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Wasting Medicine, You’re Inhaling Cannabis Wrong

Wasting Medicine, You’re Inhaling Cannabis Wrong. We’ve seen it in the movies, with our circle of friends, and have performed it ourselves. That long drawn out toke of the pipe. Inhale and hold it. Seemingly trying to capture every ounce of cannabinoid goodness that is hidden in that smoke. Unfortunately, that approach is actually just …

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The Danger and Risk of Synthetic Cannabinoids

The Danger and Risk of Synthetic Cannabinoids What are Synthetic Cannabinoids Synthetic cannabinoids are human-made mind-altering chemicals that are either sprayed on dried, shredded plant material so they can be smoked or sold as liquids to be vaporized and inhaled in e-cigarettes and other devices. These products are also known as herbal or liquid incense. …

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Items You Use Everyday That Can Be More Dangerous Than Cannabis

Surprisingly there are items that we use in our daily routines that have scientific evidence showing their dangerous effects. Yet we continue to use them because they are FDA approved and a part of our normal. In the 1930s cannabis prohibition began and was based off of zero science-based evidence.  Today there is plenty of …

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Diabetic Eye Health and the Cannabis Connection

Diabetic Eye Health and the Cannabis Connection If you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, you know that having high levels of blood sugar is a dangerous situation. Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputation.  One key area of worrying impacting nearly 80% of diabetics …

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Components of Cannabis

Components of Cannabis THC or tetrahydrocannabinolis the psychoactive compound in marijuana. It is responsible for the “high” people feel. There are two man-made drugs called dronabinol (Marinol) and nabilone (Cesamet) that are synthetic forms of THC. They are FDA-approved to prevent nausea and vomiting in people receiving chemotherapy. CBD or cannabidiol is another compound in …

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