Scientists Hope That THC Leads to Better Cancer Treatment

Ongoing research involving the chemical compounds contained within marijuana and their effects on cancer prove promising. Receptor sites found on the cells react with THC in such a way as to cause destruction. THC Causes Lethal Effects in Cancerous Cells The compounds contained in marijuana benefit many cancer patients by helping to alleviate pain in addition to reducing the nausea of chemotherapy. Medical marijuana also improves appetite and promotes restful sleep. However, in recent years, studies suggest that principle cannabis chemical components actually demonstrate a lethal effect on malignant cells. Guzman's Research For more than 15 years at the Complutense University of Madrid, biochemist ...


November 26th, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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The Many Strains of Medical Marijuana

Indica and Sativa represent the two main plant strains found at medical marijuana Portland facilities. However, each provides different effects, which are optimized with cross breeding according to the characteristics desired. Medical Marijuana: One Size Does Not Fit All Though THC is the main chemical in marijuana that produces the psychoactive effects, the plants actually contain more than 80 phytocannabinoid compounds. Variations of Cannabidiol, cannabinol and THC prove effective in alleviating different medical problems. Marijuana growers cross-breed and cultivate Indica, Sativa and hybrid plant strains based on their ability to produce abundant yields and tolerate environmental factors in addition to containing the ...


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

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Recreational Cannabis in Oregon

Following the Rules Isn’t a Walk in the Park On July 1st 2015, the possession and use of cannabis for recreational purposes in Oregon became legal. And there was much rejoicing. However, the initial legislation stated that the sale of recreational cannabis would not begin until some time in late 2016. This was because the state needed more time to develop and implement a comprehensive set of laws to regulate all aspects of recreational cannabis production, processing, testing and distribution, as well as the mechanisms to enforce these laws. In other words, as of July 1st 2015 it was legal to possess and ...


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Learn How to Purchase Medical Cannabis at a Medical Marijuana Retailer

Under Oregon laws, there are limits to how much medical marijuana can be purchased at one visit to a retailer or dispensary. Learning about these limits and what other items you purchase can help you to plan your visit to the retailer. How to Make Purchases at a Retailer for Medical Marijuana Once you have gotten a qualifying diagnosis, prescription and medical card for the use of cannabis, you will need to visit a retailer and fill your prescription. Your first visit to a medical marijuana dispensary may be overwhelming, especially if you are unfamiliar with all of the products and accessories ...


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How to Find Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Fill Your Prescription

Learn about the ways to find a medical marijuana dispensary to fill your prescription for cannabis. Finding the right dispensary for your needs can help ensure that you receive the medical marijuana treatment necessary for your qualifying medical condition. How to Find the Right Medical Marijuana Dispensary for You Once you have received a qualifying diagnosis, prescription and medical card for the use of cannabis, your next task will be to search through medical cannabis dispensaries in Portland. Not all dispensaries offer the same products and services, so you may need to do some research before choosing a place to have your ...


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Conditions That Qualify You to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Oregon

In order to get a medical marijuana card in Oregon, you must have a diagnosis of one of the qualifying medical conditions as approved by the state. Your doctor will need to submit paperwork on your behalf so that you can obtain the card. Qualifying Conditions for a Medical Marijuana Card in Oregon If you have a chronic or life-threatening medical condition, then qualifying for a medical marijuana card in Portland may help with the symptom management. Not all medical conditions allow a patient to get one of these cards. Your doctor must have diagnosed you with one or more of the ...


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How to Find a Safe, Reputable and Knowledgeable Cannabis Retailer

Learn about the questions to ask the owner of a cannabis shop before filling your medical marijuana prescription. The owner's answers to your questions can help you to learn about this type of prescription drug as well as their business practices. Three Questions to Ask Your Retailer of Medical Marijuana Once you have received your medical marijuana card and physician's diagnosis of a qualifying condition, your next step toward legal use of medical marijuana is to find a cannabis retailer in Portland. Because you have many choices when it comes to medical marijuana retailers, you may want to ask the business' owner ...


November 3rd, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags | Read More >

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