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Sgt. Patient

Are you a veteran who has benefited from cannabis? Share your story with us. Email us at info@hopegrown.org for more details. Our regular blog series, "Sgt. Patient," lets veterans share how medical marijuana has improved their quality of life. Your story might be featured in one of our weekly blog posts. Share anonymously if you want, our hope is that your story might inspire others. Help us make a difference. We would love to hear from you. #SgtPatient

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9 Benefits of Cannabis You Might Not Know

The health benefits of cannabis come from chemical compounds found in the plant known as cannabinoids. These cannabinoids have shown to be powerfully effective on symptoms of chronic conditions and serious illnesses. They bind like a puzzle piece with our bodies own endocannabinoid system. Here are nine benefits of cannabis you might not know...

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California's First Chief of Cannabis Regulation

Meet Lori Ajax, the Golden State's head of the Bureau of Cannabis Control. Appointed in early 2016 by Governor Jerry Brown, Ajax is now charged with regulating both medical and adult-use marijuana distribution and retail and has been working rapidly over the past year to get all the rules and procedures in place before the mandated start date for licensed cannabis sales of January 1, 2018.

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