THC is the psychoactive cannabinoid that some people consider a beneficial effect. Many people consider this an unwanted effect. THC does have some other benefits such pain relief, appetite stimulant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-bacterial and neuroprotective. CBD is the cannabinoid that is most associated with medical treatment and has those benefits, is not psychoactive. It also…

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I have chosen Nevada as a model for creating a testing safety reference guide. Nevada appears to have  the most comprehensive requirements for laboratory testing and accreditation. Testing includes:  moisture content, potency analysis, terpene analysis, foreign matter inspection, microbial screening, heavy metal screening, and pesticide residue analysis. Laboratory accreditation requirements include: following a minimum of…

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A Case for Medical Cannabis, Commonly Known as Marijuana      Establishing fact and fiction in the debate about marijuana and its’ usefulness in medicine or potential harm to society has created a large divide between the opposing views.  The following information is an attempt to provide some help in understanding what has been researched concerning…

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This is a quote that read on the Society of Cannabis Clinicians educational web site: “ Consider cannabis as drug with some psychoactive properties rather  than as an intoxicant with some therapeutic properties”.  I prefer to consider cannabis as a medicinal adaptogenic and tonic herb. The phytochemicals in plants serve purposes for the plant which…

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