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Cannabis smoking and the Entourage Effect

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The “Entourage Effect” is an experience or phenomenon associated with different marijuana compounds and how the interact with one another. So why do unique strains of cannabis have such dramatically different effects on people? Research has found that cannabis molecules work with a person’s physiology and even interact with one another. When most individuals think about smoking cannabis, CBD and THC typically come to mind. Effects of cannabinoids However, the reality is that marijuana plants are similar to tiny factories that produce up to 400 different chemicals and medicinal compounds, approximately 60 of which are called cannabinoids. The most abundant...

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How does Cannabis affect Our Sleep?

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When it comes to getting a good night’s rest, there are dozens of drugs and other products on the market that promise to do that. Unfortunately, some of those products aren’t the healthiest or may not suit you. However, there’s a natural remedy you may have overlooked, namely cannabis. Studies suggest that cannabis will not only enable you to sleep better but could also relieve any anxiety or pain that may be preventing you from falling and staying asleep through the night. It assists to calm your nerves and mind, helping effectively allowing you to have a restful sleep. Related...

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Is it safe to smoke Marijuana on a Daily Basis?

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While most of us are aware of the psychoactive effects of marijuana (the high that results), it’s time to ask the bigger question: “Is it safe to smoke marijuana on a daily basis?” and “What exactly is chronic cannabis use?” To find the answers to these questions, you have to compare your own experiences with the following information. We just have one simple suggestion – if you feel that you should cut down on your cannabis consumption or stop smoking altogether, then by all means, do it.On the other hand, if you’re okay with your consumption levels but still want...

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Treating Depression with Cannabis

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Although the research into treating depression with cannabis is still in its infancy, some studies have shown that it can improve the symptoms of depression while others show that it isn’t useful when it comes to improving or treating it. A much smaller study group found that cannabis could lead to an increased risk of becoming depressed. Finally, one study found that cannabis was effective at treating the symptoms of depression in some cancer patients.Marijuana contains CBD and THC, chemical compounds known as cannabinoids, which create the psychoactive effects that we feel after smoking. We have a natural system that...

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How the Body processes THC as an Edible vs. Smoking

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One fact that everyone including novices should be familiar with – Marijuana contains delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol, more commonly known as THC. It is the cannabinoid that interacts with the brain’s neurotransmitters and gets you high. Interestingly enough, it is processed differently by the body as an edible compared to when you smoke it. Read on to find out how. Edibles When ingested as an edible, THC travels from the stomach to the liver. In the liver, it is metabolized or transformed into 11-hydroxy- tetrahydrocannabinol. It’s this chemical that is the key to understanding how consuming THC as an edible differs from smoking...

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