December 6, 2019

How CBD works

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From Ellevet Sciences If you are not familiar with the endocannabinoid system, then let us first give you a short introduction. It is a recently discovered system but it is very important. It is responsible for monitoring a wide range of physiological functions. When a problem occurs in any of these functions, the job of […]

The next frontier for cannabis vapes: mood-specific formulas

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By James Trew From engadget “In New York, my bicycle messenger really had two types of cannabis. It was either green or brown.” Michael Ray is the CEO of Bloom Farms, a California-based cannabis company that specializes in vape cartridges and CBD tinctures. Ray’s reflecting on cannabis’s current cultural explosion. As an increasing number of states […]

Could pot harm men’s sperm?

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From Newsmax New research shows that marijuana causes genetic changes in sperm, though it’s not clear what effect those changes have, or if they’re passed on to a man’s children. But the scientists said their findings suggest that men trying to have children should consider avoiding marijuana. In experiments with rats and a study involving […]

9 Plants that contain healing cannabinoids, besides marijuana

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By: Brian Syuki From Care2 For many of us, cannabis is the first thing that comes to mind when we hear of cannabinoids. This makes perfect sense, since cannabis contains many cannabinoids that have not been found in other plants. However, marijuana actually isn’t the only source of cannabinoids. Below are other plants that contain cannabinoids, […]

7 most common myths about medical cannabis

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From Aphria We’ve learned that cannabis consumption could lead to negative outcomes, and was often grouped together with harder drugs such as heroin and cocaine. This approach has led to stigmatization,hria resulting in the development of myths and misunderstandings concerning the use and associated effects of cannabis. If you are new to cannabis, or curious […]

The Editor Speaks: Cannabis – myths, truths, studies and research

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We have published two articles today about cannabis/ganja/marijuana/weed Whatever you want to call cannabis there are even more questions whether it is good for you or bad. One article pronounces that a four year Australian study of 1,500 people found no evidence that cannabis helps to prevent pain. The second article lists the seven most […]

A powerful drug derived from marijuana just got a major green light on its way to FDA approval

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By Erin Brodwin From Business Insider An experimental cannabis-derived drug has gotten a unanimous approval vote from a group of scientists convened by the Food and Drug Administration. The committee concluded that the drug, called Epidiolex, is safe and effective. That vote will play a key role in the FDA’s final approval decision, which is […]

US Senate panel kills bill allowing use of marijuana derivative

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BY KIMBERLEE KRUESI Associated Press From News Observer BOISE, IDAHO – A proposal to legalize oil extracted from cannabis plants is likely dead for the year after a group of lawmakers on Monday broke out in turmoil during a last-minute attempt to advance the bill. Republican Sen. Tony Potts asked the Senate Health and Welfare […]

US: How home-grown tomatoes and misread tea leaves led to pointless police raid on innocent family’s home

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By Chris Morran From Consumerist The story of how a simple visit to a garden store subjected one Kansas family to a “SWAT-style raid, complete with battering ram, bulletproof vests, and assault rifles.” When Bob Harte took his two young kids shopping with him at an organic gardening store in Kansas City, Missouri, he had […]

High Design: How cannabis dispensaries actually work

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BY KAT BAUMAN From Core77 Navigating the boutique beauty of federally illegal drugs It’s a complicated but exciting time to talk marijuana in America. The medically invaluable and minimally harmful drug is fast becoming a socially normalized staple crop. But for folks in states where progressive values and massive tax income are less important than […]