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Archives for June 2018
Medical cannabis can alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s, cancer and many other diseases that bring pain and discomfort to many elderly patients. In some cases, it is allowing some of these patients to reduce or discontinue their use of opioid pain medications. A team from Ben Gurion University Faculty of Health Sciences in Israel took a look into seniors […]
For advocates of cannabis medicines, FDA support is a holy grail of sorts. And it was achieved in part yesterday when the FDA put their stamp of approval on a highly regulated, meticulously formulated cannabis pharmaceutical. If this is news to you, you’re probably not the parent of a child with severe epilepsy—Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet […]
The Journal of Prevention Science recently released a study showing that young people are now more apt to try cannabis before both cigarettes and alcohol.
Cannabinoids are proving to be medically effective, while also showing to have easier side effects to manage compared to conventional pharmaceuticals.
If you use a convection vaporizer, you are used to having control over the heat settings. Here are the 3 levels of cannabis vaporization you can dial into.
Microdosing can be a beautiful thing…for the right person. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a place for macrodosing in today’s society.
Golf Digest did an unofficial study where they got three golfers high —advanced, amateur, and casual—and ran them through three classic skill drills.
The Canadian Senate passed the federal bill to legalize recreational cannabis, diminishing a 95-year prohibition. The provinces have 90 days to get ready.
There’s an often overlooked advantage to using a dry flower vaporizer – it’s possible to use vaporizer leftovers to extract cannabinoids into oil or butter!
Understanding that today’s marijuana users are seeking something beyond the high—pain relief, anti-anxiety treatment or a full night’s sleep—is the key to breaking down the stigma around cannabis. Cannabis legalization is revealing connections to existing trends, like the wellness revolution. One of the most telling signs is the prevalence of convenient, discrete, “normalized” ways to […]
We love seeing “organic” on a label, even when it challenges us to play the game of values, weighing up the price next to the “normie” stuff. And since we’re getting a sneak peek into the recreational products being rolled out by the ACMPR royalty, it’s looking like brands will be punting some “organic” buds […]
As a part of a deep dive into the concept of recreational pot, Australia’s second-most populous state is country-sourcing their information. If Victoria (the State known for Melbourne, Shiraz and Aussie rules football) likes what they see, drug law reform may follow. In a 586-page “Inquiry into Drug Law Reform” report, a state parliamentary committee recommends […]
Statistics Canada wants to track the consumption of cannabis to a macro level and what’s the best way to do this? By looking at what we’re flushing down the toilet. The agency has begun drug screenings in Vancouver, Surrey, Edmonton, Toronto, Montreal, and Halifax who have all willingly opted to share samples from […]
The United Nations’ International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) tells us that in 2016, the United Kingdom was the largest exporter of cannabis in the world. Canada might have ramped up production since then but the country only produced a second-place snagging 80.7 tons that year, compared to the 95 tons produced by the UK—a whopping […]
It is no surprise that many people worldwide are having incredible success using cannabis as a medicine. Patients are using edibles, vapes, and other products alongside their other doctor prescribed medications. Unfortunately, the research hasn’t been completed to find out exactly what kind of interactions cannabis is having with many medications. However, using basic logic […]
A report released earlier in the spring dictates that nearly $1 billion in black market cannabis was exported out of Canada last year. The vast majority of these shipments were illegal, according to Stat Can’s Head of National Economic Accounts. As the industry prepares to take on the black market, this report is disheartening for […]
Canada Post, the government-run corporation that handles mail delivery for all of the provinces has stated this week that it will in fact deliver recreational marijuana once legalization goes live. The decision will expand Canadian’s access to marijuana and should help to reduce anticipated bottle-necks once the legalization framework rolls out. Considering the fact that Canada Post already […]
There are a lot of strains named after important figures in the modern history of cannabis – Rene, Ringo’s Gift, and of course Jack Herer. But one name always stood out to me – who the heck is Dr. Grinspoon? Turns out, the answer is a lot more interesting than a B-list Griswalds rip-off! Dr. Lester […]
For a long time, there has been a stoner stereotype that we align with the term “cannabis fashion”. However, making our love for this healing plant a part of our aesthetic doesn’t have to make us feel like a stereotype anymore. Just take one look at the Ladies of Paradise feed and you’ll see that […]