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Why Does Cannabis Cause You To Dream Less?

Category: Odd | Posted on Fri, August, 14th 2015 by THCFinder

It is known that cannabis is effective in helping individuals that suffer from insomnia; of the many medicinal applications of cannabis, sleep aid is certainly one of them. What is strange, however, is that many of those that use cannabis as a regular sleep aid report having a loss of dream activity or an inability recollect any dreams at all. Considering the normal effects of marijuana on normal, waking consciousness, why is it that the dream state is dulled while sleeping under its effects? 
 
To address the question of marijuana effecting REM sleep, “Feinberg, et al. (1975) compared the sleep patterns of experienced marijuana users on tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and a placebo. Feinberg, et al. (1975) reported reduced eye movement activity and less REM sleep in the THC condition. They also reported a REM rebound effect, that is more REM activity, on withdrawal from THC. So,there exists some scientific evidence that marijuana interferes with REM sleep.”  
 
REM sleep is the stage of sleeping where our dreams occur and our brain begins to function almost as if you're awake, only your surroundings are produced by your mind. These dream states, when experienced excessively, can exhaust the mind much like normal consciousness, which results in grogginess after waking even after a sufficient night of sleep. When cannabis is used as a sleep aid, it drastically reduces the time spent in the REM stage of sleep and actually lengthens the time spent in deep sleep or the slow wave sleep stage. In this deep stage of sleep, the body is able to devote itself to healing and rejuvenating from the physical and emotional exhaustion of the day before. 
 

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Rauner uses veto to call for changes to marijuana decriminalization bill

Category: News | Posted on Fri, August, 14th 2015 by THCFinder

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday used his veto powers to rewrite a bill aimed at decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, saying the measure that lawmakers sent him would let people carry too much pot and sets fines too low.
 
Rauner said while he supports the "fundamental purposes" of keeping people out of jail and cutting court costs, such a significant change in drug laws "must be made carefully and incrementally." Sponsors of the bill pushed back, saying the changes are "low-hanging fruit" when it comes to reforming the criminal justice system and contending the governor is working against his own goal of reducing the number of prison inmates.
 
Under the proposal, people caught with up to 15 grams of marijuana — about the equivalent of 25 cigarette-sized joints — would not go to court but instead receive fines ranging from $55 to $125. Rauner said those standards were too lax and the threshold should be lowered to 10 grams and fines should range from $100 to $200.
 

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Oregon’s Largest Media Company Is Hiring A Freelance Marijuana Reviewer

Category: News | Posted on Fri, August, 14th 2015 by THCFinder

now hiring marijuana job jobsIf you live in Oregon, then you should be familiar with The Oregonian and OregonLive.Com. They combine to be the largest media outlet in the entire state of Oregon. For a long time activists considered the media company to be unfavorable to all things marijuana, but that has changed a lot recently. As proof, consider the fact that the media company is now hiring a freelance marijuana reviewer who will be paid to consume marijuana and write reviews about what they consumed. The media company recognizes that readers are eager for that information, and they want a writer that can help educate their readers on the products that are out there.

I would imagine there are a ton of people out there that are going to apply for this. I certainly know that I’m contemplating applying for it! It’s tough to say what they are looking for in a writer exactly, but below is a description, via an article by the amazing Noelle Crombie:

The candidate should be an experienced cannabis consumer with deep knowledge about the variety of strains and products available on the Oregon market. The items would appear 2-4 times a month on OregonLive and/or The Oregonian. 

If that sounds like you, you can apply by contacting editor Bruce Hammond, brucehammond@oregonian.com to learn more. If I do apply, and they don’t pick me (which is probably likely!), I hope that they pick someone that is reputable, and represents the Oregon cannabis community well. There are a lot of people out there that can write, but there are not a lot of people out there that truly understand the intricacies of the cannabis plant. I’d hate to read the reviews and have them just be cookie cutter reviews one after another, and to be from someone that the Oregon cannabis community has never heard of. Oregon’s largest media outlet deserves to have an expert, and not a newbie that barely knows the difference between a quality strain and a poor one!

Source:http://www.theweedblog.com/oregons-largest-media-company-is-hiring-a-freelance-marijuana-reviewer/


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What strain are you smoking on today?

Category: Tokers | Posted on Thu, August, 13th 2015 by THCFinder


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