How To Get Started With Cannabis

Over the last few years, there have been quite a few changes to cannabis laws all over the country and major breakthroughs in cannabis research. Thankfully, this has opened a much-needed discussion of this amazing plant and has generated new and revived interest from all walks of life. 
People are now much more open to using cannabis for anxiety, chronic pain, cancer and many other ailments. Unfortunately, there is still a stigma and there is not a lot of information readily available on how cannabis affects individuals or resources on how to get started with cannabis.
 

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Rep. Blumenauer to Congress: Let Medical Marijuana Research Help Solve Opioid Crisis

As it slowly acknowledges the depths of the opioid epidemic, Congress is failing to recognize that medical marijuana may be a simple and effective solution, Rep. Earl Blumenauer said Wednesday.

The Oregon Democrat and longtime champion of medical marijuana made the remarks in testimony before a U.S. House Subcommittee on Health hearing on proposals for ending the opioid crisis.

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Cannabis Explained

From prehistoric hunters to ancient Chinese rulers to rambunctious Vikings, cannabis has been used across the globe for thousands of years. So, how can one of humanity’s oldest and most celebrated cultivated crops be grouped in the Schedule 1 (think heroin, ecstasy, LSD) class of drugs in our country? Let’s take a deep look into the history of cannabis, it’s benefits and how we can help change the future of this healing herb.

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Habu Health: Data Driven Research and Education in Cannabis

With cannabis legalization comes the opportunity for cannabis education.  We are currently living in a society (in the U.S. anyway) where we have been fed decades of propaganda and conjecture by the federal government, and actual studies and research about cannabis (much less factual public education) have been virtually impossible.  Now, though, we are able to push forward in this realm, and Habu Health is doing just that.

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It's time to change the way you purchase cannabis

Imagine walking into the grocery story to buy bread… and all of the bread was labeled “BREAD” with just 2 ingredients on the label. They all look like bread, but each one is different. Different smells, shapes, tastes, and can be used for different purposes. Which one would you buy?

This sounds like a nightmare for consumers, and yet this is exactly the current experience cannabis users have.

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What if CBD could save your child's life?

A few months ago, I met with a pediatric neurologist in his 4th floor laboratory/office on the Medical School campus of Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. I had been curious about my employer’s stance on cannabinoid medicine, and it was in this tidy, dimly lit office that I became intimately familiar with the ongoing clinical trial for Epidiolex.

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Dear Trump Administration: If cannabis laws tighten, the opioid crisis will only get worse.

This statement obviously reflects the outdated and unsubstantiated "gateway" theory (that cannabis use “opens the door” to using more harmful illegal drugs). It also flies in the face of a wealth of scientific studies that show the complete opposite of what he is suggesting.

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