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According to the Mayo Clinic, "depression is a mood disorder that causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest and affects how you feel, think and behave and can lead to a variety of emotional and physical problems." And according to the World Health Organization 264 million people affected by this debilitating disorder. Through the years medical professionals have treated depression in many different ways including prescription medicines and behavioral therapy.

Cooking with cannabis can be somewhat intimidating for beginners but once you know the basics, you will see that cannabis is simply another ingredient for your favorite recipes. Since you are interested in learning more about cooking with cannabis, here are some basics to get you started on your recipe for success.

Taking time to take care of your cannabis will make the difference between a good experience or not so good experience. It doesn't matter if you grow your own and are looking for proper storage protocol or buy different buds from local dispensaries and need to store it in-between visits. There are a few basics to follow. Here is a quick guide.

The drums of advocates and opponents of medical cannabis continue to beat but it seems a winner is coming out. More than half of US states including Michigan have now legalized medical marijuana and if this trend continues, the federal government may be convinced to reclassify cannabis as a schedule II drug just like Ritalin. Medical cannabis is the use of chemicals found in marijuana to treat or manage diseases and health conditions.

The continuing legalization of medical cannabis by different US states is a ray of hope that perhaps this form of treatment may help millions of people suffering from chronic diseases that are yet to be tamed by modern medicine. Inflammation, depression, psychosis, convulsions and Neurodegeneration are the health disorders that cannabis/CBD have been shown to manage therapeutically even better than approved medications. The limited clinical data that back these claims together with the federal classification of marijuana as a schedule I controlled substance only add to the confusion of using this form of treatment.

If you follow news and updates in the CBD world at all, you may have heard terms like nano CBD, nano-emulsified CBD, or water soluble CBD. In fact, they’re all just different terms for the same process. So what is nano CBD? How does it differ from regular CBD oil? Is it better? What are the benefits? Let’s take a look.

Cannabinoids is a group of chemicals found in the Cannabis sativa plant. About 113 of them have been identified and they make up to 40% of the total cannabis extract.  Cannabinoidol or CBD is one of the most abundant cannabinoid that dominate the hemp plants.

The legalization of medical marijuana in Michigan was initiated in 2008 under the Michigan Compassionate Care Initiative. Later in November of 2018, the adult use of cannabis was also legalized under the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act. In January of 2019, hemp and Cannabinoidol (CBD) derived from it was further legalized this time under the Michigan Industrial Hemp Research and Development Act.

CBD is generally used in oil form. Even if you’re not using CBD oil directly, most products that contain CBD are made by mixing in CBD oil. It can be effective, but there’s one problem. The human body is made up of mostly water. And oil and water don’t mix. That’s why it can take some time for CBD to be absorbed into the body.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, the effective cure or vaccine for this viral disease is yet to be found. Researchers around the world are scratching their heads looking for any leads as the answer could just lie in anything. Being one of the oldest medicinal drugs in the world, cannabis may as well be a good candidate for COVID-19 treatment.

Just like all other drugs, CBD and cannabis products in general are subject to dosing because too much of it can be dangerous while too low of it beats the logic of using it in the first place.

Medical marijuana is the use of the leaves, flowers and buds of the hemp plant cannabis sativa to help treat symptoms associated with diseases like cancer, arthritis and AIDS among many others. While it is against the federal law in the United States to deal with marijuana for any purpose, as many as 33 states have passed legislation to allow the use of medical marijuana. The state of Michigan joined other states that allowed the use of medical marijuana in the year 2008 after the voters passed a ballot proposal by a large margin. The laws were later enacted which gave birth to the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act (MMMA). Although confusing at first, it has undergone amendments over the years to clarify its ambiguities in accordance with the original intent of the people.

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