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 Ally woke up with a sudden pain in her knee, she wasn’t sure what it was. Her first instinct was to blame it on ageing. She was almost 30 and figured a few discomforts here and there were probably normal. But it was a chronic disease.
Marc drove home from work down a familiar stretch of New Brunswick road. It was getting dark, and he didn’t know it then, but his life was about to take an unexpected turn.
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.
Sarah from British Columbia understands what it means to hurt. She has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and has suffered from severe chronic pain her entire life. But once she tried cannabis as a way to treat that pain, the results were monumental.
Cannabis is about community. It’s great when it’s shared but it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Here are a few things to keep in mind when enjoying our favourite plant.
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…