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CBD and Dreaming

Posted by Austin Angeleri on

Many people using cannabis products, either recreationally or medicinally, know that marijuana can drastically affect sleep patterns. Many studies show that THC and CBD really do encourage a longer and more restful sleep. However, in many of these cases dreaming occurs less frequently, if at all. The sleep cycle has several stages, but probably the most well-known stages are deep sleep, also known as slow-wave sleep, and REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep. The brain is most active in REM sleep, which is when dreaming occurs. While REM sleep is important, compared to slow-wave sleep it usually doesn’t receive much attention....

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What Rescheduling Marijuana Could Mean

Posted by Leah Concialdi on

Over the course of the last few months, the internet has been buzzing with speculation of the DEA potentially rescheduling marijuana from a Schedule I to Schedule II drug on July 1, 2016. Whether or not this happens is still up in the air. One of the first publications to break the story was the Santa Monica Observer citing that an anonymous DEA Lawyer representing the organization had disclosed the information that marijuana would be reclassified as a Schedule II drug this summer. The Washington Post also reported that the DEA had written a lengthy memo to lawmakers stating that...

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Veterans May Soon Have Access to Marijuana Derived CBD oil

Posted by Rachelle Gordon on

In a groundbreaking move, the United States Congress has decided to allow veterans to discuss cannabis as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, and other ailments with their Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) doctors in states that have legalized medical marijuana. For many vets, this is a sigh of relief as they will finally be able to gain legal access to domestically grown marijuana derived CBD and other products without the worry of losing disability benefits. Since cannabis is still illegal on a federal level, the VA previously refused to discuss any CBD whether derived from hemp...

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