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More U.S. States Legalize Cannabis Use

The movement to legalize cannabis consumption continued Election Day as voters in five (5) states approved new laws allowing medical and recreational cannabis use. In Arizona, Montana, and New Jersey – where medicinal use is already permitted – voters approved recreational use. Tuesday’s election was a historic victory for cannabis legalization initiatives across the United…

Cannabis Medical Education Scientific Literature Review

People are looking for trusted guidance around medical cannabis and there are lots of other websites producing great news and other fun content around this amazing plant… but nobody was really taking you by the hand and walking you step-by-step through how YOU can learn in this ever-expanding and always changing industry. Today we’re going…

Is Cannabis The Next Fitness Performance Enhancer?

Is Cannabis The Next Fitness Performance Enhancer?

The myth that all cannabis users are lazy “stoners” who do nothing but eat chips and watch Netflix is debunked. In the era of cannabis having mainstream appeal, the plant and its many compounds are being used for a number of beneficial purposes. From using Cannabidiol (or CBD) to treat child seizures to using 1:1…

Weed at Work

A majority of states now permit medical marijuana use, and federal law may not always pre-empt state laws when it comes to their impact on the employment relationship. As employees increasingly turn to cannabis as a treatment option for various health conditions, employers must examine whether their policies – which are no doubt aimed at…

Medical Cannabis for Addiction Treatment

Even before the opioid crisis was declared an ‘epidemic,’ thousands of people were already facing pain medication addiction. Over the last decades, there has been a surge in the number of overdoses and deaths related to opioid use. And after decades of research, there is no quick cure for addiction or sure-fire way to discontinue…

Marijuana Legal In More Of U.S.

More states – Michigan, Missouri, and Utah – legalized the use of marijuana in ballot measures on Election Day, Nov. 6. Employers in these states need to review their drug-use policies and communicate any updates to employees. Michigan voters approved recreational marijuana, while medical marijuana was legalized in Missouri and Utah. A ballot measure to…

Side Effects of Cannabis-Based Medication

Whether you like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or not, formal approval of any medication in the United States is delivered by the FDA. While their processes have come under scrutiny numerous times, the FDA looks at research studies to decide if drugs should be approved for use for specific conditions. Recently, the FDA…

California Medical Marijuana Non-Discrimination

In recent years, medical marijuana has been used extensively and has gained acceptance amongst California residents. In keeping up with the trend, lawmakers recently introduced a bill that would amend California’s employment discrimination laws to impose liability on employers for discrimination against medical marijuana users. A.B. 2069 was aimed at prohibiting employers from engaging in…

Marijuana and Cannabinoids for Beauty & Skin Care

Recreational use of cannabis has continuously gained legal status, especially in the United States. This has brought in its wake the emergence of numerous companies creating pain-relief creams with cannabinoids as the main ingredient. Also, with the increase in legal marijuana usage, full effects of cannabinoids, which has been used for thousands of years for…

Cannabis Aids With Depression

The natural chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant show very promising results when it comes to this ailment. Because depression affects such a staggering amount of people worldwide, it’s quite important to understand how cannabis functions in battling its mechanisms. Although it cannot be understood as a life-threatening disorder at first, depression can easily spiral…