Rainer Poertner

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Marijuana Helps Heal Broken Bones: Study

There's a new and very promising use for marijuana, or at least a compound found in it.<p>Researchers discovered that cannabidiol (CBD) worked wonders for rats with broken limbs.<p>Read more on Newser.com

Ohio marijuana proposal in danger of falling short

CINCINNATI — The marijuana legalization effort in Ohio is in danger because it does not have enough signatures yet to put a measure on the Nov. 3 ballot.<p>“We’re coming in lower than we were expecting,” said Ian James, executive director of ResponsibleOhio, the private investor group that wants to …

New at the pot shop: Milder marijuana for novices

DENVER (AP) — Recreational marijuana sellers are reaching out to novice cannabis users with a raft of edible products that impart a milder buzz and make it easy for inexperienced customers to find a dose they won't regret taking.<p>In many ways, the marketing shift is the pot-industry equivalent of …

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Red tape leads sick people to acquire marijuana illegally, says Slomiansky

MK Zandberg: Gov’t must adapt to changing public opinion<p>><br>• ><p>Marijuana plants are seen in a MedReleaf facility.. (photo credit: ALEXANDER REPETSKI)<p>X<p>Dear …

Emergency medical marijuana bill heads to N.Y. gov.

ALBANY, N.Y. — A bill that would expedite access to medical marijuana for severely ill patients in New York will head to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's desk.<p>The Republican-controlled Senate passed legislation Monday night that would create a "special certification" for patients with a "progressive and …

Kush Cannabis Oil Cure: A 9-Year-Old Boy With Severe Autism Says His First Words After Medical Marijuana Treatment

The response of a 9-year-old boy named Kalel Santiago who suffered with severe autism and spoke his first words after being treated with cannabis oil …

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Medical marijuana program has registered more doctors than patients

Two weeks before the launch of Minnesota's medical marijuana program, there are more doctors signed up for the program than patients.<p>As of Friday, …

Medical Marijuana Laws Don't Increase Teen Use

Teen use of marijuana doesn't seem to change when states pass laws legalizing the drug for medical purposes, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers …

Georgia to issue first medical marijuana cards Tuesday

Loading...<p><b>ATLANTA</b> - Gov. Nathan Deal told Channel 2’s Lori Geary, “Tomorrow is going to be a good day,” in an exclusive interview about the launch of …

Colorado Court: Workers Can Be Fired for Using Marijuana Off-Duty

U.S. news<p>Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.<p>The state Supreme Court ruled 6-0 Monday that a medical marijuana patient who was fired after failing a drug test cannot get his job back.<p>The case was being watched closely by employers and pot smokers in states that …

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Here’s What It’s Like Inside San Francisco's Most Beautiful Medical Marijuana Stores

Many people would imagine weed stores to be dark, grungy and unappealingly scuzzy. Here, three San Francisco dispensaries that skew way more Banana Republic than back alley.

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Hemp Oil Versus CBD Oil: What’s The Difference?

In this Oct. 5, 2013 photo, a volunteer walks through a hemp field at a farm in Springfield, Colo. (AP Photo/P. Solomon Banda)<p>Confusion amongst the …

Your Online Marketplace for Hemp CBD Oil

What is HEMP CBD Oil? CBD rich Hemp Oil is an Oil extracted from industrial Hemp plants (stalks and seeds) with a High Grade of Cannabidiol (CBD) …

Texas Legalizes Medical Marijuana Oils For Epilepsy

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed a bill Monday legalizing the limited use of marijuana extracts for severe forms of epilepsy.<p>The law allows the use of cannabis oils that are high in CBD, or cannabidiol, a non-euphoric compound found in the marijuana plant, and low in THC -- the main psychoactive …

12 Key People Who Will Influence The Future Of Pot

With 23 states that have legalized medical marijuana, 19 that have decriminalized possession of small amounts of pot and four that have legalized recreational use outright, pot policy is one of the most fiercely contested issues in America today. Recent polling suggests that support for legal weed …

Cannabis-Based Batteries Could Change The Way We Store Energy

<i>This piece first appeared in The Hemp Connoisseur Magazine. Follow them on Facebook here.</i><p>Dr. David Mitlin, the head researcher of a group working on …

One of the most aggressive brain cancers shrunk by cannabis

Consumer goods that use cannabinoids, which is the active component of the plant, have been approved for medical use. Let’s take Sativex, for an …

Cannabidiol halts seizures in new study

The new research indicates that cannabidiol, one of dozens of active cannabinoids found in the marijuana plant, can reduce the frequency of seizures …

The girl who inspired Carly's Law will soon get marijuana-derived CBD for treating seizures

One of the latest patients to begin the University of Alabama at Birmingham's study known as Carly's Law that uses a marijuana-derived medication to …

Cannabis Oil Can Help Epileptic Children Live Normal Lives

A new video from NowThis makes the case for allowing parents to use cannabis oil to treat seizures in their children.<p>"My goal is to hear his voice . …

A Marijuana Deficiency Might Be Causing Your Migraines And IBS

<i>This piece first appeared on AlterNet:</i><p>For several years I have postulated that marijuana is <i>not</i>, in the strict sense of the word, an intoxicant.<p>As I …

Texas: House Committee Approves Bill To Make Marijuana Legal For Adults

The Texas House of Representatives Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Wednesday approved a bill 5-1 that would end marijuana prohibition in the …

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40 Medications Replaced With Raw Cannabis Juice

bodymindsoulspirit | May 10, 2015 | 1 Comment<p>More and more we are beginning to understand that marijuana is far more than a street-level ‘drug’. In …