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CB1 and CB2: Cannabinoid Receptors of the Brain and Body

CB1 and CB2: Cannabinoid Receptors of the Brain and Body

When we open up the scientific conversation about cannabinoids, we typically talk about CBD and THC and how they affect the brain differently. Cannabinoids are often spoken about in terms of how they …

CBD as a Novel Treatment For Addiction? Research is Promising

CBD as a Novel Treatment For Addiction? Research is Promising

Addiction is an ongoing societal issue in Canada and worldwide, and despite our quantum leaps in medicine, we still haven’t solved the mystery of addiction. Even the most effective treatments such a…

3 Ways to Use Cannabis for Period Pain

3 Ways to Use Cannabis for Period Pain

The medical community still doesn’t quite understand the mechanisms behind period pain. The cramps that women experience during their monthly cycle is a result of contractions of the uterus to relea…

The Mushroom Experiment: The End Game

The Mushroom Experiment: The End Game

“Ego death” — or the dissolution of the ego or sense of “I” — is a common experience reported by psychedelics users. By some, it’s referred to as a terrifying experience, enough to make …

Does Consuming Cannabis During Pregnancy Harm Your Unborn Baby?

Does Consuming Cannabis During Pregnancy Harm Your Unborn Baby?

Pregnancy is a sensitive time — not only does mum have extra needs while she’s turning gametes into a human, but there’s the little human to think about. In the world of medicine and pharmaceuti…

Black Lives Matter: The Movement That Shook The World

Black Lives Matter: The Movement That Shook The World

Despite stay at home orders from virtually every government in the world, protesters have congregated in the tens of thousands on almost every continent to support the Black Lives Matter movement. Tho…

The Endocannabinoid System: What Drives Cannabis Around The Human Body?

The Endocannabinoid System: What Drives Cannabis Around The Human Body?

To give you an idea of how important cannabis research has been for the entire medical sector, we’re going to share a little story. It starts in a laboratory with some scientists researching cannabi…

Have A Good Trip: The LSD Documentary Worth a Review

Have A Good Trip: The LSD Documentary Worth a Review

I’ll have to admit — when I was asked to review the Netflix #7 movie, Have A Good Trip, I was skeptical. Another LSD documentary that laments the vilification of the drug and puts LSD in the limel…

THCV Cannabinoid Focus: What is it & What are its Benefits?

THCV Cannabinoid Focus: What is it & What are its Benefits?

Remember when we thought cannabis was just cannabis? Then, between the 40s and 60s, we realised there’s cool stuff in cannabis — like THC and CBD. But since opening that proverbial can of worms, w…

The Colourful History of Cannabis: From Prohibition to Legalization

The Colourful History of Cannabis: From Prohibition to Legalization

It would be an astronomical understatement to say that humans have a “close” relationship with cannabis. It’s closer than close, and more than any other intoxicant, cannabis has played a pivotal…

How To Choose A Cannabis Strain — The Complete Lowdown

How To Choose A Cannabis Strain — The Complete Lowdown

If you’re just getting into the legal cannabis scene, you’re probably pulling your hair out wondering how the f$%k to choose a cannabis strain. Well – nobody’s judging you for that confusion. …

Carly-Rae Cooke: An Honest + Elevated Day in the Life.

Carly-Rae Cooke: An Honest + Elevated Day in the Life.

Today’s article is a guest post by the extraordinary Carly-Rae Cooke from Ordinarily Honest — cannabis advocate, blogger, and modern yogi. So here we are — at home isolating, living out t…

5 DIY Cannabis Products to Make With CBD Isolate

5 DIY Cannabis Products to Make With CBD Isolate

CBD isolate made its way into the cannabis market with somewhat of an… anticlimax. Originally, CBD isolate (and THC isolate) paved the way for highly accurate pharmaceutical cannabis formulations. F…

Love in the Time of Cannabis: Dating Difficulties for Cannabis Users

Love in the Time of Cannabis: Dating Difficulties for Cannabis Users

You might even wonder why such an article needs to be written anymore. After all, it’s 2020, and cannabis is as mainstream as craft beer, so why should cannabis users have any problem in the world o…

Cannabis 101: The Ultimate Cannabis Crash Course for Beginners

Cannabis 101: The Ultimate Cannabis Crash Course for Beginners

Cannabis; noun. Arguably the most controversial plant in the world. The legalization of cannabis is possibly one of the most colossal changes of the 21st century. Following a 100-year cannabis proh…

3 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For a Cannabis-loving Mom 2020

3 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For a Cannabis-loving Mom 2020

We hope you’re thinking of spoiling a cannabis-loving mom this Mother’s Day. If there is a special mother in your life (she doesn’t have to be yours) who also loves cannabis, we have 3 awesome, …

CBD Tisane Recipes for Soothing your Anxiety

CBD Tisane Recipes for Soothing your Anxiety

Although clinical anxiety is most often treated with pharmaceutical intervention and counseling therapy, herbal medicine has a lot to offer and teach us in the way of mental health. Traditional med…

Forest Bathing with Cannabis: Funky Forms of Plant Therapy

Forest Bathing with Cannabis: Funky Forms of Plant Therapy

Imagine yourself sitting on a yoga mat, cross legged, in lotus position. It feels as though hours have gone by. At first, you’re relaxing to the stillness, but after a whole 3 minutes, you become di…

THC & Anxiety: Yay or Nay?

THC & Anxiety: Yay or Nay?

Anxiety is one of the most common reasons people self-medicate with cannabis, a close second to chronic pain. Cannabis is user-friendly, praised as a substance that “mellows you out,” and doesn’…

Cannabis Consumption Methods 101

Cannabis Consumption Methods 101

Gone are the days when cannabis belonged exclusively at the end of a pipe or wrapped up in a rolling paper. Some people lament over these days — when cannabis was simple and didn’t need any fancy …

Cannabis and Coronavirus: Tips for Staying Healthy

Cannabis and Coronavirus: Tips for Staying Healthy

In just a few short months, the world went from a relatively sober place to a state of worldwide panic. On one side of the globe, coronavirus has Australians clearing the shelves of toilet paper, whil…

Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis, Cannabis?

Cannabinoids 101: What Makes Cannabis, Cannabis?

The same way that only tobacco produces nicotine, only cannabis produces cannabinoids. We live in controversial times, where we are trying to harness the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids while tr…

The Ultimate THC Crash Course for Beginners

The Ultimate THC Crash Course for Beginners

The cannabis movement has revolutionized the way that the human race uses THC and cannabis. Once upon a time, cannabis belonged only in a pipe for smoking or in an alcoholic tincture. The influence of…

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