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How marijuana is a topic of health and science; how it aids in health advancements.

Cannabis Monday: Medical Sesh

Erica Fuller
in Culture

“In strict medical terms, marijuana is far safer than many foods we commonly consume. For example, eating 10 raw potatoes can result in a toxic response. By comparison, it is physically impossible to ...

How to Make a Delicious Coconut Oil THC Infused Edible Butter

Sueyel Grace
in Beauty

This recipe is easy and delicious. Not only does this delicious butter provide amazing health benefits, it's deliciously silky and wonderful for applying topically. So here you have a wonderful produc...

How Weed Affects Your 5 Senses

Bethany Tiamat
in Science

Your five senses change when you smoke weed. Obvious statement is obvious, but let's break that down for a second. Weed makes you feel happier—more loose, more free. This is because cannabis affects y...

Marijuana Teens' Drug Of Choice For Anxiety, Depression

Christina St-Jean
in Culture

It may come as little surprise that teens start experimenting with marijuana in their early adolescence. Some might argue that it's nearly a rite of passage for many, as there appears to be a growing ...

Is Smoking Marijuana Damaging Your Lungs?

Ami Roach
in Science

Every day, it seems like there is another story about the things that marijuana can help with. People suffering from chronic pain, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and a variety of other illnesses have ...

Does Marijuana Affect Brain Development?

Wendy Weedler
in Science

Marijuana can be a very useful substance, but given the relative lack of knowledge about long-term effects, we could all stand to be as educated as possible before engaging. A little cannabis can be great for social gatherings, as it reduces anxiety and temporarily improves mood. However, Mary Jane doesn’t always treat its users fairly. This beautiful plant can turn into a flower of doom amongst younger smokers. It's pretty well-established at this point that cannabis use will not cause the any ...

How To Use Cannabis As Medicine

Rachel Colic
in Science

Cannabis has been used as a medicinal plant for millennia. Across continents and throughout every type of society, humans have been using cannabis for health and wellness for longer than mankind has b...

Are You Inhaling Wrong?

Sigmund Fried
in Science

Weed costs money, and money can be hard to come by, so if you’re short on cash but still want to catch the best buzz possible you need to ask yourself “are you inhaling wrong?” Most people who consume...

Can Marijuana Help You Lose Weight?

Ed Green
in Science

When most people think of a session with Mary Jane, the image of vegging out in heavy couchlock, a bag of Doritos in one hand and a TV remote in the other, springs to mind. Now, this isn't exactly what your average fitness coach means when they say “work out”, unless you're trying to jack up your button-pressing thumb muscles. Based on all of the common conceptions about marijuana munchies, it should stand to reason that cannabis users have a higher incidence of obesity and weight-related diseas...

Medical Marijuana Strains for Common Conditions

Wendy Weedler
in Buyer's Guide

In recent years, new legislation has allowed vast, fast growth of medical marijuana strains throughout the country. Currently, over half of the United States has legalized medicinal cannabis in varyin...

Benefits of Medical Marijuana

Ami Roach
in Science

Let’s talk about the benefits of medical marijuana. As the decriminalization of medical cannabis continues to sweep across the United States it is becoming accessible to more and more people. While th...

Benefits of CBD Oil

Aunt Mary
in Science

Until recently, the study of the positive effects of marijuana has been relatively overlooked, as have the benefits of cannabidiol, or CBD oil, a non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Besides the still-evident stigmatization of cannabis, specific government legislation and funding constraints have made it all the more difficult for scientists to focus on CBD research. It is only more recently that the medical field has started to realize the potential for cannabinoids to cure diseases, relie...

Small Ways Weed Can Improve Your Relationship

Dr. Harmon Love
in Culture

Marijuana is currently the world’s most popular drug for both recreational and medicinal use, and one of the many reasons for this is that weed can improve your relationship. Numerous studies have bee...

How to Make Cannabis Coconut Oil

Ed Green
in Science

Cannabis coconut oil is abundantly used for edibles, topical salves, body care products, and much more. What makes coconut oil so special? When using cannabis for cooking or in oils, the road to succe...

Cannabis and Native Americans

Hyapatia Lee
in Culture

Native Americans have always respected and used “teaching plants.” By far the most commonly used and most beneficial plant is cannabis or marijuana. Whether it was smoked or eaten, its use has been ve...

Why Marijuana Gives You the Munchies

Wendy Weedler
in Science

Everyone is familiar with the munchies; that intense, gotta-have-some-snacks-now feeling you get from using marijuana. However, not many people know why marijuana gives you the munchies. In order to provide some edutainment, we will explore the science behind cannabis and its connection to the salty, sticky, sweet snacks that so often follow. There are many different explanations for why cannabis causes the munchies, and each one may just be playing a part in a larger system that we do not yet u...