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Habu Health: Data Driven Research and Education in Cannabis

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 20:59

 Habu Health and Smart 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. [...]

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Cannabis Industry Experts Share Advice on Successful Career Transitioning

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 18:13

Cannabis Industry Experts Share Advice on Successful Career Transitioning “Can you give me any advice on how to transition to the Cannabis Industry?” This is the question I get asked most. Let me start by saying that opportunities in the cannabis Industry are vast and the numbers are enticing. Entrepreneur Magazine says that 283,000 Cannabis [...]

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More Summer Events and Dispensary Stops: Walking with Redhat Ralph

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 16:55

More summer events and dispensary stops in Week 16 with RedHat Ralph…. This week includes serving Root Beer at the Oregon Brewers Festival, the Canna Closet Oregon launch, and The Summer Fair 2.  Here is how I walked 22.6 miles from Sunday July 23 through Saturday, July 29. Sunday, 7/23/17, 0.2 miles. Today it will [...]

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The Many Reasons Cannabis is a Medicine Worth Legalizing

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 15:37

28 states in the United States, as well as many other countries around the world, have legalized medical marijuana – with some even legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Canada, under the Liberal Government, recently proposed a bill legalizing not only medical marijuana, but also recreational marijuana.  There are many reasons why cannabis is a [...]

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7 Diseases Medical Marijuana Can Treat

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:44

Even though marijuana is approved for medical use in nearly 60% of U.S. states, there’s still somewhat of a stigma attached. However, doctors and patients agree that marijuana can be medically beneficial to many people.  Here, we will explain 7 diseases that medical marijuana can treat.   A 2013 New England Journal of Medicine study [...]

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A New ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability has Some DA’s Upset

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 18:24

  ACLU Campaign for District Attorney Accountability The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has typically been supportive of marijuana law reform efforts.  After all, there is no denying the way that cannabis prohibition has negatively affected minorities and their families. Well, the ACLU of Oregon launched a new district attorney (DA) accountability campaign to teach people [...]

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Medical Marijuana Laws in Popular Counties of California

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 16:54

Medical Marijuana Laws in Popular Counties of California   The rush is on for the 1st of January 2018. On this date, all marijuana rules have to be in place. If they are not, then those who fall short will be liable as they would be in violation of State and Federal law. Last November, [...]

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Cannabis Season Week 15: More Pot Shop Touring in Portland

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 15:44

  Cannabis Season – Week 15   I will be continuing my Dispensary Tour north and east of the Willamette River.  Here is how I walked 42.4 miles from Sunday July 16 through Saturday, July 22.  This is after the most recent update to the prosthetic in my right shoe, and is definitely more like [...]

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Will Prohibition Return to Legalized States?

Wed, 09/06/2017 - 15:14

Will Prohibition Return to Legalized States? In addition to the barrage of questions that customers ask regarding the effects of indicas, sativas and hybrids that I get as a budtender, there is another question that comes up a great deal when people come visit me at the bud bar. Yes, we have the damn gummies [...]

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What is the Best Way to Do Dabs? A Little Dab Will Do!

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 16:38

What is the Best Way to Do Dabs? Dabbing is the common terms for smoking or vaping concentrated cannabis. While it has been around for nearly a decade, there are still some uncertainties as to how to perform this technique.  TWB has posted about dabs before, but we wanted to give you the lowdown on [...]

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For Those Who Want to Lead Find Some Weed

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 14:06

For Those Who Want to Lead, Find Some Weed Looking at the world around me right now I have noticed, as I am sure many of you have, that people are angry. Just so happens there is an excellent relief for aggression out there. It can help people to chill out that temper a little [...]

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Many Americans use Cannabis for Chronic Pain Because it is Better than Opioids

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 16:00

CANNABIS FOR CHRONIC PAIN Currently, 1/3 America suffers from chronic pain, defined as pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks. It commonly coincides alongside secondary symptoms and conditions, from trouble sleeping to a weakened immune system to anxiety and depression. The problem with chronic pain and other health conditions, however, is that many people turn [...]

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Tips for Successfully Growing Marijuana Indoors

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:12

Tips for Successfully Growing Marijuana Indoors Whether or not you have a green thumb, growing marijuana can be a challenge. If you want to grow your own indoor marijuana plant, you might encounter some trouble. These tips can help you have a successful grow, regardless of the color of your thumb. Do your research Before [...]

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Marijuana Container Planting: A Primer

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 19:07

Marijuana Container Planting: A Primer Container planting is one of the most common methods of growing cannabis. Aside from convenience, container planting allows for better and much more thorough maintenance operations. This method has paved the way for the development of special cannabis plant containers for optimized gardening. Now, growing your own supply of cannabis [...]

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In Defense of Philando Castile & Smoking Cannabis

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 23:20

In Defense of Philando Castile & Smoking Cannabis For the rest of my life, I will remember the name of Philando Castile, a 32 year old African American man who was racially profiled, pulled over and hastily, recklessly shot to death by former St. Anthony (Minnesota) police department officer Jeronimo Yanez. Yanez irrationally feared for [...]

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Shutting Down Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 15:02

Shutting Down of Marijuana Dispensaries Increases Crime Rate   A History of Marijuana There has long been a link between marijuana and crime rates. Because there was always such a high demand and it is a drug with proven health benefits, marijuana has always the most popular illegal substance. Marijuana was banned in 1937 despite [...]

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Which One is Better For Growing Cannabis Hydroponics or Soil?

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 18:00

Which One is Better For Growing Cannabis: Hydroponics or Soil?   In the realm of cannabis cultivation, there is this one question that lingers on for all eternity: how should you grow your cannabis hydroponics or soil? And the answer can be as simple as — if you like the challenge and tinkering with new [...]

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3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could be Replaced by Marijuana

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 18:47

3 Deadly Pharmaceuticals that Could Be Replaced by Marijuana 1.     Opioid-Based Painkillers So why is Big Pharma investing millions of dollars every year in researching and creating its own marijuana-based pain killers?  Because Big Pharma recognizes medicinal marijuana outshines typical medications in many ways, and the prescriptions drug companies do not want to [...]

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5 Steps to Perfecting Grow Room Climate Control

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 16:30

Five steps to perfecting grow room climate control Many growers who are just starting to make the transition from hobbyist to a bigger setup don’t realize how quickly an entire crop can go bad. Or, while not quite as catastrophic, some growers simply don’t know how much better their yield could be if they just [...]

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Almost 30 Miles in One Week Touring Portland’s Pot Shops

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:58

This week I walked almost 30 miles in one week touring Portland’s pot shops and attending the cannabis events in week 14.  My trek includes Willamette Week’s Best of Portland Party as well as all of the 710 sales (in the Cannabis culture, July 10 is oil day, since 710 spun 180° onto its head [...]

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