Posts tagged THC
Marijuana Health Benefits For Pets

The use of cannabis extract is a growing trend in treating pets. High summer is hell for my Golden-doodle, Monty. At the park, grass seeds and burrs catch in his woolly mop of black fur. The pollen and dust set off his skin allergies. The heat – more severe every year in the Pacific north-west – cuts fetch time in half.

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Cannabis Infused Butter

Cannabis-infused butter (cannabutter) is one of the simplest and most common ways to make medicated foods, yet making infused butter properly can be a little bit tricky. In order for THC to properly decarboxylate—change from its acid form to its psychoactive form—the cannabis needs to be heated at low temperatures over long periods of time.

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What is CBD

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is one of the active cannabinoids (ingredients) in cannabis. CBD is considered to have many medical applications, and works in concert with THC to obtain what is known as the entourage effect. CBD is often extracted from the marijuana plant in the form of liquid oil and has slowly begun use as a treatment for Dravet syndrome in some US states.

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Have a toke and a smile

Reform advocates have strongly objected to the continued inclusion of cannabis in the prohibitive Schedule I of the federal Controlled Substances Act (CSA), and the stark disparity between the drug's pharmacological reality and its federal legal status has provoked a sharp debate. But far less known is the fact that many drugs commonly considered much more dangerous than pot are actually easier to get under federal law than the relatively benign herb.

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What Are Flavonoids

Similar to terpenes, flavonoids are aromatic molecules that help give marijuana its taste and smell. These flavonoids occur naturally in many other plants, though the ones contained within marijuana known as cannaflavins have been known to reduce inflammation and are nearly 30 times more powerful than an average dose of aspirin.

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Tetradrocannabinolhy

Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC is the primary psychoactive component of the cannabis plant. This cannabinoid was first isolated in 1964 by an Israeli Professor Raphael Mechoulam and Dr. Yechiel Gaoni. THC is currently a schedule I drug in the United States, meaning that it is deemed by the federal government to have no medicinal value whatsoever.

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