Day: August 25, 2018

Craig Ex on Expert Joints LIVE! season 4, what we’re doing wrong with legalization, celebrities jumping on the cannabis bandwagon, and more!

CLN spoke to Craig Ex about the season 4 kicking off to his show Expert Joints LIVE! which is coming up fast on Aug. 30- you won’t want to miss it. Craig tells us all about his new and exciting plans for the next evolution of the show and why he thinks what Canada is […]

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Wells Fargo strips bank account from pro-marijuana candidate

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A Democratic political candidate in Florida is switching banks after Wells Fargo closed her campaign account for supporting medical marijuana reform.

Nikki Fried, a Democrat running for the state’s agriculture commissioner, was informed by her Wells Fargo bank that her account was terminated over her support for medical marijuana laws, reports the New York Times.

Fried is currently running on a platform that prioritizes expansion of Florida’s medical marijuana services. She has also described herself as “one of most visible faces and key activists in Florida’s burgeoning medical cannabis industry.”

Despite the campaign informing Wells Fargo in advance that the campaign would be receiving donations from lobbyists and “executives, employees and corporations in the medical marijuana industry,” the bank gave the campaign written notice last week informing Fried that the account would be closed, citing “banking risks” as the reason.

“Wells Fargo’s actions against my campaign are emblematic of what is wrong with our government and politics today,” Fried said in a news conference on Monday, adding that she was “kicked out of a bank for voicing …

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Cannabis for Lupus — Is CBD a Treatment for Autoimmune Conditions?

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that attacks healthy tissues. Although there is no cure for it, the disease is managed with different types of medication (mostly corticosteroids and NSAIDs) which can all cause a number of side effects.

Hence, lupus patients often look for complementary treatments for controlling their symptoms.

Cannabis could prove to be a very helpful treatment for lupus.

The most common symptoms that patients with lupus have to deal with are inflammation and pain, and cannabis is known for being especially effective at fighting pain and inflammation.

It has been estimated that one in every 1000 Canadians have lupus and that 1.5 million Americans suffer from the disease, with 16,000 new cases being diagnosed every year.

However, thanks to medical advances, 80-90 percent of patients diagnosed with this disease live a normal lifespan.

Today we’ll find out if cannabis can help relieve lupus symptoms and improve the general quality of life of lupus patients.

What is lupus?

Lupus (the most common type is systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE, or simply lupus) is an incurable, chronic autoimmune disease.

The …

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