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Cannabis and Humulus: A Family Reunion

New beer brews with cannabis terpenes—and hops oil extracts fortified with THC
Posted: April 3, 2018
Cannabis shows promise in the management of ALS.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Cannabinoids

The recent passing of renown physicist Stephen Hawking drew attention to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a devastating neurodegenerative disease that afflicts 30,000 Americans. CBD and THC may help ALS patients manage symptoms and increase life expectancy.
Posted: March 17, 2018
CBD for nausea

Managing Nausea with Cannabis

Posted: February 26, 2018
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Green Rush Blues: California Cannabis After Legalization

Part 1 of our 3-part series: Eco-Crisis: Will Legalization Save California's Forests?
Posted: February 1, 2018

Thank You, Dennis Peron

If not for Dennis Peron, the courageous cannabis and gay rights activist who died on Jan. 27, 2018, medical marijuana might not be legal throughout much of the United States today. This book excerpt describes the San Francisco Cannabis Buyers' Club, the first medical marijuana dispensary in America, which Peron established and ran in open defiance of federal and state law.
Posted: January 31, 2018
A lot of growers are in a state of panic about what’s to come

Black Markets Matter

Part 2 of our 3-part series: Green Rush Blues: California Cannabis After Legalization
Posted: January 30, 2018
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Cannabinoid-Pharmaceutical Interactions: What You Need to Know

Drug interactions can be both useful and dangerous. Learn how CBD and THC may inhibit or amplify the effects of pain meds, statins, blood thinners, insulin & more.
Posted: January 16, 2018

Better Than Cannabis?

Nine ways that scientists are targeting the endocannabinoid system with synthetic drugs and isolates.
Posted: December 13, 2017

Bugs, Mold and Excrement

Welcome to the Brave New World of California Cannabis
Posted: November 26, 2017
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Epilepsy, Endocannabinoids and Phytocannabinoids

Cannabidiol and several other cannabis components can help patients with seizure disorders, and sometimes it's best to combine CBD with conventional anti-epileptic meds.
Posted: November 25, 2017