Browsing: cannabis as medicine

CANNABIS CULTURE – There’s been a lot of talk in the media about cannabis “overdoses” at public events like 420. This language, particularly as we face a continent wide opioid crisis, is entirely irresponsible. An overdose, is serious and tragic. People die from overdoses. And while, “greening out” can be a very unpleasant consequence ofRead More

CANNABIS CULTURE – The medicinal cannabis industry in Puerto Rico has seen a rise after the recovery from two natural disasters last year.  From dispensaries to manufacturing plants, the future keeps getting brighter for cannabis in the island. 

CANNABIS CULTURE – I often tell people that “medical marijuana is not a panacea – it won’t necessarily help or cure everything.” However, I take a look at all the conditions that cannabis could be helpful for, and I start thinking, “maybe cannabis isn’t a cure-all, but it does seem to look that way!”

CANNABIS CULTURE – In my mind, the answer to this question is simple. “Yes, all cannabis use is medicinal.” The reasoning for this? Because, even if you’re using cannabis “recreationally”, the cannabinoids and terpenoids in cannabis are working together and providing their health benefits.

CANNABIS CULTURE – While women continue to take the lead in the future of cannabis, holding more executive positions than in any other industry, some aspects of the industry continue to revert to antiquated gender expectations. The out-of-date notions claiming that it isn’t “ladylike” to smoke pot or that women aren’t as well-versed as menRead More
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CANNABIS CULTURE – I was rewatching the documentary The Scientist, which looks at how Raphael Mechoulam and his team discovered tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and the endocannabinoid system (ECS). At the 33:30 mark, there’s a section titled “Hashish for Children”. 
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