Studies on the benefits of medical marijuana have increased in past years as more states consider legalizing its use. A recent study carried out by researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center has revealed a 24.8 percent annual decrease in the number of opiate overdoses in the states where medical marijuana has been legalized.
Researchers used controls in as many factors as they could in order to focus on the differences based simply on the legality of medical marijuana. While they admit more studies are needed to help verify the results, they are confident the results will be repeated....Continue reading
With marijuana now being legal in Colorado, the state will be attempting a brand new education program that will help teach teenagers and young adults about marijuana use within the state. So, what does that exactly mean for current residents and what should they expect from the learning program?
A budget of $6 million was provided for the brand new education program, the campaign being called Good To Know. The previous education initiative was considered a total flop because of the approach that the state tried to get more teenagers and young adults interested in marijuana education. Rather than providing the best possible facts, the state installed giant rat cages with water bottles and signs that encouraged people not to be “lab rats” and attempted to discourage ...Continue reading
Cannabis can be a very useful medical tool for treating a number of diseases, and it offers casual users a way to unwind after a long, hard day.
Like any other recreational substance, cannabis should be used safely and responsibly in order to prevent problems with your work, family life and personal safety.
Know Your Limits Just as alcohol changes your reaction time and coordination, cannabis can affect the body in a similar manner. If you feel that you are getting ‘too high’ or feel that you are using the drug too often, stop using it....Continue reading
Legalizing medical cannabis is surrounded by controversy. While those for and against the legalization, agree that there are both positive and negative points to be considered. But, what those points are is often debated.
While many opponents of legalization state the possibility of increased criminal activity, there are several ways in which legalization will increase the safety of police officers.
Priorities The time spent on calls regarding drug activity...Continue reading
Medical marijuana has already been legalized in many cities and states around the United States. In fact, most people are already familiar with and have voted on medical marijuana propositions in their district in the past few years.
However, one of the bigger, more well-known cities in the United States is still debating whether or not medical marijuana should be used in the area. That city, believe it or not, is the metropolitan Seattle, and medical marijuana in Santa Ana is just now becoming organized in the area.
Keep reading to learn more about medical marijuana in Santa Ana.
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Are you shopping for someone who uses Orange County medical marijuana or another variety of weed? The following details just a few great options for holiday gifts that marijuana users are sure to love.
Marijuana butter. Instead of going with a classic marijuana treat, why not put a new twist on the concept and give marijuana butter instead? Many pot smokers prefer the butter so that they can whip up their own treats and enjoy the fresh out of the oven taste. Wooden kabob sticks....Continue reading
Medical Marijuana laws have become lenient in the last few years, which have given patients an abundance of options. That being said, finding the right medical marijuana clinic is still a challenge.
If you want to become valid medical marijuana patient, the first step is getting a doctor’s recommendation or authorization.
In order to find the right medical marijuana clinic, be sure to follow these tips:
Speak With Prior Patients Before you sign a contract with a medical marijuana clinic, ask to look at a list of prior patients, and inquire about each condition. Many people forget to do their...Continue reading
With all the recent talk about legalizing cannabis, there is no surprise that more scientific studies are being performed on it. One current study, done by scientists at both Kentucky and Maryland Universities, offers promising results that indicate cannabis may restrict brain damage caused by alcohol.
The Study Rats were given both injections and patches containing CBD, a substance in cannabis, and they showed an average of fifty percent less brain reduction activity than those who were subject...Continue reading
Looking for some easy, sweet treats made with marijuana? The following five recipes has something for everyone, depending on what type of treat you are looking for, cake, cold or crunchy. Enjoy!
Out-of-this-world cake Mix together: 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt 1 ¾ teaspoons baking powder 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup Crisco ½ cup cannabutter, at room temperature 2 eggs ½ cup milk ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon lemon extract Fill cupcake tins 3/4 full and bake at 350 degrees for one hour. Cool. Frost with your favorite frosting.
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Autoimmune diseases are disruptive in people’s lives but can be treated with medical marijuana to reduce the pain and discomfort. These diseases include arthritis, type 1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis. It is unclear, however, if medical marijuana has a temporary or permanent effect on treating these conditions, which is why further research is needed to draw conclusions. The following information should be of interest to medical professionals and medical marijuana patients in Santa Ana.
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