Author: TroyFlowers

Employee Drug Testing Still a Large Money Maker in Legal Markets

There have been many stories in the news in the past several weeks about companies who are no longer testing potential employees for marijuana in their system. With so many jobs needing to be filled, many employers see no point in disqualifying potential workers simply because they have THC in their urine. This is especially true in areas where marijuana laws have been relaxed and regulated legalization has been implemented. But it must be remembered that we are still in the beginning of this process. The amount of companies taking cannabis off their list of substances that are employment...

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New Philippines Corrections Chief Wants Death Penalty for All Drug Offenses

The New Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) chief in the Philippines, Director General Ronald dela Rosa, is taking an extreme stand against drugs – extreme even by the standards of his country. He thinks lethal injection should be utilized for anyone involved in the drug trade, even low-level possessors. “Everything pertaining to drugs, we have to end them. I also want to end the problem with drugs. It should be that strict when it comes to drugs,” dela Rosa said earlier this month.  When asked specifically about those caught with small amounts of drugs getting the death penalty, dela Rosa...

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Can Cannabis Be Used for Lupus Treatment?

Lupus is a chronic, devastating autoimmune disorder characterized by progressive inflammation and debilitating pain. Autoimmune disorders are the result of dysfunctional immune systems and the generation of self-attacking antibodies against one’s own healthy cell/tissue. Persistent and prolonged autoimmune attack contributes to inflammatory reaction and permanent damage of the affected cells. The exact cause of lupus pathogenesis is unknown; however, genetic (inherited) and environmental factors have been implicated. Some of the common types of Lupus are: Systemic lupus erythematosus – attacks several body organs including skin, joints, blood vessels, etc. Lupus nephritis – causes kidney damage and failure Iatrogenic lupus...

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Is Making Ethanol from Hemp a Real Possibility?

Unlike marijuana, industrial hemp is federally legal for institutions of higher learning and state departments of agriculture to cultivate in order to research the plant. As a result, people are starting to experiment with hemp and its uses. One interesting use for industrial hemp is turning it into ethanol. By definition, ethanol is a type of alcohol fuel that is distilled from plant material, such as corn. Ethanol can be used to stunt plant growth, it’s mixed into our gas, it’s used to turn hemp buds into hemp oil – and that’s just naming a few uses. Every November,...

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05-18-2018 – Cannabis News with Joe Klare

Joe Klare discusses an update on the battle over smoking medical marijuana in Florida, a famous person who smokes weed and why you should care and the House seat of Pete Sessions (R-TX) being targeted. 05-18-2018 – Ep. 140 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/florida-patients-continue-to-fight-for-the-right-to-smoke-medical-marijuana/ https://hornet.com/stories/oprah-smokes-pot-gayle-king-three/ http://www.dallasobserver.com/news/us-rep-pete-sessions-hard-line-on-marijuana-spurs-super-pac-into-race-10681565 Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Marijuana and The Ups and Downs of Blood Pressure

What Goes Up Must Come Down If you have high blood pressure and you’re looking for a healthy method for controlling it, it may be wise to take a look at marijuana. But, one thing you have to know before taking cannabis for your high blood pressure is that when you use or take it, your blood pressure will typically go up slightly at first. Eventually, your blood pressure should return to a normal level. Who Can Benefit from Using Marijuana for Blood Pressure Patients who have high blood pressure, which is known as the “silent killer”, can use...

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