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Habu Health: Data Driven Research and Education in Cannabis

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 Habu Health and Smart Cannabis With cannabis legalization comes the opportunity for cannabis education.  We are currently living in a society (in the U.S. anyway) where we have been fed decades of propaganda and conjecture by the federal government, and actual studies and research about cannabis (much less factual public education) have been virtually impossible.…

Cannabis Industry Experts Share Advice on Successful Career Transitioning

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Cannabis Industry Experts Share Advice on Successful Career Transitioning “Can you give me any advice on how to transition to the Cannabis Industry?” This is the question I get asked most. Let me start by saying that opportunities in the cannabis Industry are vast and the numbers are enticing. Entrepreneur Magazine says that 283,000 Cannabis…

More Summer Events and Dispensary Stops: Walking with Redhat Ralph

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More summer events and dispensary stops in Week 16 with RedHat Ralph…. This week includes serving Root Beer at the Oregon Brewers Festival, the Canna Closet Oregon launch, and The Summer Fair 2.  Here is how I walked 22.6 miles from Sunday July 23 through Saturday, July 29. Sunday, 7/23/17, 0.2 miles. Today it will…

The Many Reasons Cannabis is a Medicine Worth Legalizing

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28 states in the United States, as well as many other countries around the world, have legalized medical marijuana – with some even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Canada, under the Liberal Government, recently proposed a bill legalizing not only medical marijuana, but also recreational marijuana.  There are many reasons why cannabis is a…

7 Diseases Medical Marijuana Can Treat

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Even though marijuana is approved for medical use in nearly 60% of U.S. states, there’s still somewhat of a stigma attached. However, doctors and patients agree that marijuana can be medically beneficial to many people.  Here, we will explain 7 diseases that medical marijuana can treat.   A 2013 New England Journal of Medicine study…

A New ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability has Some DA’s Upset

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  ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has typically been supportive of marijuana law reform efforts.  After all, there is no denying the way that cannabis prohibition has negatively affected minorities and their families. Well, the ACLU of Oregon launched a new district attorney (DA) accountability campaign to teach people…

THC Tampons Are a Thing and They’re Ending Monthly Torture

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Back in the day, before I could get access to fancy CBD balms or THC oils, I used to curl up in bed and wait for my weed guy to bring me strong chocolate edibles. They helped to relieve my cramps—not necessarily because of the pain-relieving properties of magnesium or caffeine, but because a high…

I Spoke to an NCAA Athlete to Find Out How to Beat a Drug Test In 30 Minutes

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Smoking weed has been a staple of the college experience since it entered the national consciousness, and that isn’t changing anytime soon. A NCAA, report found that 22% of student-athletes admit to using marijuana in the last year. An independent ESPN study found that number could be as high as 60 percent. I recently spoke…

Why Dr. Oz Thinks Medical Marijuana Can Solve The Opioid Crisis

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Opioids—from prescribed painkillers like fentanyl to street drugs like heroin—are ravaging the United States. Sadly, the statistics no longer come as any surprise: according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 35,000 people died from opioid overdoses in 2015, with numbers steadily growing. Whether you love or hate Dr. Oz, one thing is for…

Nicole Gordon’s Psychedelic Art Will Mesmerize Your High Ass

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I’d say being high and Nicole Gordon’s paintings go hand-in-hand, but her work is so imaginative and otherworldly that it acts as a psychoactive on its own. Her paintings look like a cross between an extended-version of the Alice in Wonderland universe, and a bad acid trip. Some of her artwork carries social and political…

After Using Cannabis Oil, an 11-year-old With Epilepsy Has Gone a Year Without Seizures

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With recent hysteria over children crowding emergency rooms after being accidentally exposed to cannabis, some have tried to cast doubt on adolescents’ use of medical marijuana. But for Billy Caldwell, an 11-year-old boy from Northern Ireland with autism and epilepsy, medical marijuana has become a lifeline. Back in Northern Ireland, it wasn’t uncommon for Caldwell to experience…

How You Can Become a Self-made Millionaire Running a “Bud and Breakfast”

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 Every weed smoker is familiar with the cycle: you get high, you come up with a brilliant get-rich-quick scheme, but instead of developing it into a business plan you eat a bag of Doritos and watch the new Dave Chapelle special. But what if you followed through? Or even better: what if your idea was…

A New Religion That Lets You Smoke Weed In Church Is Now Accepting Believers

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Inside a century-old church perched in a Denver suburb sits a congregation challenging tired definitions of religion. The church poses a few simple questions: why can’t a church burn candles and blunts? Why can’t a church have both an altar and a video game arcade? According to Lee Molloy, co-founder of The International Church of Cannabis,…

Should campaign donations from marijuana industry require different disclosures? Holyoke councilors debate – MassLive.com

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MassLive.com Should campaign donations from marijuana industry require different disclosures? Holyoke councilors debateMassLive.comHOLYOKE — City councilors debated Tuesday at City Hall whether campaign donations that come from the marijuana industry should be subject to more disclosure requirements than other money. “I think we should all know who’s getting what from whom and …Holyoke city council targets…

How To Make Pot Chips Using the Leftover Leaves From Your Marijuana Harvest – Willamette Week

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Willamette Week How To Make Pot Chips Using the Leftover Leaves From Your Marijuana HarvestWillamette WeekThe first step is decarboxylation, the process of heating marijuana to turn the compound THCa to the psychoactive THC (see page 27 for a more detailed explanation). To activate your marijuana, finely grind the flower and spread it out on…

The Story of Portland Cannabis As Told Through the Iconic Cultivars of the Pacific Northwest – Willamette Week

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Willamette Week The Story of Portland Cannabis As Told Through the Iconic Cultivars of the Pacific NorthwestWillamette WeekIt’s astonishing to think that Short created one of cannabis’s most legendary strains—Ludacris wrote a whole song about it, declaring, “It’s got me singing melodies I never thought I would”—in a 4-by-4-foot closet in a house in Eugene.…