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How Medical Marijuana can safely help alleviate the symptoms of ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is a chronic mental health condition that causes an inability to focus, a lack of organization, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. While mostly considered a condition of children and young adults, current data shows that 5% of Adults worldwide are afflicted with this disorder which severely limits their daily lives and can lead to more serious mental health conditions if left untreated. ADHD is known to be caused by a Dopamine deficiency in the brain, and conventional treatments call for the use of powerful stimulants to help increase Dopamine levels. Due to its own ability to increase these levels, Medical Marijuana is proving to be an effective all-natural alternative to the toxic and side-effect ridden stimulants...

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Can Moldy Marijuana Kill You?

When was the last time you checked your marijuana for mold? It is true that we inhale mold spores on a daily basis, given they are found both indoors and outdoors. But how harmful can these spores be? A group of doctors from UC Davis found that five cancer patients suffered from a rare fungal infection brought on by a bad batch of marijuana that contained mold. In collaboration with Steep Hill, a cannabis testing lab, they found that 100% of the marijuana samples they tasted had mold. So, how dangerous exactly is mold when it grows on marijuana?   What Causes Mold to Grow on Marijuana?   The primary reason that mold grows on marijuana is due to improper...

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How Pesticides in Marijuana Can Kill You

Pesticides are used to kill off mold, mites, and other contaminants that affect plants, but can these pesticides kill you? With the growing rise of marijuana delivery services in states where marijuana is legal, the competition is stiff leading some growers to use pesticides to maximize their yield and make higher profits. These pesticides have traditionally been used on lawns and golf courses in the past. There is no denying that pesticides can help growers eliminate pests like ants, rodents, and mites,but at what cost?   The Current State of Affairs   Medical and recreational marijuana is legal in certain states, but on the federal level it is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, the highest classification available. Because of...

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High Quality vs. Low Quality Cannabis

If you’re new to medical marijuana and want to ensure you choose the highest-quality cannabis available, read on. Understanding the difference between high and low-quality marijuana is easy, once you know what to look for.  Cannabis Appearance Organic medical cannabis looks very different from its low-brow counterpart. High-quality marijuana is often a light-colored green, features crystals (or trichomes) and orange hairs, and comes in buds. Low-quality marijuana resembles oregano. It is dry, brittle, broken, excessively leafy, and contains plenty of seeds and stems. High-quality marijuana is seedless.  Cannabis Fragrance  Top-quality, vegan marijuana features a strong potent fragrance. The exact scent depends on the marijuana strain, but it is often immediately noticeable when you open the container or bag. With a...

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