A normal day for Kris starts by checking and assessing the general health of each plant, including scouting for any pests or other unsavory nuisances that might pray on the leaves. Apart from this care, Kris’s time is spent maintaining the irrigation system, training plants to support the weight of their heavy buds, and managing […]

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In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access medical marijuana legally. Thus began a great laboratory experiment in democracy involving CBD-rich cannabis therapeutics. The advent of whole plant CBD-rich oil as a grassroots therapeutic option has changed the national conversation about cannabis. […]

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If you haven’t bought marijuana since college, things have changed. Today it’s all about picking a variety that gives you the sensation you want with the flavors and aromas most enjoy. “You don’t have to trust some dude to tell you it’s strong,” says David Drake, founder of CannabisReports.com. One of the best things about legalization […]

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Although medical cannabis laws vary from state to state, the steps to become an authorized medical marijuana patient are generally the same. For patients who wish to use cannabis to help manage their medical symptoms and conditions, what do they need to do before visiting a medical dispensary, and what should they know once they’re […]

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Project CBD, a California-based educational non-profit, has published an in-depth primer on Cannabinoid-Drug Interactions for health professionals, patients, and public policy-makers. The 33-page report, summarized below, is available for free download at the bottom of the page. Drug interactions are a significant consideration in modern medicine. More than half of U.S. adults regularly take prescription meds […]

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With Congress seemingly poised to legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp for many uses, including the production of biomass for CBD oil extraction, many questions remain unanswered. How will the DEA reschedule CBD now that Epidiolex has been approved as a pharmaceutical CBD isolate? To what extent will the FDA regulate hemp-derived CBD? What policies should […]

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About Matthew Singer A native Southern Californian, Arts Culture Editor Matthew Singer gentrified Portland in 2008. He is an advocate for the canonization of the Fishbone and Oingo Boingo discographies, believes pro-wrestling is a serious art form and has no interest in Game of Thrones. He is also a Lakers fan. Unfortunately, he doesn’t plan […]

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SELF would like to remind our readers that, although it may be legal to purchase vaporizers where you are, the possession and consumption of cannabis is subject to both state and federal laws. At this point, 33 states have legalized medical cannabis (e.g. weed or marijuana) and 10 plus the District of Columbia have legalized […]

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(Leafly) We’re in the midst of the outdoor harvest season for cannabis. What does a massive harvest of cannabis look like, you might wonder? I did too, so I hit the streets for a little education. In my mission to learn more about sun-grown cannabis in Washington, I visited Canna Organix in Seqium, CannaSol in […]

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The harmful effects of secondhand cigarette smoke have been known for years. However, a recent study shows that efforts to decrease secondhand smoke exposure may be complicated by increases in marijuana use. The study from researchers at Columbia University found that marijuana use is increasing among parents 18 and older who smoke cigarettes, as well […]

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