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CANNRA

CANNRA

CANNRA is the United States Cannabis Regulators Association. While not an advocacy organization, it is instead a facility group which "seeks to provide government jurisdictions with unbiased information to help make informed decisions when considering whether or how to...
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Cotton Mouth

"Cotton mouth" is longstanding cannabis slang for an extremely dry mouth, such as the kind you only get from a medicated effect. Cottonmouth is a common condition in cannabis consumers, bringing with it difficulty in swallowing, a rise in...
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Couch Lock

"Couch lock" is a term in stoner slang It is the sensation of being physically relaxed to the point of sedation, as if you were incapable of getting up from the couch. It's a feeling of mellowness, comfort, and relaxation....

Clone

Cloning is a method of asexual reproduction in plants A clone in cannabis cultivation is a plant which was reproduced with a clipping from a mature plant of the same variety. The alternative method is to breed a male plant...

Cannabidiol – part 2

Cannabidiol is an active cannabinoid in the cannabis plant. CBD is short for Cannabidiol. Cannabis has 113 known active cannabinoids. It makes up about 40% of the plant. It's a non-psychoactive cannabinoid. Therefore, it does not produce "the high" of...

CB1 Receptor

CB1 receptor refers to Cannabinoid receptor type 1. A CB1 receptor is a cell membrane receptor found in the brain. It stimulates the physiological processes of appetite, mood, memory, and pain-sensation. Therefore, marijuana can relieve pain, increase appetite, and...
California Proposition 215, commonly known as Prop 215 or the Compassionate Use Act, was voter-approved on November 5, 1996 in the general election ballot. Specifically, Prop 215 exempts medicinal marijuana users and their caregivers under medical treatment recommended by...
The Compassionate Use Act of 1996, or Prop 215, legalized medicinal marijuana in California. As a result, patients can use medicinal marijuana to treat a variety of illnesses and conditions. Furthermore, patients can use medicinal marijuana under the supervision...

Cannabinoid Receptors

Cannabinoid receptors are part of the Endocannabinoid system. They are cell membrane receptors. There are both CB1 and CB2 receptors in the body. The Endocannabinoid system controls pain-sensation, mood, memory, and appetite. As a result, marijuana can reduce pain, impact...

CB2 Receptors

They give marijuana the ability to reduce inflammation. They are part of the reason why marijuana has medical benefits. First of all, tonsils, white blood cells, and the spleen contain CB2 receptors. Cannabinoids activate CB2 receptors. As a result, CB2...
The Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform is a volunteer based advocacy group. It pushes for cannabis law reform in the United States. It aims to remove laws that punish people who possess or cultivate marijuana. Furthermore, it aims to create...

Cannabinoids

Cannabinoids are a class of diverse chemical compounds that act on cannabinoid receptors in the brain. Some active cannabinoids include THC and CBD. They attach to the cannabinoid receptors of cells, which then release chemicals throughout the body. At most...

Canna Oil

Canna Oil is marijuana-infused oil. Edibles contain canna oil. Compared to butter, oil is the healthier option. However, edibles can contain canna butter. Coconut Oil is the best choice for making canna oil as it has a high (and healthy)...
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Concentrates

Concentrates refers to wax, dabs, rosin, and all the other various concentrated forms of marijuana. They are called concentrates because the marijuana's effective chemicals is concentrated into the new substance. For example, rosin contains much more THC per milligram...

Cannabidiol

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of at least 113 active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. CBD is a major phytocannabinoid, accounting for up to 40% of the plant's extract. It is considered to have a wide scope of potential medical applications. This...

CBD

CBD is the active cannabinoid in the cannabis plant. It is short for Cannabidiol. CBD is one of 113 known active cannabinoids in cannabis. It makes up about 40% of the plant. It's a non-psychoactive cannabinoid. Therefore, it is not...
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