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Anyone interested in medical marijuana will not want to forget about trying out Master Kush sometime soon. This is a strain that is quickly becoming well known among many people out there. Some of them will be interested in how they can get linked up with a very potent and appealing strain of herb. This is exactly what they will get when they try out this style. Many users have been impressed by both the scent and effect that they get from trying out this bud for themselves. It has a markedly smooth texture to it when it is exhaled on the release.

Attributes

Many people will first be interested to know what the strain itself will look like. This will help users determine whether they are actually getting linked up with the right kind of herb that they want to get. The strain is well known for its deep green appearance, which is typically lined with orange hairs and frost. This is indicative of a strong presence of trichromes, which will help add to the potency of the bud. The leaf itself is also noted by a strong and pungent pine scented smell. This will help people identify whether a strain is actually Master Kush before they decide to buy it.

Master Kush Effects

This type of medical marijuana is highly sought after for a few different reasons. Some people are pleased by the sedative effects that they can get from this type of herb. It can help people get linked up with the best kind of sensation that can be provided by marijuana as well. It also has a few different delicate flavors, which will appeal to many connoisseurs out there. They will be able to detect the few notes of citrus that are imbued within the herb upon exhale. This is one of the defining features of Master Kush, so many users will want to look for it when they try it out.

Master Kush Strength

In terms of potency, this may be one of the strongest styles available to people out on the market. This is true for a number of different reasons. It is simply one of the more potent strains, because it does contain a high amount of THC. For this reason, it is not typically regarded as being appropriate for many new users out there. But if buyer feel confident, this herb is very much capable of alleviating stress and different forms of chronic pain.

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The Bubble Gum strain is well-known for its euphoric effect and undeniable sweet smell as well as its usefulness in the medical field. As an introduction, the Bubble Gum is a medium height plant that is plainly branched and produces compact and crystal covered buds. This strain was originally developed in Indiana, USA. Its development was later on transferred to Holland which took several generations to eventually produce a stable strain. At the present, the strain boasts its characteristic sweet smell and euphoric effect. These are the original attributes of this famous strain.

As an Indica dominant strain, the Bubble Gum garnered four High Times Cannabis Cups due to the potent euphoric effect and powerful sweet scent. Beginners can cultivate this strain but would require regular clipping in order to control the height. The flowers that are 55-60 days old can produce 350-500 grams per square meter. The distinctive bubblegum scent of the plant is remarkable.

Effects of the Bubble Gum Strain

With this strain, it boasts the classic qualities of the old-school Indica. As a result, it provides a euphoric, happy and uplifted disposition. In some individuals, it boosted their creativity levels. Once the initial effects wear off, you will develop noticeable sluggishness and tiredness for the next two hours. It will even loosen your muscles but can provide a boost on your appetite.

Medical uses of the Bubble Gum

The Bubble Gum strain should be appropriately labeled for night time use only. It can provide potent medicinal effects such as for pain, anti-anxiety disorders and for relaxation. Individuals who have used this strain find it useful in fighting stress, tension, anxiety and other emotional issues. With its mood-elevating properties, it is

ideal for those who are depressed. For appetite-related issues particularly loss of appetite and anorexia nervosa, this medicinal strain can be used. Additionally, it can also be used to fight nausea as well as insomnia.

Drawbacks of Bubble Gum

Even though it provides beneficial effects, some individuals have suffered from dry eyes and mouth. For those who use glasses or contact lenses, it is best to remove them when using the strain. In some cases, individuals also experience paranoia and dizziness.

As a conclusion, the Bubble Gum strain is considered as a well-balance medicinal strain that can provide enough strength for experienced individuals. It is best to use this strain for anxiety-related issues as well as insomnia and to increase the appetite. As for those who suffer from vertigo or dizziness, this strain should be avoided.

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The Skywalker Strain is best known for its abilities in substantially helping patients with insomnia. Of course, it has other attributes to its consumption that help patients suffering from stress, anorexia, and anxiety. These last qualities seem to come with most medical marijuana strains by default. What sets the Skywalker strain, along with its bretheren Yoda strain, apart from the rest is that it helps settle the mind enough for even the most serious insomniac case. It helps induce tiredness in individuals and ultimately causes sleep, without any of the addictive difficulties that many pill forms of sleep aids can create.

Background

The Skywalker strain goes by another name; the Skywalker OG. This stands for “ocean grown” – a title that can be, at times, misleading. Many people looking into this type of strain, or others that include the letters “OG” tend to assume that the strain was grown within the ocean itself. This is close to the truth, but not quite how it really is. “Ocean Grown” refers to marijuana that is grown near the ocean, such as in LA, and is said to help enhance the flavoring with its pure, oceanic air.

Flavor

The flavoring is described as being very piney. When inhaled or ingested, it leaves a forest flavor in the mouth, which lingers on the tongue. Overall, past patients who have used the Skywalker strain have reported that it makes for a smooth smoke. It’s believed to be an derived from OG Kush.

Effects

Another strong benefit of the Skywalker strain, besides inducing a sleepy disposition, is the pain relieving benefits that it naturally creates. Those who suffer from chronic pain, either caused from a personally developed condition or prolonged painful injury, could see great benefit in its use.

Those who suffer from pre-menstrual syndrome swear by its use. This is no surprise, considering the Skywalker strain’s stats. It tests at 20.1% THC, which is the main ingredient in marijuana. It also comes in at .3 CBD, which makes it stand as one of the strongest strands available in the market. Known for its strong aroma and just as steely bodily effects, it’s a good contender for those who suffer from the covered ailments. Since it is available on the market, those who feel they suffer from an exceptional condition that they believe could be helped with Skywalker cannabis, all that is required as is a signed doctor’s note suggesting that they take medical marijuana to help and live in a state where such a thing is possible.

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With the American economy locked in uncertainty, many states are searching for another source of taxable revenue. For this reason, they’re turning to marijuana and legalizing it to revitalize they’re struggling economic structures. It took some legal maneuvering and assistance from Attorney, General Eric Holder, but Washington and Colorado have managed to legalize the use of recreational marijuana for adults. This epic decision has left many people wondering which states will be next to legalize the recreational use of pot and if the Federal Government will intervene.

The Next States to Legalize Marijuana

Though the possession and distribution of marijuana remains illegal on the federal level, many states are looking to follow Washington and Colorado’s lead. The state most likely to legalize the use of recreational marijuana is California. Many people assume that the use and distribution of marijuana is already legal in the Golden State but it’s not. In 2010, there was a statewide effort to legalize cannabis but it was defeated by a conservative movement.

Last month, California legislators filed the California Hemp Act of 2014 which would legalize marijuana within the entire state for recreational uses. 750,000 valid signatures from registered voters are needed to get the issue included on the 2014 ballot. An astounding 54% of California citizens are for the legalization of recreational marijuana where medicinal marijuana is already legal. One of California’s neighboring states, Nevada, is following suit. Nevada hopes to get legalization included as an issue on the 2016 ballot.

Oregon is the next most likely state to pass the legalization of medical marijuana after California. 57% of Oregon’s registered voters already support the decimalization of and taxation of marijuana and there are already plans in place to campaign to get the issue included on the 2014 ballot. If Oregon and California are successful in their efforts, the entire west coast will have legalized the recreational use of Marijuana.

Not all efforts to legalize marijuana have been out west though. On the East Coast, Maine and Massachusetts are attempting to legalize recreational marijuana. Nearly half of Maine’s citizens already support the legalization and taxation of cannabis and there is an effort in place to get the issue included on the 2016 ballot. In Massachusetts, there hasn’t been a concerted effort to get an amendment on the ballot but an amazing 58% of bay state’s residents are for the decriminalization of marijuana.

Marijuana is already the #1 cash crop in the United States but the government doesn’t receive a dime of that money. There are already states that have realized the earning potential of marijuana and they are ignoring federal law to better themselves.

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Even those who are in later stages of cancer have still found that they are able to find a way to get well. Cannabis has been used a cure for cancer many times, and it can bring hope for those who want to start feeling better and living longer despite their diagnosis.

Second Time Around

This older couple had already beat cancer once in their lives, but it had now come back. After surviving breast cancer and non-Hodgkin lymphoma using traditional means, it seemed that it was going to be the end this time. This time around they found that the traditional treatments were just too much, and were completely wearing out their bodies. They were losing their short term memory, and they were also finding that they were having trouble with basic things like writing. They lived in the first state that legalized the use of marijuana for medical treatments. Soon after starting using this, they were able to start sleeping and eating again. Miraculously, they didn’t even need oxygen anymore. The turnaround was amazing.

Curing Brain Cancer

Another astounding patient decided to refuse to continue with the traditional chemotherapy treatments. Amazingly, she was able to start shrinking the tumor in her brain simply using cannabis. Over time, she find that her MRIs continued to get better, and she continued to feel better as well. Despite this, she noticed that doctors didn’t even notice this, and she wanted them to start remembering that she was a person and not just a statistic.

Cannabis Curing Skin Cancer

Another woman had a lot of serious medical problems, including having a heart attack, skin cancer and anal cancer. She had gone through a lot of the same difficult medical treatments, and wasn’t sure what she was going to do. She had been going through many types of radiation, and found that it was very painful. They were also informed that they were doing the radiation in a place that could do serious damage. In a matter of weeks after starting to use cannabis for her cancer, she found that her spots of skin cancer started to disappear. She soon found that her pain started to disappear as well. This really help to cure that cancer that was in her body.

These are all inspiring stories of how cannabis really changed people’s lives. There are many different ways that this can help, and those who are having trouble with traditional cures can consider this option.

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If you are not familiar with the different strains of a plant it might not normally concern you, on the other hand if you plan on using marijuana for medicinal purposes, the agent orange strain might be of interest to you. Like most plants, there are different strains and marijuana is no exception, how those strains affect you when you use the product could make all the difference in the world.

The first thing you should know about this strain of marijuana is that it is considered as a hybrid which is a combination of Sativa and Indica. It is a mix between orange velvet skunk, space queen and jack’s cleaner and takes between 1 ½ to 2 months before it matures into a ready to use plant. Tell tale features include white crystals and large buds.

What it can do for you

Some users have claimed results that include,

1)-High levels of pain relief

2)-Increased appetite

3)-Lower levels of stress

4)-Lower levels of depression

5)-Help with issues of insomnia

Other users did not have as much relief on issues as they would have liked, such issues included

1)-Epileptic and other Seizures

2)-Relief with PTSD was low

3)-Anxiety showed almost no improvement

The good things

Many that used the agent orange strain have reported that they experienced thoughts that were happy and they felt a lot more relaxed. Although they found it easier to sleep at night, their energy levels seemed to improve during the day. If sexual desire was originally dormant, with the orange strain it appeared to arouse the user. They also claimed to think more and wanted to express their creativity.

Not so good things

Like most medications, there are a few side effects, some more than others. Complaints about dry mouth, dry eyes and excessive tiredness were unusually high. While some users complained of paranoia, an increased heart rate and a little more sad than usual. A few users complained of their skin experiencing sensations that were both hot and cold.

Is this for you?

We should keep in mind that no two people are exactly the same, in other words, the result experienced by one individual could be the exact opposite of another. As stated before, there are several strains of marijuana and the agent orange strain is just one of them. As a user you could benefit from any one of them, the only question is whether these benefits will work for you.

With all of the ups and downs life has to offer, it is great to know that medical marijuana is there to help make health struggles easier. Whether it is a serious illness, such as cancer, or just moderate pain management, such as a bad back, medical marijuana is a natural alternative to other much more toxic drugs. Since it treats so many different health issues, it should come as no surprise that there are many strains of it out there designed to provide relief from specific issues. One of these marijuana strains is called “Lemon Haze”.

About Lemon Haze

While Lemon Haze may sound like the name of a psychedelic rock group in the late sixties, it actually refers to a type of medical marijuana that smells just like a lemon. It is light green in color with some darker green spots. This is further distinguished by the little orange hairs and crystals that cover it. It has a tart and slightly sweet taste that someone would expect from a piece of lemon candy.

A Sativa Dominate Strain and So Helps With..

Since it is made from a Sativa-dominant hybrid, it is great for use during the daytime. Rather than putting someone to sleep, it instead produces a high that energizes him or her. It will relieve anxiety and help everything to appear in a better light. In addition to giving the user some extra motivation, it also produces a nice overall head and body buzz without interfering with the user’s physical functions. Essentially, it makes him or her feel good while still allowing focus and concentration. Lemon Haze has received rave reviews from almost all of the individuals who have tried it. Many users say it is one of the greatest medical marijuana strains for relieving both stress and depression that they have come across.

In Conclusion

No matter what the individual’s reason may be for taking medical marijuana, there is guaranteed to be a strain out there that will alleviate whatever symptoms the individual is experiencing and help him or her to have a better quality of life. The best part is that this is able to be provided all naturally, rather than being delivered by a man made drug concoction with nasty side effects. What is even worse is that some of these side effects do not even become apparent until after years of use. Then the damage is already done, and other drugs have to be given to help those health issues. Rather than get involved in that vicious cycle, medical marijuana provides a way out. For those suffering with anxiety and depression, try the “Lemon Haze” strain of marijuana for a happier and more energetic existence.

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The Purple Urkle strain is considered to be one of the best kinds of marijuana. It is definitely one of the strongest types, it may even be too strong depending on the person. It is more complex than other strains and contains a blend of flavors including grapes, berries, and skunk. You can tell this particular strain of marijuana apart from others by the little purple nugs inside, and by the unique smell it gives off.

The smell is considered to be “purple”. Being so unique; it was given its’ own name for the smell. It is so strong, and unusual that the smell doesn’t smell like anything else, but something all its own. Another appearance feature is the hairs on the nugs are orange.

Origins

The Purple Urkle strain originates from the green triangle in northern California. The drug is made from the plant Mendo Purps pheno. Theories suggest that it comes from the pure Indica; possibly originally coming from somewhere in the middle east.

Effects

The effects of the Purple Urkle seems to be nothing but good. It sends users to a happy place. It makes them feel numb. The best part about this type of marijuana is that it gives one of the biggest euphoria, and the high also lasts much longer than lesser quality strains. The high itself can last up to 4 hours; which is incredible for a marijuana high. What Purple Urkle is best known for is being an insomnia medication. The user finds falling asleep almost impossible to avoid after use of the drug.

Side Effects

A downside that most people complain about with use of the Purple Urkle is how dry it leaves their mouth. It is a must that you have a lot of water near when you use it. It can also give you dry eyes, dizziness, and leave you with a headache. In some cases; depending on the person; the purple urkle can cause some paranoia.

Some other positive medical effects the popular marijuana strain has is great stress relief, and pain relief. Because of the purps numbing effects; the user feels little to no pain.

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