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Blue Dream Strain

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Thu, October, 3rd 2013 by THCFinder
Review of the Blue Dream strain

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Mom Chooses Medical Marijuana Over Chemo As Treatment For 3-Year-Old Son's Cancer

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Wed, October, 2nd 2013 by THCFinder
medical-mj-over-chemoOne year ago, 3-year-old Landon Riddle was diagnosed with leukemia. Under doctors' orders, his mother Sierra Riddle began treatment for her young son: aggressive chemotherapy and radiation.
 
But while still living in Utah, Sierra watched her little boy become violently ill from the chemotherapy -- Landon suffered nerve-damage in his legs, nausea that led to vomiting dozens of times a day, intense pain and at one point went 25 days without eating following the treatment, according to CNN.
 
"Around the clock, he was usually on liquid morphine, Ativan, Promethexane," Sierra told CNN back in July. "And it just really didn't seem to be helping."
 
Feeling like her family "didn't have anything left to lose" she looked into medical marijuana treatment. She moved her family to Colorado Springs, Colo. to benefit from the state's marijuana laws and started to give Landon liquid forms of both Cannabidiol, or CBD, and Tetrahydrocannabinol, also known as THC.
 
"Within four weeks we could see the improvement," Sierra told KRDO.
 
Users of medical marijuana have said that THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that is associated with the "high" sensation, can also be an effective pain killer as well as inhibit feelings of nausea.
 
And research from a pair of scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco suggests that CBD, the non-toxic, non-psychoactive compound found in the cannabis plant, could actually stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer.
 
Sierra swapped chemotherapy for cannabis therapy and has seen her son return to his old energetic self and his cancer go into remission. Her decision to use medical marijuana as treatment for her son's cancer has raised some eyebrows in the traditional medical community -- so much so, that one Colorado doctor reported Sierra to Human Services for refusing chemotherapy for Landon.
 

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Weed Wyoming ready to file Wyoming initiative for medical marijuana

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Wed, October, 2nd 2013 by THCFinder
wyoming-medical-marijuanaWeed Wyoming will file a state ballot initiative for 2016 to permit medical marijuana use.
 
The nonprofit group drafted an initiative that focuses on medical rather than recreational uses of cannabis. Members believe it has a better chance than an all-or-nothing approach, according to a Weed Wyoming press release.
 
The initiative would allow people to cultivate up to 10 marijuana plants and possess up to 10 ounces. Smoking of marijuana would be permitted in any location that allows tobacco smoke.
 
The Wyoming chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws is also attempting to place an initiative on the 2016 statewide ballot to legalize hemp and cannabis.
 
Source: http://trib.com

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Study Finds Cannabis-Infused Microparticles Effectively Inhibit Tumor Growth

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Wed, October, 2nd 2013 by THCFinder
cannabis-helps-stop-tumorsA study published recently by the journal PLoS One, as well as the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis-infused microparticles can be an effective anticancer agent.
 
For the study, researchers “analyzed CBD- and THC-loaded poly-ε-caprolactone microparticles as an alternative delivery system for long-term cannabinoid administration in a murine xenograft model of glioma [a type of tumor]”
 
According to the study; “In vitro characterization of THC- and CBD-loaded microparticles showed that this method of microencapsulation facilitates a sustained release of the two cannabinoids for several days”, it continues; “Local administration of THC-, CBD- or a mixture of THC- and CBD-loaded microparticles every 5 days to mice bearing glioma xenografts reduced tumour growth with the same efficacy than a daily local administration of the equivalent amount of those cannabinoids in solution”, demonstrating that the microparticles may be more effective at combating tumors than standardized forms of administration (such as inhalation or ingestion).
 
Researchers found conclusive evidence that “cannabinoid-loaded microparticles enhanced apoptosis and decreased cell proliferation and angiogenesis in these tumours.”
 
They conclude: “Our findings support that THC- and CBD-loaded microparticles could be used as an alternative method of cannabinoid delivery in anticancer therapies.”
 

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Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Wed, October, 2nd 2013 by THCFinder

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Pot Curing; Worth It!

Category: Medical Marijuana | Posted on Tue, October, 1st 2013 by THCFinder
curing-your-budsGrowing pot is an extremely difficult thing to do. I'm pretty good at making edibles, making tincture, and even selling but growing... That's a whole different story. There's so much work put in to these plants that you can't help but respect the people who grow it, especially the people who grow it well. There's so many different ways that people grow this place. Everyone has a different method for growing their plants. I've been debating on how I want to smoke my end result from my tiny grow and one of the things I've been thinking about is curing the buds before smoking them.
 
Curing would be the process of letting the buds sit in jars for a while after they've been dried in harvested, for those of you that don't know. This process isn't the same as drying, where the buds are hung to let the moisture escape. Curing allows the chlorophyl to dissipate and the sugars/starches contained in the plant are turned in to THC. So not only will smoking fresh dried buds be a little harsh from chlorophyl but I don't believe that it will get you as stoned.
 
To properly cure weed after drying it, it works well if you put the buds in to mason jars. Keep them in a cool, dark place out of the sunlight. That'll just torch them and no one wants that. A few times a day, open the container that the weed is contained in and wipe any condensation from the inside of the lid. Rotate the buds a little bit so that they don't all stick together. You can leave them in the containers as long as you want. There's no such thing as overcuring. The buds will just get better with time. Leaving the buds in there for too short of a time is the part that you have to worry about.
 
When you get weed that smokes like garbage and it's super harsh, the grower probably didn't cure it. While the effort to grow the plant is appreciated, it is definitely better to cure the weed before letting it out in to the world. Pot that's not cured isn't nearly as good as pot that has been. To the growers that do cure their bud, thank you! And to the ones that don't, I hope you will! I don't know if getting uncured bud is an issue out on the west coast. Here on the east coast, getting weed that is not cured is a likely scenario and happens way more often than it should.

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