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The Benefits of Parenting with Pot

After a segment aired on the Today Show about “Marijuana Moms“, we thought this subject could use a little more exploring. There was a good deal of value in the segment, but there was also a good deal of misinformation and bias. So, let’s get real and explore this topic together. We sat with some 420 …

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Legal Cannabis is Stimulating the Economy

It’s no surprise that cannabis is a successful business. It may, however, be a shock to learn that in Oregon alone the recreational cannabis industry brought in $1.2 billion in 2016 alone. To say that cannabis is a booming economic industry is saying it lightly. “Cannabis is a job-creation machine,” Oregon economist Beau Whitney told Marijuana.com. …

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Cannabis Legalization Did Not Increase Teen Use

A concern among many parents is that their child will experiment with drugs. And, in particular, they wonder if their child will ever engage in the readily available cannabis. These concerns were heightened with the passage of Washington Initiative 502, which legalized small amounts of marijuana for adults over 21 years old. But, were their …

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5 Medical Uses for Cannabis We’ve Known About Since the 1840’s

The United States currently schedules psychoactive Cannabis as a Schedule I drug, “defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” While the US Government may have buried its’ head in the sand as to the medical applications of Cannabis, we at Fire & Frost Cannabis in Vancouver, WA …

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7 Terpenes With HUGE Medical Benefits

Cannabis smells the way it does because of terpenes, which are organic compounds whose names tend to end in “ol” or “ne,” or begin with “methyl.” These are chemicals that are produced in nature that contribute smells (and thereby tastes) to a wide variety of plants and animals. If it has a smell, it is …

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3 Reasons H.R. 420 Might Pass in 2019

Representative Earl Blumenauer’s (D, OR) H.R. 420 in the 116th Congress (2019-2020) is currently making its way through subcommittees, for consideration in the House later this year. This bill, named the “Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act” would remove cannabis from its federal status as a Schedule I drug, and allow it to be controlled and …

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