Tag: cannabis

TheJointBlog.com’s Weekly Cannabis Podcast – October 11th, 2015

Welcome to TheJointBlog.com’s Weekly Cannabis Podcast! Today’s episode features an interview with Karen Paull, who has directed, produced, written and starred in over 30 plays and musicals, and Wendy Robbins, co-inventor of The Tingler head massager who is also an Emmy Award winning documentary filmmaker. Together, the two run The Marijuana Show, the first-ever reality …

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New Side-Effect of Washington’s Marijuana Law: Youth Possession Now a Felony

By Associated Press A prosecutor in southeastern Washington has charged three teens with felonies for marijuana possession, saying a new law demands the higher level of offense. The Lewiston Tribune in Idaho reports (http://goo.gl/g8Xhpl) three teens ages 14, 15 and 17 have been charged in nearby Asotin County, Wash., with felonies that could net them …

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64 Studies That Show Cannabis Can Treat Various Cancers

Cannabis, and the cannabinoid compounds found within it, has been shown through a large amount of scientific, peer-reviewed research to be effective at treating a wide variety of cancers, ranging from brain cancer to colon cancer. Below is a list of over 60 studies that demonstrate the vast anti-cancer properties of cannabis. Studies showing cannabis may …

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New Study Counters Cannabis “Gateway” Theory

By Dennis Thompson, HealthDay Marijuana may not be the “gateway drug” some believe it to be, a new study contends. Instead, teens smoke pot for very specific reasons, and it is those reasons that appear to prompt their decision to try other drugs, researchers report. For example, kids who use marijuana because they are bored …

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Bipartisan Federal Bill to Reschedule Cannabis Introduced

Representatives Morgan Griffitth (R-Virginia) and Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) filed federal legislation this week that would reschedule cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD). Specifically, the Compassionate Access Act would “reschedule marijuana from its current position as a Schedule 1 drug under the Controlled Substances Act, which asserts the drug has no medical use and limits the ability of …

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New Metastudy Finds Evidence that Cannabis is a Safe, Effective Treatment for Chronic Pain

A new metastudy of numerous randomized controlled trials has found that cannabis is a safe, effective treatment for chronic pain. The study was published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology, and was published online Monday by the National Institute of Health. The study, conducted by researchers at Pharmacology Dalhousie University‘s Departments of Anesthesiology in Canada, …

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What is a Cannabis Plant? A Breakdown of the Anatomy and Functionality of Cannabis

By Robert Bergman, ILoveGrowingMarijuana.com The Plant Kingdom is the foundation of almost every single ecosystem on the face of the Earth. Without plants, there would be no animals— no insects, mammals, or birds. No humans. Animals (humans included), depend on plants for food. Plants, however, are not held down by the same restrictions. They transmute …

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New Study Finds Cannabis Use Associated With Lower Body Mass Index, Lower Insulin Resistance

A new study published in the journal Obesity, and published online by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis use is associated with a lower body mass index (BMI), which results in lower insulin resistance. For the study, researchers set out to “ascertain the relationship between cannabis use, obesity, and insulin resistance” by …

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TheJointBlog.com’s Election Podcast

Welcome to TheJointBlog.com’s 2014 election podcast, featuring an interview with Allen St. Pierre, the Executive Director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)   November 2nd, 2014:

Report: Legalizing Cannabis Would Create A $35 Billion Industry In The U.S.

A new report released by GreenWave Advisers has detailed a calculated prediction about the future of the legal cannabis industry – and the numbers are huge. According to the report, if cannabis was legalized on a federal level in the United States by the year 2020, the recreational and medical market combined in all 50 …

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