Education

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, […]

Terpenes for Anxiety

Terpenes for Anxiety 

Terpenes for Anxiety  By: Curt Robbins Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent class of mental disorders. Social anxiety (sometimes called social phobia) is an anxiety disorder that affects more than 45 million North Americans. It is characterized by feelings of fear and dread when in social environments and can manifest as panic attacks, sleep disturbances, […]

Vaporize

How and Why You Should Vaporize Cannabis

How and Why You Should Vaporize Cannabis Can smoking cannabis be dangerous? We know that medical cannabis is useful for treating a myriad of health conditions and smoking cannabis has become fairly common after legalization in 2018. However, the health implications associated with smoking cannabis are less talked about and understood. The Canadian Medical Association […]

Israel

Innovation Israel: 4 Big Updates on Medical Cannabis In Israel

Innovation Israel: 4 Big Updates on Medical Cannabis In Israel By: Alana Armstrong “The cannabis industry today is what the cyber industry was ten years ago – Israel needs and can lead this industry, too”– Prof. Itzhak Harpaz, president of Max Stern Yezreel Valley College Israel’s connection with medical cannabis is long, varied, and rich […]