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7 Strains You Need To Try If You Suffer Migraines

7 Strains You Need To Try If You Suffer Migraines

When a migraine sets in, it’s like the whole world shatters. The pain from migraine headaches can be utterly debilitating. Nausea, muscle pain, and the inability to sleep can make everything worse. Luckily, that’s what cannabis is for! (Well, one of the many things cannabis is for). When you’re really in pain, here are 7 […]

Mango and Weed – A Match Made In Heaven

Mango and Weed – A Match Made In Heaven

If you are a marijuana smoker, mangoes should be your new favorite fruit. Some people believe that mango and weed will lead to faster, stronger, and longer lasting highs. These effects can in part be described by similarities in the chemical makeup of mangoes and marijuana flowers. Myrcene Myrcene, which is the terpene responsible for […]

5 Weed Destinations You Need To Visit

5 Weed Destinations You Need To Visit

Summertime is here, and people are looking forward to vacations, road trips, and other fun adventures. For many of us, it’s our favorite time of the year, especially now. There are currently 25 states where medical cannabis is legal. However, four states allow visitors and residents to smoke at their free will. With that said, […]

Italian Parliament to Consider Marijuana Legalization on Monday

Italian Parliament to Consider Marijuana Legalization on Monday

Italy may become the next country to legally regulate marijuana, with a legislative proposal expected to be debated in Italy’s Chamber of Deputies on Monday, July 25. “Italy has rarely if ever provided leadership in Europe on drug policy reform,” said Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the US-based Drug Policy Alliance, “which is why this […]

5 Amazing Medical Benefits of Cannabichromene

5 Amazing Medical Benefits of Cannabichromene

Have you heard of cannabichromene (CBC)? While psychoactive THC and non-psychoactive CBD take up most of the limelight in cannabinoid world, lesser-known CBC has some potent medical benefits of its own. Here are five amazing medical benefits of cannabichromene.  1. CBC encourages brain growth Photo credit For a long time, it was thought that the […]

Cannabis a Cure for Brain Cancer?

Cannabis a Cure for Brain Cancer?

Cannabis a Cure for Brain Cancer? New Zealand University to Study Cannabinoids’ Effect Is cannabis a cure for brain cancer? Despite its high profile in the media as a potential agent, there’s little scientific evidence to suggest whether it can actually make a difference. With a just-awarded grant, and the unique advantage of having human […]

Hawaii update

Hawaii update

Hawaii update: Likely delay for debut of medical marijuana dispensaries Hawaii became the first state to legalize medical marijuana through the legislative process 16 years ago. Under a law passed in 2015, the state could grant eight licenses LIHUE, Hawaii — State officials say they have yet to inspect the eight licensed medical marijuana businesses, […]

Painkillers become gateway drugs

Painkillers become gateway drugs

MATTOON — Switching from a strong painkiller like hydrocodone or oxycodone to heroin is a large step, but it is not an uncommon one, and it is a step being taken by many who have been and are addicted to intense pain medications. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), among new […]

Smoking Pot Eases Tremors in Parkinson’s

Smoking Pot Eases Tremors in Parkinson’s

SYDNEY — Smoking cannabis appeared to reduce tremor and pain and improve sleep among Parkinson’s disease patients, researchers from Israel reported here. Overall, patients’ scores on the standard Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) averaged 33 before they smoked cannabis in the laboratory and averaged 24 after 30 minutes (P<0.01), Ruth Djaldetti, MD, of Tel […]

Medical marijuana changing prescription practices

Medical marijuana changing prescription practices

The arrival of medical marijuana in Massachusetts and other states is changing the way doctors prescribe conventional medications, a study published Wednesday reports. The study, one of the first to investigate whether medical marijuana laws alter prescribing patterns, analyzed data from 17 states and Washington, D.C. It found that after medical marijuana laws were adopted, […]