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The True Runner’s High

A runner’s high is not just a myth, and you can feel it yourself after just one running session. The famed feeling that marathon runners and casual joggers all rave about is actually from the release of endorphins after a challenging workout. These are the same endorphins that are released when you laugh, kiss, or eat a tasty chocolate cake. While runner’s highs are easy to achieve, you can also greatly enhance them with smart cannabis usage. This guide will help you experience and enhance a runner’s high today so you can get the most out of your next workout! What Does a Runner’s High Feel Like? A runner’s high is not an actual high, but it does feel fantastic....

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MMJ and MS: How Cannabis helps alleviate the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is a neurological “autoimmune” disease of the central nervous system in which the bodies immune system attacks its own nerve cells damaging their ability to function and eventually destroying them. Depending on the location and severity of the damage, the symptoms of MS vary widely but include life altering disabilities such as: loss of balance and coordination, blurred vision and vison loss, slurred speech, hearing loss, difficulty reasoning, muscle weakness, numbness and pain. The reason the immune system attacks its own nerve cells is not yet understood, but the mechanism is well known. White Blood Cells designed to fight disease mistakenly target the protective Myelin sheath surrounding each neuron incorrectly attacking it as a foreign body....

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The Continuing Problem of Pesticides in Marijuana: Why certified Vegan and Organic Cannabis products are the only safe and healthy choice.

Bifenazate is used to control mites and other pests on a variety of crops and ornamental plants. Avermectins control parasitic worms and other insects. Bifenthrin, Carbaryl, Malathion are all different types of insecticides regulated for agricultural use. Myclobutanil is a fungus killer that is the active ingredient in Eagle20, which this blog has mentioned before. All these chemicals have a few things in common: they are all powerful pesticides, they are all harmful to humans in varying degrees, and they are all being found in Cannabis. What are the harmful effects of inhaling Pesticide residue from Cannabis? The honest answer is no one really knows. Since the Federal Government classifies Marijuana as a Schedule I narcotic, the academic study of...

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Why is it high time for the U.S. Federal Government to reschedule Marijuana?

Forty-eight years ago, Congress passed The Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act regulating substances into five categories called “Schedules” based upon their medical benefits and their possibilities for harmful abuse. Since that time, Marijuana has been listed as a “Schedule 1” drug. This means that, according to the United Stated Federal Government, Marijuana has no known medical benefits and such a high risk for abuse that physicians are prohibited from prescribing it. The Federal Government considers Marijuana to be as medically useless and as harmful as drugs such as heroin, LSD, and MDMA. At the same time, it classifies more addictive substances like morphine, cocaine, and opioids like Oxycontin lower and with less restrictions. It is because of this...

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The Anti-Inflammation Properties of Hemp CBD

Everything from excess stress to a poor diet, and contaminants in the air can trigger inflammation. Chronic inflammation, especially, can increase risk of organ damage and dysfunction, as well as a number of inflammation-related diseases. Inflammation is a natural and healthy bodily response to harmful stimuli. While it may cause uncomfortable symptoms including pain, swelling, soreness, and redness, inflammation is our body’s way of healing itself. Luckily, there are enormous inflammation marijuana benefits derived from CBD wax oil, creams, topicals, tinctures, flowers, and more. Hemp and Cannabis-Derived Cannabidiol Cannabis and hemp are two plants of the same species, Cannabis Sativa L., but hemp differentiates itself by containing trace amounts of the psychoactive tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) cannabinoid. While THC has anti-inflammatory effects,...

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