The legalization of recreational cannabis is happening this month in Canada but that doesn’t necessarily mean you should switch to recreational cannabis right away.
There are plenty of reasons why you should stick with medicinal marijuana if you are using cannabis for medical purposes. Continue reading “Recreational Cannabis Won’t Trump Medical Cannabis Demand”
Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is an interesting molecule that is unique to the marijuana plant.
It is the principal component of cannabis and is responsible for the psychoactive and euphoric effects of using marijuana. Continue reading “How Does THC Interact With Our Bodies?”
As the popularity of cannabis grows, so do the methods of consuming the holy plant. Today, we look at bongs, also known as water bongs or water pipes. Let’s dive right to learn how they work, the different types of bongs and more. Continue reading “Everything you need to know about bongs”
If you want to start a controversial argument among doctors, scientists, researchers and the public in general, just bring up medical cannabis. There are many questions surrounding this mysterious drug that has been with us for thousands of years. Due to its illegal status in most countries, there has been little research regarding the plant, hence its full effects on the human body is not well understood. Continue reading “Benefits of Medical Cannabis”
This week, we explore a popular question we often receive: What is the difference between blunts, joints, and spliffs? Continue reading to see how each is different! Continue reading “Blunts, Joints & Spliffs – Know the difference”
More recently, scientists have given other cannabinoids like CBN (cannabinol) more attention, due to their huge healing potential. This compound was first isolated in the 1930’s by a British chemist. CBN studies have demonstrated its ability to sedate, drive appetite, and bone and skin regeneration. Read on to learn more! Continue reading “CBN (cannabinol) – Cannabinoid Review”
With medical cannabis on the rise and recreational market just months away, cannabis research is accelerating faster than ever. Interestingly, scientists and medical professionals haven’t uncovered a standard daily dosage. Further, the equivalency factor from dried cannabis to other forms (oils, for example) is still not defined or fully backed by research. This short article will shed some light on the recommended dosage by Health Canada based on recent clinical research and community expertise.
Continue reading “Dosage and Equivalency Factor Guide – Marijuana & Cannabis Oils”
Veterans Affairs Canada is amongst the first government entities in the world to offer coverage for medical marijuana. Being a pioneer in recognizing the plant as an alternative medicine, veterans have turned to marijuana when dealing with PTSD or in order to avoid taking harmful drugs like opioids for pain. VAC covers up to nearly $10,000/year. Continue reading “Veterans – Overview of VAC Reimbursement Program”
Marijuana has long been in the crosshairs of politics and medicine/science. Until recently and since the U.S. government started ordering states to label it as poison back in 1906, it was perceived as just that. However, the healing powers of cannabis were not forgotten as an alternative medicine. Continue reading “Marijuana: An Alternative Medicine”
One of the most profound findings that were made in the 1980s is that our bodies have a system of receptors, enzymes and endocannabinoids called the endogenous cannabinoid system (ECS or Endocannabinoid System). This articles explores and explains the system and how it interacts with our bodies and marijuana.
Continue reading “Endocannabinoid System – Complete Overview”