Nausea and vomiting are defense mechanisms for the human body, and although a short bout can be exhausting, it can also be very relieving. However, when nausea and vomiting are chronic, it drastically reduces ones quality of life. So how does nausea work? Well, nausea is a non-specific symptom, and that means it could have […]
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CBD is hailed as a miracle element of the cannabis plant. Its pain fighting abilities are incredible, and its ability to fight seizures is a godsend for those who suffer from them. But did you know there’s actually two different types of CBD on the market? The most potent form of CBD is that which […]
An abundance of produce, raised in greenhouses, is hanging in the balance threatened by the incoming tidal wave of easy-to-grow cannabis in need of more greenhouse space. Farmers looking for a more lucrative income are looking at margins three or four times more than what they can earn from growing fruits and veggies. […]
To this day the death toll from cannabis is still at a whopping zero. Meanwhile, research teams all over the world are working to discover the benefits that regular ingestion or inhalation of cannabinoids may have. These benefits are proving to be vast, and with that, analysts are also finding that there is one simple […]
CBD is an extremely popular cannabinoid. With pain-relieving properties, anti-anxiety elements, and mood elevating super powers, it’s no wonder this element of the cannabis plant is considered a powerhouse of healing potential. With all the buzz flying around about CBD, there has been some misinformation. So let’s look at the common misconceptions about CBD. […]
Blunts! Why do some people love them and others avoid them? Blunts are one of the most culturally symbolic ways to smoke weed. The act of gutting a Backwood or Phillies Blunt cigar and filling it with marijuana is very popular these days. You may also know them by their nickname “Dutch” which refers to […]
While most of NA has legalized some form of medical marijuana, there’s still a number of conditions that cannabis can treat that people are unaware of.
The Canadian government’s marijuana legalization bill faced a crucial Senate vote yesterday. As Bill C-45 faced its second reading, some pointed out how doomed it would be if the upper house of parliament didn’t give it enough support. Rare for a bill like this, but still possible. And yet, regardless of the temperature of the […]
Something that many of us with tattoos have in common is that there aren’t products specifically made to help our tattoos heal with vibrant lines and color.
The most well-known cannabinoid in cannabis is THC or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, but another similar compound, delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol is gaining some attention. Similar to THC it also has many known benefits. Delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol creates a mild stoned feeling, though nothing close to THC, and is also a potent appetite stimulant and anti-nausea treatment. It binds to both […]
With legalization quickly approaching Canada is about to step into uncharted territory. One of the most precarious elements of legalization is the understanding of cannabis from a medical perspective. And experts believe that more research is the only way to know what health effects cannabis will have on citizens. According to CBC, MP Bill Blair, […]
While working at a dispensary in San Francisco a fellow budtender noticed how much coffee and cannabis our crew drank simultaneously. The combination was dubbed ‘the hippie speedball’, a combination of uplifting and downer effects that seemed a bit counterintuitive to him. Now, Northwestern University has reported that coffee may actually do the very opposite of cannabis. […]
Kief is often considered stronger than cannabis flower due to the amount of trichomes. If this is true, is it then possible to have low THC, high CBD kief?
For the approximately 400,000 Canadians that suffer from Glaucoma, cannabis could provide great relief. Glaucoma is caused by pressure in the eye including intraocular pressure which is the fluid pressure in the eye. This damages the ocular nerve which can lead to blindness. Many suffer from glaucoma as they age, and currently, there is no […]
Invictus MD Strategies Corp. announced this week that Gene Simmons will come on board as Chief Evangelist Officer. Gene Simmons is well known as the iconic leader of the rock and roll band, KISS. He also was also a part of the team that streamlined the production and distribution of all the rock bands merchandise, […]
For years St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated by drinking huge quantities of green beer or even shooting whiskey all night. But this year, why don’t we explore some other ways to enjoy the holiday with some green? It is hopefully going to be the year of “legal” weed in Canada, after all. So let’s […]
There is plenty of evidence that in places where cannabis is legal the amount of opioid-related deaths plummets. Mostly it’s been thought that this is due to those with chronic pain replacing their pharmaceutical medications with cannabis use, but a recent study has found that using low doses of opioids with cannabis can have the […]
Dry mouth is one of the most commonly listed side effects from people who have been inhaling or ingesting cannabis alongside dry eyes. It can be annoying and lead to some gross or even uncomfortable side effects. Luckily staving off cotton mouth is as simple as staying hydrated. This is easy if we keep a […]
One thing stoners have always done is find new ways to enjoy the psychoactive and sometimes healing benefits of cannabis. We smoke the flowers, extract them into concentrates, and infuse them into edibles that all have their own slightly different psychoactive and body highs. Smoking Cannabis is a flowering plant, the resinous flowers are […]
The UK is now the world’s largest producer of legal cannabis in the world. Their government also holds the stance that cannabis has no medicinal value, and their citizens are not provided the opportunity for any type of cannabis therapy. So what gives? Why are they producing so much of a product that they don’t […]