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As legalization spreads, owners are giving pets CBD – a chemical in marijuana – but owners are still largely on their own As surely as the gun displayed in act I will go off in act III, the dog in a stoner comedy will get blazed. At home, amateur animal behaviorists have long studied the […]
Constant back pain caused by a fall left Ash Basu in agony, so when his doctor suggested he see a cannabis specialist, he was intrigued. The 64-year-old had no experience with marijuana, recreationally or otherwise, but had heard reports of the herb’s pain-relieving potential and was eager to avoid opioids. He was referred to a […]
Men prefer food, women prefer sex. Science is uncovering how cannabis affects men and women differently, and we can all benefit If there is one thing life does well, it’s revealing how similar humans actually are. Science helps reveal our differences. Such is the case, at least, when it comes to our respective endocannabinoid systems. […]
We’re in the midst of a CBD craze. Cannabidiol — CBD — is a compound in the marijuana plant with purported medical benefits but very little (0.3 percent or less) THC, the plant’s psychoactive ingredient. In other words, it won’t make you feel high or stoned. Dozens of online companies sell it as a supplement. […]
In lighthearted flicks like Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle and Pineapple Express, the comedic main characters will pause their adventures at some point to rip a bong. Formerly called the water pipe, bongs are tools used to smoke herbal substances like tobacco or marijuana distinguishable by their tall stems and water-filled chambers. The origins of the […]
New legislation could legalize every nonintoxicating cannabinoid in marijuana plants, opening a market for sleep aids, stimulants and more. Here, the compounds with the most buzz. CBD, a nonintoxicating compound found in cannabis, is everywhere these days. Coffee shops across the country offer “calming” CBD infusions for your cappuccino. Boutique makeup brands are churning out CBD […]
Step inside a marijuana dispensary in any legal state, and there is a plethora of strains, all of them genetically designed with varying ratios of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) to give the user a unique buzz that caters to his or her specific needs. This has been one of the hottest selling points of […]
From hemp products to medicine, cannabis has been helping society for 10,000 years. But what’s next? Cannabis has been around for a long, long time. We know this much is true. But as Marijuana Moment recently reported, a scientific study examining its history shows cannabis has been helping society for 10,000 years. The fifteen-page scientific review in the Journal of […]
If you only know three letters associated with cannabis, they’re probably T-H-C. But  there’s another term on the rise: CBD. CBD, one of the more than 100 chemicals in cannabis, is emerging as a popular wellness ingredient. The plant extract, often consumed as an oil under the tongue, is now the featured ingredient in high-end products including coconut oil, body lotion, […]