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How Legal Cannabis Is Saving Lives in Colorado

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  • Researchers examined the association between Colorados legalization of recreational cannabis use and opioid-related mortality.
  • Using data from the years 2000-2015, the authors of the study found a decrease in opioid-related deaths in the two years following Colorados legalization.
  • After Colorados legalization of recreational cannabis sale and use, opioid-related deaths decreased more than 6 percent in the following 2 years, wrote authors Melvin D. Livingston, Tracey E. Barnett, Chris Delcher and Alexander C. Wagenaar.
  • The mean annual opioid overdose mortality rate was 24.8 percentwhen compared to states without access to medical cannabis.
  • The authors of multiple studies have found medical cannabis laws to be associated with significantly lower state-level opioid overdose mortality rates.

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The Ultimate Marijuana FAQ: Everything A Beginner Needs to Know About Weed

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  • Heres the difference: The marketplace, and law enforcement, use words like marijuana and cannabis to refer to plants bred or naturally high in psychoactive cannabinoids like THC.
  • When we say hemp,in crude terms, were talking about cannabisthatslow in psychoactive cannabinoids and specifically raised for the use of its seeds or stalks for food, fiber or fuel.
  • Turns out that the compounds in the cannabis plant turn on this systemand that our bodies produce similar compounds that also activate these receptors.
  • Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is only one of the many active compounds in the cannabis plantbut you wont find any THC in a raw cannabis plant.
  • All you need to know is that your body produces compounds that activate the same receptors activated by the cannabinoids found in the cannabis plantonce they are heated up.

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The 2017 Seed Bank Hall of Fame ·

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  • Behold the HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup winners with prized genetics that are improving the quality of the cannabis gene pool with great and unique strains that stand the test of time.
  • Compiled by Danny Danko and T.H. Caeczar – – Since 2008, Crockett has been known for two incredibly popular cultivars that have won many awards over the past few years both for Crockett himself and others using his genetics: Were talking, of course, of the Tangie and Strawberry Banana.
  • Since relocating to California, the Swamp Boys have been consistently discovering new genetics, combining their tried-and-true strains with some of the newer varieties to create innovative and unique standout cultivars.
  • Some of the males hes selected for his breeding projects have included the Appalachia (Tres Dawg x Green Crack) and an 88 G-13 x Hash Plant cross thats been producing nothing but superior A-grade genetics with intense effects, incredible aromas and unique flavor profiles.
  • Gage Green Group – – Mean Gene and Leo Stone started Aficionado Seeds in 2013, primarily as a way of preserving old-school genetics and the old way of doing things in the Emerald Triangle.

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