Opioids killed more than 10,000 Canadians in the last three years. But relief is in sight. Mounting evidence suggests cannabis can be an effective alternative for prescription pain killers and even fighting opioid addiction.
After 20 years of providing medicine to patients, cannabis compassion clubs are under threat in B.C. The legislation that legalized marijuana for everyone actually made it harder for the people who rely on it to live a comfortable lifestyle.
Thanks to better farming techniques the THC concentration in cannabis is a lot higher than it used to be. But don’t expect your bud to get any more intense.
When the federal government legalizes cannabis beverages this fall it will open the tap on a whole new beer industry. Microbrewers and global giants are preparing to mash a new ingredient. Who lines up to taste their wares remains to be seen.
There are many gaping holes in the legalization process. The most vulnerable populations are the ones falling through the holes. Canadian regulators need to recognize that the rules leave a lot of people lacking access to cannabis.
Almost half of Canadians have struggled with insomnia in some form, tossing and turning trying to fall asleep. Research on cannabis & sleep has found it may help people fall asleep faster, increase “deep” sleep, and with disorders like sleep apnea, pain & PTSD.
Dogs have more endocannabinoid receptors than any other animal. It’s why veterinarians are hopeful that CBD might be a dog’s best friend. Here’s what you need to know before handing out the Scooby snacks.
Fat is good if you want to make the most of your cannabis. Saturated fats, found in things like nuts, meat and coconut oil, help move CBD and THC around the body. Here’s why…
The rules about munching edibles, smoking joints and puffing on vapes in public vary across the country and even between communities…
A growing pool of research is confirming that cannabis is an aphrodisiac. And while science struggles to understand the mechanisms, the cannabis industry is responding with plenty of ways to give it a try.
What exactly does 10 percent THC mean? What about 10 milligrams? And how do you translate those numbers into something meaningful and consistent?
Cannabis helps drug addicts quit. More and more studies back it up. But doing it effectively is about more than just lighting up…