3 Reasons Why Your Next Edibles Should Be Cooked Sous-Vide

May 9, 2016: With the advent of consumer-grade sous-vide machines from companies like Anova, Sansaire, and Nomiku, getting started with this method of cooking has never been easier or more affordable. If you’re unfamiliar with sous-vide, it's is a technique where food is sealed in plastic … [Read more...]

How to Customize Your Cannabis High with Temperature

April 28, 2016: Many cannabis consumers think that customizing their cannabis buzz is limited to the strains they have on their shelves, but temperature is an equally important factor. Think of temperature control as the key to unlocking whatever effects a strain can offer. A strain that’s … [Read more...]

Prescription painkiller deaths fall in medical marijuana states

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Researchers aren’t sure why, but in the 23 U.S. states where medical marijuana has been legalized, deaths from opioid overdoses have decreased by almost 25 percent, according to a new analysis. “Most of the discussion on medical marijuana has been about its … [Read more...]

Politicians’ Prescriptions for Marijuana Defy Doctors and Data

New York moved last week to join 22 states in legalizing medical marijuana for patients with a diverse array of debilitating ailments, encompassing epilepsy and cancer, Crohn’s disease and Parkinson’s. Yet there is no rigorous scientific evidence that marijuana effectively treats the … [Read more...]

USC research continues to uncover possible medical benefits of marijuana component

Research into the impact of the principal ingredient in marijuana at the molecular level on diseases keeps leading University of South Carolina researchers to new possibilities. The latest study, published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry, deals with the impact of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) … [Read more...]

Medical marijuana may be an alternative option for controlling pain

HOUGHTON - For patients with chronic conditions, ongoing disease management is an important part of maintaining health and controlling negative side effects of a disease. Disease management can include diet, exercise, medication and, for some patients, medical marijuana. "It has a lot of … [Read more...]

For patients like me, marijuana is a necessity

My breast cancer diagnosis at age 26 was an unwelcome and at times harrowing experience. What allowed me to endure the darkest days was the hope that my rigorous treatment — chemotherapy, surgeries and radiotherapy among them — would allow me to once again live a full and healthy life. It’s … [Read more...]

Study to look at how effective pot is at treating pain

A $2.2-million federally funded study soon will help answer the question: Does medicinal marijuana really help? The grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse funds a four-year project that began this month at the University of Michigan. Researchers will track the progress of 800 recipients … [Read more...]

Case dismissed against marijuana grower

BAD AXE — More than three years after his Bad Axe rental house was raided, charges against 47-year-old Livonia resident Jeffrey David Ellis were dismissed Friday. Judge M. Richard Knoblock made the decision after determining that Ellis was in compliance with the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act, … [Read more...]

Seed of Relief Aims to Find Answers for Pain with Medicinal Marijuana Research

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – Michigan native and entrepreneur Steven Schafer has created Seed of Relief to raise funding for medicinal marijuana research. Seed of Relief, the newly created non-profit organization based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, strives to raise money from private donors, large … [Read more...]

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