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As CBD products grow in popularity, some studies are claiming that the cannabinoid needs to be combined with THC to activate its medicinal properties. In 2018, cannabidiol (CBD) has been a hot topic for discussion among weed enthusiasts. This non-psychoactive marijuana component can allegedly help people suffering from multiple conditions such as inflammation, pain, spasms, […]
While the DEA, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and Department of Justice fight to keep marijuana a Schedule I drug (the same category as heroin and PCP) claiming it has no medical value; the US Department of Health and Human Services clearly has a different opinion, as it owns US Patent 6630507, for the medicinally therapeutic properties of the […]
A Woman’s Guide to Cannabis Using Marijuana to Feel Better, Look Better, Sleep Better–and Get High Like a Lady A woman’s handbook to demystifying the world of weed, whether it’s being used for pain relief, a moment of calm, or a fit of giggles. Women of all ages are using cannabis to feel and look […]
Some zero-percent THC oils do have other non-psychoactive cannabinoids in them and are still able to be sold Cannabidiol or CBD is a hot topic these days, especially as the 2018 Farm Bill just passed in the U.S. The legislation effectively legalizes industrial hemp, which significantly opens the market for hemp-derived CBD. From cosmetics to […]
We often hear cannabis advocates and prohibitionists alike compare weed to alcohol. “Why should cannabis be illegal when alcohol is more addictive and more dangerous?” advocates say. They compare the effects both substances have on adolescent brain development, fatal car crash rates, and our bodies, among other things. They also look at the history of […]
Safe, convenient and less stigma-inducing, cannabis capsules seem to have it all. Encouraging, but like everything else cannabis-related, there’s a downside Earlier this year, three major cannabis producers introduced another innovative product to the market: cannabis capsules. MedReleaf Corp. and CanniMed by Aurora received Health Canada approval to sell cannabis oil soft-gel capsules, and CannTrust Holdings Inc. announced a range […]
Many people assume that because cannabidiol (CBD) does not cause an intoxicating “high” that it is safe to use during pregnancy. While this sounds great in theory, it may not be entirely true. Here’s why—no one knows whether or not CBD is safe to consume during pregnancy. CBD is a cannabis-derived compound that has recently been approved […]
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 […]
Men and women’s brains are different. This is not unique to humans, but instead is pervasive throughout the animal kingdom. Sex differences can be found at all levels, from the brain cell through behavior of the entire organism, and these differences impact how the different sexes respond to everything from stress to drugs—including cannabis. For decades, pre-clinical cannabis research […]