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Ricki Lake’s New Documentary ‘Weed The People’ Features Sick Children Helped By Medical Marijuana

After years of being in front of the camera — with hit movies like Hairspray and her own titular daytime TV talk show — Ricki Lake has turned her attention behind the scenes, creating groundbreaking documentaries with her producing partner, director Abby Epstein. After tackling the birth industry and breastmilk, Lake and Epstein have set […]

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CBD and sleep

Get The Sleep Of Your Dreams With These Tried And Tested Nightly Cannabis Routines

Approximately 70 million people in the United States suffer from insufficient sleep, insomnia, or some other type of sleep disorder. Put plain and simple: Too many Americans are not catching enough zzz’s. Thankfully, there are some natural remedies available on the market that can help. Cannabis — and specifically cannabidiol (CBD) — provides a variety […]

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Give Your Gal Pal A Ganja-Inspired Gift For National Women’s Friendship Day

Sunday, September 16 marks National Women’s Friendship Day. While we may not be a fan of all these random Hallmark “holidays,” having an extra reason to celebrate our besties never gets old. Female friendships are special and sacred; there’s a bond of sisterhood that occurs between women that isn’t easily replicated elsewhere. So, let’s honor […]

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Bell’s palsy and cannabis

Is Medical Marijuana The Cure Bell’s Palsy Patients Have Been Waiting For?

When you’re living with an unexpected case of facial paralysis — one that is accompanied by exhausting tremors, compromised sight and speech, and heightened anxiety — it’s understandable that there is a desire for a magical cure. So, imagine the moment you actually find that cure. Almost 10 years after being diagnosed with Bell’s palsy, […]

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