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The Importance of Enhancing Your Endocannabinoid System
Cannabis extracts are proving to be remarkably effective against a wide range of diseases for thousands of people. Unfortunately, there is a subset of the population that responds negatively or not at all. Numerous factors influence an individual’s unique response to cannabis medicine, including genetics. Some people may never be able to benefit from cannabis due to rare genetic mutations. However, a major cause of poor experiences may be controllable – the health of the endocannabinoid system. Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid …
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Physician Profile: Dr. Jeffrey Hergenrather
The cannabis extract movement has largely been pioneered by those not in the medical profession. This is mainly due to the Schedule I placement of cannabis, which restricts research and limits the ability of doctors to provide meaningful guidance. Thankfully, some physicians have found a way to directly treat patients and become cannabis specialists. Dr. Jeffrey Hergenrather’s Background Dr. Jeffrey Hergenrather is easily one of the most important cannabis physicians working today. He was recently named Medical Professional of the Year in the Americans for Safe Access’ 2015 Excellence Awards. He is also the President of the …
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Legendary Cannabis Breeder Is Raising $95,000 For Hepatitis C Treatment
The man responsible for many of the world’s most popular strains of marijuana, as well as the founding father of the Dutch Seed Banks, has been diagnosed with Hepatitis C and is asking for your help in raising funds and awareness for his treatment. Who is Neville Schoenmakers? Neville Schoenmakers has dedicated much of his life to understanding the concepts of breeding both plants and animals. A champion of bird breeding at the age of 8, Neville left Australia for the Netherlands as a young man. After stumbling on cannabis, he began to focus on the genetics of the plant.
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Nathaniel Morris: Cannabis Activist And Scientist, As Seen On Weed Country™
Much like myself, Nathaniel Morris is a redhead with a real thirst for knowledge and developing connections with others. For the year that I’ve known him, he’s shown himself to be a gracious, caring individual who wishes to impart knowledge and absorb it as often as possible. Nate has been growing cannabis since he was 12 years old and has earned his position as one of the world’s most known cannabis connoisseurs. He is most famous for his television roles on PBS and the Discovery Channel show, Weed Country, where he helped treat a child’s …
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Get To Know Dustin Revere And The Revere Glass School
Glassblowing and cannabis have a long-standing symbiotic history. Every few months, as another US state legalizes and/or decriminalizes medical cannabis, the glassblowing industry garnishes more attention and increasing acceptance in American culture. In my search to learn a bit more about the inner workings of the glass community, I had the chance to catch up with Dustin Revere, founder of Revere Glass School. He has been blowing glass for over 20 years, and his experience in the industry is one of a kind. “Innovation, artistic expression, and education within the glass blowing communities is truly my life’s …
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Steep Hill Halent Laboratories Expands Cannabis Lab Testing Services To Washington State
Not long ago, a large percentage of the cannabis being provided to patients had gone without any quality assurance measures or potency testing. Needless to say, the industry didn’t have the same access to knowledge and technology like the present day market. Thankfully this is no longer a reality, now that analytical testing labs like Steep Hill Halent Labs are helping to fuel such knowledge. Steep Hill Halent Opens Third Lab In Washington SHHL has made much progress since their humble beginnings in 2008. From developing the first microbiological testing and cannabis potency testing …
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Weed The People: Ricki Lake’s Documentary Highlights Cannabis Extracts And Cancer
The growing use of cannabis extracts to treat cancer and other diseases has attracted many notable supporters, such as Dr. Sanjay Gupta with his epilepsy-centered CNN documentaries. A new documentary specifically focused on cancer called Weed the People is currently in production, and intimately examines several family’s efforts to use cannabis extracts to overcome various cancers. ‘Weed The People’ Documentary Gaining Traction Weed the People is a project of Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein. Ricki is well known for her 1990s talk show and several acting roles. She is now interested in documentary filmmaking, and worked with Abby on the …
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Beyond Buds: Ed Rosenthal’s New Book Highlights Hash, Marijuana Extracts
Anyone who has pursued their own research of the cannabis plant is likely to have come across the name Ed Rosenthal at some point. He has authored an assortment of educational books about cannabis, including the Marijuana Grower’s Handbook – the official textbook of Oaksterdam University. With the industry developing at such a rapid rate, Rosenthal is in the process of writing yet another book – Beyond Buds; it is intended to serve as an intermediate-level textbook to teach people about concentrates, …
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UpToke: Startup Bringing Innovation To Vaporization Technology
You often will hear our team here at Medical Jane complain about the excessive amount of portable vaporizers on the market that are essentially the same thing rebranded. Needless to say, we’ve been anxiously waiting to find a new, unique portable vape. While we have yet to come across this ever-elusive ideal, it seems that we can almost see the light at the end of the tunnel. A new generation of portable vaporizers is upon us, and the upcoming release of the UpToke SPYRE looks to be yet another step in the right direction. UpToke: Silicon Valley Meets …
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Matthew Cohen Discusses Advantages Of Software In The Cannabis Industry
Like any other industry with parallels to the cannabis industry, comprehensive software solutions are the norm. Agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and so forth all are served by software solutions that ease record keeping, enforce best management practices, standardize operations, reduce error, and reduce operational costs through automation; the cannabis industry is no different, except that it is just now beginning. Up until now, the medical cannabis industry has operated on large margins, low levels of regulation, low taxes and moderate competition. With these new changes in the maturation of the industry we are finding operational models …


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