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Understanding Your Body’s Endocannabinoid System

Understanding Your Body's Endocannabinoid System

By G. Rabinski — The 1964 discovery and isolation of cannabinoids in cannabis, the therapeutically active components that provide relief for a wide variety of diseases and conditions, has led to research about the endogenous cannabinoid, or  endocannabinoid, system in humans. It turns out that humans produce their own cannabinoids, chemicals that are responsible for homeostasis including fighting off diseases in a variety of ...

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Will Florida be a Pay-to-Play Medical Marijuana Industry?

By Bill Monroe — When I attended meetings in Tallahassee back in 2013 I had heard from fellow cannabis advocates that the fix was in. That only certain groups out of Tallahassee would financially profit in the medical marijuana business in Florida, and that barriers to entry would be constructed to keep out the small mom and pop entrepreneurs, people ...

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Enter to WIN The ‘Highmanity’ T-Shirt Giveaway Contest

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We’re excited to offer our first FREE T-shirt contest on our Natural Revolution Facebook page, starting Wednesday March 1, 2017. The contest will be posted to our Facebook page starting at 9 a.m. EST, and the shirt pictured is a sample of the shirt, which will be printed on both sides. This contest will be running for a limited time ...

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U.S. Has Funded Israeli Cannabis Research For 50 Years

The U.S. government has been funding medical cannabis research for the past five decades. Only, they’ve been outsourcing that research to another country. For half of a century, the National Institute of Health has provided an annual grant to Israel for research on the herb. You may have heard of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam. Dr. Mechoulam is the man who first discovered ...

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Florida DOH Seek to Illegally Change Amendment 2 Medical Cannabis Rule

An overwhelming 71.3 percent of the vote in Florida passed the medical cannabis Amendment 2 bill which would allow physicians the discretion to recommend medical marijuana in any instance where they believe that its medical use “would likely outweigh the potential health risks” for their patients. However, the new rules the Florida Department of Health (DOH) seek to change would not permit ...

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The Ultimate Guide to Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil

The ultimate guide to cannabidiol cbd oil

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. In hemp, however, THC is only present in trace amounts, while CBD dominates the plant’s makeup. CBD interacts with our naturally occurring systems, but is non-psychotropic, it doesn’t cause a high. This makes it a safer, less controversial alternative, while still offering significant health benefits. Although scientists ...

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Meet the Man Who Found the Natural Cure for Cancer

Earlier this year, the US government’s Department of Health admitted that Cannabis kills cancer cells. It is vital to understand that this is not a ‘discovery’, because it has been known for decades that the active ingredient of this naturally occurring plant – called Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – is highly effective at destroying cancer cells! In 1974 researchers at the Medical ...

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[VIDEO] Bernie Sanders to Take Marijuana Off Controlled Substance Act as President

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When it comes to marijuana policy, Bernie Sanders is the clear favorite out of all of the candidates trying to become the next President of the United States. Whereas the other candidates may respect states’ rights at best (depending on if you believe what they say), Bernie Sanders has introduced legislation to completely end federal marijuana prohibition altogether. “It is not ...

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Health Organization Creates Fake Marijuana Use Disorder Issuing Warning

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a sort of reassuring ring to it. Yet, even a little investigation into this organization reveals that it is essentially the junction where the US Government and Big Pharma are joined together in a profitable union. The seemingly impending legalization of medical and recreational marijuana across the country has the pharmaceutical industry more ...

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US Supreme Court Ruling Could End Legal Marijuana Sales

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Although the Obama Administration advised the U.S. Supreme Court in 2015 not to waste any time entertaining a lawsuit brought forth by Oklahoma and Nebraska that suggests Colorado’s legal marijuana market is causing “irreparable injury” due to an influx of drug trafficking into their communities, the nation’s highest court will discuss on Friday whether to pick up the case—creating the potential ...

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Can Marijuana Improve Your Sex Life?

When you get supremely stoned, you’re probably not good for taking care of anything beyond a couple bags of Doritos. However, more and more doctors that specialize in medical marijuana are noticing a surprising side effect from a light buzz: Patients getting cannabis for pain management, anxiety, or chronic conditions are reporting it’s helping in the bedroom, too. “We’ve known for a while, at least anecdotally, ...

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