Cannabis Industry Links We Love

by | Apr 30, 2016

The Medicine Box team’s favorite cannabis links! Share yours in the comments.


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How Cannabis Can Help Introverts




Introverted smokers however combat this energy loss with different strains of cannabis. Cannabis that is high in THC, like hybrids or Sour Diesel, will immediately give you a boost of feeling alert and energized.

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Marijuana Researchers Are Tired of Working With the US Government’s Shitty Weed




Still, there are other components of marijuana, like terpenes, that haven’t been well studied, but would require more plant strains to do so, said Gust. However, it would be “very, very difficult, almost impossible” for NIDA to replicate these strains because they’re grown in various places and conditions, which would make the endeavor expensive and time consuming.

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10 Facts About Cannabidiol (CBD)




CBD seems to offer natural protection against the marijuana high. Numerous studies suggest that CBD acts to reduce the intoxicating effects of THC, such as memory impairment and paranoia.

CBD also appears to counteract the sleep-inducing effects of THC, which may explain why some strains of cannabis are known to increase alertness.

Both CBD and THC have been found to present no risk of lethal overdose. However, to reduce potential side effects, medical users may be better off using cannabis with higher levels of CBD.

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8 Ways to Talk to Your Mom About Pot




Help your mom see that cannabis is about more than Woodstock and “lazy stoners.” Talk about other high profile successful people that use cannabis. President Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Martha Stewart, Bill Gates, and Whoopi Goldberg are just a few high profile people that have admitted to lighting up. Surely there is a celebrity that your mom admires that is also a cannabis consumer.

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First Time Buying Legal Weed




So you’re in a state where recreational marijuana is perfectly legal and you’re looking to try it for the first time guilt free and by the numbers. What do you do?

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5 Fun Date Ideas for Cannabis-Friendly Couples




One of the most common struggles I hear from couples is that they find themselves in a dating rut. They’ve done the same combination of dates hundreds of times: movies, dining in or out, concerts, sporting events, outdoor recreational activities, Netflix binges. Admittedly, finding new and interesting date ideas can be a challenge. As adults, we often get caught up in societally imposed ideas about age-appropriate behavior. What if we set down that baggage and instead were willing to say “yes” to exploring seemingly common ideas in new ways?