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Why Cannabis is the perfect choice for a Happy Valentine’s Day.

Even though Saint Valentine of Rome was beheaded by Emperor Claudius II on February 14, 270 A.D. for marrying Christians in secret, it wasn’t until the Late Middle Ages, with a little help from Geoffrey Chaucer, that the feast day of Saint Valentine became associated with the romance of courting. Today, unfortunately, thanks to years of aggressive capitalism, Valentino’s day is an overmarketed exercise in spending money rather than the intimate endeavor of experiencing quality time with the person you love as it was originally intended.  However, the addition of Medical Cannabis from Green Door West’s Vegan, Organic menu can fix that. It’s all in the Anandamide. From the Sanskrit word “Ananda” meaning “happiness”, Anandamide is an endocannabinoid neurotransmitter that...

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The Medical Difference Between Indica and Sativa Marijuana Strains

When you’re choosing between the seemingly endless amounts of marijuana strains, you’re probably choosing based on the common classification of sativa, indica, or hybrid strains. Both the sativa and indica species come from the same plant, but provide different medical benefits. Physical Differences Between Sativa and Indica Strains Not only do sativa and indica strains affect people differently, but they also look different. Sativa strains originated in countries close to the equator that had warm weather. Indica plants, however, originated in central Asia in countries with colder climates. Because of these differences in origin, these strains vary in size, leaf shape, and flowering periods. Sativa plants can grow up to 20 feet high when grown outdoors, producing long and thin...

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