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CBD Pain Patches: Benefits, Side Effects and How to Use them.

Did you know that you could substitute traditional weed consumption methods for cannabis transdermal patches? The market for cannabis has exploded, introducing products for every type of weed consumer.  From the typical joints and hemp buds , vape cartridge pen  and edible, this options are almost endless . Cannabis pain patches are similar to nicotine and birth control patches, which are two of the most common transdermal patches available.   To make cannabis pain patches, an adhesive patch similar to a bandage is infused with cannabis oils or isolates. Theoretically, cannabis pain patches work by delivering a slow release of cannabinoid medications through the skin and into capillaries that allow the medicines to enter the bloodstream. However, there are some...

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5 Powerful Women who Support Cannabis

While the cannabis industry is typically stereotyped as a male-dominated industry, women have (and continue to be) a major driving force when it comes to marijuana. In fact, women hold 36% of executive positions in the cannabis industry, as compared with 22% in other industries. Not only are women entrepreneurs breaking the marijuana glass-ceiling, women have been enjoying the benefits of cannabis for centuries. Let's take a look at some inspirational women with ties to weed: Maya Angelou The world renowned author reflected on her days smoking marijuana in her autobiography. Queen Victoria This powerful queen used marijuana to ease her menstrual cramps Hildregard of Bingen This German composer grew hemp and wrote about her experiences with herbal medicine. Isak...

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The Founding Fathers and Hemp

As we talked about in our last blog post, humans have cultivated hemp for thousands of years. More recently in human history, the founding fathers of the USA grew hemp for many purposes. These purposes included both industrial and consumption. Let's explore a few of the key figures in our history and understand how they knew and used hemp. Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson once wrote: “Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth and protection of the country.” He specifically referred to the high quality ropes, sails, and textiles made from hemp used to keep the colonial navy afloat. Jefferson was Ambassador to France during the hashish era there. At risk of imprisonment if caught, Jefferson smuggled hemp seeds from...

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