Smoking Weed and Working Out: 6 Reasons Why You Should Go for It By: Helena

Most people usually associate sports and exercise with a healthy lifestyle, and cannabis is not generally considered to be compatible with fitness.

I know this might sound a bit controversial, but many recreational and professional athletes use cannabis products after competitions.

So, if you are wondering whether it’s OK for you to smoke weed and work out, the answer is simple — it depends.

First of all, how do you feel when you are high? Does your heart rate increase significantly? What kind of sport are you involved in? And most importantly, how well do you tolerate cannabis in general?

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What Are CO2 Cannabis Extracts and How Are They Made? By: Patrick Bennett

Whether you prefer vaporizer pens, salves, infused edibles, or elixirs, chances are that you have sampled a product that was produced using carbon dioxide (CO2) supercritical fluid extraction technology.

Although fairly new in cannabis concentrate processing, this technology is anything but new to the botanical extraction industry at large. However today, the use of CO2 for cannabis extraction is quickly positioning itself to be one of the leading technologies for industrial hash oil production. While the reason for this paradigm shift is certainly debatable, the technology’s versatility paired with improved sustainability and safety are strong indicators.

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Asthma, Breathing Issues Natural Treatments Including Medical Marijuana

2E17E3B3-7D03-4D4A-BD45-2C73DC3792CFExacerbated by poor air quality, environmental pollution, and allergies to dust, animals, and certain foods Asthma is the leading serious, chronic illness affecting four percent of the US population. Like other allergic conditions, including hay fever, and eczema, asthma often runs in families. Researchers believe America’s high rates of asthma are a result of a marked decrease in Vitamin C in our diet. This is partly due to unsustainable farming practices which deplete our food of nutrients and partly insufficient high Vitamin C foods in our diets. Studies have shown a correlation between wheezing and a diet lacking in fruits and vegetables. People who eat a diet high in fresh organic produce have been shown to have the healthiest lung function.

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What’s the Differences Between Hemp and Marijuana

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Hemp and marijuana are two popular names for the cannabis plant.

Cannabis and Hemp are often used interchangeably, but they are different! Hemp refers to the variety of the plant that doesn’t have the psychoactive effect. Cannabis plants that contain less than 1% THC (the cannibinoid that causes the “high” feeling) are technically Hemp. Cannabis is thought to be one of the oldest domestic crops. It is bred for use in making fabrics, rope, fiber, oils, ointments, fiber, and any use not for intoxication is Hemp. People have grown many varieties of Hemp throughout history for medical and industrial use.

Marijuana is recognized for its psychoactive use and has been bred for religious and medical purposes throughout history. Marijuana is a slang term used for Hemp strains bred specifically for their psychoactive properties. Scientists believe the separation of the cannabis gene led to two district different types of cannabis plants. The two species (or subspecies) of cannabis are known as Cannabis indica and Cannabis sativa.

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Medical Marijuana Weight Loss Strains

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Trying to shed some weight? You might be surprised by this weight loss tip; Start using cannabis. While cannabis has long been known for its appetite inducing effects, research is now indicating that it can actually help lower BMI and reduce obesity. In fact, states with medical cannabis laws have even seen a 2-6 percent reduction in obesity rates. So how does cannabis pull off this weight loss trick? And more importantly, how can we harness its power for our own weight loss goals?

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Cannabis Infused Homemade Gummy Candy

The flavoring possibilities are endless for these candies. Just pair your favorite super strength flavor with a corresponding food color for a rainbow of colors and flavors.Other classic flavors to try: Orange, Lemon, Grape & Cherry. For a slightly more gourmet gumdrop – try flavors like Pear, Peach, Blackberry, or Mango. Flavors such as Bubble Gum, Cotton Candy & Tropical Punch are always a hit with the kiddos. 


RECIPE TIP:  Tart & Sour, a blend of citric acid and malic acid, adds a touch of tang that enhances the taste of fruit flavors.  To create a sour flavor, add 1-1/2 teaspoons.

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