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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 […]

CBD

CBD vs THC: Has comparison become a barrier to healing?

CBD vs THC: Has comparison become a barrier to healing? The dissection of CBD and THC is creating a fixation on high vs not high, pulling focus from whole plant medicine By: Ashley Keenan Cannabis has multiple cannabinoids, the chemical compounds in the plant that react with the endocannabinoid receptors in the body. The two […]

Scaling Cannabis

Jessica Moran Featured on Scaling Cannabis Podcast

Scaling Cannabis Podcast Jessica Moran, Strainprint’s Director of Marketing and Communications, was recently featured on the Scaling Cannabis podcast at O’Cannabiz. Scaling Cannabis Scaling Cannabis is the brainchild of digital marketer Masood Raza, media producer Brittany Nguyen and startup entrepreneur Stephanie Andrews. Together, over dozens of coffees and CBD tinctures, they set out to begin […]

Edibles

Edibles: How Fats Help Cannabis Absorption

Edibles: How Fats Help Cannabis Absorption It’s well-known in the world of nutrition that food pairings which maximize the health benefits of each individual item are a great way to move your health care plan forward. For instance, salad dressings that contain fats are typically recommended over non-fat alternatives because they help ensure that the vitamins and […]