Marijuana: Uncovering Its Historical Meaning

Marijuana: Uncovering Its Historical Meaning

Check out this guest blog written by Javier Armas, founder of the Bay Area Latino/a Cannabis Alliance “BALCA”, and author of the Budtender Education book! Read more about the History of Marijuana in Latinx culture here.

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Partnering to End Prohibition

Partnering To End Prohibition

The entire cannabis community owes it to those who were persecuted for cannabis crimes and those who stood against the forces of prohibition. Join us as we continue to push forward for an ultimate end to cannabis prohibition. Trulieve is proud to be part of those efforts and looks forward to building a stronger, inclusive cannabis community together.

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Trulieve Acquisition of Harvest FAQ

What you need to know about the Trulieve acquisition of Harvest

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THC Infused Coconut Arroz Con Leche

In honor of Latin Heritage Month and in partnership with JennyLee Molina, this cannabis-optional, plant-based coconut “Arroz Con Leche” is a dairy-free twist on a Latin comfort food classic. Add some lemon and orange zest for an uplifting and aromatic citrus touch. This recipe is incredibly easy to make and always a hit!

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Spasticity

How Cannabis Affects Spasticity

More than 12 million people worldwide experience muscle spasticity, which causes pain, reduced mobility, and prevents restful sleep. Spasticity is often a symptom associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy (CP), strokes and spinal cord injuries. As part of the effort to discover new treatments, cannabis has emerged as a potential. Could people living with spasticity find relief in cannabis products? Here's what the research tells us.

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Could Cannabis Help Treat Drug-Resistant Epilepsy?

This disorder of the Central Nervous System (CNS) can severely impact quality of life for those who have been diagnosed, the most severe among them being seizures. Cannabis has emerged as a possible alternative treatment for certain types of epilepsy, and has been a lifeline for those who cannot tolerate medication or do not respond to conventional treatment. What do we know so far?

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What We Know About Cannabis and Multiple Sclerosis

This relatively common neurological condition causes pain and loss of motor control, among other symptoms that drastically impact the quality of life of people living with the disease. Promising anecdotal evidence and scientific research alike show that cannabis can be a viable way to manage pain and attain restful sleep in MS patients. Here's what we know so far about the relationship between MS and cannabis.

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Sweepstakes and Contest Rules

Sweepstakes and Contest Rules

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Celebrate 7/10 with These 15 Trulieve Concentrates

July 10th is a celebration of cannabis concentrates. These products contain much more phytocannabinoids than cannabis flower, making them a great option for patients who have developed a high tolerance for the heady effects of cannabis.

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Stonewall Pride

Love Triumphs Over Hate: The History of the Stonewall Inn

To truly appreciate the celebratory atmosphere of today’s Pride festivities, it is critical to remember that the very first pride occurred as a struggle against oppression and hatred. Here’s how that unfolded, and why it’s especially important for the cannabis community to reflect on Pride’s roots.

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What came first: THC or THCa?

Of the more than 100 phytocannabinoids found in cannabis plants, none are more famous than delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Known simply as THC, this compound is responsible for the heady experience associated with cannabis consumption, and it offers a wide range of therapeutic benefits as well.Of course, before THC is THC, it begins in its acidic form. Known as THCa, this compound has a unique set of benefits all its own. And, while not nearly as bountiful as THC products, THCa products are becoming popular among many cannabis consumers and reaching dispensary sh...

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Meet CBG: What is Cannabigerol?

Cannabigerol (CBG) may have been discovered around the same time as Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), but the latter phytocannabinoid got all the attention at the time. As one of the first phytocannabinoids to develop in a young cannabis plant, CBG holds a special place among the around 130 phytocannabinoids researchers have identified so far. It’s now being studied for its unique role and the therapeutic potential it holds on its own.What is CBG, and why is it so important?CBG forms very early in the life of a cannabis plant as cannabigerolic acid (CBGA). For a br...

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