Shango Win Sivers Featured in Newsweek

In its recent 100-page Special Edition, Weed 2016, the editors and journalists of Newsweek interviewed business, government, legal and Cannabis Industry experts to assess the current state of America’s “Pot Revolution,” its impact on our society and economy, and what might happen next. Newsweek acknowledged that “weed” in the U.S. has emerged from the shadows of black market counterculture and transformed itself into a legitimate presence in the mainstream consumer marketplace as one of America’s fastest growing industries. The Cannabis Industry. The section entitled, Changing How We Work, begins with a two-page photo spread that features the interior of Shango’s flagship Win ...


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Best Storage Techniques for Medical Marijuana

Here are some tips for storing marijuana so that it will maintain its potency and so that it does not become contaminated by bacteria or molds. Proper Medical Marijuana Storage Techniques Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia now permit the medical use of cannabis plants. Possession limits and specific guidelines for use vary greatly from state to state. Oregon is one of those states, so it is possible to buy medical marijuana in Portland with the proper credentials. For patients who use marijuana to treat symptoms or conditions that only manifest intermittently, one question that arises frequently is: How long can ...


January 28th, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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PTSD and the Benefits of Medical Marijuana

Anecdotal evidence and limited research have shown that medical marijuana may significantly reduce the frequency and intensity of symptoms associated with PTSD. Potential Benefits of Using Medical Marijuana for PTSD Treatment While 23 states, including Oregon, have approved the use of medical marijuana, not all of them allow those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, to obtain medical marijuana licenses. Oregon specifically lists PTSD as a qualifying medical condition for medical marijuana licensing. Anecdotal evidence has provided some solid indications of the efficacy of cannabis for the treatment of PTSD symptoms, and two studies have demonstrated promise as well as the ...


January 26th, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Pediatric Medical Conditions Might Be Helped by Medical Marijuana

Children with certain pediatric medical conditions may have tried a variety of medications and treatments with little success. In certain cases, the use of prescription medical marijuana may be beneficial to them. Medical Marijuana May Also Help Children With Illnesses When your child has a chronic pediatric health condition, you may find that much of your time is spent managing the symptoms, going to doctors' offices and filling prescriptions. A wealth of medical research has found that medicinal marijuana may be of benefit to kids and teenagers with long-term health problems. An experienced salesperson at a local medical marijuana store in Portland ...


January 19th, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Epilepsy in Children and Cannabidiol Study

An open-label study conducted by GW Pharmaceuticals and presented in 2015 demonstrates that CBD may help reduce the frequency of seizures in people with intractable forms of epilepsy. CBD Study Shows Promise for the Treatment of Severe Epilepsy If you are a parent who has a child with intractable epilepsy, you may be interested in learning about a study regarding the effectiveness of cannabidiol oil, or CBD, in the treatment of seizures. Intractable epilepsy is epilepsy that shows little improvement with the use of traditional anti-seizure medications. The study involved 213 participants and was reported by the American Academy of Neurology in ...


January 19th, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Medical Marijuana Effective in Treating Many Illnesses

Some illnesses can be treated using medical marijuana. Some of these diseases include asthma, Crohn's disease, and arthritis. Common Illnesses Treatable With Medical Marijuana Most individuals in the United States are aware that marijuana has medicinal properties. Some common illnesses that have been successfully treated with marijuana include asthma, arthritis and Crohn's disease; these illnesses impact millions of Americans yearly. In fact, nearly 1.6 million individuals in the United States have been diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Furthermore, the CDC reported that nearly 52.5 million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis, and 18.7 million individuals in the United States have asthma. Fortunately, all ...


January 19th, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Important Factors to Consider When Purchasing a Vaporizer

The two main kinds of vaporizers on the market are conduction vaporizers and convection vaporizers. The choice between them should come down to the smoker's preferences and habits. Four Important Points to Consider When Buying a Vaporizer Cannabis retailers in Portland often recommend investing in a vaporizer. According to many retailers, vaporizers can be less wasteful and more convenient, and they may provide a healthier mode of inhalation. In order to help simplify choosing from the various vaporizers on the market, here are four essential factors to consider. Refilling With Concentrate or Flower When purchasing a vaporizer, you have to choose between marijuana flower ...


January 19th, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Medical Marijuana Benefits

Medical marijuana is being used more for the benefits it offers patients. For those who are sick, medical marijuana can alleviate pain and much more. Medical Marijuana Can Benefit Those Who Suffer from Seizures For those who are ill or suffering, pain management is imperative to living a happy life. Medical marijuana has made headlines for its amazing medical benefits for the treatment of a wide-range of diseases. Those who are suffering from HIV, cancer and other diseases can reap the benefits medical marijuana has to offer. Medical marijuana has also proven to be effective in subsiding seizures in certain individuals. Those ...


December 24th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Medical Marijuana Is a Safer Option Than Pharmaceutical Drugs

There are many medical conditions that warrant a valid reason to use medical marijuana. In fact, medical marijuana is a safer alternative than pharmaceutical drugs. Medical Marijuana is Safer Than Pharmaceutical Pain Pills There are many medical conditions that cause individuals severe pain and suffering. The traditional way doctors have approached pain management is to prescribe painkillers to patients, including pain pills that are addictive and dangerous. With the rise of medical marijuana, many doctors advocate that marijuana is a safer way to treat severe pain in those who are suffering. It is easy for individuals in chronic pain to become addicted ...


December 22nd, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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Medical Marijuana Can Help Treat Breast Cancer

Medical marijuana can be used to treat many different medical conditions. Recent medical research has suggested medical marijuana can slow the growth of breast cancer cells. Medical Marijuana is Effective in Treating Breast Cancer Although it is well-known that marijuana can be used to treat a wide range of medical conditions, recent research has suggested that the wonder plant is effective in preventing the spread of breast cancer cells throughout the body. Unfortunately, one in eight females will develop breast cancer in the United States. This new research is promising for those who are suffering from breast cancer. The Research is Promising A recent ...


December 15th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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