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Marijuana Science

Study Shows the Danger of Dabbing BHO at Over 750 Degrees

Concentrates, extractions, infusions – call them what you will – many entrepreneurs in the cannabis space are hedging their bets to play in, if not dominate, that sector of the new market. For decades Americans developed a history of consuming cannabis almost entirely in flower form. But with the liberalization […]

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Cannabis Activism

Tell the FDA and the UN that CBD is Beneficial Today!

Holy smokes! Apologize for the short notice, but I just learned that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking comments for recommendations on wording it plans to give in the near future to the World Health Organization (WHO). Today is the deadline, so make your comment today. CLICK […]

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Marijuana Science

Do Cannabis Terpenes Have Sedative or Anxiolytic Effects?

Can the terpenes in cannabis really have relaxing or anti-anxiety effects? What happens when they are combined with THC? Every cannabis site loves to talk about the “health benefits” of terpenes. Many cannabis terpenes are promoted as having calming, sleep-promoting, anti-stress, anti-anxiety effects. When I hear these descriptions, it sounds […]

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Marijuana Science

Does CBD Block The High of THC in Cannabis?

CBD can reduce activation of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor in cell experiments. Does this mean that it can actually prevent you from getting high? Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second most common cannabinoid after the more famous THC. Although CBD levels in most strains of cannabis are low (and have been […]

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Marijuana Science

Blunt vs. Joint – Can Science Settle The Debate?

It is the eternal question for those who like to roll their own – should they make a joint or a blunt? First, what is the difference? A joint is when you create a cannabis cigarette with light, semi-translucent rolling paper. A blunt is when you use tobacco paper (same as is […]

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Marijuana Science

Cannabis Tinctures – Four Reasons Why They Work Better Than Edibles

Two new studies prove that cannabis tinctures have several advantages over traditional edibles. Here is how they stack up. Cannabis edibles come in many forms: tablets, capsules, pretzels, cookies, brownies, gummies, etc. However, cannabis tinctures are fundamentally different—they are a liquid form of cannabis. Tinctures are alcohol based extracts of cannabis that can […]