March 2015

Medical Marijuana/ Medicinal Cannabis

By |March 4th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In 1970, the US Congress placed marijuana in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act because they considered it to have "no accepted medical use." Since then, 23 of 50 US states and DC have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Proponents of medical marijuana argue that it can be a safe and effective treatment for [...]

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March 2014

How does Marijuana work?

By |March 5th, 2014|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The main active chemical in marijuana is THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol). It is a psychoactive ingredient. The highest concentrations of THC are found in the leaves and flowers. When marijuana smoke is inhaled, THC rapidly passes from the lungs into the bloodstream and is carried to the brain and other organs throughout the body. THC from the [...]

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