5 Reasons to Celebrate National CBD Day 

August 8 is National CBD Day! This day is to celebrate one of our favourite cannabinoids and spread awareness about its benefits. And here are five reasons to celebrate it! CBD stands for Cannabidiol, the second most active ingredient in cannabis. CBD is also present in the hemp plant. Hemp and “marijuana” are technically the […]

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Health Canada: CBD Safe and Tolerable

Health Canada has reviewed cannabidiol (CBD) and deemed it “safe and tolerable” for short-term use. Health Canada’s report looked at dosages ranging from 20 milligrams to up to 200 mg per day. As of now, all CBD products must go through a heavily regulated cannabis supply chain. One can only sell CBD in cannabis stores. […]

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This is not your grandparents’ marijuana

This is not your grandparents’ marijuana. You’re going to hear that a lot if you haven’t already. Substitute grandparents for parents, and the meaning is the same. In the “good ole days,” like the 1960s and 70s, cannabis contained no more than 2% THC. By the 1990s, it was 4%. But now, in the legal […]

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British Columbians are Killing BC Bud

British Columbians are killing BC Bud by buying from licensed retail stores. Of course, it isn’t entirely their fault. Only a few BC Bud growers can get past the bureaucratic hurdles the federal and provincial governments have set up. Going from underground to above-board isn’t as easy as applying for a permit. Farmers have to […]

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Is Cannabis Addictive?

According to a new study published in Lancet Psychiatry, the answer to the question “is cannabis addictive” is an astounding yes. The authors claim that people who use cannabis with higher concentrations of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, are more likely to have an addiction and mental health issues. But how much of this is a chicken […]

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Cannabis Industry’s Public Health Problem

If the US government legalizes cannabis federally, they’ll face the same public health problems Canada did. Namely, busybody bureaucrats demanding to control the nuances of how you consume your cannabis. It’s like the adage about kids who become lifeguards. Some become lifeguards because they want to help protect and save lives. Others become lifeguards because they want […]

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Does Cannabis Lower Your IQ?

Does cannabis lower your IQ? According to a recent study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, the answer is yes. According to the research, if you consume from childhood to midlife, your IQ lowers by 5.5 points. You also have memory and attention problems. But how accurate are these findings? Conflicting Studies Many studies […]

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Thailand’s Cannabis Gold Rush

Cannabis dispensaries are popping up in Thailand as the country experiences a cannabis gold rush. The kingdom decriminalized cannabis last month. Thai residents can now grow at home and sell paraphernalia from pop-up stalls on the street. Thailand’s Cannabis Gold Rush Thailand’s cannabis gold rush is thanks partly to the government removing the substance from […]

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Rhode Island’s Legalization

Governor Dan McKee signed Rhode Island’s legalization of cannabis into law on May 25, 2022. Although, the State has had medical cannabis since 2006. The new law allows residents over 21 years old to possess and consume cannabis recreationally. Accordingly, some medical regulations are updated, including how to administer medical cannabis to children. Rhode Island […]

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Democrat Senators’ Legalization Plan 

Democrats have a legalization plan. US Senators have introduced yet another cannabis legalization act. The Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA) legislation would create a tax and regulatory structure for legal cannabis. America’s National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) has applauded the act but remains cautious about the impact on small businesses. Democrat Senators’ Legalization Plan […]

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