Trulieve Bringing Medical Edibles to Florida

The leading medical cannabis distributor in the Sunshine State is putting some new product on its shelves.

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Genotype vs. Phenotypes

Genotype is based on the DNA of an organism. Cannabis is diploid, meaning that it inherits two copies of each gene — one copy from each parent. Thus, the genotype for a gene of interest is based on the combination of the two copies.

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Study: With CBD, 80% of Children With Autism Saw Improvement

Researchers in Israel have recently discovered strong evidence that medical cannabis is an effective treatment  for children who are on the autism spectrum. The medical journal Neurology will soon publish the study which highlights a clinical trial in which autistic children were trea...

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Can CBD Help With Stress and Anxiety? Experts Say It Balances Your Mood From The Inside Out

A new ingredient is taking the stage in the world of cannabis and it’s called CBD, scientifically known as cannabidiol. Many are already familiar with the now ubiquitous chemical derived from the marijuana plant. It appears in everything from bath oil to a latte at the neighborhood coffee shop...

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Study Suggests CBD May Have Antipsychotic Effect in High-Risk Individuals

Now, there is hope for patients who are at risk for suffering from psychosis.  JAMA Psychiatry, a psychiatric research publication, has published a recent study which indicates that CBD may have antipsychotic effects in people who have a risk of psychosis. Previous studies have p...

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The Therapeutic Benefits Of Medicating with Delta-8 THC

The Therapeutic Benefits of Medicating with Delta-8 THCDelta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been the leading phytocannabinoid for quite some time, as it’s the most famous and the most researched of the 100+ phytocannabinoids we know about so far. Now, there’s a new compound capturing...

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Medical Cannabis a Hit With Seniors, Survey Says

According to one survey of 138 senior-aged patients, 27 percent reported that they were able to discontinue their entire regime of painkillers with the aid of medical cannabis.One woman uses drops of marijuana oil to help alleviate chronic back pain. Acupuncture, cortisone shots and chiropractic a...

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93% of Patients Prefer Cannabis Over Opioids For Managing Pain, According to New Study

New research has looked into what patients prefer for pain management: prescription opioids, which are widely used - - and often come with undesirable side effects including fatal overdose - or medical marijuana, which has few side effects and isn’t linked with fatal overdosing. The r...

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Study Shows Females Who use Cannabis Have Higher IQ’s Than Those Who Don’t.

A study conducted by Science Daily illustrates what many cannabis consumers have known for some time: cannabis is the herb of the wise.  Researchers followed approximately 8,000 girls and women, aged 5 to 30.  Their IQ’s were tested twice during childhood. When the women w...

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Study Might Suggest Cannabis Could Be A Viable Treatment For Symptoms Of Crohn’s Disease

In the U.S. alone, there are roughly 800,000 people affected with Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), that affects the body by causing inflammation in the digestive tract. The result of this is severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss, and extreme...

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Study: Medical Marijuana Could Save Medicaid $1 Billion

It's undeniable that cannabis is a medication. It is, however - perhaps undeservedly - on the nation's Controlled Substances Act, the rundown of America's most risky medications. The vast majority of drugs are classified as pharmaceutical. In the 28 states where therapeutic cannab...

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$18.5 Billion Less For Big Pharma If All 50 States Legalize Medical Marijuana: Study Shows

The pharmaceutical industry could have a near-death experience and not fully recover if nationwide medical marijuana legalization became a reality. This is the sentiment from the most recent research from the analytics firm New Frontier Data. In a study titled “From Pre...

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