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Marijuana extract sharply cuts seizures in severe form of epilepsy - Cannabis News

An oil derived from the marijuana plant sharply reduces violent seizures in young people suffering from a rare, severe form of epilepsy, according to a study published Wednesday that gives more hope to parents who have been clamoring for access to the medication.

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This Pot Company Is Cleaning Up The Weed Industry With Aeroponics - Cannabis News

GrowX’s aeroponics-enabled cannabis cultivation system requires 95% less water than traditional agriculture, and yields up to 300% more green.

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Cannabis could treat traumatic brain injury, Israeli researchers say - Cannabis News

Hebrew University team finds that cannabinoid compounds help recovery in rats, possibly opening door for clinical trials.

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Hemp conference to draw industry, scientists, policymakers to Kentucky - Cannabis News

Individuals interested in the hemp industry, science and policy can attend concurrent tracks in each area and a two-day scientific poster session and trade show.

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The Future of Cannabis May Lie in Terpene Isolation - Cannabis News

Terpene extraction is not only a reality but the next new craze in cannabis compound isolation.

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You can build your own tiny hemp home, he’ll show you how - Cannabis News

Use of hemp as a construction material is part of the revival of the crop in America, thanks to entrepreneurs who are thinking big — and small, including a Colorado firm that hosts workshops on hempcrete and builds tiny hemp houses.

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A little cannabis every day might keep brain ageing at bay - Cannabis News

Can marijuana boost learning and memory as we get older?

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Why Hemp Could Be The Future Of Plastics - Cannabis News

“This could potentially create the largest carbon-negative industry in the world."

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As draft blew through Philadelphia, ex-NFL players met to talk marijuana - Cannabis News

While the NFL draft dominated the Ben Franklin Parkway on Friday, several former players met at the Union League to discuss medical marijuana with cannabis entrepreneurs, scientists, and advocates.

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“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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“Father of cannabis research” calls for rescheduling CBD - Cannabis News

PUEBLO — If the United States stopped viewing CBD as an illegal substance, it would unlock the marijuana compound’s immense potential as medicine, the “father of cannabis research” said Saturday.

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Hemp: The future of home construction? - Cannabis news

As interest in industrial hemp has grown, so too has interest in hemp-centric production.

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Suffering From Chronic Stress? Marijuana Can Help With That - Cannabis News

Scientists have found that lasting stress also depresses endocannabinoids -- neurotransmitters similar to the active ingredients in cannabis -- and that, in turn, can depress us.

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Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism - Cannabis News

There is anecdotal evidence that marijuana’s main non-psychoactive compound — cannabidiol or CBD — helps autistic children in ways no other medication has.

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Why Microdosing Is Taking Over Medical Marijuana - Cannabis News

With microdosing, people are getting the maximum benefit from the minimum amount, without becoming stoned, paranoid or lethargic.

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Pot and push ups: could marijuana be the next workout aid? - Cannabis News

Some people stretch before they workout. Others smoke a joint.

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Study: Compound in marijuana seems to help with severe form of epilepsy - Cannabis News

A compound found in marijuana halves the risk of certain seizures in people who have a severe form of epilepsy, a new study shows.

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Legalization Of Cannabis May Dramatically Cut Opioid Abuse Rates - Cannabis News

The suggestion is that rather than using powerful painkillers, people are instead turning to legal pot.

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Ten Cool Facts About Hemp From the NoCo Expo - Cannabis News

The fourth annual NoCo Hemp Expo this past weekend featured more than 130 vendors and 60 speakers, all sharing information about this amazing plant.

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New Zealand: Half of cancer patients using cannabis, say doctors - Cannabis News

It's a highly charged issue, and when it comes to medicinal cannabis, New Zealand - like many countries - is grappling with what to do about it.

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