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Conscious Cannabis Cultivation Puts the “Medical” into Cannabis

Many refer to cannabis as their “medicine.” Do you?  If so, it’s important to assess the quality of cannabis you use for medicinal purposes.  The same people who have health conditions that benefit from medical cannabis are also the people … Continue reading

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CBD from Hemp or Cannabis–What’s the Difference?

Chemically, CBD is CBD is CBD.  Even if you call it by it’s scientific name, cannabidiol, it’s still the same chemically whether it comes from a hemp or cannabis.  But that’s where the “sameness” ends.  In other words, the plant … Continue reading

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Cannabinoid-acid? What’s It Got To Do With Medical Cannabis?

Who thinks–or thought until I asked the question–that cannabis grows THC and CBD?  Join the club…a lot of us familiar with the substance but unfamiliar with the science think, or thought, that.  It’s the logical assumption to make.  But it’s … Continue reading

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Which Cannabinoids Provide the Right Type of Relief?

Now that the endocannabinoid system is a proven science (click here to read more on this,) and you’ve assessed your own body’s health to determine that you can benefit from supporting your body with phyto-cannabinoids, the next topic to cover … Continue reading

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Endocannabinoid Tone, Medical Cannabis, and Nutrition

Dr Ethan Russo, known for his ground-breaking work using medical cannabis with patients suffering from AIDS, Cancer, and Krohn’s Disease, posits that disease is the result of poor endocannabinoid tone.  I covered this topic generally in the article Assess the … Continue reading

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Cannabinoids–What Are They and Why Should I Care?

The first part of the question is a scientific fact: Cannabinoids are a type of terpenoid–while not all terpenoids are cannabinoids, all cannabinoids are terpenoids.  Both endocannabinoids (made in the body) and phyto-cannabinoids (from the cannabis plant) interact with receptors … Continue reading

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Medical Cannabis For Pets? Yep.

“Every mammal has an endocannabinoid system.”  When I first started looking into using medical cannabis for myself, that’s what the research said.  It wasn’t until I’d achieved such remarkable results using medical cannabis for my intractable pain that I started to notice my … Continue reading

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The Role of Cannabinoids in Health and Happiness

Did you know that every cell has 15,000 biochemical interactions every second?  And, did you know that there are, on average, 38 billion cells in a human body?  38 billion cells, each processing 15,000 chemical interactions per second.  That’s a lot … Continue reading

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Assess The Health Of Your Endocannabinoid System

The discovery of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) in the late 1960’s was nothing short of revolutionary in the field of health and medicine.  Purely by chance, the stories say, researchers discovered a subtle, signaling system within the body that maintains … Continue reading

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Dosing Medical Cannabis… Can You Say Micro Dose?

Determining the right dose when using a whole plant medicine like medical cannabis is important.  Each plant grows uniquely, influenced by its own genetics and the environment to produce a slightly different result with each grow cycle.  A person can even … Continue reading

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