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CBD for Epilepsy, Pain Management and other ailments

The use of a marijuana strain rich in cannabidiol (CBD) in epilepsy is a complex issue.  Doctors and patients understanding of the myriad of perspectives around this issue continue to evolve as more and more case studies and patient reports are released publicly. Marijuana, and its components are classified as Schedule 1 drugs by the …

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Alcohol as a gateway drug?

New argument: Alcohol is the real ‘gateway drug’

The term “Gateway drug” usually pops up whenever anyone mutters the words “recreational marijuana”, “pot”, or “weed”, but does anyone really know what that term means anymore? Is anyone still considering marijuana a “gateway drug”? Apparently, more people than we know. A new argument has surfaced, based on a new study finding that the age …

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Sick children flock to Colorado to try Cannabis

Families with sick children flock to Colorado to try cannabis sativa treatments New treatments using cannabis may help children suffering from seizure-related conditions like epilepsy but there is concern over other effects Hundreds of American families are flocking to Colorado, the first US state to legalize cannabis for recreational use, seeking to use the drug …

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Colorado Marijuana: We’re Going to Run Out of Weed

On New Year’s Day, some Colorado marijuana dispensaries are set to become the first in the nation to legally sell weed for recreational use. But it hasn’t been a ride on Easy Street. In addition to trying to clear the hoop maze of local and state licensing issues in time for Jan. 1, local potpreneurs …

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Colorado: High-Tech Marijuana Tracking System

Colorado marijuana regulators introduced a new high-tech tracking system this week that will allow every legally grown plant or produced marijuana product to be tracked in the state through the entire growth cycle. Called the Marijuana Inventory Tracking System, each plant or product will have a small tag that can be scanned by a scanner …

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Colorado communities still adapting to Amendment 64

Amendment 64, which allows the legal recreational use of marijuana in Colorado, has led to some issues for cities within the state. In 2012, Colorado voters approved Amendment 64, which was a constitutional amendment that would allow for the recreational use of marijuana within the state. The measure was proposed as a way to change …

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Marijuana laws have changed in Colorado and Washington

Colorado, Washington take the lead with marijuana market

In a country known for its drug war and where Bill Clinton once caught hell for admitting to smoking marijuana, new ground is being broken: legal marijuana markets in two states. The pioneers of this sea change are out west, in Colorado and Washington, and grassroots support for their experiment is strong. Marijuana consumption is …

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Alabama dad says medical marijuana could ease his daughter’s suffering

By Vanessa Araiza –  HOOVER, AL (WBRC) – A Hoover father is pushing state representatives to open a debate over legalization of CBD, another form of cannabis given to children with seizures. Dustin Chandler is the father of a one-year-old girl, Carly who suffers from a rare disease called CDKL5. Because of the disease Carly …

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DenverPost.com-Colorado must carefully define “public consumption” of marijuana

DenverPost.com – If you thought the big decisions about recreational marijuana in Colorado were behind us when voters legalized it last year and lawmakers set up a retail sales framework, think again. Colorado is fast approaching a public policy crossroads over the issue of marijuana consumption. The constitutional amendment allowing recreational weed said the measure …

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Colorado Recreational Marijuana Law-Top 5 things to know!

Colorado has become the first state to adopt regulations for recreational marijuana businesses, which are expected to open at the beginning of next year. The rules released this week by the state Department of Revenue cover everything from pot-shop licensing to marijuana packaging and advertising. We decided to cover what we feel are the top …

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