Marijuana Mythbusting: Does Cannabis Affect Everyone the Same Way?
Have you ever wondered why cannabis is like a dreamy cruise through the cosmos for some, while for others, it’s more like riding a rollercoaster blindfolded? Or why people report drastically different effects, even after hitting the same joint? When it comes to Mary Jane, predictability is about as elusive as a clear plot in […]
There’s More to Your High Than Indica vs Sativa
Looking at a menu at a pot shop can be pretty overwhelming. There’s a dizzying array of cannabis available these days, and with literally hundreds of strains, it can be a challenge to know which ones will offer the experience you’re looking for. Once upon a time, there were really only two kinds of weed: […]
Smoking Vs. Edibles: Which Is Right for You?
Edibles have long been considered a bit of a wild card. Dosage is a constant struggle between getting too high or feeling nothing at all. Even with regulated cannabis, where ostensibly you’re getting the same dose every time, it’s a challenge to find a consistent effect. This is why edibles have been many cannabis enthusiasts’ […]
Marijuana Myth-busting: Does Cannabis Really Make You Lazy?
We’ve all seen the stoner flicks that propagate the stereotype that pot makes people lazy. You know the scenes – a few puffs off a blunt, then the camera cuts to a scene of a grungy couch filled with shiftless bros who can barely speak, wearing baggy clothes covered in Doritos. This persists, in part, […]
Why Today’s Sungrown Cannabis is Better Than Ever
With the prevalence of indoor mega-grows and decades of perceived preference for indoor cannabis, it’s easy to forget that plants are most at home outdoors, under the sun and moon, swaying in the breeze, rooted in the soil of Mother Earth. Once upon a time, just about any American-grown cannabis was indoor. But that’s […]
There’s More to a High than THC
Do you know what’s really getting you high? You can rest assured it’s a lot more than just THC content. THC may draw an outline, but it doesn’t paint the whole picture. Discerning chronnoisseurs already know – THC is just one color in a rainbow of factors at play. Choosing a strain based solely […]
Study: Cannabis Could Replace Opioids for Back Pain, Arthritis
Opioid abuse is at an all-time high. More than 3 million people misuse opioids every month and over 10 million people abuse opioids annually. Meanwhile, the latest CDC data reports more than 75,000 opioid overdose deaths in the U.S. alone, up from over 56,000 deaths the year before. While some of those deaths come from […]
Costa Rica Legalizes Medical Marijuana and Growing Hemp
Costa Rica’s President Carlos Alvarado has signed a bill legalizing the use of cannabis for medicinal use. He vetoed the original iteration of the bill because it would have allowed personal cultivation; this new law prohibits it. But the legislation does, however, allow for farmers to grow hemp for industrial use and to help meet […]
Ukraine Was on the Verge of Legalizing Medical Cannabis
We are all watching with shock and horror as images from the Russian invasion of Ukraine bombard our screens. Most Americans probably know very little about this independent nation, so it may come as a surprise to learn that, before life as Ukrainians knew it changed literally overnight, activists were making great strides toward broadening […]
Smoking Cannabis Does Not Prevent Covid. Gummies, on the Other Hand…
A new study popping up in everyone’s newsfeed has many people wondering if a doobie a day keeps the ‘rona away. While the headlines are seductive, the study never makes the claim that smoking cannabis can prevent Covid. However, the research doesn’t rule out the possibility that certain oral preparations of particular cannabis components […]
Can Cannabis Treat Seasonal Depression?
Winter is upon us. The sun rises and sets during the hours many people are stuck in their office. Whatever semblance of a pandemic social life we had all but disappears because it’s freezing, it rains a lot and omicron. And for a lot of us, this time of year marks the onset of one […]
Hemp vs Cannabis: What’s the Difference?
Cannabis and hemp are similar in almost every way. They both come from the Cannabaceae family. They both contain THC, CBD, terpenes and a host of other cannabinoids. But with hemp being federally legal and cannabis still labeled a Schedule One drug, in the same category as heroin, it begs the question: What’s the difference that […]