CANNABIS CULTURE – In all the talk about cannabinoids – especially tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) – we often forget about all the other phytochemicals cannabis has. I’m speaking of course, about terpenes, the diverse little miracles we’ve just begun to understand. In the following article, we’ll give you a run down of how knowingRead More
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CANNABIS CULTURE – There are lots of hard questions when it comes to medical marijuana. “What type, strain or product should I use?” “How should I take it?” “How much?” The only answer I can usually give for sure is, “I don’t know – just start off slow and try small amounts of everything, untilRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE – There’s one big issue when it comes to determining the short- and long- term health effects of cannabis: we cannot say anything for sure regarding its safety, especially in the long-term.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Many people focus on the benefits of smoking marijuana for its psychoactive “high” effect that calms the brain, helping to alleviate symptoms of anxiety, insomnia and more. But are you aware of how beneficial the raw cannabis plant is on its own?
CANNABIS CULTURE – There’s been a lot of talk in the media and elsewhere about the “rise in cases of cannabis hyperemesis syndrome (CHS)”, with more and more people going into hospital or to their doctors for nausea, vomiting and stomach cramps after ingesting cannabis.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabidiol (CBD) is a compound in cannabis plants that may help reduce anxiety with few or no side effects. CBD oil is a product made from cannabidiol, a chemical present in cannabis plants, otherwise known as marijuana. Cannabis is a genus of flowering plant in the family Cannabaceae.
CANNABIS CULTURE – Read any packet of medication, and you will often find words like “please ask your pharmacist and/or doctor before using this medication if you are pregnant.” This rule still absolutely applies to cannabis use.
CANNABIS CULTURE – When most people think of the history of cannabis, they generally flash to the “grass” the hippies of the 1960s smoked, or the “reefers” of the Jazz age. However, the fact is, according to current archeological evidence,humanity’s relationship with cannabis goes back tens of thousands of years before even the first wordsRead More
CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis Culture is a 24-year-old name and brand recognized worldwide for many reasons, all related to cannabis advocacy and activism. While my husband Marc Emery was the founder, owner and operator beginning in 1994, I was the owner and operator from late 2009 onward.
CANNABIS CULTURE – The ultimate goal of the endocannabinoid system ECS is homeostasis – the maintenance of a constant internal environment. Endocannabinoids are neurotransmitters – chemical messengers that send instructions to cells.