Could marijuana be mother’s new little helper?

  • Posted by Alex de Man
  • On July 16, 2015
Parents know that managing children isn’t the easiest task in the world–frustration builds, tolerance dwindles, and interest in playful daily activities can fade. The anti-anxiety effects of marijuana are well known, but other effects that helped one mother be a better parent to her children are less recognized. Mother of three, Lea Grover discusses patience, […]
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  • Posted by Alex de Man
  • On July 14, 2015
Throughout the world, hemp has been freely utilized for medicine and textiles, even having these purposes in the United States in the 1700s. It wasn’t until the 1930s that marijuana became federally illegal which has since put hundreds of thousands of people behind bars, disproportionately people of color. Recognizing such an injustice and the hindrance […]
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NORML Women’s Alliance Welcomes Two New Board Members!

  • Posted by NORML Women's Alliance
  • On October 7, 2013
Two leaders from the cannabis industry have been newly elected to the NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation Board of Directors.  The new members, Rick Cusick and Mieko Hester-Perez bring a wealth of organizational development and leadership support to NORML Women’s Alliance Foundation’s goals. The NORML Women’s Alliance Board of Directors is a select group of individuals, […]
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Does Cannabis help ADHD?

  • Posted by NORML Women's Alliance
  • On August 6, 2013
  The first problem is whether or not ADHD (or without hyperactivity – commonly referred to as ADD) really exists as it has been described. Many of the adult males that I see describe the symptoms as having existed in their childhood – they were the little guys who ran around all the time and […]
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What are Cannabinoid Receptors?

  • Posted by NORML Women's Alliance
  • On July 29, 2013
I recently received the following inquiry:  “I have a friend in medical school who is really interested in brain science.  She is always talking about “opioid receptors” and “glutamate receptors” and stuff like that, but she has never heard of “cannabinoid receptors.” Do they even exist?” The answer – You better believe it! Cannabinoids are […]
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