Cannabis Delivery that INCLUDES Education is Needed

1-800-Bring-Me-Weed? I have mixed feelings about cannabis delivery. On one hand, delivery is ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY. I say this as a cannabis patient who can’t drive and struggles to access my medication. Here in NJ, we only have six dispensaries in the entire state. I’m very fortunate that one of them is close enough to Uber. But Ubering is expensive. Adding an additional $45 for a round trip is frustrating (especially when I’m paying NJ prices of nearly $500 an ounce). One the other hand, as a cannabis nurse, I know how essential it is for new patients to receive cannabis consulting prior to use. My personal experience with…

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Fender, Fullerton, Rock-n-Roll, and The Herb

Getting High On OC Fender History in Fullerton 1. What’s Weed + Fender Guitars + Musicians? Mathematical genius. 2. If you’re a pothead and you can’t stop playing your Fender, does that mean you’re on a Fender bender? 3. Made in Orange County? What’s the Gross Domestic Product? Fender Guitars and Stoner Rock? All jokes aside, there’s something very Orange County about Fender Guitars – possibly because the company was founded here in 1946 by a man named Leo Fender. Inspiring generations of guitarists such as Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain, Poison Ivy of the Cramps, and countless others. His guitars bring a tonal sound to rock unheard of…

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Three Favorite High-larious Movie Scenes

How about watching movies while high? Dig it. How about watching movies with characters who are very high? Love it. Presenting three films guaranteed to hit you in the gut with a giggle fit. Bridget Fonda as Mel in Jackie Brown As Mel in Jackie Brown, Bridget wears a bikini in her stoner scenes, barely able to get it up enough to get dressed. Samuel L. Jackson plays her sugar daddy, so she doesn’t have any responsibilities, all she really wants to do is take hits from the bong. Which we love. Favorite scene: Sam Jackson as Ordell: You gettin’ high already? It’s just two o’clock.Mel: It’s that…

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How Much Water to Put in a Bong & Percolator Water Level

Man, bongs are AWESOME! Here’s the thing, though: If you don’t get the water level right, then they can be a big drag. (See what I did there?) If you’re new to water pipes, or if you’re just wondering if you’ve been doing it wrong all these years, knowing exactly how much water you’re supposed to put in a bong is essential if you want the best smoking experience possible. Check out our favorite online headshops: If you don’t have all of the slits and the main opening of the downstem submerged, you are bypassing the water filter, essentially, making the piece nothing more than a really big…

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Opioids and Medical Cannabis: An Update on the Latest Information

America is in the throes of a major crisis. Opioid addiction has taken over many parts of the country and is taking a number of lives daily. The opioid crisis is at its breaking point right now. More people are spending time in hospitals or losing their lives to opioid overdose than ever before. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 47,600 opioid overdose deaths occurred in the United States in 2017. That staggeringly high number has skyrocketed up from only 8,048 overdose deaths in 1999. More Americans are addicted to opioids now than at any other time in the country’s brief history. In the face of…

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CBD oil for dogs: Kali’s patient story

Our pets are an important part of our families and we want them to be pain free as they get into their senior years. For many dogs, pain from inflammation and arthritis keeps them from enjoying many of the activities that they love. However, both pet owners and vets are starting to praise the healing benefits of CBD in helping dogs live without pain. To get a better idea of why pet owners use CBD oil, I interviewed one dog parent to see how it has helped his fur babies. Kali’s Story Kali has been able to live a better life using CBD oil for her back pain.…

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The Role of Cannabis as a Neuroprotective Agent

Does Cannabis Help Neurodegenerative Diseases? With more Americans are interested in using cannabis for medical purposes, more US states are now legalizing marijuana. Currently, 33 US states allow consumption of medical cannabis, and each state has different rules and qualifying conditions to obtain it. Medical researches have demonstrated that marijuana can be a natural alternative to costly, potentially harmful medications. And, people of different age groups benefit from the therapeutic properties of the herb. You might remember the story of Crohn’s Disease Survivor, Coltyn Turner who said, “I’d rather be illegally alive than legally dead.” Many studies show that medical cannabis can help patients with neurodegenerative disorders such…

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Study Suggests Medicinal Benefits of THC May Outweigh Those Of CBD

Recently, researchers at the University of New Mexico published a study in Science Daily that found the medicinal benefits of THC are proving more therapeutic than originally thought. This might come as a surprise to many who have bought into the current craze of using CBD or cannabidiol to treat pain and inflammation. The UNM study found that, “tetrahydrocannabinol or “THC,” showed the strongest correlation with therapeutic relief and that there is far less evidence for the benefits of relying on the more socially acceptable chemical, cannabidiol.” The study’s findings were based on the largest database of real-time measurements of the effects of cannabis in the United States…

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For Pro-Athletes Cannabis Offers More Than Just Healing

Pro-Athletes are Swarming to Cannabis NFL Hall of Famer, Joe Montana recently announced his entrance into the cannabis industry. This month, the NHL Alumni Association announced a research partnership with the Canadian cannabis company, Canopy Growth. Meanwhile, retired athletes like Riley Cote, Todd Herremans, and Scott Parker are merging their sports expertise with cannabis. Retired pro-athletes are swarming to the industry, with CBD brands and dispensaries popping up under the banners of former sports-stars. As retired Philadelphia Flyers player, Riley Cote, explained, “It’s been interesting. Cannabis and sports, 5-10 years ago, couldn’t coexist in the same sentence and now it’s looked upon as the ultimate recovery tool.” When it…

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Trouble sleeping? Try CBD to help get better sleep.

Do you have trouble sleeping due to anxiety? Do you toss and turn due to racing thoughts? Maybe its chronic pain that is keeping you awake? A new report published in The Permanente Journal indicates that CBD can help improve sleep, especially for those suffering from poor sleep due to anxiety or pain. Dangers of poor sleep Sleep is a major issue for Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), adults should be getting 7 or more hours of sleep per night. However, about a third of US adults report that they have trouble sleeping and usually get less than this recommended amount. In addition, almost…

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