image of a human brain against a black background Even Single Dose of CBD Resets Brain Function in Patients With Psychosis

Even Single Dose of CBD Resets Brain Function in Patients With Psychosis     CBD works because it steers a wayward brain back toward neurotypical functioning, and away from psychosis. Although it’s long been thought to be a cause of psychotic activity, new research shows that cannabis actually improves brain function by reducing functioning abnormalities in the brain that cause psychosis. So why the reversal in long-held scientific understanding? It’s the result of new research [....]

Marijuana plant with a white background A Single Dose of CBD Reset the Brains of People at High Risk of Psychosis

A Single Dose of CBD Reset the Brains of People at High Risk of Psychosis Psychosis, a severe mental disorder characterized by a loss of grip on reality, can include unsettling hallucinations and delusions. As no one’s been able to pin down a single cause of psychosis, it’s been even harder to pin down a treatment. But researchers behind a new JAMA Psychiatry study seem to be on the right track. In the study, they report that they’ve [....]

Green Marijuana leaf on wood table CBD USER’S MANUAL

CBD USER’S MANUAL [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="477" class="noopener "] Photo by Project CBD[/caption] A Beginner’s Guide to Cannabidiol & Cannabis Therapeutics Project CBD has created a beginner’s guide for cannabidiol & cannabis therapeutics to address key questions of CBD users. In 2009, a handful of CBD-rich cannabis strains were discovered serendipitously in Northern California, America’s cannabis breadbasket, where certified patients could access medical marijuana legally. Thus began a great laboratory experiment in democracy involving CBD-rich cannabis therapeutics. The [....]

What Happened to Two Sisters With Epilepsy When Only One Had Cannabis

What Happened to Two Sisters With Epilepsy When Only One Had Cannabis Chelsea Leyland was able to move to New York and get a prescription for medical marijuana. Meanwhile, her sister remains in full-time care in the UK. Photo by Nicola Muirhead Brooklyn-based DJ Chelsea Leyland is prominent in New York’s art and fashion communities trots the globe playing international music festivals and graces the pages of magazines like Vogue and Nylon. Both stunning and [....]

7 amazing ways cannabis can delay aging

7 Amazing Ways Cannabis Can Delay Aging Old age – name one person who’s looking forward to it. Especially when what greets us is a litany of ailments such as creaking joints, high blood pressure, and failing eyesight. But studies suggest that compounds found in the cannabis plant might just help slow down the process, by protecting our cells from wear and tear, and improving memory. That’s not to suggest that cannabis is some kind [....]

Cannabis May Protect the Brain Against Stress and Injury, and Here’s Why 

Cannabis May Protect the Brain Against Stress and Injury, and Here’s Why (MachineHeadz/iStock) Each year, around 2 million Americans experience a sport-related traumatic brain injury (TBI). Soldiers are also at elevated risk for TBI; 17% of deployed soldiers to Iraq experienced a TBI, and among them, 59% experienced multiple TBIs. On a less overt level, our stress levels are on the rise. And to make matters worse, there’s a direct link between stress and increased risk for cardiovascular effects like heart attack and [....]

Endometriosis Gets Put Down by Cannabis

Endometriosis Gets Put Down by Cannabis The pain of endometriosis can be debilitating at the time of menstruation; cannabis has a solution for that. Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects 200 million women worldwide, with an estimated 1 in 10 (in the US) remaining undiagnosed.  Pain that is specific to women tends to be under-represented in research. Endometriosis is no different, and as such, many women seek alternative treatments; cannabis has proven to be effective [....]

UN Drug Committee Finds Cannabis an Effective, ‘Relatively Safe Drug’

UN Drug Committee Finds Cannabis an Effective, ‘Relatively Safe Drug’ The World Health Organization met in Geneva, Switzerland, last week to review the agency’s first-ever review of the health and safety of cannabis. The takeaway: The UN drug committee found that cannabis is a “relatively safe drug” that millions of people are already using to help manage a wide range of medical conditions. It’s an early step as the global health agency, an office of [....]

Cannabis Edible Dosage Chart: A Guide for Beginners

Cannabis Edible Dosage Chart: A Guide for Beginners   There’s really only one thing you need to know about edibles. And, that’s how they metabolize.Once you understand how your systems process cannabis edibles, you can appreciate the importance of getting the dosage right. Metabolizing cannabis edibles The THCA in cannabis needs to go through decarboxylation before it becomes THC, the cannabinoid with psychoactive effects. When you smoke, the burning process triggers the decarboxylation. When you [....]

What Are The Benefits of Dabbing Live Resin?

What Are The Benefits of Dabbing Live Resin? Besides amazing flavor, live resin offers a significant amount of medical benefits. This is why you should consider trying it. Live Resin Live resin is a cannabis concentrate revered for its full flavor, but what is it and how is it made? Let’s take a close look to see the benefits of this expensive extract and why it’s a connoisseur favorite. What is Live Resin? Live resin [....]

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