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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What is Kief? A Rundown on its Origins and Uses

What is Kief: a Brief Kiefstory So, we’ve caught you up to speed with the basics of what kief is, right? There is a lot more to the story, however. Sometimes kief is referred to as dry sift or pollen. Specifically, kief is the tiny little crystals (trichomes) that live on top of the cannabis flower. They form because the plant’s trichomes—the plants resin glands—secrete these little bulbous crystals. Inside the glands lie two distinct types of compounds: Terpenes – Aromatic compounds with their therapeutic abilities that also give cannabis its distinct, dank scent. These are found in all plants. Cannabinoids – Compounds that interact with the endocannabinoid…

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Lawmakers Introduce Florida Cannabis Legalization Bill

Florida State Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith Recently, a Democratic representative introduced a bill that would completely legalize cannabis in the state of Florida. Medical cannabis use has been legal in Florida since 2016 but patients are still barred from smoking cannabis to treat their conditions. State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith introduced the bill to further Florida’s efforts at cannabis legalization. Though the bill will be supported by many Florida Democrats, the Republican-controlled state legislature and Republican Governor Ron DeSantis will likely prevent it from passing. The Current State of Florida Cannabis Legalization As things stand, Florida is a legal medical cannabis state, but there are caveats. The state…

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Medical Cannabis Autism Treatments Now Legal in Colorado

Colorado has been at the forefront of the American cannabis legalization movement. It first legalized medical cannabis use in 2000 and was the first state in the United States to legalize cannabis for recreational use in 2012. Through the process of experimentation and citizen input, Colorado has been able to attempt to understand how best to implement the policies of cannabis legalization. Recently, the state legislature expanded patient access to medical cannabis by adding autism to the list of qualifying conditions. Medical cannabis autism treatments are an important step forward for the state that is synonymous with cannabis legalization. Autism and Cannabis in Colorado Though numerous conditions are…

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The Best Weed Subscription Box: Top 10 Cannabis Subscription Boxes

What if I told you that you could have AWESOME smoking accessories sent you every month? Well, thanks to weed subscription boxes you can! Now, most of these don’t include any buds in their boxes. They do, however, offer everything you need to enjoy your favorite strains. Today, we’re going to compare the different subscription services on the market to see which one is the best weed subscription box. Keep reading and you’ll find the perfect monthly weed box for you before you know it! Table of Contents Quick Navigation Reasons to Buy a Weed Subscription Box If you ask me, these marijuana subscription boxes sell themselves. It’s…

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48 Smoking Games That Will Get You To The Highest Level!

Kings is another variation of a famous drinking game made into a smoking game. The rules are a little complicated, but once you have them down, Kings is a fun game that will be a hit at any party. Needed to Play: Bong Playing Cards Smoke Four Rolled Cigarettes Rules: Shuffle the deck and place all of the cards in a circle around a large bong All of the players gather in a circle around the cards One player draws a card at a time and turns rotate clockwise The card the player draws determine what happens that round Meanings of the cards 2 is “You” – You…

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