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22 Oct

Medical Marijuana Microdosing

Is Micro-Dosing For You? Micro-dosing isn’t new. Its the method of giving yourself the minimum amount of a substance needed to reach a desired effect. Marijuana doses vary person to person. You also have to factor in the natural variables that come with different strains and cannabinoid profiles. What does micro dosing mean to the patient? It

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05 Mar

Medical Cannabis Advocate Janne Reckert Discusses Benefits Of Microdosing Weed

Advocate Janne Reckert talks about the benefits of microdosing weed and the overall health benefits of cannabis From eating hemp seeds to medicating with CBD oil to absorbing airborne radiation with live plants, Janne Reckert is a big advocate of legalizing cannabis. Andrew BohanAndrew Bohan is a part time contributor to Medical Marijuana 411.

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07 Mar

New Dosage Limits for Medical Marijuana: But Where's the Science?

By Pauline Comeau | Published in CMAJ New evidence-based guidelines are urgently needed to help doctors negotiate Canada’s hazy medical marijuana landscape, particularly in light of Health Canada’s efforts to impose new dose limits, say the nation’s leading cannabis researcher and doctors who have been queried about their marijuana authorizations. Canada should also re-establish a

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29 Nov

How potent and pure is medical marijuana? Colorado wants to know

Colorado is working toward becoming the first state to regulate production of medical marijuana. Regulators say pot consumers deserve to know what they’re smoking, and producers should have safety regulations such as pesticide limits for plants destined for human consumption.

Right now, patients have no way to verify pot-shop claims that certain products are organic, or how potent a strain might be.

“You don’t go into a Walgreens with a headache and put on a blindfold and pick something off a shelf. But that’s what some people are doing when they buy marijuana,” said Buckie Minor of Full Spectrum Laboratories in Denver, which currently does voluntary marijuana analysis for about 100 growers and dispensaries.

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08 Apr

New Book Illustrates Dosage and Common Effects of Medical Marijuana

Chris Conrad’s new book Cannabis Yields and Dosage: A Guide to the Production and Use of Medical Marijuana is an all-encompassing guide for patients, physicians, lawmakers, and law enforcement. Part I of his book is filled with scientific facts about the yield, uses, and dosage of medical cannabis. In the second part of his book, he explains the legal settings for the first part of his book and Part III offers a model Safe Access Now ordinance for guidelines for the implementation of California’s Prop 215 [HS 11362.5] and SB 420 [HS 11362.7]. And in the last part of his book he offers other States’ laws as well as provides references and websites for his reader’s use (unfortunately our site came out after his book went to press).

Chris Conrad is a Court-qualified cannabis expert, director of Safe Access Now, author of Hemp: Lifeline to the Future and Hemp for Health, as well as the curator of the Hash-Marijuana-Hemp Museum in Amsterdam.

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