The negative stigma associated with cannabis has been rapidly fading away in the 33 states and Washington DC that have legalized cannabis for either medicinal or recreational use. Though the movement seems to be constantly gaining momentum, there is still a long way to go. The years of Reefer Madness propaganda and misinformation are difficult to get past for many people, which is why we are grateful that more research is being done to determine the benefits and possible adverse effects of cannabis use. Science is finally beginning to catch up to what people have known for centuries, that the benefits of cannabis use are abundant, valid and growing in number. We have the therapeutic properties of the plant to thank for its newly found legalization, and research is being done to determine why and how medical cannabis is beneficial. It is important to note that this blog in no way provides medical advice and is only here to provide general information about the cannabis plant.
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These days, there seem to be countless forms of marijuana that come in all shapes, sizes, flavors, textures, and devices. Despite the ever growing list of new products on dispensary shelves, it’s rare to find any good, old fashioned hash. The end of cannabis prohibition has led to growing curiosity of marijuana and its derivatives with hash being at the top of the list. So what exactly is hash and why is it so elusive in the modern cannabis industry?
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KANSAS CITY, Missouri - January 13, 2020 – Friday CLOVR, a vertically-integrated license applicant was granted approval for two of its three medical marijuana manufacturing licenses by the Department of Health and Senior Services. The next step is for CLOVR to claim the license approvals. A manufacturing license allows CLOVR to extract cannabis plant oils to produce topicals, edibles, and concentrates for state-wide distribution.
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November 2018 was a time of celebration for Missouri residents with the passing of the historic and much needed Amendment 2. The amendment legalized medical marijuana statewide for those suffering from at least one of the state’s list of qualifying conditions. This was good news for those on the fence, or those who had already been using cannabis to treat such conditions. Though the passing of the amendment was a huge step for Missouri residents, it left many people wondering just how they could obtain a medical marijuana card. As with any licence application process, there are multiple steps to reach the finish line. Fortunately, the Missouri government has made it fairly simple for people to get the care they need without hassle.
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If you’re reading this, then chances are pretty high that you are also pretty high. Chances are that you could be too high. After all, that last dab sounded like a good idea at the time, and that last edible just tasted so good! Though it may seem like a rookie move, the freshest of newbies to the most seasoned of stoners over-consume at one point or another, and nine times out of ten it is far from a pleasant experience. For some, the feeling of too much THC can lead to paranoia, rapid heart rate, fever and chills, drowsiness, and crippling anxiety. If you have indeed over-indulged, take a breath, we’ve got you. Here is a list of things that you can do to stop being high, or at least calm the high so that you can get back to feeling yourself again.
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The once clear differences between indica and sativa cannabis plants seem to be growing more difficult to distinguish with the constant crossbreeding between strains. For the cannabis newcomer, it can be difficult to decide what strain to pick out. After all, if someone is looking to use marijuana to treat insomnia, choosing a sativa would be like using gasoline to put out a fire. The process of breeding landrace sativa's and indica's has accelerated since more and more places legalize cannabis around the world. Most strains on the shelf today are hybrids that will lean to one side of the spectrum or the other. This has birthed many amazing genetics, but has muddied the waters of what constitutes an indica vs sativa. This begs the question, how does one tell the difference between sativa and indica?
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It’s no secret that cannabis can be used to alleviate chronic pain. A recent study states that over half of cannabis consumers use marijuana to treat a multitude of pain causing ailments. With more states legalizing cannabis, more people are turning to marijuana to provide an alternative to opiate or nsaid pain medications, and the cannabis industry is happy to deliver! Though cannabis is anti-inflammatory, many would rather forgo these therapeutic benefits due to its psychoactive properties. Thanks to the ever growing cannabis industry, cannabis users can have their cake and eat it too. Topicals are a great way to reap the pain relieving and anti-inflammatory benefits of cannabis without feeling high. They provide localized relief and help with an array of ailments from muscle pain to arthritis and even some skin conditions.
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Missouri has legalized medical marijuana and by this time next year we hope to see a roaring industry that helps ease people's pain and ailments, employ thousands and send funding to our veterans. But just how much will medical marijuana patients in Missouri be able to buy. We've tried to help clarify with the visuals below. This visual is for standard patients. Some patients who have received two physician certifications are able to buy more.