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Is Cannabis an “Exit Drug”?

Interesting concept right? Here is some of the research that backs this up. A 2014 study found that legal medical cannabis dispensaries reduce opioid abuse and overdoses. Another recent study, from April, found that this substitution effect goes beyond the opioid crisis, and medical cannabis users reported significant reductions in the use of various…

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Hey, Thanks Dad!

Hopefully you’ll get to toke up with Dad on Father’s Day, either way, lets’  celebrate Good ‘Ol Dad with $1 grams here at Pure Green. (select strains/1 per customer/with $10 purchase/while supplies last) on Sunday June 18th only.

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Feinstein, Grassley Introduce Bill to Expand Research into Medical Benefits of Cannabidiol and Marijuana

Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), last month introduced the Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act, a bill to support research initiatives on the potential benefits of the cannabinoid CBD. With so much anecdotal evidence of the efficacy of CBD in treating seizures, brain injuries and a host of other…

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New Spending Bill Extends Protection for Medical Cannabis

President Trump on Friday signed the recently passed omnibus spending bill. The bill will fund the federal government through September 30, 2017. The law includes the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment (formerly known as the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment), which prohibits the Justice Department from using any federal funds to prosecute state-legal medical cannabis operators….

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NFLPA Talks Marijuana Policy on ESPN

National Football League Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith appeared on ESPN’s outside the lines last Tuesday. Smith discussed a number of issues, including cannabis policy. According to Smith, the NFLPA hopes to change the approach to cannabis taken in the current collective bargaining agreement to acknowledge the realities of…

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Marijuana May Be a Miracle Treatment for Children with Autism

According to USA Today, “Autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders, affecting 1 in 68 children in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its debilitating symptoms include impaired communication and social skills, along with compulsive and repetitive behaviors. Autism typically emerges in infancy or early…

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