Cannabis entrepreneurship, an industry by and large dominated by white men as BuzzFeed discussed last month, got a huge boost from Whoopi Goldberg this week. The comedian and co-host of The View who holds a coveted EGOT — for those who didn't watch 30 Rock, that's a combination of Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Awards — has joined forces with another decorated professional, the High Times Cannabis Cup award-winning edible marijuana maker Maya Elisabeth, to launch a line of female-focused medical cannabis products — Whoopi & Maya — to alleviate menstrual pain. Midol, consider yourself disrupted.Continue reading
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Medical marijuana is legal in California when used for a valid medical condition. Your medical condition must be assessed and verified by your doctor to qualify for a physician’s recommendation. Below is a list of qualifying medical conditions for the state of California under Proposition 215, also known as the Compassionate Care Act of 1996.
In order to qualify for a medical marijuana card, a patient needs to have a doctor’s recommendation that determines the patient is suffering from one or more of the following conditions:Continue reading
Charlotte's Web is a well known (high CBD) marijuana strain
Medical marijuana has been a breakthrough treatment option to an uncountable number of patients seeking the relief it provides for ailments that range from arthritis to migraines, seizures and even cancer. The whys behind the relief cannabis provides to some patients can be harder to understand--it's generally heavy on scientific theory but sometimes difficult to put in laymen's terms. One key reason medical cannabis could be the alternative treatment that makes a huge difference is linked to the amount of cannabidiol (CBD) that is contained in the particular type of medical marijuana strain that a healthcare provider recommends.Continue reading
Most medical marijuana users know that the treatment dates back thousands of years, but do you know just how far? Most sources date the historical use of medical marijuana back tens of thousands of years.
Throughout that time, cannabis has been a valuable plant used to treat medical conditions throughout the world. Read on to learn more:Continue reading
Each cannabis stain is different, but why?
Marijuana strains are like coffee shops or denim brands -- once a consumer finds one they love, they won't explore anything else. Unfortunately, even marijuana aficionados who have a favorite strain find the strain differs from time to time. The reason for this is that while there are hundreds of marijuana strains currently in existence, they're all uniquely informed by their environment and genetic makeup. This leads to a wide variation in taste, texture and appearance from strain to strain. Here's what consumers need to know about how and why each marijuana strain differs from the next:Continue reading