Minot State University Bachelor’s in Medicinal Plant Chemistry Review

Like it or not (and if you’re reading this – you probably do!), marijuana is mainstream, and it’s here to stay. In addition to the numerous states and countries that have and are liberalizing their marijuana policies, the clear sign to this fact is that numerous major public and private universities now offer marijuana-related programs.

These include short seminars, all the way to full degrees.

One of those degrees being offered is a Bachelor’s in Medicinal Plant Chemistry from Minot State University. Although this program covers more than just cannabis, it has a large emphasis on the plant. Below is an overview of this program:

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Study: Cannabis Can Slow, Cure Alzheimer’s Disease

Article updated in May 2020 adding new resources and studies to the article

A study conducted by researchers at the Roskamp Institute in Florida, and published in the journal Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience,MMMA LEAF AND SYMBOL_full has found that cannabis can slow the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease, and may in fact be able to halt it entirely.

According to Corbin Bachmeier, Ph.D – who’s the lead researcher of the study – Alzheimer’s Disease is “the result of impaired Aβ [Amyloid-β protein] clearance from the brain”. According to this study, cannabis can solve this problem, making it a potential treatment.

Here’s the study’s abstract:

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Study: marijuana Access Reduces Demand for Opioids Among Pain

PatientsAccording to a new study, access to cannabis reduces pain patients’ perceived demand for opioids. The study, published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, is titled Evaluating the co-use of opioids and cannabis for pain among current users using hypothetical purchase tasks. It was first reported on by the National Organization for the Reformation of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

For the study researchers from John Hopkins School of Medicine examined whether or not cannabis availability would hypothetically influence pain patients’ demand for prescription opioids. 155 subjects with recent experience using both opioids and cannabis for pain management participated in the survey.

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Kratom: How Does It Help Pets?

People today are inclining towards holistic wellness, be it for themselves or their pets. One of the latest additions to the list of organic wellness trends is kratom. The herb is becoming popular owing to its therapeutic properties. Are you thinking about giving kratom to your furry friend? Do you wonder how it can help them?

Well, you are in the right place, read on and find everything about using kratom for pets.

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Northern Michigan University Bachelor’s in Medicinal Plant Chemistry Program Overview 

Believe it or not, there are quite a few mainstream universities which offer marijuana-related programs. These includes classes, courses, certificates and full degrees. Below is an overview of one of those locations: Northern Michigan University’s Bachelor’s Degree in Medicinal Plant Chemistry. Although this isn’t exclusively about marijuana, it does play a major role and is directly related to the field.

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Vanderbilt Law School’s Course on Marijuana Law and Policy Review

Although it may come as a surprise to many in the mainstream and those who don’t pay attention to marijuana-related topics, many public and private universities offer both courses, certificates and degrees related to marijuana and its many compounds including CBD. One such program is Vanderbilt Law School’s Course on Marijuana Law and Policy Review.

This well-respected school offers a course that will provide critical education regarding the ever-changing ins and outs of marijuana law and policy.

In this article we’ll breakdown a summary of the program, look at potential career options and look at the ranking of the university so you can see if it’s the right for your career goals

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Coalition Pushing for Tax Breaks on Marijuana Industry Amid Pandemic

A coalition of marijuana companies, churches and advocacy groups is asking California Governor Gavin Newsom for temporary tax breaks for the marijuana industry. This is according to a new report by the Associated Press.

The group includes the California State Conference of the NAACP, Los Angeles Metropolitan Churches and the industry group Southern California Coalition. they warned in a letter to the governor that the coronavirus crisis and a crashing economy will take an especially heavy toll on businesses run by minorities who were disproportionately targeted during the decades-long drug war.

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7 Ways in Which Cannabis Can Improve Your Sex Life

Cannabis use as an aphrodisiac goes way back in time. The plant’s reputation as a libido booster mostly comes from folklore. For years, modern scientists were quick to dismiss the aphrodisiac claims of cannabis, as they did all the other medicinal properties of the plant.

However, there was a consistent number of people coming out, and heaping praises on cannabis, ostensibly for helping them improve their sexual performance.

Also, anecdotal reports with regard to the plant’s other therapeutic effects were growing fast and furious. Researchers had to drop their hard stance and begin conducting studies into these claims. As it turned out, the findings were positive.

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Study Finds Marijuana Often Used to Treat Symptoms of Chronic Pain, Anxiety and Insomnia

According to a new study, those who use marijuana for therapeutic purposes are more likely to report consuming it to address symptoms such as anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain and depression. The study, titled Medical reasons for marijuana use, forms of use, and patient perception of physician attitudes among the US population,” was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine and first reported on by NORML.

For the study researchers examined responses from a nationally represented online sample of adults. “Among those who acknowledged using cannabis for medical purposes, 49 percent reported doing so to treat anxiety. Forty-seven percent of respondents said that they used cannabis for insomnia, 42 percent said that they did so to treat chronic pain, and 39 percent said that cannabis eased their depression.”

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