Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Wed, November, 13th 2013 by THCFinder
For those patients that work 8 hour days or just don't have time to sit around and smoke, it can be difficult to mediate properly. Sometimes, people just can't get enough weed in to their system to feel better, such as some people that are afflicted by PTSD. Some are beginning to discover a better way for extreme sufferers to mediate. A patch, put on one's skin, that puts THC and CBD in to the bloodstream via transdermal delivery.
As with smoking or eating cannabis, the amount of patch used depends on the patient using it. Everyone has a different tolerance to THC and CBD so the size of the patch depends on the user. The cannabinoids in the patch are directly delivered to the bloodstream, creating extreme relief. The patch releases the stored cannabinoids over the course of 8 hours. Even after the 8 hours are up and the patch is removed, the effects are still felt. This benefits people who work long hours yet still need to medicate or patients that deal with extremely high tolerances and apparent resistance to smoking THC.
Not only is cannabis effective in the patch form, but other methods are equally effective in treating symptoms by transdermal delivery. Soaps and lotions are very effective for people with joint pain and arthritis. The lotions especially are good for specific areas of pain, due to the anti-inflammatory properties of cannabis. The patch is recommended for patients that need higher doses of medicine continuously. This method is extremely fast acting and effective, allowing the patient to go about their day normally.
Basic medicine, such as using cannabis as a topical treatment, would be so beneficial to people. Not everyone can afford health insurance or to even go to the doctor in the first place. Having a plant like cannabis that can grow virtually anywhere would save thousands, if not millions, of dollars that people are forced to spend on costly medical care. Cannabis medicine can be virtually free to people who need it. Products like topical cannabis can help immensely and it's so sad that it's not being utilized to it's full potential.
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Category: Tokers | Posted on Wed, November, 13th 2013 by THCFinder
Denver Investigators Use Nasal Ranger Smelling Device To Find Marijuana Odors
Category: Odd | Posted on Wed, November, 13th 2013 by THCFinder
Have you seen someone using the device that is shown in the picture in the upper right hand corner of this article? If so, did you wonder what in the world is that person doing? Apparently, a person is walking around Denver, Colorado using a device similar to that one trying to hunt down marijuana odors. Yes, it’s a real job that someone does, and yes, there is a device that can give you superhero-like smelling abilities.
According to the Huffington Post:
In Denver, when a complaint is filed about marijuana odor in an area, the Department of Public Health’s Ben Siller is called out with his field olfactometer to sniff around and see if the law has been broken.
Siller, who has been investigating odor complaints for 26 years, uses the department’s Nasal Ranger device to determine how strong the odor is and if a violation has occurred — which it turns out is rare. The Denver Post reports that the odor has to reach a level of 8:1 or greater which can mean a fine of up to $2,000. But that hasn’t happened since 1994.
The fact that government money is being spent to fund a guy with a smelling device who is walking around looking for marijuana odors is kind of weird to me. I personally think that money could be better spent elsewhere. If a fine hasn’t been handed out since 1994, how do they justify keeping this position? How do you feel about it? If there was a ‘Nasal Ranger’ operating in your area, how would you react? Given, there hasn’t been a fine handed out in almost 20 years, but isn’t that reason enough to just get rid of the position? I look forward to your comments.
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Category: Nugs | Posted on Wed, November, 13th 2013 by THCFinder
Smoking At Work
Category: Culture | Posted on Wed, November, 13th 2013 by THCFinder
Everyone knows that work is sometimes pretty tough to deal with. Since a lot of people still have to be sneaky about smoking, not to mention absurd stress at work, it can be hard to deal. Being stoned takes away the stress and allows a lot of people to do their jobs even better. But handling sneaky bosses and high volume environments, how is one supposed to be comfortably stoned in their careers?
You should always start a job on the sober side. Whether you're a functioning stoner or not, learning new tasks and skills is sometimes better done sober when it comes to making a living. But once you begin to get a handle on how things work, you can begin to figure out exactly how high you should be while at work. At certain jobs, people tend to want to be extremely baked. This includes any sort of service industry person, people who depend on tips and don't make a lot of hourly pay. The stress of dealing with needy or rude customers calls for a need to constantly be some level of high. Whether you smoke blunts on a cigarette break or sneak special brownies around in your bag, service industry people are always stoned. Construction, painting, and landscaping are also jobs that stoners tend to do better high. The attention to detail, not to mention being outside, makes for a perfect job to do high, providing you can get past the drug tests that those jobs sometimes do.
Being stoned when you get to work is easy but how exactly do you keep that feeling going? Bosses can be super watchful and it can be hard to toke up when you have to serve six or more tables or an entire house to paint. Your best bet at workplaces like these is to either take cigarette breaks, in which you can take a fast puff and at least be semi-stoned or have some sort of edible with you. These are inconspicuous and can be eaten fast enough so that no hungry coworkers try to steal it from you. The cigarette shaped one hitters or Urban Papers are good for super sneaky smoking at work, if you use the cigarette approach. You can also snag an empty pack off of a coworker to store these in. Talk about sneaky, right?
You can also find multiple small vaporizers that are easy enough to conceal. That way, you can pretty much just sneak in to the bathroom. If anyone comments on a funny smell, there's plenty of smart comments that you can respond with. Use your imagination. Smoking at work is a totally possible and it's not that difficult. You just need to know how to handle yourself at work. Be sure that you can do your job safely and the right way. If you're going to be stealth smoking, you need to at least know you can do what you're supposed to do
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