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Shutting Down Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate

Shutting Down of Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate A History of Marijuana There has long been a link between marijuana and crime rates. Because there was always such a high demand and it is a drug with proven health benefits, marijuana has always the most popular illegal substance. Marijuana was banned in 1937 despite the…

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3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could be Replaced by Marijuana

3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could Be Replaced by Marijuana 1.     Opioid-Based Painkillers So why is Big Pharma investing millions of dollars every year in researching and creating its own marijuana-based pain killers?  Because Big Pharma recognizes medicinal marijuana outshines typical medications in many ways, and the prescriptions drug companies do not want to…

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5 Steps to Perfecting Grow Room Climate Control

Five steps to perfecting grow room climate control Many growers who are just starting to make the transition from hobbyist to a bigger setup don’t realize how quickly an entire crop can go bad. Or, while not quite as catastrophic, some growers simply don’t know how much better their yield could be if they just…

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Ohio Lawmaker Urges Rescheduling of Cannabis to Allow for Research

Ohio Lawmaker Urges Rescheduling of Cannabis When the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its controlled substances scheduling or drug classifications in 1970, they intended to classify drugs based on their potential for abuse, their medical use, and how addictive they may be. Few drugs scheduled as a Schedule I drug – that is, a…

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AG Sessions Newest Anti-Pot Threats are Just Hot Air

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is making it crystal clear that he’s not on the pot bandwagon with new letters to three adult-use states on how they plan on addressing what he called “serious issues” surrounding marijuana use. Sessions wrote a letter to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, as well as similar ones to Washington State and…

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Survey: 42% of CBD Users Use Less Pain Pills

There’s a new survey that shows CBD Users use less pain pills because of the positive effects of Cannabidiol , also known as CBD. The compound is another component found in the cannabis plant besides Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). The most striking difference between CBD and THC is that CBD is non-psychoactive, meaning that it does not…

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Alarming Rates of Toxins Found in California’s Illegal Pot Grows

The use of chemicals in illegal marijuana grows is rampant in states like California. It’s evident in the toxins left behind by the illegal fertilizers, pesticides, and butane. One investigation uncovered thousands of used butane cans used to process concentrated marijuana dumped in the forest of Humboldt County, California. California cannabis is moving to a…

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