Will Monsanto be able to Monopolize on Cannabis Strains?

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Scientists are working to map the complete DNA structure of the cannabis plant in order to prevent major agricultural seed companies, like Monsanto, from securing exclusive patents on specific strains. Late last week, Mowgli Holmes, Chief Scientific Officer of Phylos Bioscience, the company overseeing the Cannabis Genome Project, explained to those in attendance of TechFestNW … Continue reading

Tolerance Breaks and Rejuvenating the Effects of Cannabis

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Some us know what it means to take a tolerance break, but is it really effective or are we working with a placebo effect? Read on to learn more!  Regular cannabis consumers have been known to experience fluctuations in their tolerance to marijuana over time. Despite rotating strains or trying new consumption methods, some consumers report that the … Continue reading

Which U.S. States Accept Out-of-State Medical Marijuana Authorizations?

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As more and more states legalize medical marijuana, a lot of patients are starting to wonder if their authorizations are valid in any states other than where they were first issued. Fortunately, some medical marijuana-legal states do indeed accept out-of-state authorizations, and they’re listed below. The number of states is small right now, but we’ll continue … Continue reading

5 Promising Cannabis Studies That Explore How Cannabinoids Interact with the Human Body

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International Cannabinoid Research Society’s (or ICRS) recent 25th annual symposium proved to be a great place to share ideas and learn from a wide variety of highly accomplished scientists in the area of cannabinoid research. The 4-day conference was highly diverse, covering everything from novel chemical cannabinoid entities, to quality control methods for cannabis, to … Continue reading

First Ever Weed Ad Gets Pulled From Colorado Airwaves

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The first-ever recreational pot commercial was supposed to air on an ABC affiliate in Denver this week but got pulled Monday night due to legal concerns. Although recreational and medical marijuana use is legal in the state of Colorado, the federal government—which still considers cannabis illegal—regulates airwaves. “Scripps has decided not to accept marijuana advertising … Continue reading