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July 2019

Cannabis and Seniors

By |2019-07-18T18:51:16-07:00July 18th, 2019|Medical Cannabis|

By Alice Blunt When many people think of cannabis users, the first image that comes to mind is of young people – teenagers or young adults – enjoying edibles at a concert or smoking a joint at a party.  It therefore may be surprising to learn that in the United States, the population experiencing [...]

May 2019

CBD in Stores? Walgreens and CVS Take on Cannabis

By |2019-05-18T08:48:07-07:00May 17th, 2019|Cannabis News, Cannabis Retail, Lifestyle, Medical Cannabis|

Guest post by Eric Van Buskirk Until very recently, cannabidiol- and CBD-infused items either had to be purchased online or through specialty retailers. This restricted availability is partially to blame for the continued stigmatization of cannabis-related products. Then beauty brands like The Body Shop broke ground by offering numerous skin care products infused with [...]

April 2019

7 Life-Changing Health Benefits of CBD

By |2019-05-18T08:48:53-07:00April 20th, 2019|Education, Medical Cannabis|

More and more people are acknowledging medical cannabis. To appease those cannabis enthusiasts who don't want the psychoactive effects of THC, however, marijuana cultivators and connoisseurs are consistently innovating CBD products, too. Cannabidiol or CBD is the non-psychoactive component in cannabis. CBD products are becoming a popular choice for people who prefer a specific [...]

March 2019

Medical Cannabis and the Treatment of Epilepsy

By |2019-05-13T17:59:57-07:00March 13th, 2019|Education, Medical Cannabis|

One of the controversial developments in the medical field is marijuana’s potential in treating patients with various illnesses like chronic pain, depression, cancer, multiple sclerosis, and epilepsy. One of the most common neurological conditions people suffer from is an illness called epilepsy, wherein seizures occur on a regular basis or sporadically, due to a [...]

February 2019

January 2019

The Best Cannabis Recipe Sites

By |2019-01-31T13:25:21-07:00January 26th, 2019|Food & Drink, Medical Cannabis|

Say what you want about millennials (we're lazy, technology-obsessed, and lacking social skills), but you can't deny that this generation is passionate about health and a greener lifestyle. That counts for the environment -- climate change is real -- and ourselves. Stats show that cigarette smoking is on the decline (dropping from 20.9% in [...]

The Harmful Side Effects of Smoking Cannabis

By |2019-01-13T17:42:34-07:00January 13th, 2019|Education, Health, Medical Cannabis|

We used to think the fastest way to get the maximum benefits from marijuana plants was to smoke the leaves – burning the plant material unlocks the beneficial cannabinoids, which enter the bloodstream on a puff of pungent smoke and pass through the blood-brain barrier to affect change within our endocannabinoid system (that’s just [...]

December 2018

Get High and Give Back: Cannabis Companies with a Cause

By |2018-12-23T18:48:42-07:00December 24th, 2018|Cannabis Retail, Food & Drink, Health, Lifestyle, Medical Cannabis|

Remember a time when stoners were depicted as lazy and self-indulgent? Sitting on the couch for hours on end in a T-shirt covered in bright orange Cheetos dust with no regard for anyone or anything else? Yeah, those days are long gone. The cannabis community has turned over a new leaf in recent years, [...]