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Thursday, October 8, 2020


Growing Medicinal Marijuana: A Beginner’s Guide

MjToday - Medicinal marijuana is now legal in the majority of states and they’ve helped innumerable patients with different symptoms and diseases. Some use it to treat their anxiety while others use it to treat chronic illnesses like IBD and back-pain. 

Since the legalization, the demand for medical marijuana is on the rise and everyone is looking to get their hands in this remedy. But, medical marijuana is quite expensive and costs a fortune and availability is always an issue. Furthermore, growing medical marijuana at home is a possibility that many people are exploring and you should too. 

Growing medical marijuana is not challenging but its a bit difficult than growing vegetables and fruits. Thankfully, we’ve gathered everything that you are going to need if you’re also thinking about growing medical marijuana at home. Read on and find out everything you need to know if you’re thinking about growing medicinal marijuana in your backyard. 

Is it legal to grow Medical Marijuana? 

Every state in the US has its own regulations on growing medical marijuana. Although the majority of the states allow the use of medical marijuana, there are few states in the country that have forbidden the use of Marijuana. Make sure to check with the regulatory authorities before setting up a grow room in your backyard. 

Indoor or Outdoor? 

Growing Medicinal Marijuana: A Beginner’s Guide

Marijuana is really easy to grow and it can be harvested anywhere. However, if you’re planning to grow medical marijuana then we suggest growing it indoor because you could control the behavior of the strain. The strains that are grown indoor are far more superior in quality than those that are grown outdoors. It obviously depends on the seeds as well but if you’re looking to grow the highest quality medical marijuana then you’re going to need an indoor setup. 

How to get started? 

If you’re thinking about growing medicinal marijuana indoors, then you are going to need a hygienic environment. Use good and fertilized soil to get started with proper warm lights and sheds. There are different types of soils that you can use and make sure to do some research to find out which type will be best for your environment. 


For an indoor setup, lighting is the most important thing that factors in the output of the product. Make sure to look up some high-pressure sodium lamps to meet the requirements of the plant. Lighting is the most essential part of an indoor growing room and you must do thorough research before getting your hands on any kind of lights. 


The second most important factor inside the growing room is the temperature. Every kind of seeds needs proper temperature to grow and this is also the case with marijuana seeds. You’ll need to set the temps according to the requirements of the plants if you want to harvest the highest quality strains. 

Where to get the seeds? 

Growing Medicinal Marijuana: A Beginner’s Guide

Finding medical marijuana seeds in the market is quite easy because there are more than a handful of companies that are offering top-of-the-line marijuana seeds. For starters, here are a few famous companies that are offering some excellent marijuana seeds:


Seedsman seeds are famous for their exceptional marijuana seeds that are used around the world. Seedsman was founded in 2002 and they’ve been offering excellent seeds ever since. Currently, they are offering more than 1500 different types of seeds that you could use to grow medical marijuana at home. 


Not only the best place to learn everything about marijuana, but ILoveGrowingMarijuana is also another reputable brand in the market that is offering the highest quality marijuana seeds. Their prices are quite reasonable and they have a huge variety of marijuana seeds that you must check out. 

Royal Queen Seeds 

Royal Queen Seeds is also known for its wide variety of Marijuana-infused products and seeds. You could find every type of seeds on their website and they offer very fast shipping as well. If you’re looking for the highest quality seeds then we really recommend taking a closer look at this one. 

We also suggest heading over to Seed2Bud for help finding seeds that will meet all your needs. 

Where to learn about Growing Medicial Marijuana? 

There are a lot of blogs that you could read to learn the proper ways of growing medicial marijuana at home. Growing marijuana at home is easy, as we’ve mentioned before, but you’re going to need all the help that you can get. We’ve short-listed a few online blogs that are best for beginners to learn about tips and tricks for growing marijuana. 


Leafly is an online cannabis blog where you could learn everything from choosing the strain to using the proper lights. Leafly is one of the biggest contributors in the Cannabis industry and its content has helped thousands of marijuana growers. You can find some helpful tips there and a beginner’s guide on how to start growing medical marijuana. 


If you’re interested in learning the best way to grow medical marijuana then the guys at Potguide will help you alot. Potguide is another source for marijuana growers to learn more about growing and harvesting marijuana on a big scale. For beginners, we really recommend reading their blogs for a detailed guide on how to grow medicinal marijuana. 

Medical  Marijuana 411 

Medical Marijuana 411 is a place where you could learn everything about medical marijuana. If you’re looking for daily updates on medical marijuana then MM411 will keep you updated. Furthermore, you could also find some useful tips and medical use of marijuana that could really help.  

Bottom Line 

Growing medicial marijuana is easy and fun and could save you a fortune. Above, we’ve mentioned some of the most basic things that a person must keep in mind if they’re planning on growing marijuana in their backyard. We hope that our brief guide could help many newbies out there that are having a hard time trying to step into this field. 

That’s all folks!

Friday, October 2, 2020


Description: With the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, scientists from all countries are looking for a vaccine against this disease. Research laboratories, the best medical institutions, and universities try to find the solution using the unique properties of the CBD for Coronavirus.

In the United States, doctors are looking for ways to save the lives of patients with the most severe form of COVID-19. Some American scientists claim that one of the ingredients found in marijuana, cannabidiol, can help with this. 

A 2019 Gallup survey found that 14% of more than 2,500 Americans use cannabidiol products - mainly for pain, anxiety, and sleep problems. Recently, more and more Americans are giving cannabis (or hemp) extract to their children to "correct" their behavior. 

Perhaps the point is simply that due to the stress in quarantine, the parents' nerves can no longer withstand children's escapades and whims. But experts doubt the effectiveness of this remedy precisely for eliminating behavior problems in children. However, Canadian scientists have found that cannabis can help prevent and treat Coronavirus infection. Preclinical experiments by the USA scientists have shown the potential of cannabidiol to reduce the severity of cytokine storms and pneumonia. Both conditions are among the leading causes of death from COVID-19. 

How to strengthen the immune system using CBD? How long does CBD oil take to work for your immunity? How to use CBD oil to fight Coronavirus? This article will help you to figure out everything you want to know.

What is CBD Oil?

Cannabis (better known as hemp, Latin - Cannabis Sativa) is one of the oldest plant cultures. It was mastered by humans and was used as a medicine, food, in paper and textiles production. In ancient China, hemp seeds were used to treat rheumatism, disorders of the digestive system, malaria, and even as anesthesia for surgical interventions, etc. Mentions of medical cannabis are recorded in the oldest (Chinese) pharmacopeia in the world and date back to about 206-220 BC. Until 1961, cannabis was included in many pharmacopeias as a drug of widespread use. After adopting a single UN convention on narcotic drugs, it was banned everywhere, including the USA. Today, more than 30 countries of the world have at least partially legalized cannabis, and 14 actively use hemp for medical purposes. So what is the secret of medical hemp benefits? Maybe medical cannabis poses a threat to public health? Let's take a closer look.

It turns out that the human body is familiar with cannabinoid substances from birth (and possibly earlier). In our body, there is a so-called endocannabinoid system, thanks to which the body functions normally.

What is the Endocannabinoid System?

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It is a system responsible for basic functions, such as the immune response to pathogens, inflammation, viruses, appetite, regulation of sleep, pain, memory, mood, maintaining homeostasis, etc. This is the system of its own endocannabinoids and their receptors in the human body. They are very similar to the substances secreted from the Cannabis plant - phytocannabinoids.

In 1992, Czech analyst Lumir Hanus isolated and described anandamide's structure, the first endocannabinoid that acts as a neurotransmitter and binds to the same receptors as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

The human endocannabinoid system includes:

●        cannabinoid receptors (located on the surface of the cell wall)

●        endocannabinoids (act as neurotransmitters)

●        enzymes (the breakdown of "old" endocannabinoids).

What are these mysterious cannabinoids responsible for? They are responsible for appetite regulation, stress management, memory training, and emotional response. There are two types of CB1 and CB2 cannabinoid receptors. Since there are many CB1 receptors in the brain, they are responsible for the "boosting" effect of cannabis. Cannabinoid receptors of the CB2 type are found in the membranes of macrophages, B-lymphocytes. They are also found in the spleen, bone marrow, myocardium, tonsils, CNS microglia, in smooth muscles, and vascular endothelium. They are usually found in the cells of the immune system of the peripheral NS.

Does this mean medical marijuana is safe to use? Is CBD oil safe in any form? To fully understand, you need to know a little more about the active substances of cannabis and how they affect our bodies.

What is CBD Oil Good for?

The main active ingredients in marijuana are cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

There are 200 known chemical compounds found in the cannabis plant. However, to date, only 121 cannabinoids have been identified, the most famous of which are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD).

Cannabidiol (CBD) is not a psychoactive ingredient, so its use is not accompanied by a euphoric state, unlike THC. The advantage of medicinal cannabis preparations with a high CBD content is that there is no psychoactive effect and no neurotoxicity risk. It is proven that CBD does not affect CB1 receptors, but rather protects them from unwanted activation by other substances. For medicinal purposes, CBD is used to fight viruses, treat psychosis, depression, seizures, nausea after chemotherapy. It slows down the growth of cancer cells, etc. Moreover, cannabidiol affects CB2 receptors, thus interacting directly with the human immune system.

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the main psychoactive component of cannabis. Thanks to it, most people are euphoric, feel mild intoxication, lose the sense of time and place, experience severe hunger, etc. THC mimics the function of anandamide, a neurotransmitter, and affects CB1 and CB2.

Often, legalizing cannabis arises because people confuse the concepts of recreational cannabis (the one we know as "weed") and medical cannabis. Recreational contains high amounts of THC and is used for getting high. It causes addiction and intoxication of the human body, and its content in plants should be strictly controlled. At the same time, the medical-grade contains a completely different ratio of CBD to THC. In combination with CBD, the psychoactive effect of THC is leveled. CBD not only "neutralizes" the negative effects of THC, but it also helps restore normal brain function, promote nerve cell regeneration, and improve cognitive function and neuromotor performance. The ratio of cannabidiol to tetrahydrocannabinol depends primarily on plant varieties, cultivation conditions, and many other factors, and can be controlled. For example, in Israel, there is a so-called "canapedia" or "green book", which contains more than 100 varieties of hemp and recommendations on the use of one or another variety for the treatment of various diseases. You can find all the reviews of different CBD products on CBD Shelter. We recommend you study all the information about the intake habits before consuming CBD as they may vary depending on your needs.

What does CBD do with the Body?

Using CBD Oil

Side effects of cannabinoids depend on their concentration in the product and the method of treatment. Researchers say that the effect of chemicals of various Cannabis sativa plant species occurs according to different mechanisms in individual people. We are born with a different DNA set, which makes us more prone to a particular disease, fast or slow addiction. That is, for the use of medical cannabis to be safe, the CBD dosage and concentration, and the method of its use must be controlled. On this basis, smoking as the traditional way of using marijuana is not often recommended for medical purposes. How is this problem solved?

The legalization of medical cannabis is an issue that has already been resolved in many countries, and the market for medical products containing cannabinoids is very significant. But medical marijuana can even be used as a cigarette for smoking. The most commonly used form of medical hemp is an essence, and it is also used in the form of oils, tablets, syrups, and inhalation. And this form of use, under the supervision of a doctor, is completely safe and controlled.

Benefits of CBD for Coronavirus

What is Coronavirus's impact on the immune system? Doctors say that at the initial stage of the Coronavirus, virus cells try to hide from the immune system. Therefore, the use of anti-inflammatory drugs can be dangerous. All actions should be aimed at strengthening the immune system to detect the virus and fight it quickly. In this case, cannabidiol can be a good helper for immunity.

Experts have conducted studies on the CBD health benefits for various receptors. Cannabis products that are high in CBD are known to have the ability to reduce inflammation through receptors in the cells of the lungs, mouth, and intestines. Some studies have confirmed that CBD's anti-inflammatory properties have been shown to slow the spread of the virus by about 70%.

What do Researches Say?

Coronavirus Treatment

Does CBD oil work for Coronavirus treatment? What strength does CBD oil have for immunity? CBD is an anti-inflammatory cannabinoid that does not cause disruption. Doctors are currently investigating whether the drug's antiviral properties could slow the spread and its complications.

Symptoms of the Coronavirus include fever, cough, pneumonia, and respiratory distress. All studies aim to explore the possibility of using CBD isolated from the cannabis plant to slow down inflammation, which leads to further deterioration in patients' condition.

Researchers at the Ichilov Medical Center in Tel Aviv announced the start of test experiments to determine the effect of cannabis on the Coronavirus.

Doctors and scientists' main goal is to determine if cannabidiol, better known as CBD and one of the active ingredients in cannabis, can help treat the Coronavirus. According to doctors, there is a possibility that this component of cannabis reduces the inflammatory process that accompanies the deterioration of the condition of COVID-19 patients and relieves symptoms.

Dr. Barak Cohen, who is the Ichilov hospital's Coronavirus research headquarters and is the initiator of the project, emphasizes that "this is a new method of treating some of the Coronavirus symptoms using cannabis ingredients that are considered harmless and non-addictive."

The research is carried out in collaboration with several hospital departments and is expected to involve several dozen Israelis already infected with COVID-19.

CBD for Coronavirus has shown the first proof that it can help COVID-19 patients avoid intense care and mechanical ventilation, associated with a 30-50% chance of death over continued exposure. New analyses by scientists from the University of Augusta (USA) have shown that CBD helps the lungs recover faster from inflammation and cytokine storm in the presence of COVID-19 and achieve the necessary oxygen levels in the body.

These results were first achieved in experiments on laboratory models of lungs and then in mice. In rodents, the scientists first measured the level of pro-inflammatory cytokines and oxygen in the blood and the temperature, indicating inflammation. After treatment, oxygen levels increased, while temperature and cytokine levels decreased.

Several days later, lung analysis also decreased other indicators of inflammation, including interleukin-6 and neutrophils. This involved reduced lung damage, including increased tissue scarring and swelling.

In other words, the clinical symptoms and physical changes in the lungs caused by acute respiratory distress syndrome improved, the scientists concluded. And these results were achieved fairly quickly.

CBD products can become part of the Coronavirus treatment only after clinical trials are carried out. The safety for humans' use is confirmed, and the dosage of the substance is determined. Scientists are now planning to evaluate the effect of cannabidiol on other organs that COVID-19 attacks, including the heart and the brain.

In another study, researchers compared microdoses of the CBD for Coronavirus to a placebo. They found that the substance was indeed effective at preventing intense pain in the lungs. They also identified a CBD dosage that would be effective in reducing symptoms without side effects.


Of course, more research is needed, but the results so far indicate that cannabis modulates the enzyme, and thus, may prove a plausible strategy for reducing susceptibility to disease, and will be a useful and safe assistant to COVID-19 treatment as adjunctive therapy. CBD for Coronavirus could even be used to develop easy-to-use preventive products in the form of mouth and throat rinses - to reduce the transmission of the virus through the mouth.

Cannabidiol is known for its anti-inflammatory and immune-boosting properties. Before consuming CBD products, we recommend that you consult with your health care specialists on how to take CBD oil.

Have you ever used CBD? What are you using it for? How does CBD oil make you feel? Let us know in the comments below.

Author's Bio: Rae Hudson is a pharmacist and organic drug researcher in various fields of medicine. She enjoys testing various components and their effects on human health. Rae regularly writes medical reviews for various publishing houses.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Marijuana Delivery in Coachella Valley

There are numerous marijuana dispensaries in California but only a handful of them are offering delivery services. Some of them are only delivering in posh areas like Palm Springs and Montano but DoobieDelievers is the only one of them that is offering marijuana delivery in Coachella Valley.

DoobieDelievers is a delivery service that offers premium quality cannabis products on their website and all of these products that can be delivered to your doorstep if you’re living in California.

Especially, if you’re living in Coachella valley then you’re in for a treat because DoobieDelievers make sure to provide the fastest delivery service in all the valley. 

Which Cannabis Products Can you Get Delivered?

DoobieDelievers has partnered up with local Marijuana dispensaries around the state and they have access to hundreds of marijuana products. You could easily get your hands on some of the best marijuana extracts and vapes.

There’s a very large variety of marijuana-related products that you could easily order online. Some of their best-selling products are ERA Vaporizer, Forbidden Fruit Extract, CBD Oil (270mg of CBD), and Relief balm. Don’t worry, we haven’t forgot about those delicious edibles. DoobieDelievers also offers some of the best CBD-infused chocolates and capsules. All the products that DoobieDelivers are offering are truly special and if you’re looking for some flavored THC edibles then DoobieDelievers also got you covered.

We’re already familiar with the medical benefits of marijuana and we also know that marijuana topicals are really effective as well. These topicals aren’t just for pain relief, you could also use some types of marijuana topicals for your skin to make to smoother and wrinkle-free.

DoobieDelievers Dispensary delivery is getting quite famous in the states because all the products that are available on the store are thoroughly proceeded and made sure that the quality of the products is above-the-par.

How to Order from DoobieDelievers?

Ordering any product from DooblieDelievers will surely not give a headache by constantly asking you to fill out crapy forms. DoobieDelievers feature one-click check-out where you will only need to add the product in your cart and put in your address. The products will be delivered to you on the same day with very minimum delivery charges.

Gone are the days when you had to wait for days before getting your hands on your favorite marijuana products.DoobieDelievers Dispensary is offering its services in Coachella, Banning, La Quinta, Indio, Cabazon, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Yucca Valley, and many more places around the state. Find out if DoobieDelievers are offering their services in your city here.

If you’re living in Massachusetts then you’re also in for a treat because DoobieDelievers is also planning to launch their services in the state. We’re not sure about the exact city where they will be setting up but one thing that we know for sure is that they are launching their services very soon. 

Lastly, we’d like to remind you that DoobieDelievers offer very quick services especially in Coachella valley and if you’re looking for some quality CBD-infused products then DoobieDelievers will not disappoint.

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Marijuana Use Linked To Heart Disease Risk, Disruptions In Other Medications

BOSTON — Measures legalizing marijuana are becoming more common in the United States. As recreational and medicinal usage rises, cardiologists warn there are potential risks to this growing trend. According to a new study, as many as two million heart disease patients are current or former marijuana users.

Researchers behind the study also draw concerning parallels between tobacco and pot use.

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Medical marijuana often replaces other headache medications, small study shows

Most patients in a small cohort used medical marijuana in lieu of other abortive prescriptions to alleviate migraine pain, according to recent findings.

The researchers found that of the 25 patients who were still using medical marijuana at the time of the follow-up interview, 25% said they used it daily and 71.4% used it at least twice weekly.

 Before using medical marijuana, 46.4% of patients were using abortive medications 10 or more days monthly; only 25% did so after starting medical marijuana treatment, according to the researchers. Half of the patients used a THC-dominant strain of the substance and 71.4% used an inhaled form. The most common adverse events reported were dry mouth/throat (46.4%), dry/red eyes and fatigue/lethargy (35.7% each) and increased appetite (35.7%).

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Study finds that  CBD may help ease the disorder and Addiction to the high of weed

(CNN)Smoking weed has become a popular pastime, boosted by a more permissive social attitude and a relaxation of laws and regulations.

Marijuana use disorder encompasses both addiction and dependency, and is characterized by impairments in psychological, physical or social functioning. In the United States, research shows some 2.5% of adults, or about 6 million people, had suffered from marijuana use disorder in the past year, while 6.3% had the disorder at some point in their lives.

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How much do we know about marijuana’s medical capabilities

Colorado, California and a few other states are leading the way, steering tax dollars from marijuana legalization toward controlled, peer-approved studies assessing the medical effectiveness of cannabis compounds.

Question for Medical Marijuana Users

When it comes to marijuana and two of its key components, THC and CBD, “there are a lot of claims, and like anything people are using or consuming there needs to be the research behind it to validate those claims,” said Chad Kinney, director of the state-funded Institute of Cannabis Research and professor of chemistry at Colorado State University Pueblo. 

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