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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…

People Are Using Sensory Deprivation Tanks To Treat Their Anxiety

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A recent study suggests that depression and time spent online are becoming continuously intertwined. You’re online right now, and for that, I apologize, but I’ll try to make it worth your time. The constant state of connection will undoubtedly worsen anxiety and alert states as the world becomes a tougher pill to swallow. There are…

Why Weed Smokers Are The Best Friends You’ll Ever Have

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You know what they say, a friend with weed is a friend indeed. But that’s so much more than just a saying; it’s a fact. As to the reasons why weed smokers are the best friends, well, the list goes on and on. Not only is the cannabis community packed with some of the most welcoming and…

Let’s Talk About Cannabis In The Workplace

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For some employers, how to treat medical marijuana users in the workplace is a complicated and scary question. Human resources are often the unsung heroes of companies. They answer difficult questions or address bizarre conflicts that can occur in a workplace. In the US and Canada, where medical marijuana is has been available since the 90’s, companies…

These Writers Use Weed To Expand Their Creativity

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The war on drugs in the United States was officially declared in 1971, suddenly labeling cannabis users everywhere as deviants. Despite the cannabis cultural war, various groups on the outskirts continued to turn to cannabis for a variety of reasons. More specifically, the creative writing community became synonymous with cannabis use. In 2017, decades after…

Senator Cory Booker still wants to legalize marijuana nationally by punishing prohibition states

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New Jersey Senator Cory Booker put forward a bill that would legalize weed in the United States earlier this year and has been promoting it ever since. The legislation goes further than simple legalization by punishing states with racist policing practices. With the Republican-controlled Congress, this bill is a long shot with golden intentions.  The…

Veterans Being Denied Medical Cannabis Are Crushed By Pills, PTSD And Suicide

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Nestor Vinelli started taking pain medication when he was still on active duty in the United States military. He had come down with Achilles tendinitis during training, a common condition among runners, affecting the tendon that connects the calf muscles to the heel. Treating Achilles tendinitis typically involves scaling back one’s physical activity and giving…

Carl Sagan Wrote A Profound Essay About The Importance Of Using Weed To Elevate Consciousness

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He’s got an eponymous strain, but you don’t see him emblazoned on tapestries like Bob Marley. Pulitzer Prize-winning astronomer Carl Sagan was nothing if not skilled and prolific, working in science, publishing, television, and science fiction as well as writing nearly 600,000 papers that are archived in the Library of Congress. He was also an…

We Interviewed Whoopi Goldberg About Getting Into The Weed Game

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As the cannabis industry in the United States booms, it has continued to attract big-name investors. Whoopi Goldberg’s cannabis company Whoopi & Maya, based in California, announced plans to expand their products into Colorado in a new partnership with RMZ Colorado. This growth marks the first foray of the company into a multi-state operation. Whoopi…

Without Legal Cannabis, Anxiety Meds Will Be The Next Addiction Epidemic

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As the opioid epidemic has reached seriously tragic heights overdoses are at the forefront of headlines everywhere. Media coverage is often focused on the deadly shift away from expensive prescription opioids to the cheaper alternative heroin or synthetic opioids like fentanyl. What that coverage has missed is another worrying trend which has been hidden behind…

These THC-Infused Sprinkles Can Transform Any Food Into An Edible Instantly

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Let’s face it, baking edibles sucks. You basically need a chemistry degree to figure out how to achieve the right temperature to decarboxylate without burning your bud.  Half the time the final product has the vague taste of stale weed and is so dry that swallowing it is more of a chore than a pleasure. More…