September 2016

Industrial hemp conjures images of rope, seeds for your morning smoothie and the quirky Dr. Bronner’s soap, but farmers have discovered an unexpected and potentially lucrative use for the crop: Oil billed as treatment for everything from cancer to autism. The oil offers a much higher return on investment than converting hemp into more conventional […]

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The number of adult cannabis users in the United States increased by ten million from 2002 to 2014, said a study Thursday that called for better education on the potential pitfalls. The increase coincided with a general rise in the potency of the popular recreational drug and a growing belief that it is not harmful, […]

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Given that 39.6% of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives, cancers affects nearly everyone. Chances are, someone close to you has battled cancer. Oncologists, more than doctors in any other discipline within medicine, support the option of recommending cannabis as part of a treatment program for patients suffering from […]

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Are you interested in medicating with edibles but don’t know where to begin? Infusion is often the most challenging part of cooking with cannabis and the reason why many people turn to their vaporizer in defeat. I’m here to tell you that you can do this! Not only is it doable, but it’s worth it. If you haven’t […]

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Cannabis use significantly decreases the frequency of migraine headaches, according to a study published in the journal Pharmacotherapy. The study, which is the first clinical trial to demonstrate the effects of cannabis use on human migraines, was e-published by the National Institute of Health. “No clinical trials are currently available that demonstrate the effects of […]

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Positive reviews have been flooding in for the latest period painkiller, and it is not fish oil or a hot water bottle. Instead of stocking up on Nurofen, “marijuana tampons” are being packaged as the latest suppository. Provided by a company called Foria which is known for other cannabis-infused products and lubricant, the period pain products aim […]

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It’s long been suspected that smoking pot makes you lazy and now science has proved it.  Researchers from the University of British Columbia, Canada, gave the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main brain-affecting ingredient in cannabis, to laboratory rats.  Investigators trained 29 rats to participate in a behavioral experiment where the rodents had to choose whether […]

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Paris (AFP) – The number of adult cannabis users in the United States increased by ten million from 2002 to 2014, said a study Thursday that called for better education on the potential pitfalls. The increase coincided with a general rise in the potency of the popular recreational drug and a growing belief that it […]

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