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What Does Marijuana Do To Our Body-mind?

Psychopharmacology of Marijuana: Summary of readings.   Names: Arouser, Guide, Intensifier, Comforter,  Accelerator —Yoga: into realization (Jeff Brown in S Grey)) Humiliator —exposing your self-delusions; triggers fear and paranoia; consequently feared by those afraid to face reality Plant of Peace —defusing aggression and competition; consequently feared by those worried about losing power i.e. Military and business…

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What’s Your Marijuana Address?

After having multiple people (especially elders)  talk about ‘pot’ or ‘marijuana’ in very general terms, i.e. “I tried pot and I didn’t like it” it was clear to me that none of them had any idea what the complexity of the industry involves these days.  In fact, after that kind of statement I had no…

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Useful Links for Cannabis Research and Business

Useful Links: Leafwell: Source for medical marijuana research by symptom and diagnosis https://leafwell.co/about/ Leafly: Source of research for types and strains plus general information https://www.leafly.com National Institute of Health research search site: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed Leafwire:  LinkedIn for Cannabis Industry https://leafwire.com

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The mature stoner: why are so many seniors smoking weed?

The mature stoner: why are so many seniors smoking weed? https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/14/the-mature-stoner-why-are-so-many-seniors-smoking-weed Quotes: As attitudes towards cannabis shift, the fastest-growing group of users is over 50 – and marijuana’s popularity among seniors is beginning to change the American experience of old age. A 2016 study found that in states with access to medical marijuana, those using…

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My Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Experience: Rhapsody in D Major

I was fortunate enough to be a part of one of the original psilocybin research projects at Johns Hopkins in 2001 called: “The Psychopharmacology of Psilocybin in Healthy Volunteers.”  This was really focused on spiritual transformation and long term impact as well as a replication of the Good Friday Experiment (1962). After much processing of…

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Why Am I Here if I’m Not a User?

I’ll tell you why… because when I started to ask questions there were no answers, no one interested in helping me who looked like me (old), and not much research was going on either–and yet I felt energy moving, optimism, and opportunity when I turned my antennae in this direction.  So I decided to do…

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Dear Friends: Stay alert!

Dear friends, I think we have discovered a river of concern on this site (or in consulting terminology, a ‘felt need’).  Just since starting this website two months ago, I’ve been contacted by friends, friends of friends, and family members who are struggling with these health issues either for themselves or their partners or children.…

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