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Whether you agree with it in principle or not, testing for illicit drug use is a reality for many workers in the United States. Drug testing is mandatory for federal employees, and although it isn’t required in the private sector, more employers are implementing some kind(s) of drug screening. When

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Cannabis is not only a plant; it is also an elegant botanical compound. Cannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds in the cannabis plant with many beneficial therapeutic applications. The cannabis plant is also the source of fiber and seeds that have tremendous economic value as raw materials for industrial use, food

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia will be offering a medical marijuana course this autumn. The course called Introduction to Professional Management of Marijuana for Medical Purposes in Canada, will teach students how to operate a marijuana business under new government regulations, and will feature insight from professionals with experience

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For decades large-scale clinical trial research into marijuana’s therapeutic benefits has been blocked in the United States. Now, there is a group of senators pushing for change in marijuana research. Eight democratic senators, lead by Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, submitted a letter dated July 9th 2015 to representatives of

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This article has been re-posted from the July – August 2005 Cannabis Health Journal. By Michael Anderson Planet Earth is not what it was just twenty years ago, as global change has been brought on by the machines of industry and a general lack of respect for the delicate balance

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In Canada and many other countries in the world we are currently rediscovering the medical applications of cannabis. Hash or keef is a concentration of resin glands, and therefore is a more potent product than cannabis itself. As a result, less smoke is needed to achieve the desired effects. Cannabis

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This article has been re-posted from the May – June 2005 Cannabis Health Journal. By Valerie Leveroni Corral WAMM initiated a study in 1993 designed to address the question of differential clinical effects between Cannabis sativa and C. indica strains and hybrids, and also examining effects of inhaled and ingested

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This article has been re-posted from the March – April 2004 Cannabis Health Journal. By Russell Barth Christine and I awoke on Friday the 22nd of April with several plans. The first was to find out about our medical marijuana licenses. I called the Office of Cannabis Medical Access at

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