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A comparison of THC and CBD

Article by greencamp The first written proof of using marijuana as a medicine dates back to 2900 BC when the Chinese Emperor Fu Xi noted that “cannabis was a very popular medicine that possessed both yin and yang” As it seems, cannabis sativa has been used for both medicinal and recreational purposes for five millenniums now, if not even longer. …

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Triggering flowering in cannabis: a consequence of photoperiodism

By: Abdul Rehman Mohammad The practice of indoor cultivation of cannabis is advantageous for accelerating the growth of the plant. Annual harvest capability can be maximized by increasing the annual production cycles of cannabis production. The phenomenon which is exploited to artificially flower the cannabis plant is the photoperiodic control: the innate biological light sensory system. Many flowering plants sense …

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The case for cannabinoids in cancer: part 1

By: Abdul Rehman Mohammad The use of cannabis preparations for the treatment of various cancer types has become very commonplace, particularly for their ability to alleviate pain and nausea. Numerous patient reports have suggested that chemotherapy is much more manageable when it is complemented with a cannabis based medicine. Cannabis does wonders in the eradication of side effects which are …

Is Canada Ready for July 2018 Cannabis Legalization?

We are less than one year away from the projected — and promised — Canada-wide cannabis legalization date of July 1, 2018. Based on concerns from Canadian Premiers about distribution, taxation, road safety, potential effects on the black market from new rules and regulations, supply and demand, as well as public education, they have requested an extension on this date. During Justin …

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Cannabis for Epilepsy Treatment

An epilepsy diagnosis can throw an unexpected blow not only for those experiencing chronic seizures, but their families as well, especially when mainstream treatment heavily relies on daily prescription medications often loaded with side effects. Cannabis used as a medicinal form of treatment for anticonvulsant properties connects back to early civilizations in ancient China, Africa, Rome, and Greece, with documented …

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What is That Smell – Terpenes 101

  Do you ever wonder why certain aromas affect us the way that they do? Freshly cut grass, coffee grounds, gasoline, baby powder? Maybe these are the ones that seem to affect me – spark memories, produce emotions, get under my skin. Have you wondered why these smells impact us the way that they do? Well, let’s talk about terpenes, …

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Marijuana for Migraine Pain?

If you have ever suffered from a migraine, you probably know that tingly sensation that often swells in the temples, radiates up the back of the neck and takes over your eyes and head like a vice grip. The pain is unbearable and often indescribable to those who have never experienced it. Much like a relatable description, remedies for migraines are often fleeting and …

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Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes – Regulations

Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes; Regulations – Cannabis Canada Forums In August 2016, Health Canada strategized a shift in regulations to the former Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), put forth as the new Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. The new regulations put forth were a direct effect from the Federal Court ruling in the Allard v. …

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What Would Legalization Look Like in Canada

Cannabis Canada Legalization Cannabis Canada Forums The recommendations from the Task Force are extensive, with over eighty different suggestions on how to implement and strategize laws and regulations in the legalization of marijuana. Following are a few key pieces that will be focused on in cannabis legalization: Minimum Age of Purchase: 18-years-old, with the possibility of changing this age to …