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Cannabis for Conditions: Insomnia

Cannabis for Conditions: Insomnia By: Curt Robbins Insomnia is a condition estimated to afflict between 10 and 30 percent of people at some time in their lives. About 10 percent of adults experience what is categorized as “chronic and severe” sleep deprivation. It is estimated that between 55-75 million North Americans suffer from some type […]

Strainprint Technologies

Strainprint Technologies Launches the First Medical Cannabis Industry Report

Strainprint Technologies Launches the First Medical Cannabis Industry Report Technology Leader Releases Groundbreaking Research Report Providing Unique Insight From Over 800,000 Real-Time Canadian Medical Cannabis Patient Outcomes  TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2019/PRNewswire/ – Strainprint Technologies Ltd. (Strainprint), the leader in cannabis data and analytics, is proud to announce the release of The Canadian Medical Cannabis Experience:  A […]

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Theory

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Theory

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency Theory Hundreds of research studies have investigated the role of the human endocannabinoid system (ECS) in achieving and maintaining human health and wellness. Peer-reviewed research has revealed that, when the ECS cannot produce enough of its own health-giving molecules (called endocannabinoids), it is designed to benefit from supplementation from a range of […]

How CBD Works to Fight Inflammation

Cannabis for Conditions: How CBD Works to Fight Inflammation

Cannabis for Conditions: How CBD Works to Fight Inflammation Inflammation involves the normal response of the body to repair cells damaged by injury, infection, or an allergic reaction. This healthy type of inflammation, also referred to as acute inflammation usually covers a localized area. The symptoms of acute inflammation may cause discomfort but generally are […]

Why Can Using Cannabis Make Your Eyes Red?

Why Can Using Cannabis Make Your Eyes Red?

Why Can Using Cannabis Make Your Eyes Red? A lot of people associate smoking cannabis with overly red eyes, and you may be surprised to learn that the main reason for this effect has little to do with the smoke itself. In fact, red eyes from cannabis use can actually be a strong indicator of […]

Cannabis Stocks

Cannabis Stocks: Is Now The Time To Get Involved?

Cannabis Stocks: Is Now The Time To Get Involved? Wall Street is aglow with the prospect of more and more cannabis companies trading shares on public markets. Investors have longed for the opportunity to put their money to work in companies that produce and sell cannabis and cannabis-related products. However, this has not been possible […]

Landrace Strains

Landrace Strains: Cannabis Strains and Where They Come From

Landrace Strains: Cannabis Strains and Where They Come From It is believed that cannabis originated in Central Asia and during the process of human migration, seeds were spread across the Middle East, Africa, and beyond where they developed distinct differences in their new, isolated homes. Each region where cannabis has grown natively or been uniquely […]

Cannabis Labels

Label Literacy: How to Decipher Canadian Cannabis Labels

Label Literacy: How to Decipher Canadian Cannabis Labels By: Ashley Keenan Health Canada has a fairly strict list of packaging and labeling instructions for cannabis producers. The labels can look a little crowded, however their design is to improve consistency among producers and aid in consumer comprehension. Understanding and complying with government guidelines is a […]

Entourage Effect

A Terse Education in the Entourage Effect

A Terse Education in the Entourage Effect The genetic makeup of cannabis sativa makes available to chemotypes, cultivars, and individual plants of this herbal species literally hundreds of different molecules—all of which offer various and significant medicinal efficacy. These include more than 100 cannabinoids, 200 terpenes, and a couple dozen flavonoids. Cannabinoids Cannabinoids are molecules […]