From California to New York, infused meals have become a mainstay of today’s cannabis culture, providing a focal point around which both enthusiasts and canna-curious may gather socially and learn about the plant. While THC infused meals happen speakeasy style in states that have yet to pass adult use regulations, CBD-infused meals are ubiquitous, writes…
Work in an office long enough and concepts like boozy lunches or work-sponsored afternoon happy hours can become part of the routine as much as anything else. The thought process is you can have a buzz on and still adequately finish your work. Well, it appears cannabis users in legal states have taken that notion…
It started in 1986 with a puff of Myakka Gold marijuana on Bradenton Beach. Cathy Jordan was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease and given no more than five years to live. She came down to Florida from her home in Delaware with the goal to end her own life. She wanted to see the beach…
Cannabis is above all-else, a healing herb. Indigenous tribes and early civilizations have used the plant for its medicinal properties since long before lab-developed pharmaceuticals were remotely a concept. THC and CBD can both be used individually to treat various symptoms, but most patients find relief with the the right ratio of cannabinoids. In most…
Pennsylvania has gained a reputation in recent years for being a major hub for the opioid crisis within the United States. Last week, many news stations across the Western district reported that US Attorney Scott Brady made the announcement that finally, opiate overdoses in Western PA have seen a significant decrease across 8 counties. There…
Liver disease occurs when the liver experiences a high amount of tissue scarring. This is typically a direct result of constant inflammation and the death of vital cells. This disease inflicts more than 400,000 people each year and is ranked among the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. However, for a disease…
Baby Boomers are spending more on marijuana than any other group in the U.S., and for a simple reason: the growing recognition among seniors and their caregivers that cannabis is an effective and safe alternative medicine. And thanks to the work of a team of neurological researchers in New York, there’s new evidence to support…
It seems like everyone and her sister is sprinkling CBD oil in her smoothies because of claims it can help with everything from pain to anxiety. But what about CBD’s sister: hemp oil? Are hemp oil benefits legit? Proponents say it can help with sleep and anxiety, balance your hormones, make your skin glow, and…
Medical marijuana can treat numerous medical conditions, but some are more common than others, writes Calvin Hughes. Here are the 3 most common conditions that patients treat with medical marijuana, according to data from the research firm CB2 Insights. Sleep For the canna-experienced among us, the fact that cannabis is a popular sleep aid probably…
Ohio regulators have awarded the state’s first medical marijuana processor certificate. And that means there is now one company in the state, Grow Ohio, that can produce the cannabis products that are standard issue in many other medical-use states. Grow Ohio still has to run a few tests on its THC extractor equipment. But once…