LEXINGTON, Ky., – A recent University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment study went beyond hope and hearsay and examined industrial hemp’s true potential as a viable crop in Kentucky. Profitable opportunities may exist for a limited number of farmers and processors, particularly in seed and oil, but the current lack of efficient […]

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  By Estelle Toby Goldstein I recently received the following inquiry:  “I have a friend in medical school who is really interested in brain science.  She is always talking about “opioid receptors” and “glutamate receptors” and stuff like that, but she has never heard of “cannabinoid receptors.” Do they even exist?” The answer – You […]

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Credit: foter-Torben-Bjorn-Hansen-CC-BYDespite medical marijuana being legal for over three years in New Jersey, extensive regulations and high fees have pushed some patients back into the black market. The Star-Ledger tells the heartbreaking story of of Suzette Roberts, who suffers from stage 4 breast cancer: [Following] the rules of New Jersey’s struggling medical marijuana program has gotten […]

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The U.S. House of Representatives voted 225-200 on June 20 to legalize the industrial farming of hemp fiber. Hemp is the same species as the marijuana plant, and its fiber has been used to create clothing, paper, and other industrial products for thousands of years; however, it has been listed as a “controlled substance” since […]

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Cannabigerolic (CBG) Is Vital To The Development Of Cannabis When considering the medicine that best suits you, it’s helpful to know the science behind a strain’s cannabinoid profile. The prevalence of lab testing is a great tool and has rapidly become the industry standard. Teams of chemists at locations like SC Labs in California and […]

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CHICAGO — Illinois became the 20th state in the nation to allow the medical use of marijuana Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn signing some of the nation’s toughest standards into law. The measure, which takes effect Jan. 1, sets up a four-year pilot program for state-regulated dispensaries and 22 so-called cultivation centers, where the plants […]

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A recent University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment study went beyond hope and hearsay and examined industrial hemp’s true potential as a viable crop in Kentucky. Profitable opportunities may exist for a limited number of farmers and processors, particularly in seed and oil, but the current lack of efficient fiber processing techniques, […]

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  By Estelle Toby Goldstein I recently received the following inquiry:  “I have a friend in medical school who is really interested in brain science.  She is always talking about “opioid receptors” and “glutamate receptors” and stuff like that, but she has never heard of “cannabinoid receptors.” Do they even exist?” The answer – You […]

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