Cannabis Cheri Newsletter: Your Brain on Marijuana; Hempy Halloween Recipes

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10-14-17

Cannabis Learning

Lanny Swerdlow, RN, founder of the Brownie Mary Democratic Club

Your Brain on Marijuana: An RN’s Perspective

The largest neurotransmission system in our bodies is the endocannabinoid system which is activated by cannabinoid receptors found throughout the body. In the brain, cannabinoid receptors abound abundantly in the basal ganglia, hippocampus, and cerebellum, but not in the lower brainstem.

The lower brainstem controls respiratory and cardiovascular functions. It is the absence of cannabinoid receptors in the brain stem that is responsible for the unparalleled safety of cannabis. This the reason why there has never been a fatal overdose as there is no risk of respiratory or cardiovascular failure.

The cannabinoid system not only prevents cell death, it is also responsible for neurogenesis – the creation of new brain cells. The system facilitates the process of neurogenesis throughout the entire human life span, from embryonic development to late adulthood. In the brain, neurogenesis takes place primarily in the hippocampus which is responsible for memory, learning and spatial orientation.

It should be no surprise then that this process of forming new neurons in the hippocampus improves learning and memory. What is amazing is that cannabinoids also promote neurogenesis even after brain cells are damaged as well as delay the decline in neurogenesis.
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Mary Jane’s Halloween Party: Tips, Recipes, Playlists, and more!

Halloween Marijuana Recipes - Spider Web Dip with "Baked" Tortilla Chips

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Hard to believe, but Halloween is only a few weeks away!  Get ready to celebrate with my Halloween party feature.  You’ll find party tips and tricks, a very Mary Jane party playlist to keep the music on theme, and tons of fabulous medicated Halloween recipes!  Check it out!
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