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Tue
09
Mar

Dispelling The Negative Reputation Of Medical Cannabis

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The further cannabis is legitimized through standardization and the spreading of information, the more likely positive treatment outcomes are.

For decades now, cannabis has been treated as a joke medicine, or worse. Fortunately, since 2020, we’ve seen several groundbreaking studies that have begun dispelling cannabis’s negative reputation.

Tue
09
Mar

Dispelling the Negative Reputation of Medical Cannabis

For decades now, cannabis has been treated as a joke medicine, or worse. Fortunately, since 2020, we’ve seen several groundbreaking studies that have begun dispelling cannabis’s negative reputation.

In a December 2020 study by the University of New Mexico published in the Journal of Cannabinoid Research, researchers reviewed data collected from 2306 self-administered doses of cannabis flower by 670 participants via a cannabis tracking app called Releaf.

Tue
09
Mar

Study Indicates Cannabis May Alleviate Neuropathic Pain Caused By Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy patients experiencing neuropathic pain may find relief from cannabis, according to a new study published last month.

Tue
09
Mar

Is Cannabis Good For Gut Health?

Experts agree that CBD is an immune modulator with strong anti-inflammatory agents that balance the body’s endocannabinoid system.

A person is said to have excellent gut health when there are useful function and balance of bacteria on the gastrointestinal tract. And now more than ever, the focus should be on our gut (the stomach) and its content. In the health sector today, there is an increased awareness of gut health. What we eat and fill our bodies with matters a lot.

Healthcare providers are emphasizing the content of meals now more than ever because good health starts from the gut. The enzymes that break down our food play a crucial role in our health, but how can those enzymes work if the stomach is inflamed?

Tue
09
Mar

5 Reasons To Ditch Edibles On Empty Tummy

When it comes to alcohol, everyone is aware of the ill-effects it causes when taken on an empty stomach. But very few people know that the same thing applies to cannabis edibles. Yes, consuming edibles on an empty stomach should be on the hard limits of every individual. It leads to highlighted effects and increases the risk of side effects caused by cannabis. That is why all manufacturers strongly recommend getting fed before having a cannabis treat.

Tue
09
Mar

Minnesota Lawmakers Push To Allow Cannabis Flower For Medical Marijuana Patients

A proposed bill in the Minnesota state senate would make it legal for medical cannabis patients in the state to use marijuana flower for treatment.

The legislation cleared its first hurdle earlier this month, with the bill getting passed out of the Senate Health and Human Services Finance and Policy Committee on March 1. According to local television station KSTP, current law in Minnesota only allows medical cannabis to be distributed in pill or liquid form.

Mon
08
Mar

CBD Oil For Dogs: As Popularity Grows, So Do The Scams

While CBD itself is safe for dogs to consume, the booming CBD industry has spawned its fair share of bad actors and shady retailers.

The supplement industry is rife with unsupported health claims, mysterious ingredients, and trending controversies. As most wellness products are unregulated by the FDA, the market can be a bit of a Wild West for consumers, who are pretty much left to rely on their own wits and research.

Over the past year, we’ve talked to dog owners, read enough studies to melt our eyes, and kept up to date with the lead edge of cannabis research. All of which allows us to say confidently that CBD for dogs does indeed work—with some caveats. Here’s what we found.

Mon
08
Mar

What You Should Know about Microdosing for Anxiety

When Silicon Valley tech workers didn’t invent microdosing, they may be responsible for turning it into a trend: The practice is often touted as a biohack for creativity, inspiring new ways to pump out code, design interfaces, or harness the entrepreneurial spirit. But, microdosing psychedelics may have real benefits that go beyond the reflective walls of San Francisco high rises. 

A “microdose” is a dosage of a psychoactive substance that is too low to produce a noticeable intoxicating effect. Psilocybin mushrooms, LSD, and cannabis are the three most commonly micro-dosed substances. Anecdotally, the reasons why consumers microdose are many: Anxiety, creativity, and depression all make the list. 

Sun
07
Mar

Best CBD oil for pain: The complete guide to finding the right product

The best CBD oil for pain really depends on your condition. Whether you have an injured back or chronic migraines, let us help you find what you need.

If you have never experienced chronic pain, it is difficult to imagine how much a sensation can impact your life. Pain has a way of making itself known in every occasion, taking the limelight in the middle of the night and forcing your attention during quality time with friends and loved ones. This intrusive feeling is the single most common reason people use medical cannabis. Yet, accessing the herb is still difficult around the globe. Fortunately, patients now have another natural option that can help them feel their best: CBD oil for pain.

Fri
05
Mar

The combination of adderall and marijuana

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More people are embracing the Adderall and weed combination, but we don’t know much about how they really interact.

A way to level up, or a dangerous drug cocktail? There’s lots of enthusiasm and skepticism out there about the weed and Adderall, aka “weederall,” combination, and plenty of misleading and concern-trolling information about taking the two together.

And that makes learning actual, useful, credible info about the combo difficult. But don’t worry, we’ve done the digging for you. Depending on who you ask, Adderall and weed are an ideal combo, a perfect pair of stimulant and depressant. Yet others who’ve combined the two have had unpleasant and sometimes distressing experiences involving racing hearts and shallow breathing.

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