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Fri
14
May

What Can Marijuana Strain Names Tell You About A Product?

Having a regulated system of naming cannabis strains takes the pressure off marketing and PR strategists that most consumers feel are coming up with meaningless names.

Cannabis products are named the same way everything else in the world is named. Some names are unusual, some fascinating, some silly, and others logical. Most of these names have a tale behind them.

There are also cannabis strains that are named after the other older strains in the generation. A perfect example of this can be found in the naming system of the Kush varieties. Strains like Sputnik and Pre-98 Bubba Kush were named after unforgettable events in history.

Wed
12
May

The Disconnect Between Cannabis Companies And Consumers

Ultimately, you want to make a “black market competitive weed” where the price maybe is elevated due to regulatory costs, but still very accessible to blue-collar consumers.

There is a reason why roughly 80-90% of the weed purchased in Canada is still from the black market — price.

When cannabis was illegal, it was one of the cheapest drugs available on the planet. In fact, in “Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story,” they poke fun at how “not dangerous” it really is.

Of course, when it was illegal it didn’t have the sophisticated processes of cultivation like we have today in the legal market. It also didn’t have all of the strict regulation which elevates the cost to consumer.

Wed
12
May

Did COVID-19 Boost Medical Marijuana Use?

The need for medical marijuana has seemingly changed, as many individuals are now looking for a stress-reliever and a similar form of “dopamine” to help endure the pandemic.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many people, including newcomers to medical marijuana, have changed their reasons for using it. The virus is stressful for millions, if not billions of people worldwide, which has led many of them to resort to different options to find the contentment they once had pre-COVID. Thanks to alternative health options such as medical cannabis, many people can find relief for their ongoing stresses from the pandemic.

Tue
11
May

Does CBD use result in less alcohol consumption?

If a consumer of CBD, there may be an extra benefit to reap from the compound. New research shows a connection between the consuming CBD-dominant cannabis and reduced alcohol intake.

The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Colorado and published in Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, examined cannabis use in 120 subjects. The review featured CBD, THC or hybrid cannabis strains.

Tue
11
May

Cannabinoid Acids – What are they and what are the health benefits of using them?

Simply explained, cannabinoid acids are precursors to the cannabinoids we all know and love, like THC and CBD. They are found on the stems, leaves and flowers of certain strains of raw cannabis before any type of heat application or processing takes place.

Tue
11
May

Marijuana Can Be Addictive ⁠— Here’s How To Spot The Signs Of Cannabis Use Disorder

Spotting the symptoms of marijuana addiction isn’t all that simple. Here’s what you should know.

Years of research has proved that the marijuana plant provides far more benefits than side effects. The majority of people can use cannabis without developing an addiction to it. Still, it is possible to develop a marijuana addiction, one that can be limiting and harmful to people’s lives.

Cannabis use disorder (CUD) affects about 30% of marijuana users, impairing their lives to a degree that affects their relationships and overall health.

Mon
10
May

What Is CBN: Inside the Cannabinoid That Relieves Insomnia

There is perhaps no cannabinoid more misunderstood than cannabinol, or CBN as it is better known.

Once thought to be the primary source of the psychoactive effects associated with marijuana, CBN has an ancient tie to cannabis’ first concentrate, hashish, and is now being explored and isolated to provide relief for conditions like insomnia.

The Mysteries of Indian Hemp

When the United Kingdom assumed control over India in the mid-1850s, it was inevitable that the subjects of the British crown would eventually encounter and consume cannabis in one of the plants primal regions of cultivation.

Fri
07
May

The Perfect Cannabis and Plantbased Self-Care Products for Mother’s Day

These past two years have been an unprecedented whirlwind to say the least.

Many mothers were forced to adjust to the pandemic’s new normal, which includes juggling work, homeschooling, and parental care, without having the ability to destress outside the home. 

This Mother’s Day, you deserve to be pampered like the queen you are. 

Do a D.I.Y home spa treatment, light some candles, unwind with your favorite strain or tasty CBD gummy.

We picked out some of the best Mother’s Day gifts that will make this holiday a day to remember for you, or another mother in your life.

Fri
07
May

The Top 3 CBD-Friendly States in the U.S.

The passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the 2018 Farm Bill), legalizing hemp on a federal level and requiring states to implement industrial hemp programs, sparked a new “green gold rush” in the states. Entrepreneurs from all walks of life sought to capitalize on this green cash crop and industry that, in 2020, saw approximately $1.2 billion in total CBD product sales according to data compiled by Statista.   

Fri
07
May

Boosting Creativity with Weed

Smoking weed is getting more popular than ever with people of all age brackets. Though it is not yet completely legal worldwide, the legalization movement has gained a lot of traction over the last few years. It remains to be seen when it becomes fully legal. What are the reasons for this consideration of legalizing what was once vehemently frowned at? There have been proven successes with using weed medically. It is known that the cannabinoids in weeds may reduce pain by altering the pathways for pain perception in the brain.  It can be helpful for treating chronic pains like those from arthritis. Smoking weed normally has its immediate effect on the brain. So, is it likely that this can affect one’s creativity? Let us find out together.

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