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What Are the Different Types of Marijuana Plants?

What Are the Different Types of Marijuana Plants? Sativa These plants are tall and have long, narrow leaves. They’re usually grown outdoors. Because this strain contains more THC, it’s thought that sativa plants have more of a stimulant effect. Indica These plants are short, have wider leaves, and are typically grown indoors. Indica plants, which have a […]

Marijuana (Cannabis) for Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms: Pros and Cons

Marijuana (Cannabis) for Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms: Pros and Cons Now that medical marijuana is legal in 38 states, there is a groundswell of interest within the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) community to use it to help alleviate symptoms such as joint pain and disrupted sleep. When CreakyJoints, an advocacy and research organization for people living with arthritis and rheumatic disease, surveyed people […]

What Marijuana (Cannabis) Can Do for Your Health and Wellness

What Marijuana (Cannabis) Can Do for Your Health and Wellness Marijuana is a drug that comes from the flowers and leaves of the cannabis plant. These parts of the plant are dried and then either smoked as cigarettes or consumed in other ways. People consume marijuana in order to alter their state of consciousness or […]

Marijuana (cannabis): Good or bad?

Marijuana (cannabis): Good or bad? According to the National Institutes of Health, people have used marijuana, or cannabis, to treat their ailments for at least 3,000 years. However, the Food and Drug Administration have not deemed cannabis safe or effective in the treatment of any medical condition, although cannabidiol, a substance that is present in […]