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Unthanksgiving Day: Traditional Native American Poyha Infused With Northern Lights

Cherokee tribes created and handed down the venison dish poyha, which is essentially a Native American cornbread and meatloaf cross. It’s made of corn flour, deer meat, wild onions, and chokecherries or other native berries. This hearty dish provides nutrient-dense energy and was traditionally cooked in clay pots over an open fire. Other versions of […]

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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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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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cannabis candidates

2018 Midterm Elections: Our Ultimate State-By-State Guide To The Who’s Who Of Pro-Cannabis Candidates

This year, on November 6, the US midterm elections will include cannabis legalization measures in a number of US states. Utah and Missouri will vote on medical marijuana legalization initiatives, and North Dakota and Michigan will decide on ballot measures for adult-use cannabis. There are also plenty of US Senate seats up for grabs — […]

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VA and marijuana

Stirring The Pot: Here’s What Congress Is Doing For Veterans When It Comes To Cannabis

Congress has long debated the issue of giving veterans access to medical marijuana. Wrangling over different versions of government funding legislation, one bill presently on the table in the Senate would finally allow Veterans Affairs doctors to give vets the certifications they need to access medical marijuana in cannabis-legal states without risking their government benefits, […]

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endocannabinoid deficiency

This Is Your Endocannabinoid System Malfunctioning. So, What Part Does Cannabis Consumption Play?

If you love cannabis because you feel bad unless you consume it, then you could be suffering with a little-known medical syndrome called clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CECD), which may be impacting your health and happiness. To fully understand how CECD could be affecting your life, you must first understand how your body works. Your body […]

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