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A man applying a CBD patch

CBD has become something of a buzz-word. Some say it’s snake oil, some say it’s a miracle cure– the truth likely lies somewhere in the middle. One thing we’re sure of, however, is that CBD is everywhere. It’s in gas stations, drug stores, pet stores,… Read more »

A cannabis bud set in the middle of various flowers

What are terpenes? The word “terpene” may sound unfamiliar, but you encounter them every day. Terpenes are aromatic oils that create the different smells among cannabis strains– when cannabis flower smells like gas, fruit, or herbs, the aromas are com… Read more »

Cannabis buds and extracts

Medical cannabis is typically used to treat pain symptoms. Using cannabidiol or CBD—the non-hallucinogenic extract of the hemp plant—can be helpful to patients suffering froom insomnia and anxiety, as well. But more and more researchers and scientists… Read more »

A person in a lab coat holding a small jar of marijuana

The global Cannabis market is currently worth $7.7 billion according to Forbes. That number is still expected to grow significantly in the near future, as other countries pass more relaxed marijuana laws. In the U.S., the use of Cannabis for recreation… Read more »

A small jar of hemp oil

Soon there will be hundreds of strains in the Missouri Medical Marijuana Market. All with varying amounts of THC and CBD If you want to become familiar with the categories and the most common strains and names of legal cannabis, you’ve come to the righ… Read more »

Cannabis Indica leaves

In the world we live in, the long-time prohibition on cannabis has impacted society in such a way that the stigma remains even today. Marijuana is still viewed by some individuals as a drug on the same level as meth. These are the same people who see w… Read more »

Rolling a joint

Are you saying you haven’t tried marijuana at all? Then you’re not one of more than 44% of American adults who have tried, according to a 2015 study conducted by the U.S. Department of  Health. Since the sales value of medical cannabis in the United St… Read more »

Cannabis buds and extracts

Political publication The Hill recently reported that veterans advocacy groups are pushing for easier restrictions on medical marijuana for military vets. While the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) won’t strip the benefits of vets who use medical mar… Read more »

A person in a lab coat holding a small jar of marijuana

Marijuana is fully illegal in only eleven states in America, thanks to legislation and education. Patients now have access to marijuana for medicinal purposes in more than half the country, including Missouri. However, marijuana is still a controlled s… Read more »

A hipster blowing a giant cloud of vapor

Marijuana consumers are no longer satisfied with just smoking joints or ripping bongs these days; they now ingest cannabinoid (CBD) oil tinctures and edibles to feel the soothing effects of cannabis minus the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) high. For those… Read more »

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Doctors can now prescribe cannabis to help manage many illnesses. With the proper accreditation and diagnosis, you can use medical marijuana to help deal with the effects of multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and Alzheimer’s disease, among other debilitatin… Read more »

Cannabis tincture and buds

Medical cannabis use is growing rapidly among seniors, according to a recent study by University of Colorado researchers. Respondents in the paper stated, marijuana provided more positive results than prescription opioids. But despite this uptick in us… Read more »