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The Dangers of Dosing: Why our Vegan, Organic Cannabis Edibles are the safest for Medical Marijuana Therapies.

Everyone has heard at least one horror story from some poor friend or group of friends who have quite literally bitten off more than they can chew and experienced the misery and fear associated with ingesting too high a dose of THC from a Marijuana Edible. We all laugh about the Police Officers in Toronto who ate a Cannabis Edible during a dispensary raid and had to call for help because they found themselves stuck in their cruiser hallucinating; or the Officer in Michigan who called 9-1-1 after using Cannabis he stole from the evidence locker to make brownies, “I think I am having an overdose and so is my wife. Time is going by really, really, really slow, and...

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How Nationally Legalized Medical Marijuana would save thousands of lives a year.

The use of Medical Marijuana in States that allow access is responsible for preventing thousands of premature deaths according to a study by Dr. Thomas M. Clark of the University of Indiana. The Chair of the Schools Biology Department, Dr. Clark undertook an intensive systematic review of all studies published since 2000 that involved the effect of marijuana on mortality and found that not only is “Cannabis use associated with substantial decrease in death rate”, but also “the results strongly support the hypothesis that Cannabis use is associated with improved survival.” The study concludes that National Medical Cannabis prohibition and the resulting denial of access to Cannabis therapies is actually a major cause of premature death in the United States....

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Medical Marijuana: Treating Liver Disease

Liver disease affects more than 400,000 people each year in the United States and it’s one of the top ten causes of death in this country. Symptoms usually include fatigue, weight loss, nausea, vomiting, yellow skin discoloration, abdominal pain, dark urine, swollen joints, and more. Liver disease, or hepatic disease, can affect digestion, energy levels, blood clotting abilities, immune system that can ultimately cause liver scarring. Fortunately, marijuana has been shown to reduce the incidences of liver damage by protecting it from fat accumulation, removing harmful liver cells, and improving blood flow to the damaged area. Marijuana Can Help Liver Disease A 2005 study performed at the Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem aimed to find a connection between the...

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