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Active Prep: 45 min.Inactive Prep: 1 hr. 45 min.Servings: 8 to 10 pies Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour3 tablespoons granulated sugar1 teaspoon salt1/2 cup shortening1/2 stick unsalted butter1/2 cup water1 21-ounce can (2 cups) apple pie filling1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Steps: 1. Make the crust by combining the flour with the sugar and salt in a medium bowl. Add the shortening, butter and water and stir well until the ingredients come together into a ball. Use your hands to form the ball, then cover and chill for 1 hour. 2. Prepare the filling by chopping the apples into smaller bits...

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Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 15 minutesTotal Time: 35 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients: Tacos:2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 pound ground beef1 yellow onion, chopped2 teaspoons chili powder2 teaspoons smoked paprika1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin1 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1 teaspoon kosher salt For Assembling:1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend2 tablespoons special seasoning (recipe in notes – optional)8 mini taco size whole wheat tortillas8 hard taco shellsspicy ranch dressing (homemade in notes)2 cups shredded romaine lettuce1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheesefresh cilantro, limes, avocado, and hot sauce for serving Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400° F....

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Explore how marijuana’s two main active compounds, THC and CBD, affect your brain and body, and what risk factors to watch out for. In 1970, marijuana was classified as a schedule 1 drug in the United States: the strictest designation possible, meaning it was completely illegal and had no recognized medical uses. Today, marijuana’s therapeutic benefits are widely acknowledged, but a growing recognition for its medical value doesn’t answer the question: is recreational marijuana use bad for your brain? Anees Bahji investigates.

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If you’re very experienced with cannabis, you may be curious about the great wide world of strains. When you’re looking to explore new heights, a different strain may be in order.So why not test the fields and search for the best strains that match your style?If finding the best of the best is important to you, categorizing strains by the strength of their effects is the best way to help you dial the vibe in right. A NOTE ABOUT CANNABIS STRENGTH With great potency comes great responsibility. While measuring a strain’s strength by its THC content seems logical, this can...

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Marijuana is widely used as a sleep aid, both recreationally and among medical cannabis users. Around 70% of young adults that casually use marijuana report that they do so to help them sleep. Among long-term cannabis users (those who have been using it for 10 years or more), about half use marijuana to improve their sleep. Among people who use cannabis for medical reasons, such as pain relief, as many as 85% say it improves their sleep.Research into cannabis as a sleep aid is still developing. Marijuana may help relieve insomnia when used occasionally, though researchers are unsure whether long-term...

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