medical cannabis Category

Heavy metals in cannabis

In 1986, following the tragedy at Chernobyl nuclear power plant, industrial hemp was planted in order to help clean heavy metals and radioactive elements that had seeped into the ground. The cannabis plant, known for being a hyper-accumulator of heavy metals as well as pesticides, can seep up contaminants where other methods fail.1 While this […]

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THC vs. CBD for pain

For thousands of years, humanity used cannabis as a medical treatment for a variety of ailments, pain relief being one of the most common reasons. In the medical community, scientists study cannabis for pain relief, not only to understand the mechanisms of the components of cannabis, but also to provide the most safe and effective […]

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