readily available medical cannabis because of low and sometimes nonexistent taxes on it. The officials say it may be necessary to raise taxes or impose more stringent rules on medical pot to avoid undercutting the new recreational market and the tax dollars it is expected to inject into state coffers. Many "patients," they say, are in reality heavy recreational users who fake or exploit their maladies. The idea of changing the rules for medical marijuana alarms some patients and providers of the drug as medicine. Under current state law, a range of medical professionals, including naturopaths and even some nurses can recommend marijuana for health problems ranging from cancer to persistent pain. Brian E. Such talk horrifies many medical marijuana providers.
Rivea Corymbosa Shamanic Extracts The sacred Aztec hallucinogen " Ololiuhqui " is perhaps the best kept secret for the outside world today, strange enough Ololiuhqui is widely used among the local Indians in Sierra Madre, Oaxacan Mexico. The local Mazatecas use the Rivea corybosa seeds for divination when the Teonanacatl Mushrooms are not available. Rivea corybosa grows easily and abundantly in the mountains of southern Mexico. Traditional uses : The seeds are used for their psychedelic purposes by the Aztec priests in order to commune with their gods. Hoffman reported in 1960 that he had isolated d-lysergic acid amide (LA) and d-isolysergic acid amide from the seeds of Rivea corymbosa and Ipomoea violacea. ref : Rivea corymbosa (L.)
Does fluoridated water help prevent tooth decay? Or does it cause illness? - Cleveland Plain Dealer Does fluoridated water help prevent toothdecay? Or does it cause illness? How much is too much? Story by FRAN HENRY Photos by BRYNNE SHAW She speaks softly, in pleasant, confident tones. "You don't want people to think you're nuts;' she says. Over the past two years, Schnall, a Bainbridge Township homemaker and the mother of two, has evolved into an anti-fluoride activist. "I don't think the issue is about tooth decay anymore;" says Schnall. don't believe that fluoride is an essential element to prevent tooth decay, and if it were, I still think there's too much out there, and it's linked to other illnesses." She says thousands of studies in medical journals worldwide document links between long-term fluoride ingestion and myriad illnesses and conditions, including thyroid disorders, cancer, mental retardation, osteoporosis, birth defects, infertility, organ failure, lead poisoning and learning disabilities, and an increased incidence of hip fractures in the elderly. Dr.