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The “Bad Trip” – Why it Happens and How to Avoid it

Key takeaways. All mushroom users are in agreement that there are no two mushroom journeys that are quite the same. Sometimes a mushroom journey is very physical; at other times it’s more emotional;…

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How to Make Spiced Cannabis Milk

Did you know that making cannabis milk is one of the easiest ways to turn your favourite cannabis flowers into a nourishing, soothing drinkable? Because milk is such a fatty liquid, it’s a perfect s…

How to Use Cannabis For Mental Performance

Key takeaways. There’s a quickly growing undercurrent of cannabis users that are using cannabis, neither for medicinal or recreational reasons, but for something in between; better cognitive perform…

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How to Make Magic Mushroom Gummies

The time has arrived to combine your culinary skills with your love of magic mushrooms. It’s not like there’s any other logical reason to make magic mushroom gummies. After all, it would be much e…

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The Psychedelic Drug Trial Documentary Review

Those of us who dabbled slightly prelegalisation might know — but science is just catching up. All of the wonderful things we genuinely experience and believe, the phenomena of the psychedelic lands…

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How to Make Magic Mushroom Brownies

The world has become veritably familiar with cooking with cannabis — but cooking with mushrooms is a whole new art! It can be a little bit trickier cooking with magic mushrooms than it is cooking wi…

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How to Hack Your Period Cramps With Cannabis, Food, and Herbs

There’s absolutely no reason why something as natural as a period should be uncomfortable, dreaded, or hated. But for a lot of women it is this way. It’s even been somewhat ingrained into women th…

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4 Ways to Incorporate Cannabis Rituals Into a Busy Life

It really wasn’t that long ago that friends had to meet in secluded places to share a joint together. There was a big hoo-ha about finding it and going to get it. Then, a few phone calls later, ever…

Cannabis 101.

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The Weed Hangover: Does it Exist?

Key takeaways. A spinning head, a stomach that does backflips, a raging headache, and typing “I’m never drinking again” into your WhatsApp chat group while squinting and hiding from the stream o…

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The Immunomodulatory Effects of CBD

We recently published an article about the immunomodulatory effects of cannabis as a whole and now we want to go into a little bit more detail about CBD in particular. Immunomodulation is arguably the…

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Vaping vs Smoking: The Benefits & Risks

Key takeaways. The modern alternative to smoking cannabis is vaping. For some users, it’s a healthier inhalation option. For others, vaping delivers a better flavour experience. But how much healthi…

3 Tips to Maximizing CBD’s Effects and Benefits

This article is brought to you by Joe Sunnyside, co-founder of Sunnyside Botanicals. Dive with us into Sunnyside Botanicals’ origin story, the transformational effect CBD had on Joe’s life…

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Everything You Need to Know About Smoking Cannabis While Tripping on Shrooms

Cannabis and shrooms — arguably the most common poly-drug cocktail that exists. And there are a lot of anecdotal reports that smoking cannabis while tripping on shrooms potentiates the journey. But …

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Why do Psilocybin and Cannabinoids Make us Feel High?

Closed-eye hallucinations. Rebounding of thoughts in the epic chamber that is the universal mind. Revelations. Mind-bending revelations. These are the hallmarks of a psychedelic experience. But what i…

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CBD For Pets 101

Key takeaways. Every pet parent needs a 101 on administering CBD to their pets. As it goes most often in the cannabis industry, the excitement to use and explore cannabis products comes a lot quicker …

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Why is the Edibles Experience so Different? Edibles vs Smoking Explained.

Key takeaways. Experiencing cannabis in the 21st century is exciting. There’s a smorgasbord of different kinds of products to try, each with their own purposes and effects. Lots of people choose to …

Magic Mushrooms 101.

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The “Bad Trip” – Why it Happens and How to Avoid it

Key takeaways. All mushroom users are in agreement that there are no two mushroom journeys that are quite the same. Sometimes a mushroom journey is very physical; at other times it’s more emotional;…

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How to Lemon Tek Magic Mushrooms

Key takeaways. While we love magic mushrooms ever so dearly, there are sometimes things you’d like to modify about the experience. Psilonauts and psychonauts around the world have been using the “…

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Scientists Hone in on Non-Hallucinogenic Psychedelics: What’s the Point?

Key takeaways. Believe it or not, researchers have identified a psychedelic substance that doesn’t produce hallucinations. At first glance, this doesn’t seem possible. Isn’t the “trip” preci…

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The Difference Between Magic Mushrooms, Ayahuasca, LSD, and Mescaline

It’s all too easy to think of all the different psychedelic substances as the same thing, but they are all fundamentally different. The word “psychedelic” is just an umbrella term for a subset o…

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Magic Mushrooms and Penicillin Allergies: Is it Safe?

Key takeaways. We’ve received a number of questions regarding the use of magic mushrooms and penicillin allergies. It’s a valid question given that penicillin is a form of mould and magic mushroom…

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How to Choose a Mushroom Strain & How to Use Them Therapeutically

We’ve received a lot of questions regarding how to choose a mushroom strain and how to use different strains of magic mushrooms for different therapeutic purposes. Some of you might be using magic m…

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Is it Safe to Mix Magic Mushrooms and MDMA?

Mixing magic mushrooms and MDMA, otherwise known as hippie-flipping or candy-flipping, is a poly-drug cocktail that club-goers have been using for decades. Combining both the effects of psychedelia an…

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Everything You Need to Know About Smoking Cannabis While Tripping on Shrooms

Cannabis and shrooms — arguably the most common poly-drug cocktail that exists. And there are a lot of anecdotal reports that smoking cannabis while tripping on shrooms potentiates the journey. But …

Culture.

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CEO of Iterable Startup Fired for Microdosing — But Why?

A few weeks ago, Justin Zhu, CEO of startup company Iterable Inc. was fired over what the company described as “violations of company policy”. That violation was showing up to a meeting in 2019 af…

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5 Revolutionaries of the Psychedelic Movement: Who’s Behind the Scenes?

Key takeaways. In Canada, we’re basking in the dawn of a psychedelic welcoming. Despite the fact that using psychedelics was an important pastime for our ancestors, we’ve spent the better part of …

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The Connection Between Music and Psychedelics

It’s been more than centuries — it’s been millennia. Long before young people were congregating at festivals and concerts taking psychedelics, our ancestors were sitting around fires with psyche…

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2 Green Canna Cocktails to Sip on St Patrick’s Day

Legend has it that wearing green makes you invisible to leprechauns — which means wearing (and drinking… and smoking..) green things means you won’t get pinched on St Patrick’s Day! We’re gl…

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10 Influential Women in Cannabis — Happy International Women’s Day

On 8th March, 2021, the world will be celebrating International Women’s day — a day to celebrate the women’s rights movement. In 2021, women’s rights are about much more than simply being able…

5 Golden Globe Nominees Worth Smoking a Joint to

Key takeaways. The Golden Globe awards are quickly approaching. In just a few days we’ll find out which of our favourite stars managed to shine through the pandemic and earn their Golden Globe award…

The 5 Best Anime Shows to Watch While High

Key takeaways. Get your blankets out. Turn on the fire. Brew that CBD hot chocolate or pick up your favourite vape. It’s time to enjoy our list of the best anime shows to watch while high. Even if a…

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Cannabis Etiquette: How Private Should You Keep Your Weed Consumption?

Key takeaways. The judgemental, propagandist days of cannabis are over — or are they? On the one hand, cannabis users worldwide are jumping for joy at the turn of events that cannabis law has taken …

Living.

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The Connection Between Music and Psychedelics

It’s been more than centuries — it’s been millennia. Long before young people were congregating at festivals and concerts taking psychedelics, our ancestors were sitting around fires with psyche…

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3 Superfood Coffee Alternatives to Boost Your Morning

Most of us love coffee — really love coffee. You could say that for a lot of us, it’s an addiction. That energy boost in the morning is an important part of every day, but it doesn’t always have…

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How to Use Cannabis in Your Skincare Routine

More than a therapeutic compound… more than a recreational substance… cannabis is also a beauty enhancer. Human skin shows its love for cannabinoids by having a strong distribution of CB1 and CB2 …

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5 Cannabis Friendly Holiday Destinations For the Post-COVID Bucket List

Key takeaways. OK, so 2020 wasn’t exactly the best year for travel. We mostly saw other countries on the news, and too long in lockdown has caused most of us to associate countries with COVID statis…

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Happy New Year, Happy New You: Forming Healthy Habits for a Healthy Life

Key takeaways. Take a deep breath and welcome yourself into 2021. Hey — there’s no guarantees that 2021 isn’t going to be full of challenges just like 2020. In fact, it’s almost a given. Every…

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Be Kind to Yourself; How to Take Care in Winter & Isolating Times

Key takeaways. How many times in 2020 have you heard the cliché, it’s been a year like no other?  As cheesy as it is, it’s been exactly like that. Every person has had their trials and tribulati…

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5 Romantic Activities for Couples to Pair With Weed — And the Best Strains to Match

Key takeaways. There is no time like the present to pause and take a minute to appreciate what’s important. After a year like 2020, we’re realizing that togetherness is literally the most importan…

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The 5 Best Nature Documentaries to Watch Stoned

Key takeaways. Did you love watching our list of conspiracy theory documentaries to watch stoned? Well, if that got your brain jazzed, we’re going to get your eyes and your heart jazzed with this li…

Recipes.

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How to Make Spiced Cannabis Milk

Did you know that making cannabis milk is one of the easiest ways to turn your favourite cannabis flowers into a nourishing, soothing drinkable? Because milk is such a fatty liquid, it’s a perfect s…

collage art depicting magic mushrooms, gummy bears, and the title of how to make magic mushroom gummies.

How to Make Magic Mushroom Gummies

The time has arrived to combine your culinary skills with your love of magic mushrooms. It’s not like there’s any other logical reason to make magic mushroom gummies. After all, it would be much e…

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How to Make Magic Mushroom Brownies

The world has become veritably familiar with cooking with cannabis — but cooking with mushrooms is a whole new art! It can be a little bit trickier cooking with magic mushrooms than it is cooking wi…

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How to Make Cannabis Cooking Oil

Key takeaways. Where the majority of people drop off the cannabis cooking train is infusing the oil. But in reality, it’s not as hard as it looks. And the more often you do it, the more it starts to…

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How to Make Your Own CBD Body Balm

As the world works towards a more sustainable future, more and more people are jumping on the DIY bandwagon. On top of this — and the growing Canadian desire to use cannabis in a plethora of ways …

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2 Green Canna Cocktails to Sip on St Patrick’s Day

Legend has it that wearing green makes you invisible to leprechauns — which means wearing (and drinking… and smoking..) green things means you won’t get pinched on St Patrick’s Day! We’re gl…

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5 Cannabis-Infused Winter Warming Beverage Recipes

Key takeaways. It’s getting colder and colder, fellow Canadians. And lockdown blues are upon us again. Without much socialising to keep our spirits warm this winter, it’s nice to know that cannabi…

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How to Make the Perfect Cannabutter

Key takeaways. If you’re a lover of cannabis edibles, making cannabutter is an absolute must-know. Cannabutter, as its name suggests is cannabis-infused butter. It doesn’t have to be butter — it…

Sex.

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5 Romantic Activities for Couples to Pair With Weed — And the Best Strains to Match

Key takeaways. There is no time like the present to pause and take a minute to appreciate what’s important. After a year like 2020, we’re realizing that togetherness is literally the most importan…

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The 5 Best Cannabis Strains & Products for Sex

Key takeaways. There are many of us who can’t look past just how good sex is when it’s happening alongside cannabis. There is a special deliciousness in the cannabis-enhanced sex experience. Perha…

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Cannabis & Sex: How it Works For Your Sex Life & Against it

Key takeaways. Whether you’re enhancing the intimate connection you have with your partner or exploring the boundaries of sex with someone you’re not committed to, sex is one of the most beautiful…

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How Does Cannabis Affect Men and Women Differently?

Key takeaways. Sex-based differences in the effects of therapeutics is a relatively new aspect of modern scientific research. Biological sex accounts for many of the variations in the effects of diffe…

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Cannabis and Erectile Dysfunction: Is There a Relationship?

Key takeaways. There’s a lot of contention surrounding cannabis and the way it affects our sex lives. You might recall the first few joints of your teenage years, and the sexual feelings that came w…

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

Key takeaways. 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…

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