10 July at 12:30

Why Cannabis Terpenes Are Vital To The “Entourage Effect”

What is the Entourage Effect? Well, two Israeli scientists coined it to describe something fascinating they’d observed in cannabis. Some compounds found in cannabis have no significant effect on their own, but when combined with other components, can affect the human endocannabinoid system – this is the Entourage Effect. So, when it comes to cannabis [...]

4 July at 1:46

Study: Synthetic Cannabis Is a Dangerous Gateway Drug, Real Weed Isn’t

There’s growing evidence to suggest that if the British government genuinely wanted to make a positive difference, its archaic drug policy should be immediately and permanently overhauled. For far too long now, it’s been painfully obvious that cannabis has been unfairly and unnecessarily scapegoated as something of a historic folk demon. This, despite the fact [...]

30 April at 10:32

How Legalized Cannabis is Changing the U.S.

According to a Gallup poll, support for legalization of cannabis has risen steadily—from 12 percent in 1969, to 31 percent in 2000, to 64 percent in 2017. Following this year’s cannabis elections across the nation, 59.3 percent of the residents in the U.S. reside in a state where marijuana has been legalized, at least to [...]

27 March at 11:36

Treating Epilepsy: One Family’s Journey with Medical Cannabis

With cannabis now firmly in the spotlight, it’s acceptance as use as a medicine is becoming far more common, and it’s not at all surprising.  Medical marijuana has shown time and time again to have amazing effects for patients battling all types of health conditions, from back pain to epilepsy and everything in between.  The [...]

19 March at 3:23

Medical Cannabis: Why Self-Medicating Is Usually a Bad Idea

For a near-incalculable number of people across the United States, cannabis is less an enjoyable recreational product, more an essential lifeline. We’re slowly but surely heading into an era where the incredible medical properties of cannabis cannot be denied or ignored. Opposition remains as nonsensical and misguided as ever, but the overwhelming majority of everyday [...]

20 February at 12:35

The Munchies: Can They Really Be Tamed?

Why we get the munchies as a staple part of any heavy cannabis session has been something of a scientific mystery throughout the ages. Nevertheless, targeted studies are for the first time beginning to explain exactly what the munchies are and why they occur. For the most part, it all comes down to the way [...]

17 January at 1:10

Does Smoking Weed Damage Your Lungs?

Just to get one important thing out of the way first of all – we’re not doctors. And nor are we health professionals in any sense of the word. Which in turn means that none of the following information should be interpreted as official medical advice, or even recommendations on our part! It’s all simply [...]

13 December at 10:38

Portugal’s Decriminalization of Drugs and the Impact on Drug Use

Globally, cannabis has run the gambit of public policy. This struggle actualizes voices in both opposition and support of legalization. From shadows a once silenced citizen stretches under a new light of acceptance to discover together a new status quo. An obscure movement by labeled criminals and supposed fiend’s. Friends disappear, families shatter, and reasonable people [...]

25 October at 9:58

Can You Strike Gold in the $22 Billion Green Rush?

Since 2012, cannabis has emerged into one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S., projected to double in size to $44 billion by the end of 2020. 29 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized the sale and use of medical cannabis or recreational adult-use and more are expected to follow. There is [...]

28 September at 9:51

Legalize Cannabis a Beginners Guide to Activism

Ways to Legalize Cannabis The movement to legalize cannabis is spreading in the context of the United States and in the rest of the world.  A number of US states and countries have legalization to varying degrees.  Still a lot of work must be done before cannabis is legal everywhere and before we end the [...]

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