Can EMF and 5G affect the endocannabinoid system?

5G conspiracy theories run a little off the radar from science. Unlike 4G, high-band 5G does disperse energy into the upper layers of the skin according to Health Canada. Neither electromagnetic frequency (EMF) range can, however, induce ionizing radiation or damage DNA. Interestingly, lower-range EMF promotes an environment that helps to produce endocannabinoids. This means […]

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Germany Speeding Up Legalization Process

Germany appears to be speeding up its legalization process. Finance Minister Christian Lindner tweeted cannabis will be legal “soon.” Health Minister Karl Lauterbach said there are a lot of technical details to work out, which are supposed to start this summer. Expect a draft legalization bill sometime before the end of the year. The Germans […]

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Tryptophan metabolites found in cannabis

From the Italian scientists who first found THCp and CDBh in cannabis plants comes another discovery. Researchers discovered tryptophan and its active metabolites, including l-kynurenine acid and kynurenic acid, in cannabis. (1) Anyone who remembers the sleepy feeling after Thanksgiving turkey will understand the sedative effect of tryptophan, at least. Cannabinoids and terpenes are two […]

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6 terpene profiles replace Indica and Sativa in new Emerald Cup classes

It’s high time to smoke out the old Indica and Sativa descriptions at cannabis cups. Consumers deserve to know more about the plant than the structure it took on in life. With research now showing how much terpenes drive cannabis sales and quality, the Emerald Cup took a chance to replace Indica and Sativa. Terpenes […]

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Recycling Cannabis Plastic Waste

Recycling cannabis plastic waste doesn’t necessarily happen. You might think you’re recycling that wasteful plastic container by throwing it in a blue bin. But most cannabis containers are low-grade plastic waste. Odds are, this plastic will end up in a landfill or head overseas where it’s incinerated. But one Edmonton man is putting an end […]

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Can Cannabis Help Reduce Fatigue?

Can cannabis help reduce fatigue? Typically, one would think cannabis causes fatigue. An indica brand glues you to the couch. A sativa strain may have you up and active, but after the high wears off, you’re fatigued or “burned out” – right? According to a new US study, that depends on the individual. “[T]he magnitude […]

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Crazy Invention Crossword Puzzle – The future is now

Feature image courtesy of Jetpack Aviation We’ve come a long way from the caveman days and it’s kind of mind-blowing when you think about it. As a species, we’ve created some unimaginable tools and we’re not stopping anytime soon. Human ingenuity is an incredible thing. This crossword puzzle is all about amazing inventions about to […]

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Can Covid affect endocannabinoid function during fatal infection?

While everyone is trying to forget about and move on from Covid-19, science is finally figuring it out. That is, new research unveiled mechanisms that the virus uses to induce damaging inflammation. Described within three studies is an unusual aspect of fatal Covid infection that might rewire endocannabinoid function. The endocannabinoid system is a complex […]

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Elon Musk On Psychedelics and Big Pharma

Elon Musk is challenging the establishment again as he tweets about psychedelics and big pharma. He tweeted that an antidepressant, Wellbutrin, is not safe and should be pulled off the market. He then touted the benefits of psychedelics in alleviating mental health problems. Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion in April and is committed to […]

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How Cannabis Enhances Creativity And Unlocks New Ideas

Ever wonder why rappers regularly smoke a lot of marijuana? It may come as a surprise, but cannabis enhances creativity and allows the brain to create new ideas. We’ve all seen popular artists such as Tupac, Snoop Dogg, and Wiz Khalifa, really into smoking cannabis. To the average person, it may seem like they’re into […]

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