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Puerto Rico’s First Registered Medical Cannabis Doctor Is A Valuable Asset
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Puerto Rico translated into English literally means rich port. Puerto Rico is a rich port in many ways, but just added another valuable asset to their wealth which cannot be measured in currency. Dr. Michael Soler recently became the first doctor on the island to be awarded the necessary certification from the Government to prescribe…

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Senate Passes Bill Allowing Banks To Serve Cannabis Business
800 533 Mark Francis

My favorite number is three. This is now the third time the Federal Government has attempted to pass legislation which would allow banks to service cannabis businesses. As The Denver Post mused, “the third time could be a charm.” This author surely hopes so! For those who are not already aware, the vast majority of…

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Blood Donation And Cannabis Use
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Donating blood is one of the most giving, kind, and selfless acts a person can do for their fellow human. Recent events have reminded us just how important this literally life saving act really is in the big picture of life. In honor of World Blood Donor Day, Leafly did us all a favor and…

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The Magic Of Vaporization
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Vaporizing cannabis is like smoking cannabis, but without the smoke part. By heating cannabis to a point below combustion(fire), but above the boiling point of the the oily essence, the cannabinoids and terpenes are released into a vapor form without the material actually burning. By not combusting the material, only the oily essence of the…

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New Research Proves Being Lazy Is Bad For Your Health…But Cannabis Is Not
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Recently a group of researchers collaborated to look into the long-term health impacts of cannabis use. Their results reflected a fact that many illegal cannabis users already knew: being lazy may be bad for your health, but cannabis is not. There is a litany of studies which prove what common sense taught most of us, that being…

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Infant Reduces Seizures Using Cannabis Oil After All Else Fails
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An infant from Albuquerque, NM named Amylea Faith Nuñez recently returned home from the hospital. Not only did she return from the hospital, but she returned from the brink of death. Her seizures, some lasting as long as an hour, severely damaged her body leaving her unable to eat normally. Amylea suffers from a rare…

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Sitting Member Of US Congress Proudly Admits Using Cannabis Illegally For Arthritis Pain
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Recently while speaking on Capitol Hill Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) proudly gushed about how he used a cannabis topical to treat arthritis pain in his shoulder. While visiting Hempfest in San Bernardino, CA the Congressman picked up a topical product infused with cannabis. He explained that he suffers from arthritis pain in his shoulder from…

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Teen Usage Rates Of Cannabis Fall
800 533 Mark Francis

It has been twenty years since the first medical cannabis legislation passed in California in 1996. Since that momentous first foray into legal medical cannabis, many other states have followed their lead. Some people have been fearful of the repercussions resulting from the change in legal status of medical cannabis. Of all the potential negative outcomes,…

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Ohio Poised To Be The 25th State With Legal Medical Cannabis
800 537 Mark Francis

Ohio is moving new medical cannabis legislation closer to becoming law. Yesterday, May 10, 2016, the Ohio house passed a bill which will provide patients access to legal medical cannabis. Ohio would be the 25th state in the union to pass legislation for medical cannabis, tipping the scales to a straight 50/50 balance of states…

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