Chocolate Chip Cannabis Cookie Recipe

Cannabis Cookie Recipe

Here’s a great sweet tooth recipe packed with a little something more than just chocolate chips.  Marijuana Cookies, or better known as “Mike’s Mom’s Massive Chocolate Chip Weed Cookies”.  Yes, the name speaks volumes and you are going to love them.  Party favors don’t get much better than this!

It’s an easy to get done recipe that just about anyone can handle.

Estimated Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 10-15 cannabis cookies

chocolate-chip-cookies

Ingredients:

2 and 1/3 cups flour (make the 1/3 cup heaping)
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
6oz/175g of CannaButter
1oz/29g of regular butter (1/4 of a stick)
3/4 cup sugar
1 big cup brown sugar (don’t pack down)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large eggs
1 and 3/4 cups chocolate chips

Instructions:

Preheat the oven to 375°F/190°C
Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl.
Beat CannaButter, butter, sugar, brown sugar, and vanilla in large bowl till creamy.
Add eggs 1 at a time.
Slowly add flour mix, then chocolate chips
Place in preheated oven for 9-11 minutes
Enjoy your marijuana cookies

Serving Suggestions:

Do you really need help with this?  They are awesome chocolate cookies packed with all sorts of benefits.  Eat them hot or cold it’s your choice.

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Growing Super Bud – Big Bud x Skunk Tips

Super Bud is one of the easier cannabis strains to grow.  If you are just starting out this is a good option to begin with.  SB is a fast flowering indica with long, dense buds and produces strong heavy almost almost narcotic effect.

Growing Super Bud Seeds Video

Courtesy of Green House – Super Bud Seeds.

super-bud-cannabis-seeds Super Bud cannabis makes an excellent choice for commercial growers due to its very impressive yield. It is also a good selection for novice growers due to its ease of growth and tolerance of a wide range of growing environments. Whether you are a newbie or a pro, you should be able to realise some great harvests with Super Bud weed.

 

Indoors Super Bud marijuana will respond well to almost any growing methods. She will also thrive outdoors, but be careful of damp locales, the thickness of her massive kolas makes her susceptible to mold and damp, so make sure there is plenty of fresh air moving around her. Super Bud weed is an indica dominant plant with a dense stature and branching that makes her ideal for SCROG systems.

 

She will produce well in SOG set ups too and her uniformity and homogeneity enable a good level canopy. Despite her indica dominance, the buds on Super Bud weed are long and twisting. She has a strong sweet and fruity bouquet with a good drop of Skunk thrown in for good measure. The hit that she delivers is pure indica. You can expect a heavy, narcotic stone that is relaxing and sleepy and very very comfortable.

 

Seed Specs

 

Type: Indica/Sativa Height Indoors: Medium
Origin: Big Bud X Skunk #1 Height Outdoors: Medium
Breeder: Green House Seeds Flowering period: 8 – 9 weeks
Feminized seeds available: Yes Harvest outdoor: October
Grows: Indoors/Outdoors/Greenhouse THC Level: 17.33% (CBD: 0.24%)(CBG: 1.93%)
Yield: Up to 26.5oz per yard2 (900gm per M2) Stoned or High: Stoned
Grow Difficulty: Easy Awards won: None

 

This Key Cannabis Compound May Help in Treatment of Psychosis

Cannabis budMore positive health findings tied to the famed cannabis plant.  European researchers believe that the cannabis compound cannabidiol (CBD) may have antipsychotic properties.  Cannabidiol is a key constituent of the cannabis plant and is second only to THC.  Though the use of cannabis has been associated with an increased risk of developing psychosis, CBD seems to have the opposite effect and may be helpful in the treatment of conditions such as anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders and Schizophrenia.   You will find a summary of the findings below.

Cananbidiol (CBD), a non-psychotropic cannabinoid, alleviates psychotic symptoms and may hold promise as an alternative antipsychotic treatment, according to a review published in the November issue of the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.

 

Investigators in the Netherlands and in the United Kingdom reviewed preclinical and clinical data on the use of CBD as an antipsychotic agent. Authors reported that both animal and human studies document the ability of CBD to mitigate symptoms of psychosis. Specifically, CBD administration is associated with improved symptoms in clinical evaluations of patients with schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease, and ketamine-induced dissociative and psychotic symptoms.

 

Investigators also highlighted a 2012 double-blind, randomized placebo-controlled trial assessing CBD versus the prescription anti-psychotic drug amisulpride in 42 subjects with schizophrenia and acute paranoia. Authors reported that both CBD and the prescription drug were associated with “equally significant clinical improvement” in this patient population, but that cannabidiol “possessed significantly less side effects.”

 

Researchers concluded: “Evidence from several study domains suggests that CBD has some potential as an antipsychotic treatment. … Given the high tolerability and superior cost-effectiveness, CBD may prove to be an attractive alternative to current antipsychotic treatment.”

 

Previous human trials assessing the administration of CBD in healthy human subjects report that the cannabinoid is “safe and well tolerated.”

 

Separate investigations of CBD, primarily in animal models, have documented the cannabinoid to possess a variety of therapeutic qualities, including anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-epileptic, anti-cancer, and bone-stimulating properties. Recently, the FDA approved the experimental use of CBD extracts for the treatment of a rare form of intractable pediatric epilepsy known as Dravet syndrome. Preliminary clinical trials assessing the safety and tolerability of the compound in children are scheduled to begin imminently.

Detailed text of the findings, titled “Cannabidiol as a potential treatment for psychosis,” published by the European Neuropsychopharmacology.

Top Ten Cannabis Health Studies From 2013

Courtesy of The Weed Blog –

top ten2013 is rapping up as being one of the most informative years when it comes to Marijuana related health news.  It may be surprising to some that the majority of these findings were positive in nature and clearly in favor of the potential health benefits.  Here you will find 10 of the top health studies this year.

1. THC May Treat Inflammatory Diseases and Cancer By Altering Genes

A government funded study published by the Journal of Biological Chemistry found that THC may actually alter certain genes in our body, which can result in a positive effect on a number of conditions, especially cancers and inflammatory diseases. This is the first study of its kind to find such a direct link between cannabinoids, and the alteration of genes.

2. Cannabis Combats Brain Degeneration and Increases Stamina

A study conducted at the Institute of Molecular Psychiatry at the University of Bonn in Germany found that cannabis triggers the release of antioxidants, which acts as a cleansing mechanism, resulting in the removal of damaged cells and improving the efficiency of mitochondria, the energy source that powers cells, potentially increasing stamina.

“These discoveries shed new insight on how natural marijuana cannabinoids hold the capacity to literally kill the brain inflammation responsible for causing cognitive decline, neural failure, and brain degeneration”, says Gery Wenk, a professor of neuroscience, immunology and medical genetics at Ohio State University.

3. Cannabis Can Stop Seizures

A study published by the British Journal of Pharmacology found that cannabis can stop seizures due to its “significant anticonvulsant effects”.

4. THC Provides Protection from Heart Attacks

Research published this year in the journal Biochemical Pharmacology found that even minuscule amounts of THC can provide protection from heart attacks, as well as reduce the potential cardiovascular damage associated with suffering one.

For the study researchers administered extremely small amounts of THC; 0.002 mg/kg, which is up to 10,000 times less potent than the average joint. Despite how small the dose was, researchers found it to be effective at protecting against heart attacks when administered 2 to 48 hours before an attack, and found it to help relieve the symptoms when administered afterward.

“[THC] is a safe and effective treatment that reduces myocardial ischemic (heart attack) damage”, states the study. It concludes: ”[O]ur study provides novel evidence for the beneficial use of extremely low doses of THC, doses that do not elicit any psychoactive side effects, in order to protect the heart from ischemic insults. THC can be used as a pre-conditioning drug in cases in which ischemic insult to the heart is anticipated, such as during cardiac surgery or percutaneous coronary intervention.”

5. Cannabinoids Found to Reduce 90% of Skin Cancer in Just 20 Weeks

Researchers at the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Public Health had a study published this year in the Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, which found that cannabinoids can reduce up to 90% of skin cancer in just a 20 week period in animal models.

6. THC May Be Helpful in Combating HIV

A study published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology found researchers infecting white blood cells with the HIV virus, before then exposing the cells to synthesized THC. After doing so, the cells saw a drastic decrease in the rate of HIV-1 infection.

7. Cannabinoids May Be Best Medication For Those With PTSD

A study conducted by researchers at the New York University School of Medicine, and funded by the National Institute of Health, found that those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) had a lower number of active cannabinoid receptors in the brain. According to researchers, this study paves the way towards using cannabis as an effective medication for the condition, given that cannabinoids activate the body’s cannabinoid receptors.

8. Cannabis Can Treat Osteoarthritis

A study published in the journal PLOS One, as well as by the National Institute of Health, found strong evidence that activation of our body’s cannabinoid receptors – something done naturally by cannabis – can treat osteoarthritis (OA), which, according to the study’s researchers, is “a prevalent disease accompanied by chronic, debilitating pain”. It’s the most common joint disorder.

9. Cannabis May Prevent Organ Transplants From Being Rejected

An important study published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology found that cannabis may actually prevent organs from being rejected during transplant, which often leads to death. The irony in this is that in most countries, people are refused organ transplants if their blood tests positive for cannabis, even if they’re a qualified medical cannabis patient in an area where its legal.

10. Cannabis May Grow Stem Cells, Repair the Brain After Injury

A study published in the December issue of the journal Biochemical Society Transactions, and published online early by the National Institute of Health, found that the brain’s endocannabinoid system – which is activated through cannabis use – has neuroprotective and immunomodulatory capabilities, and may actually lead to the growth of stem cells.

Find full article details courtesy of the TheWeedBlog.Com

Cannabis Effective in Treating Chron’s Disease – New Study

Treating Chron’s Disease with Pot Study

 

med-marijuanaA new clinical study published in the journal Pharmacology and by the National Institute of Health has found that cannabis is effective in treating Chron’s disease, which is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

According to researchers at the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology at the Medical University of Graz in Austria; “In ancient medicine, cannabis has been widely used to cure disturbances and inflammation of the bowel. A recent clinical study now shows that the medicinal plant Cannabis sativa has lived up to expectations and proved to be highly efficient in cases of inflammatory bowel diseases.”

They continue; “In a prospective placebo-controlled study, it has been shown what has been largely anticipated from anecdotal reports, i.e. that cannabis produces significant clinical benefits in patients with Crohn’s disease. The mechanisms involved are not yet clear but most likely include peripheral actions on cannabinoid receptors 1 and 2, and may also include central actions.

The study can be found by clicking here.

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How Marijuana Affects Health – Documentary

Quite a few key research studies have been publicized over the past several years that point out that the chemical compounds in cannabis have a considerable impact on combating practically all major cancers, such as prostate, breast, lung, brain, leukemia, pituitary, colon, thyroid, skin and melanoma cancers. They are doing this by promoting the death of cancer cells that have forgotten how to die, as well as lowering their needed blood supply.  This is all done while leaving the healthy cells unchanged.

This video discusses how marijuana affects our health.

 

Kings of Cannabis – Strain, Seeds and More Documentary

“You might not know who Arjan Roskam is, but you’ve probably smoked his weed. Arjan’s been breeding some of the most famous marijuana strains in the world—like White Widow, Super Silver Haze, and many others—for over 20 years.

In 1992 he opened his first coffee shop in Amsterdam and has since crafted his marijuana-breeding skills into a market-savvy empire known as Green House Seed Company, which rakes in millions of dollars a year.”

 

Cool Cannabis-Melon (Vegan)

Try this marijuana infused fruit as a refreshing cannabis snack

 

gd watermelon

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

  • watermelon
  • fifth (750 ml) of Green Dragon (Note: You can alter this according to the amount of liquor and cannabis you want to consume.)

Instructions:

  1. Cut a hole in the watermelon that is big enough to fit the top of the Green Dragon bottle. (Note: Make sure the watermelon will be stable when the hole is facing up!)
  2. Insert bottle of Green Dragon and let sit at least overnight.

Serving Suggestions:

Enjoy weed responsibly at parties and on picnics. Please make sure you have a Designated Driver!

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