It appears that stomach acid can convert CBD to THC at low levels according to a study in the Journal of Forensic Toxicology. This has implications for patients and marijuana consumers who consume CBD edibles, as well as those who must take drug tests for work and believe that their CBD products ensure […]
The prescription opioid epidemic in this country touches nearly everyone at some point, but some of the most affected are our nation’s veterans. Even in states with legalized medical marijuana, veterans are still unable to receive a cannabis prescription from their V.A. doctor.
Members of the American Legion in Indiana […]
A biotech firm has launched clinical trials in the Netherlands to test whether its CBD chewing gum could help treat irritable bowel syndrome.
Researchers will give a group of 40 adult patients CanChew Plus chewing gum, which contains 50 mg of hemp-derived cannabidiol per serving. Subjects will be able to take up […]
Arizona’s more than 114,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed more than 29 tons of the drug last year.
That’s more than half of a fully-loaded tractor trailer.
Or, looking at it another way, it’s the equivalent of more than 58,600 16-ounce bags of Oreos.
That’s a 52 […]
Cannabidiol in Marijuana Found Effective For Arthritis
In a recent study published in the peer-reviewed medical journal, European Journal of Pain, researchers studied CBD (cannabidiol) – one of the main ingredients found in marijuana. They found CBD to be effective in reducing arthritic inflammation and arthritic pain in […]
Those sparkly trichome crystals, though.
Kief, from the Arabic word كيف (kayf), means “intoxication” or “pleasure.” Appropriately named, kief, sometimes spelled kif or keef, and often referred to as “pollen” or “dry sift,” is the collection of luminous resin trichomes from dry cannabis flower that hold high concentrations of cannabinoids […]
Remember how prosecutors in Arizona took big money from the drug company Insys Therapeutics to defeat the initiative that would have legalized small amounts of marijuana?
Well, prosecutors in Massachusetts busted former executives of that same company on charges of racketeering, with allegations of bribery and kickbacks […]
There are a great many products on the Oregon cannabis market that will get you high—and now, perhaps inevitably, there’s something to take when that high goes wrong.
There are a great many products on the Oregon cannabis market that will get you high—and now, perhaps inevitably, there’s something to take when […]
Can You Get Fired for Smoking Legal Weed?
Let’s say you’re a person who smokes weed. Maybe you live in California, Massachusetts, Nevada, or Maine—one of the four states that legalized recreational marijuana this month, or the four others where it was already legal. Or maybe you have a prescription to use […]
“ALL CANNABIS IS NOT CREATED EQUAL”
Whether novice or connoisseur, knowing how to assess cannabis flower quality is key to having the best possible cannabis experience. The S.T.A.T.S. method (Sight, Touch, Aroma, Taste, Sensation) is a five-step process for identifying high quality, remarkable flower, not unlike the multi-step process for evaluating wine. The guide […]