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Each month, we explore a specific health and wellness subject. This month’s theme is “Unwellness”

Who is sick, and who is healthy? It’s 2021, and it would appear that all of us are recovering from something; however, some of the unhealthiest have mistaken their illnesses for vigor, and their ignorance for strength. This month, we’ll be exploring the epidemic of Unwellness in all of its forms, how how it can masquerade as wisdom and truth — and how true health and wellness can call it out.

Featured This Week

Previously featured

Medical marijuana access for veterans
Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Cannabis Industry Links We Love

His dad came back from the war with PTSD. His friends built an app to help. When the symptoms of a night terror begin, the app has the ability to take the person out of the deep sleep they’re in while still keeping them asleep. And when the person wakes up in the morning, data from the night before shows how they slept.
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cannabis and sleep
Cannabis Helps Me Sleep

Cannabis Helps Me Sleep

The end of the ski season always keeps me up at night. Maybe it’s the reduced amounts of exercise and sunshine, maybe it’s a touch of depression from losing my favorite activity, or maybe it’s all in my head, but every spring I cannot sleep.
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workplace drug testing
Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Cannabis Industry Links We Love

The 55-and-older crowd is now the fastest-growing demographic of pot users in the country. Between 2013 and 2014, the number increased from 2.8 million to 4.3 million. In California, where medical marijuana is legal, seniors are learning how to fill their prescriptions — at a pot shop.
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how to smoke weed and keep your lungs healthy
Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Cannabis Industry Links We Love

Blood Testing Drivers for THC is Nonsense, AAA Study Says. At least three states, and possibly as many as eleven, will also vote this fall on ballot measures to legalize marijuana for either recreational or medicinal use, or both. Several legislatures are also considering legalization bills.
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Testing and Terpenes

Testing and Terpenes

Here at Medicine Box we are huge believers in transparency: everyone deserves to know what they’re putting into their body. With that in mind, we wanted to share the lab report from the oil we’ve been putting into our chocolate truffles.
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