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Patent Profiteers: Could Jamaican Lion Save The Cannabis Industry From Patent Trolls?

From its initial planning in 1984 through to its conclusion in 2003, a global community of scientists collaborated on the largest undertaking of scientific research in history: The Human Genome Project (HGP). The US National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) compares achieving this feat of mapping the entire human genome to the Apollo moon landing. […]

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Tennessee medical marijuana

Diane Black Didn’t Back Bud — Is That What Cost Her The Tennessee Governor Race?

The scene early August at what would have been Congresswoman Diane Black’s victory party was bleak, with the candidate having lost the bid for the gubernatorial race to Republican Bill Lee in the state’s primary elections. Endorsed by the National Rifle Association, Vice President Mike Pence and the American Conservative Union, most Republicans in the […]

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Marinol Vs. Marijuana: Are Synthetic Forms Of Cannabis More Effective At Pain Management Than The Real Thing?

Patients are increasingly turning to medical marijuana to deal with neuropathic and chronic pain, because cannabis has proven a more effective, non-addictive pain-management option than pharmaceutical medicines. Neuropathic and chronic pain are bedeviling and varied in the discomfort they cause the sufferer. Some pain is due to central nervous conditions and diseases like cancer, or […]

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Beyond Indica Vs. Sativa: Customizing Your Cannabis High With The Right Terpenes

When planning a cannabis experience, typically the most common question asked is, “Indica or sativa?” And though deciding between the two can be beneficial in a vague, get-in-and-get-out sort of way, a truly customized cannabis experience will require the consideration of another important component in cannabis: terpenes. Terpenes are the fragrant oils produced in the […]

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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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