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Cannabigerol (CBG) is the “stem cell” for many of the chemicals in marijuana, including THC and CBD. It also has a number of medical properties that researchers are just starting to uncover.

Cannabigerol happens to be responsible for most of marijuana’s medical effects, but many aren’t aware that this chemical even exists. That’s because […]

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CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta cuts through the smoke and travels around the world to uncover the highs and lows of cannabis.  Source: CNN – August 11, 2013

Join Americans for Safe Access as they continue the discussion begun by CNN and Dr. Sanjay Gupta documentary “WEED”.
The Google Hangout featured many of […]

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By Saundra Young, CNN
Wed August 7, 2013

(CNN) — By most standards Matt and Paige Figi were living the American dream. They met at Colorado State University, where they shared a love of the outdoors. After getting married, the couple bought a house and planned to travel the world.

They did travel, but their […]

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by Doug McMurdo, Daily Miner Staff Reporter 7/29/2013

 

KINGMAN – People, especially veterans, who suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder may soon qualify for treatment under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act.

The Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association has formally petitioned the Arizona Department of Health Services to include PTSD as a qualifying condition.

“The benefits of treating […]

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by TheJointBlog, May 8, 2013

The Coconino County Health Department in Arizona is joining a group of pharmacists in hopes of providing patients with dosing guidelines for cannabis medicated foods and drinks.

The group plans to start a study soon with the University of Arizona’s College of Pharmacy in an attempt to […]

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Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 12:01 am
By JULIA SHUMWAY, Cronkite News Service

PHOENIX — When Arizona voters approved the use of medical marijuana in 2010, Steve Cottrell saw a way to combine his laboratory background and his interest in the plant he’d been studying since his 11-year-old son died of cancer more than a […]

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By: Jonathan Athens, KARK 4 News Updated: August 29, 2012

 

Haley Gloria is an 8-year-old Hot Springs girl who fights brain cancer every day.Her mom, dad, and stuffed animals Sparkles and Sally are beside her every step of the way.The tumor doctors removed from the base of her brain was the size of a […]

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Arizona has one of the most up-to-date and tightly regulated Medical Marijuana Programs in the country. The state has learned from the “Wild-West” MMJ states like California & Colorado, and designed a very efficient and tightly regulated industry for “ganjapreneurs” to compete in. Having these strict guidelines to abide by works in favor […]

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By Ryan Jaslow  |  Published in CBSNews.com

Israeli scientists have reportedly created a new strain of marijuana with a catch: You won’t get high from smoking it.

Reuters reports that Galilee-based company Tikun Olam has developed a marijuana strain called Avidekel that can be used medicinally to alleviate nausea, pain and other symptoms doctors may […]

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By GUSTIN L. REICHBACH Published: May 16, 2012

THREE and a half years ago, on my 62nd birthday, doctors discovered a mass on my pancreas. It turned out to be Stage 3 pancreatic cancer. I was told I would be dead in four to six months. Today I am in that rare coterie of people […]

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