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By juicing cannabis, patients receive most of the medical benefits of the plant without the “high”. Cannabis in its raw form is still psychoactive, just not like the medicating effects patients are used to from smoking or eating an edible. [Source]

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Think big and then chase your dream passionately. Jahan Peston, founder of BOHEMCO, a company that plans to use Cannabis for various commercial uses speaks about how he and his six friends decided to build this business. He introduces the audience to the many facets of a single commodity, cannabis in this case. His talk revolves around how perspective…

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Cristina has studied the effect of cannabinoids on lipid and carbohydrate intermediate metabolism first and on cancer cell proliferation later. She obtained her PhD with Honors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Complutense University in 2000. During her postdoc at Dr. Piomelli’s laboratory (University…

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Medical marijuana has always been a polarizing topic, clouded in controversy, and it can be challenging to distinguish the real medical benefits from the stoner myths. On this week’s Yoga Talk Show, Dr. David Casarett takes us on a tour of the medical cannabis world to learn about its uses and benefits as…

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The second day of the 2015 Medical Cannabis Bike Tour began in the Dutch town of Weert. Over 80 riders and volunteers set off from the town on the second leg of a 3 day, 420km sporting cannabis odyssey through Europe that took place in June 2015. The participants were riding to raise funds for cancer research that…

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Neil Belot is the Executive Director of the Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association (CMCIA), which is the industry association of Licensed Producers under the MMPR. He is responsible for developing and executing CMCIA’s overall strategy, assuring its financial health and managing its day-to-day…

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The first day involved riding 129 km through Holland, Germany and Belgium. Mostly using cycle paths, there were some hills (yes Dutch hills!) and several river crossings. Over 80 international riders and volunteers converged in Valkenberg, near Maastricht, in southern Holland for the 2015 Medical Cannabis…

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A new study takes a look at how marijuana may help heal broken bones. Researchers at Tel Aviv University and Hebrew University found that CBD, a non-psychotropic component of marijuana, strengthened fractured bones during their healing process.

CBD, or cannabinoid cannabidiol, doesn't make you feel…

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The medical cannabis movement has come a long way thanks to the diverse work of patients, advocates, researchers and medical professionals . The opening panel will explore our progress and recent victories. [Source]

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For the past several years, Senator Elizabeth Warren has been a champion for progressives in this country. And now, she’s stepping up to the plate for one of the biggest progressive fights in the United States. Warren, along with seven other U.S. senators, issued a letter to multiple federal drug and health…

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Reason TV traveled to Denver, Colorado, for the National Cannabis Industry Association's second annual Cannabis Business Summit to find out how legalization is driving innovation and growth in the thriving—and legal—marijuana economy. [Source]

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For IN the NOW with Anissa Naouai, The Resident visited the Cannabis Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Hundreds of business people came together to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the growing marijuana business in the US. Not surprisingly, cannabis has already become big business in the US, with major players like Monsanto…

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