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PotGuide – Weed and Working Out

“As the nation comes to terms with the multitude of medicinal applications of cannabis, it should come as no surprise that athletes, physical therapists, and sports medicine specialists are adding their voices to the chorus of those praising marijuana and exercise. So Dr. Angela Bryan, a professor of psychology and neuroscience at UC Boulder, wanted to know more about the burgeoning …

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Kitchen Toke – Molecular Gastronomy

“Eating cannabis engages with our endocannabinoid system differently than when we inhale it. But why?  Imagine standing in front of a locked door with a key in each hand. One key leads to an invigorating hot yoga session. The other opens the same door except you’re in a fist-pumping nightclub at 2 a.m. The door represents your brain’s cannabinoid receptor …

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Sweet Jane – Can Cannabis Cut the Cramps?

“This natural pain reliever shows promise for some women, but more research is needed to confirm its soothing effects Midol. A hot bath. Extra sleep. A heating pad. An awareness of the moon cycles. What haven’t we tried to pepper the symptoms of lady pain? As cannabis becomes more mainstream, so do its medicinal uses including—you guessed it—subsiding pain associated …

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Taking a Tolerance Break

Everyone remembers their first time. Waves of pleasure and sensation prickling your body. Cravings you’ve never had before. A feeling of euphoria followed by complete relaxation. Yep, you remember–the first time you got high. What else could we be talking about? But now that you’ve become a serious smoker, the high feels a little different. It may be more muted …

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Hightivities: Working Out

Everyone handles their high a bit differently. Some like to veg out on the couch, others like to take advantage of the increased creativity and produce art and still others like to engage in more physical activities.  However you choose to ride your high, we want you to get the best experience possible. Selecting the right cannabis strain to pair …

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CBC: An Introduction to Cannabichromene

Although it sounds more like a major television network, CBC is actually one of the major cannabinoids found in cannabis. “Major” may be a bit of a stretch as it is much less prevalent and thoroughly less researched than CBD or THC, but it is included in the “big six” cannabinoids.  Ankyrin Skywalker Cannabichromene, or CBC, may not be quite …

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WeedWeek – CBD For Dogs: Do Vets Recommend CBD for Dogs?

“Dogs have long been man’s best friend, and these days people consider their pets as integral members of their families. If you would consider alternative therapies for overcoming health challenges for yourself or close relatives, then why not explore these for your canine family members as well? An emergent field of CBD dog therapies is bringing fascinating insights of the …

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Sweet Jane – How To Talk About Cannabis

“As cannabis sales continue to increase during the pandemic, one can’t help but wonder if more people are consuming cannabis than before the coronavirus outbreak. I’m sure many of those sales are due to consumers like myself stocking up for their stay-at-home orders, but perhaps some of the sales are also for first time consumers who are looking for alternative …

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High Times – Emergency Preparedness for Medical Cannabis Patients

“A helpful guide for cannabis patients who want to be prepared for just about anything. Preparing for an emergency, such as a flood, fire, or rapidly spreading illness, takes a bit of planning if you are a full-fledged cannabis patient treating serious ailments or disorders on a daily basis. Visions of a joint in a glass tube, with the verbiage “In case …

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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 …