Email - Minn.: It's official, Gov. Dayton signs medical marijuana legislation - Marijuana Policy Project Minn.: It’s official, Gov. Dayton signs medical marijuana legislation Email your lawmakers to either thank them for supporting medical marijuana or encourage them to continue to educate themselves if they did not. Dear Supporter, Gov. Mark Dayton has signed SB 2470, making Minnesota the 22nd state with a compassionate medical marijuana law. What is clinical endocannabinoid deficiency? Clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CEDC) is a proposed spectrum disorder that has been implicated in a range of illnesses, including fibromyalgia, migraine and irritable bowel syndrome. So far, very little research has been conducted on this speculative disorder, but if it is found to exist, it could be responsible for these very common conditions as well as many related ones. Migraine, serotonin and the blood plasma platelets
7 Benefits of Maca Root for Women Indigenous people of the Andes have consumed maca root (commonly referred to as Peruvian ginseng) for centuries, calling upon this superfood as a natural remedy for a diverse range of conditions. While considered a root vegetable and food staple in the Andean diet for thousands of years, Western researchers have only recently discovered this ancient herb and the many benefits it may provide for women. Sexual health, improving fertility, and combating the effects of menopause are only a few benefits this healing herb has to offer. Dispatch from Colorado: The Interesting Case of Marijuana Entrepreneurs I spent last week in the Greater Denver area researching implementation of legalized cannabis. In the process, I found a remarkable situation: a robust entrepreneurialism around an industry that elsewhere lives in the shadows of society. In 48 other states in the US, members of an organization growing hundreds of cannabis plants under one roof would be arrested by state or local police and charged with serious felonies. Under Colorado state law, such behavior is perfectly legal, so long as it conforms to Amendment 20 and/or Amendment 64 to the Colorado Constitution, and the subsequent statutory and/or regulatory requirements on the cannabis industry. The result is surreal. You can walk into a dispensary and purchase marijuana or request a tour of a nursery or farm that openly grows a product in violation of the Controlled Substances Act.
Cannabidiol (CBD): Fighting Inflammation &...Medical Jane Cannabis contains at least 60 known chemicals called cannabinoids, which activate naturally occurring cannabinoid receptors in your body. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is the main component responsible for the psychoactive effects, or “high,” cannabis is known for. While THC is known to have some medicinal value, there has been recent investigation into a new cannabinoid that is rumored to have more medicinal benefits than any single pharmaceutical drug on the market. What is Cannabidiol (CBD)? Herbal Antibiotics Herbal antibiotics have long been used by herbal healers to ward off colds and flu, clear infections and speed wound healing. Now, they may be moving back into the mainstream as an alternative for bacteria that have become resistant to synthetic antibiotics. This post is based on the book “Herbal Antibiotics” by Stephen Harrod Buhner, and related materials. We’ll start with some background information and then discuss antibiotic herbs and their use.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Why I changed my mind on weed Dr. Sanjay Gupta says we have been "systematically misled" on marijuanaDEA lists marijuana as a schedule 1 substance with "high potential for abuse"Most recent research on marijuana has been on its negative effects, Gupta saysStudies on marijuana require approval from National Institute on Drug Abuse (CNN) -- Over the last year, I have been working on a new documentary called "Weed." The title "Weed" may sound cavalier, but the content is not. I traveled around the world to interview medical leaders, experts, growers and patients.
How CBD Works By Martin A. LeeOriginally published in O’Shaughnessy’s, Autumn 2011 CANNABIDIOL (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of the marijuana plant, has generated significant interest among scientists and physicians in recent years – but how it exerts its therapeutic impact on a molecular level is still being sorted out.
Cannabis Tinctures Referenced from: The Medical Cannabis Guidebook: The Definitive Guide To Using and Growing Medicinal Marijuana by Jeff Ditchfield & Mel Thomas (click). Tinctures of cannabis have been made for hundreds of years and were one of the earliest forms of medicinal cannabis preparations. The best tinctures are made from concentrated cannabinoid oil but if you do not have enough plant material to make a batch of oil then this simple method by José T. Gállego explains the process. It is easy to prepare a tincture or an oil from cannabis, that concentrates the active compounds of the plant.