cannabis

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  Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, is a non-psychoactive component of cannabis. CBD has become increasingly known as an extract for supporting healthy lifestyles, as well as for treating certain medical conditions. It’s sometimes touted as a “miracle oil” with the ability to help with a wide range of

Cannabis is the word on everybody’s lips and the interest in the world’s most famous green plant continues to grow. The UN currently classifies the plant as a Schedule I drug. This means that it’s a substance that is prone to addiction with zero medical use. In fact, the classification placed

arthritis and cannabis strains

Arthritis is one of the most common disabilities among Americans, and it affects a lot of people. The pharmaceuticals and braces that are used to counter the pain have a lot of side effects. But in recent years, cannabis has gained a lot of popularity in the US, and it

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CBD oil has seen a spike in interest in the recent past. As this hype continues to grow, you might have become curious about the benefits of the oil. Although the use of medical marijuana is still a politically and emotionally charged topic, research shows that there may be huge

Hemp sunglasses

The US Congress has just passed a new bill legalizing hemp.  The bill is part of an expansive and broader farm bill, which addresses agriculture subsidies and food assistance programs. According to various news reports, the bill is being welcomed by many farmers, as well as business analysts.  Farm income

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The international Cannabis and Cannabinoid Institute (ICCI) is hosting a series of seminars for medical professionals, Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) regulators and the future medical cannabis industry. Following a series of requests for support and guidance, ICCI will be bringing global experts to Johannesburg to address concerns of policy

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Cannabis in skin care may be seen as a marijuana marketing technique, yet the plant is full of ingredients that are useful in more than just a joint. Hemp hails from eastern Asia and it can be traced back thousands of years to ancient India and China, where it was

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There is a plant that can be harnessed to address many of the problems we face in this country: nutrition, employment and environmental damage, for starters. It can be used to make rope, clothes, food, paper, textiles, plastics, insulation and biofuel. This plant is called hemp, and it is banned

Opioid substitution with cannabis

Zimbabwe has just become the second country in Africa to legalize the cultivation of cannabis. Lesotho legalized the cultivation of the plant in 2016.  Over the past decade several countries around the world including Canada, United States of America, Portugal, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Uruguay, Spain among others have also legalized

An interesting video has gone viral on social media platforms: Larry, an elderly man who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, is seen shaking uncontrollably at the start of the clip. Later he’s given cannabis oil by another Parkinson’s sufferer and, within a matter of minutes, Larry’s uncontrollable shaking ceases. The relief