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Мedical marijuana

Senators Propose Federal Medical Marijuana Protections

Republican and Democratic senators have announced a bill called the CARERS Act that prioritizes state medical marijuana legalization instead of federal marijuana prohibition. The CARERS Act (introduced June, 2017), is fully known as the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act. Basically, this same bill has been introduced every year, starting in 2015. Its […]

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Strain Hunters

The Sad Death of Marijuana Strain Hunters Star Franco Loja

Franco Loja, co-star of the legendary Strain Hunters video series and one of the best-loved members of the international cannabis research and cultivation community, passed away in early January. He was in the Democratic Republic of Congo making documentaries and doing cannabis genetics research when he died. Brain malaria is the suspected cause of death. […]

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cannabinoids

Understanding Cannabinoids and Terpenoids, Part 1

Marijuana gets us high and has medical benefits because it contains hundreds of compounds that affect our bodies and minds. The main categories of compounds we care about are cannabinoids and terpenoids. Cannabinoids provide us the primary marijuana high, and some medical benefits. Marijuana is the only plant that produces some cannabinoid compounds. Terpenoids provide […]

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CBD

Grow Marijuana Strains High in CBD & THC

CBD CBD CBD!  When you hear about “medical marijuana legalization,” you’re often hearing about legalizing only CBD, otherwise known as cannabidiol. CBD is one of the Big Three cannabinoids. The other two are THC and CBN—tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabinol. THC, CBD, and CBN are medically important, and so are terpenoids and flavonoids, which are other compounds […]

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Getting More CBD from Your Marijuana Plants

Getting More CBD from Your Marijuana Plants

Most of us grow marijuana strains that have a very high THC percentage, because THC is the cannabinoid most responsible for getting you high. However, medical marijuana users are looking for other cannabinoids, such as cannabidiol  (CBD) and cannabinol (CBN), because those cannabinoids have been shown to have significant medical benefits without getting people high. Me personally I […]

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