Terpene Tuesday: Geraniol

Terpene Tuesday is back! Today we’re highlighting geraniol. This sweet-smelling terpene has a number of benefits and uses beyond its rosy scent.  What’s the Buzz? Geraniol is a monoterpenoid and alcohol that can be commonly found in geraniums (hence the name), lemons and many other fruits and flowers in addition to cannabis. Geraniol is also produced by honey bees, helping …

Patients Prefer Medical Marijuana to Prescription Painkillers

Medical marijuana has been available in some states for more than – or very close to – twenty years now. Over those two decades, one thing has proven certain – patients prefer cannabis to prescriptions, especially for pain. With the opiate epidemic and pill mills of the last decade, it’s no surprise that people’s attitudes are changing toward a substance …

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Is Cannabis Actually A Gateway Drug?

As the cannabis legalization sprawl continues on throughout the USA, many people have begged the question – is cannabis is a gateway drug? To provide an accurate answer, we need to first explore a gateway drug really is. Then, we need to determine if cannabis matches this description. Let’s start with a definition. What is a Gateway Drug? When we …

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Cannabis and Exercise: Is Working Out High Safe?

Cannabis and exercise may seem like an oxymoron. After all, inhaling something into your lungs and exercising may seem a little counterintuitive. Here at Elyon Cannabis, we have carefully researched this topic and have come to some conclusions we’d like to share with you.  Sure, there are potential lung health concerns involved with chronic smoking of any sort. But, cannabis …

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Cannabis and Studying – Can Marijuana Improve Test Scores?

Some people really swear by cannabis as an effective agent for studying. On the other hand, certain people argue that it affects your memory, and in essence, ruins the effectiveness of your studying time. We are going to break down everything we know about this topic in the remainder of this article.  The Case for Cannabis and Studying There are …

Why You ‘Get Higher’ from Cannabis Edibles

If you’ve ever consumed a cannabis edible in the past, then you’re likely aware of the fact that they seem to affect you much more intensely than smoking a bowl or hitting a dab rig. While every form of cannabis consumption has its up sides as well as down sides, edibles are the one most likely to catch both newbies …

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Cannabis and Alcohol: Two Common Recreational Substances

Cannabis and alcohol are two of the most popular substances people indulge in. The history of these dates back to ancient history and carries on in full force to this today. In this post, we will explore some of the main similarities and differences between alcohol and cannabis, along with how they interact with each other.  Brief History of Cannabis …

Your Ultimate Guide to Understanding Cannabis and Terpenes

With cannabis culture becoming more mainstream as states legalize the plant it’s no wonder that we’re learning more about it than ever. This is especially true when it comes to understanding how it works and why we react to it the way we do. Understanding how it works in our bodies we’re finally able to explain why it is such …

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Cannabis and The Munchies: Why Does Weed Make You Hungry?

One of the oldest myths in the world is that cannabis gives you the munchies. It’s been in stoner movies and folklore for as long as we can remember. One of the most notorious examples is the tale of Harold and Kumar, and their brave quest to seek out a White Castle. Is there science that explains why this happens? …

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Does Cannabis Make You Lazy?

For years, cannabis users have been seen by many members of society as lazy, unmotivated, apathetic, among other stereotypes. How true are these claims, and where do they actually come from? Does cannabis make you lazy? In short, these claims are not entirely true and vary based on the individual. We’ll cover this topic in depth and break down all …