Medical marijuana is associated with a nearly 7% decline in workers’ comp claims, according to a new study published in the journal Heath Economics. As noted by the Associated Press, when there were claims, they were for shorter periods of time, on average, after medical marijuana was legalized
Colorado State officials on Friday approved a bachelor’s of science degree program in Cannabis Biology and Chemistry for Colorado State University, according to the Colorado Department of Higher Education which said it was one of the first such programs in the country.
“The new major is a pro-active response to a rapidly changing national scene regarding the cannabis plant,” a proposal for the program by CSU-Pueblo officials says, according to the AP. The program will be part of CSU-Pueblo’s department of chemistry and consist mainly of chemistry and biology coursework with some classes in math and physics, the proposal says.
Marijuana use significantly reduces symptoms in those with refractory gastroparesis. This is according to a new study published in the journal Cureus and titled “Impact of cannabinoids on symptoms of refractory gastroparesis: A single-center experience”. Gastroparesis is a stomach condition: It’s often associated with abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, heartburn and vomiting.
It seems that now there are more people than ever looking to learn how to grow marijuana from the comfort of their own home. With many states easing their laws on cannabis consumption and cannabis growing, now is as good a time as any to take up this new hobby.
Even though cannabis is a particularly resilient plant, there are still some potential blunders that you need to avoid if you are to grow it successfully. In this article, we will list the main marijuana growing mistakes that people commonly make and what you can do to avoid making them yourself.
What is CBD?
CBD is a product that has recently gained a lot of notoriety, especially among avid gym-goers and people looking to improve their diet. CBD (Cannabidiol) is a hemp-derived product. Hemp is closely related to the Cannabis Sativa plant, one which many know is the derived source of Marijuana. The difference between Hemp and Cannabis Sativa plants is the amount of THC. THC is the active compound that, when consumed, produces a ‘high’. CBD is the second most common compound in Cannabis Sativa, although the levels present in it are still fairly low. Hemp, on the other hand, contains high quantities of CBD, and very low, almost negligible quantities of THC.
Although a measure to legalize marijuana last year failed to gain enough traction to become law, Governor Ned Lamont is vowing to continue the fight.
Legislation to legalize and regulate hemp in South Dakota was passed unanimously on Thursday bu its initial House committee. The measure must now be passed by the full House of Representatives and then the Senate before it can be sent to the governor for final consideration.
Treatment with marijuana significantly reduces symptoms in patients with refractory gastroparesis, according to clinical data published in the journal Cureus, and first reported on by NORML. “Gastroparesis is a stomach condition associated with abdominal pain, heartburn, bloating, nausea, and vomiting.”