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Overdose

Can You Overindulge in Cannabis Enough to Overdose?

Can You Overindulge in Cannabis Enough to Overdose? Smoking or vaping may be the best way for those wanting to control their cannabis experience. By Emma Spears| April 18, 2019 It’s sometimes referred to as a green out, cannabis poisoningor even just a really bad time—but it’s not what most people think of as an overdose. […]

Olympian

Former Olympian Finds Doctors Can Learn Lots From Cannabis Athletes

Former Olympian Finds Doctors Can Learn Lots From Cannabis Athletes Doctors have a lot to learn from athletes, but there’s a long way to go before the pieces to this puzzle are put in place. To help light the way, Colorado-based Canna Research Groupdeveloped a studyof active adults that should help doctors look beyond the […]

Traveling

Traveling with Cannabis in Canada – By Province

Traveling with Cannabis in Canada– By Province Canada has joined countries that have legalized the use of recreational marijuana. This allows adults to travel with certain amounts across the country, including on airplanes. Through the Cannabis Act, the federal government regulates who can produce, distribute and sell cannabis, as well as where one can smoke […]

Seniors

How Cannabis Could Help Seniors

How Cannabis Could Help Seniors Seniors are one of the fastest growing demographics for cannabis use in Canada.  This isn’t surprising, as cannabis is known to help a wide variety of illnesses, including many that are common in the elderly population. Furthermore, the population of seniors in Canada is growing and projected to keep growing. […]

Edible Regulations

Edible Regulations 101

Edible Regulations 101 – What patients can expect from Canada’s second wave of legalization Edibles are the buzzword right now with the legalization of cannabis-infused foods, beverages and topicals coming this fall.  By: Ashley Keenan Canada is expecting it’s unofficial second wave of legalization this October, with a new set of cannabis products becoming legal. […]

Cannabis Retail

Nine Cannabis Retail Stores Raising the Bar For Dispensaries Everywhere

Nine cannabis retail stores raising the bar for dispensaries everywhere By: Ashley Keenan There is nothing that feels quite like the first time you walk in to a dispensary or cannabis retail store. Similar to the childlike wonder of Christmas morning, there is an excitement of being able to access large selections, understand product sources, […]

Big Data

Strainprint Featured in Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.nxt

Strainprint Featured in Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.nxt Talking Big Data July 8, 2019 5 insights that big data has gleaned about cannabis After gathering 65 million data points, Strainprint has collected the world’s largest medicinal cannabis dataset. That means a fascinating collection of marijuana-related information and high hopes for medical researchers. How do you collect data when […]

History

Bad Seed: Cannabis’s History as the Most Notorious Plant in America

Bad Seed: Cannabis’s History as the Most Notorious Plant in America Cannabis has a long, storied history in the Americas filled with literal highs and sobering lows. Its presence in the New World predates the formation of the United States and brought slaves to Brazil and the Carribean. After the US revolution, many early presidents […]

CBD Oil

CBD Oil – A revolutionary product or over-hyped snake-oil

CBD Oil – A revolutionary product or over-hyped snake-oil By: Ashley Keenan If you have a television or an internet connection, chances are you have heard of CBD, or Cannabidiol, one of the most popular cannabinoids found in cannabis plants. While studies are busy trying to determine the nitty gritty details on how CBD affects […]