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THC vs. CBD: What’s the Difference?

THC vs. CBD: What’s the Difference?

CBD and THC have garnered substantial public attention recently. They have been claimed to do everything from reduce pain to shrink cancer tumors. Because of this huge growth in research and awareness, there has been a large amount of confusion between the two main...

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Cannabinoids: What Are They & What Do They Do?

Cannabinoids: What Are They & What Do They Do?

Cannabinoids have become the topic of countless research papers, discussions, and debates. They have become targets for investigation and experimentation leading to huge breakthroughs in medicine and pharmaceuticals. However, because of their relative recency of...

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Can You Smoke Medical Marijuana in Ohio?

Can You Smoke Medical Marijuana in Ohio?

Legal medical marijuana is available to purchase in several forms. These forms are oils, tinctures, plant materials, edibles, and patches. This begs the question, if medical marijuana is available as a plant material, then is it legal to smoke? In this article, we...

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Can Marijuana Use Kill Brain Cells?

Can Marijuana Use Kill Brain Cells?

Can Marijuana Use Kill Brain Cells? The short answer as to whether marijuana can kill brain cells is “NO.”  Medical marijuana's effects on brain cells does not appear to be neurotoxic at doses appropriate for human consumption.  You may be assured that our Ohio...

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Terpenes – What Are They Exactly?

Terpenes – What Are They Exactly?

Terpenes - What Are They Exactly?   Simply put, terpenes are natural compounds found in medical cannabis (and other plants) that give such a unique scent.  Terpenes create a plant immune and defense system against bacteria, fungi, insects, birds, and herbivores....

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Where Can I Buy Medical Marijuana in Ohio?

Where Can I Buy Medical Marijuana in Ohio?

In case you haven’t heard, Ohio Medical Marijuana dispensaries are now open, allowing patients and caregivers to purchase legal medical marijuana. This is a historic step as more dispensaries continue to open across the state and more products become available to...

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Medical Marijuana – The Historical Timeline

Medical Marijuana – The Historical Timeline

The emerging view of marijuana as a medicine is far from new. Civilizations have long been using the plant for a variety of reasons. References as far back as 2900 BCE in ancient China and its therapeutic uses have been used in India since about 1000 BCE. In this...

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Why is Medical Marijuana So Great?

Why is Medical Marijuana So Great?

Why is Medical Marijuana So Great? The simple answer was best given by the “godfather of cannabis research,” Dr. Raphael Mechoulam who stated: “By using a plant that has been around for thousands of years, we discovered a new physiological system of immense...

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Can Marijuana Help You Sleep?

Can Marijuana Help You Sleep?

Many people have claimed that they use marijuana to help them sleep faster, easier, and deeper, and with the use of medical marijuana becoming more and more common, many patients and users are asking if this is true. To answer this, we will look at some of the...

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Terpenes: What Are They & How Do They Work?

Terpenes: What Are They & How Do They Work?

Terpenes have recently been coming up more commonly when speaking about medical marijuana. What they are, how they work, and if they have any effects on the body are common questions. It has also even been suggested that terpenes, rather than cannabinoids, may be a...

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