First of its Kind Study Finds Virtually No Driving Impairment Under the Influence of Marijuana

First of its Kind Study Finds Virtually No Driving Impairment Under the Influence of Marijuana

As cannabis prohibition laws crumble seemingly by the day, it’s allowing more research to be performed on this psychoactive substance that has long been a part of the human experience. The first study to analyze the effects of cannabis on driving performance found that it caused almost no impairment. The impairment that it did cause was similar to that observed under the influence of a legal alcohol limit. Researchers at the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving…

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CBD Oil Benefits & How Long It Takes CBD Oil Effects to Work

CBD Oil Benefits & How Long It Takes CBD Oil Effects to Work

 How Long Does CBD Take to Work? CBD can generally take from a few minutes to a couple of hours to work properly, depending on the serving size, the method of consumption, and the symptom you want to alleviate. By vaping or sublingually ingesting CBD, you can start feeling effects within minutes. If you consume CBD in edible form, it may take a few hours to kick in. Vaping your hemp oil is one…

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Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly

Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It’s Environmentally Friendly

Hemp is a tall, beautiful and gracious looking annual plant that can reach heights over twelve feet. Although hemp (cannabis sativa) and marijuana (cannabis sativa var. indica) come from a similar species of plant, they are very different and confusion has been caused by deliberate misinformation with far reaching effects on socioeconomics as well as on environmental matters. The reason hemp is illegal is not because of any negative impact to the environment or human…

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The World’s Most Eco-Friendly Car: It’s Made Entirely From HEMP

The World’s Most Eco-Friendly Car: It’s Made Entirely From HEMP

You would never think that a single plant could solve most of the world’s problems, well it can. Hemp has over 50,000 uses, why this plant remains illegal is causing confusion among many. Everything from clothes, medicine, fabrics, fuel and more, hemp is definitely a large threat to a variety of corporations that control energy, health and a number of other industries. The world’s most Eco-friendly car, the Kestrel, was designed in Canada by Calgary-based…

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Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein From The Brain

Marijuana Compound Removes Toxic Alzheimer’s Protein From The Brain

An active compound in marijuana called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) has been found to promote the removal of toxic clumps of amyloid beta protein in the brain, which are thought to kickstart the progression of Alzheimer’s disease The finding supports the results of previous studies that found evidence of the protective effects of cannabinoids, including THC, on patients with neurodegenerative disease. “Although other studies have offered evidence that cannabinoids might be neuroprotective against the symptoms of Alzheimer’s,…

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Cannabis ‘Scrips to Calm Kids?

Cannabis ‘Scrips to Calm Kids?

WASHINGTON –  As a California pediatrician and 49-year-old mother of two teenage daughters, Claudia Jensen says pot might prove to be the preferred medical treatment for attention deficit disorder (search) — even in adolescent “Why would anyone want to give their child an expensive pill … with unacceptable side effects, when he or she could just go into the backyard, pick a few leaves off a plant and make tea for him or her instead?” Jensen asked…

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Monsanto Creates First Genetically Modified Strain of Marijuana

Monsanto Creates First Genetically Modified Strain of Marijuana

St-Louis, MO | Monsanto, the multi-billion agribusiness giant, has announced today it has patented the first genetically modified strain of marijuana. The news that has been welcomed by scientists and leaders of the agriculture business alike as a move forward towards the industrial use of marijuana and hemp products could bring a major shift towards marijuana policies in the U.S.A. and ultimately, to the world. Under present US federal law, it is illegal to possess, use,…

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Groundbreaking Medical Study Reveals Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Ritalin

Groundbreaking Medical Study Reveals Cannabis Treats ADHD Better Than Ritalin

A groundbreaking new medical study may have determined that cannabis treats ADHD symptoms better than conventional medicines, like Ritalin and Adderall. A small sample of 30 patients with ADHD took part in a study to demonstrate the ways in which cannabis treatments can affect their symptoms. These patients said they were having limited success with Ritalin and Adderall. After their cannabis treatment, all 30 patients reported a significant improvement in their concentration levels and their…

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Hemp Makes Great Plastic, So Why Isn’t Hemp Plastic Everywhere?

Hemp Makes Great Plastic, So Why Isn’t Hemp Plastic Everywhere?

Plastic is an inescapable part of our everyday lives, so why is almost all of it still made from polluting, non-renewable petrochemicals? You may have heard that agricultural hemp, the non-mind-altering cousin of cannabis (commonly known as marijuana), has dozens of potential uses from clothing to paper. Since virtually all climate scientists agree that we must replace our dependence on fossil fuels, and given that hemp can even make the soil cleaner, it’s surprising that…

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Federal Study Find: Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses

Federal Study Find: Neurontin and Lyrica are a Death Sentence for New Brain Synapses

A shocking study shows that these two drugs block the formation of new brain synapses1, drastically reducing the potential for rejuvenating brain plasticity-meaning that these drugs will cause brain decline that apparently robs one of the ability to rebuild. The study demonstrating this type of brain damage with these two drugs came out in 2009 but apparently the media has been very lax in getting any of this information to the public-most likely because they…

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