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How cannabis affects the mind and body.

 
 
 

"Is cannabis a gateway drug?”

In a study of a panel of 1300 teens, use of cannabis leading to increase illicit drug use was

“Our findings show that any causal influence of teen marijuana use on other illicit substance use is contingent upon employment status and is short-term, subsiding entirely by the age of 21.”

A Life-course Perspective on the “Gateway Hypothesis”


 
 
 

"What is the connection between the War on Drugs and legal cannabis?

“The drug war from President Nixon to the draconian Rockefeller Drug Laws to the emerging aboveground marijuana market that is poised to make legal millions for wealthy investors doing the same thing that generations of people of color have been arrested and locked up for.”

“The first anti-marijuana laws, in the Midwest and the Southwest in the 1910s and 20s, were directed at Mexican migrants and Mexican Americans. Today, Latino and especially black communities are still subject to wildly disproportionate drug enforcement and sentencing practices.”

“Zero tolerance policies that began with Nixon’s administration and carried on into the Reagan and Clinton administrations had crippling effects on the disproportionate “In the late 1980s, a political hysteria about drugs led to the passage of draconian penalties in Congress and state legislatures that rapidly increased the prison population. In 1985, the proportion of Americans polled who saw drug abuse as the nation's "number one problem" was just 2-6 percent.”

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Compounds

 
 

What is CBD and THC?

Cannabidiol (CBD) and THC are two of the best known active compounds in cannabis. THC is the psychoactive compound that gets you “high” while CBD is active, but not psychoactive. Most cannabis products you purchase and use will and should have information dosing and compound concentration.

 
 
 

What are the health benefits of CBD?

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Proven medical effects of CBD include Anxiety relief,

 
 
 

What are the side effects of using cannabis (long-term)?

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Rituals

 
 

How do I ?

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Over the past decades, THC concentrations and variances in weed have steadily increased. From 1993 to 2008, the average potency of flower went from 4% to 12% (Link) The range of potency has also increased from yearly potency varied from 2.5-9.2% (1993-2003) to 12.0-29.3% (2004-2008).

With cannabis potency increasing, being more careful and cautious about consumption is a good thing. As the old adage goes, start low and slow and consider purchasing lower potency strains alongside higher potency strains based on different occasions that may arise.

 
 
 

How do I ?

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Over the past decades, THC concentrations and variances in weed have steadily increased. From 1993 to 2008, the average potency of flower went from 4% to 12% (Link) The range of potency has also increased from yearly potency varied from 2.5-9.2% (1993-2003) to 12.0-29.3% (2004-2008).

With cannabis potency increasing, being more careful and cautious about consumption is a good thing. As the old adage goes, start low and slow and consider purchasing lower potency strains alongside higher potency strains based on different occasions that may arise.

 
 

How do I avoid getting too high?

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Over the past decades, THC concentrations and variances in weed have steadily increased. From 1993 to 2008, the average potency of flower went from 4% to 12% (Link) The range of potency has also increased from yearly potency varied from 2.5-9.2% (1993-2003) to 12.0-29.3% (2004-2008).

With cannabis potency increasing, being more careful and cautious about consumption is a good thing. As the old adage goes, start low and slow and consider purchasing lower potency strains alongside higher potency strains based on different occasions that may arise.