Medical Weed States Have Less Opioid Use

Medical Weed, Opioid Use, Marijuana, Cannabis States with active medical weed legislation saw particular opioid prescription rates fall almost 20 percent when compared with prohibition nations, a first-of-its-kind research from Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center has found. Authors stated the findings emphasize the importance of providing patients with pain control choices, such as cannabis, in attempts to decrease opioid use.

The new study assesses opioid prescriptions created especially by orthopedic surgeons, who it notes would be the country’s third-highest prescribers of all opioids. Continue reading “Medical Weed States Have Less Opioid Use”

Weed Users Exercise More – It’s Science!

weed & exercise, marijuana, cannabis health benefits You may be surprised. A new study of older Americans discovered that weed consumers tended to perform more formal exercise and participate in more physical activities than non-consumers throughout the course of an four-month trial.

“In comparison to older adult nonusers,” states the study, from the University of Colorado in Boulder,”elderly adult cannabis users had reduced [body mass index] in the start of an exercise intervention analysis, participated in more per week exercise times throughout the intervention, and were participating in more exercise-related tasks at the close of the intervention” Continue reading “Weed Users Exercise More – It’s Science!”

How to Purchase Great Weed

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When you start looking to purchase weed, you’re met with a huge selection of products. How do you even begin to navigate your options? Why would you spend $60 in an eighth of Purple Punch that’s 23 percent THC whenever there’s a $20 eighth out of another brand with 28 percent THC? Plus it may be even harder if you are purchasing online and can not see this item.

In regards to buying great weed, a lot of people use a system which reflects my olive buying strategy: I locate a cool-looking label that fits my price point and continue on to the checkout line. Can this help me find good olives? Nope! But it enables me to get back home in a timely fashion which is half the battle when I’m shopping.

From my experience as a budtender, I discovered that price, THC percentage, and strain name are the most frequent reasons clients pick a product. Thus, what’s the difference between that $20 and $60 eighth of Purple Punch? Why spend the extra money? To answer those questions, we have to look at the characteristics that define quality weed.
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