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Cannabis and Weight Loss

Category: Culture | Posted on Fri, August, 23rd 2013 by THCFinder

 Stoner Ladies listen up. Marijuana and Weight Loss are now being put together in the same sentence! So go ahead ladies, take another hit off that beautiful bong!

A new research study on marijuana reports that regular use of marijuana consumption may in fact be a contributer in weight loss. This conclusion comes from a report published in the American Journal of Medicine. This is great news to all of us Stoner Men and Women out here in the cannabis community.

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The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Nebraska, Harvard and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, examined 4,657 adults, 579 of whom regularly smoked reefer.

“We found significant associations between marijuana use and smaller waist circumferences,” the researchers report.

A significant amount of potheads had 16% lower levels of insulin than the non-smokers in the study. Awesome news, you got to love to hear this stoners. Thumbs up!

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The hormone Insulin, regulates metabolism of fat and carbs. Maybe that’s why smokers of the miracle plant marijuana are less prone to diabetes. Good thing because I’m sure none of us cannabis users want to develop diabetes.

Well I may not be a doctor folks but all signs point to continuing to smoke the reefer goodness. Stoners pack up those bowls and make sure they’re filled to the top with that good kush. Smoke weed, be happy, and Stay Blazed!

Source: http://www.stonerdays.com


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Miami White Wax

Category: Concentrates | Posted on Thu, August, 22nd 2013 by THCFinder

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Miami White Wax

Find this amazing Wax at OCPC in Santa Ana, Ca


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Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Thu, August, 22nd 2013 by THCFinder
cannabis-and-emotionsIt's no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people's faces, but research suggests that the drug's positive effects go beyond just getting high. A 2012 study published in the peer-reviewed academic journal European Neuropsychopharmacology suggests that the brain's endocannabinoid system – which is activated by THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana – may play an important role in emotional processing, "an essential aspect of appropriate social interactions and interpersonal relationships."
 
Specifically, the study's authors found that participants given THC in a controlled experiment showed lower brain activity in response negative stimuli than did those given placebo.  A bias toward negative stimuli has been linked to mental illnesses like depression, and evidence that THC reduces this effect suggests that the endocannabinoid system could play an important, beneficial role in how humans experience emotions and mood.
 
Researchers measured test-specific effects of THC administration on about a dozen men who had used marijuana at least four times in the past year, but no more than once a week. Half of them were given THC, the other half placebo; the researchers then showed all the men images of faces with expressions that appeared either "fearful" or "happy." They found that participants given THC showed significantly decreased accuracy in matching facial expressions with negative emotion, but showed about the same accuracy for positive associations. Using brain imaging technology called fMRI, they were also able to watch the effects of THC on the parts of the participants' brains that process emotion – identifying a "network-wide shift from a bias for negative emotional content towards a bias for positive emotional content."
 

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Ever see a Tic Tac pipe?

Category: Fun | Posted on Thu, August, 22nd 2013 by THCFinder

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No change in marijuana laws coming, White House says

Category: News | Posted on Thu, August, 22nd 2013 by THCFinder
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(CNN) – President Barack Obama isn't looking to change current federal laws dictating the classification of marijuana, his spokesman explained Wednesday.
 
Josh Earnest, the deputy press secretary, said Obama "does not, at this point, advocate a change in the law" that places marijuana in the same class of drugs as heroin, ecstasy and psychedelic mushrooms, and which deems cannabis to have no medical use.
 
Responding to a question from CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jessica Yellin, Earnest described the Obama administration's position on marijuana as mainly focused on prosecuting drug traffickers rather than individual users.
 
"The administration's position on this has been clear and consistent for some time now," he said. "While the prosecution of drug traffickers remains an important priority, the president and the administration believe that the targeting of individual marijuana users, especially those with serious illnesses and their caregivers, is not the best allocation of federal law enforcement resources."
 

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Large Strawberry Diesel Nug

Category: Nugs | Posted on Thu, August, 22nd 2013 by THCFinder

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