Education

Veterans

New Research for Canadian Veterans, Cannabis and PTSD

New Research for Canadian Veterans, Cannabis and PTSD “Cannabis saved my life. I realize that statement sounds like hyperbole, but it isn’t,” says Mike Whiter, a producer at the famous American media channel NowThis, in this video. In 2006, Whiter was medically discharged from the United States Marine Corps with little to do at home […]

Autism

The Benefits of Cannabis for Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Benefits and Advantages of Cannabis for Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Role of Cannabis Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD, is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. Statistics find that a total of one percent of the global population has some form of ASD. Surprisingly, despite the interest of many […]

Cancer

Cannabis in the Management of Cancer and Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Cannabis in the Management of Cancer and Side Effects of Chemotherapy As the public appeal for medical cannabis grows, cannabis continues to match the trend by exhibiting enormous potential in the treatment of an array of health conditions. The treatment and management of different types of cancer using cannabinoid derivatives is an area that is […]

Legalization

Changes in the Canadian Cannabis Space Since Legalization

Changes in the Canadian Cannabis Space Since Legalization Last year, Canada became the second country in the world, after Uruguay, to legalize cannabis for adult-use. The comprehensive legislation, known as the Cannabis Act, leaves much of the regulatory decision-making to the provinces and territories, and has made a significant impact on the cannabis industry in […]

Becoming a Legal Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada

Becoming a Legal Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada

Becoming a Legal Medical Cannabis Patient in Canada Even though recreational cannabis will legally become available in Canada on October 17, the medical cannabis community within Canada remains strong and growing since its legal start in 2001. As of March 2018 in Canada, there are 296,792 registrations under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical […]

Thanksgiving

Bringing Cannabis to the Dinner Table: Canadian Thanksgiving Edition

Bringing Cannabis to the Dinner Table: Canadian Thanksgiving Edition with Chef Jordan Wagman Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and whether you’re looking for something to spice up your Friendsgiving dinner, or a way to make family time a little more enjoyable- we’re here to tell you just how to do it, the canna-friendly way, […]

Cannabis As a Performance Enhancer

Cannabis As a Performance Enhancer

Cannabis As a Performance Enhancer By: Alana Armstrong Ross Rebagliati made international headlines in 1998 not just because he won the world’s first ever gold in Men’s Snowboarding for Canada in Nagano, Japan. He was almost the first athlete to have their gold medal stripped because the International Olympic Committee (IOC) revealed that traces of […]

The A to Z Guide to Common Cannabis Terms

The A to Z Guide to Common Cannabis Terms

The A to Z Guide to Common Cannabis Terms So, you’re trying to learn more about medical cannabis. Let’s explore the components of the plant as you begin your informational journey: The Background There are over 100 chemicals found in the cannabis plant. Two major, more well known components of the plant are CBD and […]

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 […]