Education

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 […]

Cannabinoid Treatments for Endometriosis

Innovation Israel: Exploring Cannabinoid Treatments for Endometriosis

Innovation Israel: Exploring Cannabinoid Treatments for Endometriosis Blessed with temperate weather, lots of sunshine and sophisticated research-and-development sectors, Israel is well-suited to be a host country for medical cannabis innovation. Phytocannabinoids, those medicinal compounds found in cannabis, as well as endocannabinoids, those produced by organisms, were first observed in labs in Israel, and although the […]

Ocimene

Understanding Terpenes: Ocimene

Understanding Terpenes: Ocimene Ocimene is one of more than 200 terpenes discovered to date in hemp and cannabis. Terpenes are aromatic molecules once thought to convey only aroma (as part of the evolutionary defense mechanisms of herbs and other plants). In recent years, however, much clinical research has revealed the medicinal efficacy of molecules such […]

How Long Do the Effects of Cannabis Last?

How Long Do the Effects of Cannabis Last?

How Long Do the Effects of Cannabis Last? With the legalization of both medical and recreational cannabis across Canada, many people are trying the herb for the first time. For an inexperienced cannabis consumer it can be difficult to wade through all the information out there to get the answers that matter the most. One […]

Patient Data

The Future of Medicine Lies in Valuable Patient Data

The Decision is in the Data: The future of medicine lies in valuable patient data By: Ashley Keenan Data is invaluable in helping industry professionals become more efficient and productive, the medical cannabis industry is no exception. According to Stanford University, focusing on data in healthcare could lead to more preventive, predictive and personalized care, […]