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Exploring the scientific connection between cannabis and appetite: What causes the munchies? Leave a comment

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a compound found in cannabis, has the ability to interact with cannabinoid receptor type 1 (CB1), leading to an increase in appetite and potential weight gain. While this effect may be detrimental for many individuals, it can be beneficial in specific medical conditions such as cancer and HIV-associated wasting syndrome.


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Our deep love of plants and fascination with Cannabis has enabled over 25 years of successful small-scale Marijuana cultivation from indoor hydroponics, greenhouses, and outdoor growing set-ups.

As Cannabis laws around the world change, *we support the movement toward freedom of choice for responsible, consenting adults who wish to experience the joy and wonder of growing a Cannabis plant.

*All info is for entertainment purposes only.  We do not condone the illegal growing of Cannabis.   Consult your state laws accordingly. 


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