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At This LA Rehab Center, Cannabis Is an ‘Exit’ Drug

HAYLEY FOX   By Mac Kirk’s own count, he’s already attended more than 30 drug rehabilitation programs. With a propensity for heroin, Xanax, and “pretty much everything under the sun,” the 20-year-old musician moved from New York to the West Coast in April to get clean. Bouncing between recovery facilities and sober living centers, Kirk […]

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The VA Can’t Provide Cannabis to Veterans With PTSD, so This Group Gives It Out for Free

BAILEY RAHN   Once a month, staff members at the Santa Cruz Veterans Alliance (SCVA) fill more than 100 brown paper bags with high-quality medical cannabis and pass them out for free at a local community center. For the military veterans who receive it—many of whom struggle with PTSD—the medical cannabis acts as a lifeline to health. […]

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Cannabis Pests Can Be Easily Prevented with Non-Toxic Methods

By Cory Hughes So your cannabis garden is up and running and everything is on track for a great harvest, but then you realize that pests have started to call your grow room home. While there are many over-the-counter solutions available for dealing with cannabis pests, many people don’t feel comfortable covering their beautiful buds with […]

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Teen Vogue – “5 Marijuana Myths You’ve Probably Heard, But Shouldn’t Believe”

Danielle Corcione   Growing up, you may have been told cannabis is bad, immoral, or unhealthy, whether it was from your family, teachers, coaches, church leaders, or some other authority figure. However, cannabis is a daily reality for Americans living in areas with legal cannabis policy. According to Governing Magazine, 26 states plus the District of Columbia currently […]

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Digging Into the Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis Root

By Meagan Angus It’s no secret that cannabis is thought to be an incredibly potent and versatile medicine by millions of people around the world. However, most of the research and documentation has been focused on experiences with two parts of the plant: the flowers and, to a lesser extent, the leaves. But a resurgence of […]

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There’s now a farmers’ market for cannabis lovers—and it’s happening this weekend

JESSICA ASSAF   A two-day festival in the Malibu mountains where you can enjoy a five-course cannabis-infused dinner, try a Ganja Yoga class, and attend a sound-healing session sounds like something dreamed up by a stoner after eating a tray of “special” brownies. But it’s very real—and it’s happening this weekend.   Full Article:  https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/emerald-exchange-cannabis-wellness-festival/

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Court Blocks Federal Prosecution of California Cannabis Growers

BY DENNIS ROMERO A U.S. District Court this week blocked federal prosecutors from moving forward with their conspiracy case against a pair of Northern California cultivators because the duo was determined to be in compliance with Golden State medical marijuana laws. Full Article:  http://www.laweekly.com/news/feds-blocked-in-attempt-to-prosecute-marijuana-growers-8517655

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Cannabis & Senile Dementia

By Jacqueline Paumier   As a number of clinical studies are conducted to better understand the medicinal benefits of cannabis on various conditions, an increasing amount of evidence is coming forward to show the plant’s promising benefits on neurological disorders. From Alzheimer’s to Huntington’s disease, cannabis has been found to halt and even reverse the damage […]

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Amarillo family wants medical cannabis for son with Crohn’s disease

by Kendra Hall   At 13 years old, Andrew Hayes weighs just 70 lbs. His mother says he has good and bad days, but his chronic illness has not improved overall. Andrew was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease about four years ago. He has missed three years of school and his mother says he has also […]

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Girl, 11, suing to legalize medical cannabis

Jason Whitely, WFAA   An 11-year-old North Texas girl who had to flee to Colorado is now suing U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Drug Enforcement Administration to legalize medical cannabis. “I just want kids like me to be able to do what normal kids are able to do,” […]

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