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Funniest Strain Names

As I delve into researching the medical marijuana world, I see a lot of funny and unusual strain names. Let’s take a look at some of the strangest and funniest names out there, courtesy of Mandatory.com, Weirdomatic.com, and Lolwot.

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Unusual marijuana stories in the news the week of January 12

Most kindergarteners bring a teddy bear or special toy to school, but not little “Junior” Richardson in Walker County, Georgia. His first name has not been given, but we will call him Junior for purposes of the story. Little Junior, 5, brought marijuana with him to Rossville Elementary School.

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Ohio NFL teams fans are trying to qualify for Medical Cannabis

In Ohio, apparently the fans feel the same way about their team. So strongly in fact, according to a CNN article, “the State Medical Board of Ohio is officially considering a petition that asks Cleveland Browns or Cincinnati Bengals fandom be considered a qualifying condition to legally obtain medical marijuana.”

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Let’s Talk About Medical Marijuana for Fibromyalgia

According to the CDC, fibromyalgia affects four million Americans; that’s two percent of the population. Other estimates put the number much higher, at up to 12 million Americans. Most patients who suffer from fibromyalgia are women- women are twice as likely as men to have fibromyalgia. 

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Jobs in the cannabis industry

With the CBD industry booming, it only makes sense that more jobs would open up. If you are a fan of CBD or marijuana, you might be a perfect fit for a job in the cannabis industry. 

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All about MyCureAll

“A lot of sweat, compromise, tears, and sleepless nights went into the idea and then the development of our app. We are very fortunate to have a great innovative team, that is diverse and multi-disciplinary, with professionals that are all experts in their fields and leaders in cannabis research”.

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Does Marijuana Give You the Munchies?

Because smell and taste are closely related, this effect makes people more sensitive to food smells, and taste food better. Previous research points to dopamine making you experience a feeling of pleasure when eating while high. Other research shows that THC leads to the release of ghrelin, which stimulates appetite.

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Helping Patients Break The Cycle: Talking with Dr. Mark Dukshtein

Going to medical school in Saint Lucia was not an easy task – the classes were difficult and studying was brutal. During the first two years, there were many hardships: loss of running water after moderate rain, frequent disconnection from the Internet and from electricity, lack of fresh food, and “above all, for the first time in my life, I had to take care of myself.” He describes this as a humbling experience, which slowly brought him down to Earth. After four semesters on the island, he moved to Atlanta, Georgia, for clinical rotations, then graduated in 2014.

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