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cannabis and epilepsy

From Doom To Bloom: How Medical Marijuana Helped One Girl Overcome Her Grand Mal Seizures

For Vicki Lynn, enjoying a rock concert with her adult daughter Aubrie is a precious experience — because it’s something she never thought they would be able to do together. Less than three years ago, Vicki’s daughter was experiencing seizures so severe that not even conventional medicine could control them. “Aubrie danced with death once […]

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Veterans Day

The Truth About Veterans And Medical Marijuana

Every year on November 11, in celebrations both large and small, the nation comes together to thank veterans of all wars the United States has participated in. Veterans Day is one of the few instances where we can put our politics and ideology aside to acknowledge the sacrifices these men and women have made for […]

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Mike Tyson cannabis

A Tale Of Two Mikeys: Cannabis Kingpin BigMike Making Waves In LA With Mike Tyson

Need proof that cannabis is well and truly mainstreaming? Look no further than the budding bromance that’s currently brewing between heavyweight boxing icon turned cannabis entrepreneur “Iron” Mike Tyson, and international cannabis kingpin BigMike Straumietis. The two were snapped by the paps at TMZ Sports as they exited a building in Downtown Los Angeles, having […]

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cannabis in Thailand

Will Thailand Become The First Nation In Asia To Legalize Cannabis?

While drug laws in the United States have gradually become more lenient, regulations in Southeast Asia remain on the opposite end of the spectrum. The death penalty has long been meted out for drug-related crimes in several countries on the Asian continent, including Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia. However, the government of Thailand is contemplating […]

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endocannabinoid deficiency

The Therapeutic Benefits Of Cannabis In Overcoming Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency

This is the second part of our two-part series about your body’s endocannabinoid system, the complex regulatory mechanism that interacts between the nervous and endocrine systems. The endocannabinoid system is a major component of your body’s life-sustaining processes that maintain your physical and psychological health — and cannabis directly affects it; the endocannabinoid system makes […]

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Colorado cannabis laws

Growing Forward: Four Cannabis Grow Rules Changing In Colorado

As legal cannabis markets dotted throughout the country know all too well, regulating a federally illegal industry takes vigilance and flexibility. Which is why Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) updates the state’s laws annually. The rules are decided both by House bills that pass each year and by the MED’s rulemaking process. According the MED […]

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weed the people

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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