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  1. Ron Strider

    RI: Medical Cannabis - Under Threat

    Ellen and Stu Smith live in Scituate, Rhode Island. They are champions for the use of medical cannabis for chronic pain. The two advocates are concerned–they see two threats on the horizon for people who use medical cannabis to address their chronic pain issues. One is US Attorney General...
  2. Ron Strider

    Are Vets Helping Medical Marijuana Issue

    You shouldn't underestimate the importance of the American veteran in the debate over how to treat chronic pain. Our vets–many of whom are suffering from chronic pain–are easily the most sympathetic subset of chronic pain patients. And the vets are driving an important issue–that medical...
  3. Ron Strider

    NM: Study Finds Medical Cannabis Is Effective At Reducing Opioid Addiction

    A new study conducted by researchers at The University of New Mexico, involving medical cannabis and prescription opioid use among chronic pain patients, found a distinct connection between having the legal ability to use cannabis and significant reductions in opioid use. The study titled...
  4. Ron Strider

    Can Medical Marijuana Help Solve The Opioid Crisis

    The U.S. has come a long way since the days of Reefer Madness. Thirty states – most recently, West Virginia – and the District of Columbia have approved marijuana for either medical or recreational purposes. And polls suggest more Americans than ever – 61 percent – want marijuana legalized...
  5. D

    Chronic Haze

    Just wanted to show a couple of main colas from my chronic haze grown in 3 gallon cloth pots with regular potting mix with 30% perlite. I'm a hydro guy myself but figured I give dirt a try. Cheers
  6. Ron Strider

    Is Marijuana The Answer To The Opioid Epidemic

    Can marijuana save the day? Not yet. But Americans in pain are already turning to the marijuana plant. The hope: One day you’ll have a choice of varieties or formulations of compounds in marijuana — called “cannabinoids” — that bring relief, aren’t addictive, and leave your mind clear...
  7. Ron Strider

    Marijuana Could Be The Answer To The NFL's Pain Management Woes

    Last month, it was reported that the National Football League reached out to the National Football League Players Association to scientifically explore the use of medical cannabis as a pain management tool for its players. Not only should this work help the NFL players, but their participation...
  8. Ron Strider

    Muted Stress Response Linked To Long-Term Cannabis Use

    A new study by Washington State University psychology researchers reveals a dampened physiological response to stress in chronic cannabis users. Using a nationally recognized procedure designed to provoke elevated levels of stress, Carrie Cuttler, clinical assistant professor of psychology...
  9. Ron Strider

    New Zealand: Cannabis Grower Was Self-Medicating For Chronic Asthma

    A 55-year-old man with a crop of cannabis in a concealed roof space of his garage was self-medicating for chronic asthma, a court heard. Twelve plants, potentially worth thousands of pounds, were found growing at Kevin Warren's home in Bendigo Lane, Colwick, when police executed a search...
  10. Ron Strider

    Canada: Cannabis Eyed As Chronic Pain Reliever

    Amid growing concern about opioid addiction, a Canadian researcher studying cannabis for chronic pain relief presented his preliminary results in Halifax Wednesday. Dr. Jason Busse, McGill University associate professor, told this week’s Canadian Pain Society conference at the Marriot Hotel...
  11. Ron Strider

    New Zealand: Medical Cannabis No "Magic Pill": Expert

    False hope is driving claims medicinal cannabis is the "magic pill" for chronic pain and doctors should not prescribe it just because they can, an Australian pain specialist warns. Professor Milton Cohen, director of professional affairs for the Australian New Zealand College of Anesthetist's...
  12. Ron Strider

    Alzheimer's, Autism, Anxiety Could Be Treated With Marijuana In NJ By 2018

    More than 150,000 New Jersey residents who suffer from chronic pain, migraines, Tourette syndrome, or anxiety related to autism or Alzheimer's disease could become eligible to use medical marijuana if the state's health commissioner adopts the far-reaching recommendations issued by a panel of...
  13. Ron Strider

    CBD Oil: The New Cure For Chronic Pain?

    With many states making marijuana legal, there is no lack of discussion about the leafy green drug in the news lately. Unfortunately, it seems that the health benefits of cannabis are being overshadowed by the "drug" aspect of marijuana. What interests me about cannabis culture, and what I would...
  14. Ron Strider

    Chronic Pain Now Qualifies For Medical Marijuana In NY

    Starting last March, chronic pain is a qualifying condition for medical cannabis in the state of New York, NBC affiliate station WHEC reports. State Health Department officials first announced the approval of chronic pain for medical marijuana in December. “Improving patient access to medical...
  15. ibrokeit

    Grown these?

    just looking for input on a few strains im growing, a few were freebies. Black Russian shark shock chronic haze jack herrer red afro ak/black dominia
  16. DanksterFarm

    Dankster's Original Ak-47 & Chronic Grow!

    Hello everyone! Im a small time grower, and wanted to share my journal with you! This is going to be my first one but not the last one, but so on... At first i want to share with you my growrooms specs and some pictures. Strains: AK-47. I dont know exactly wich seedbank the original...
  17. G

    Should you FIM a chronic plant?

    My first time growing chronic and was thinking about fim my plants but I heard it could decrease your yeild
  18. D

    1st scrog

    1st scrog. Scrog is set at 9" above plant base. I cropped the tops between 5 and 6 nodes. Then I did a mix of cropped and FIM on the second set up from the center. Did some lolly popping at week 5 of veg.. Going into week 6 of veg. Any suggestions or comments are more than welcome.
  19. Aedifex

    First Grow

    Seeds: Black Widow, Chronic, AK47-Xtrm, Alien OG Setup: Humidifier fed fog boxes (I actually created this setup before I realized it is already being done; fogoponics) I ended up buying House Of Hydro, single disc foggers, for easy setup. - 3x1.5 plastic totes - 6" hydro baskets - 4x4x7 tent...
  20. K

    Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Says He Used Marijuana To Help Treat His Chronic Back Pain

    Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr took an indefinite leave of absence last year after going under the knife to repair a ruptured disc, in addition to a follow-up procedure to alleviate pain from the initial surgery. During those nearly four months away from the game of basketball, Kerr...