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What are the effects of cannabis on memory?

“Dude, where’s my car?” From Cheech and Chong to Harold and Kumar and everyone in between; stoners are commonly characterized as happy, yet forgetful and absent-minded. And most people who use or have used cannabis would agree that, after…

What is THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin)

Cannabis contains many different compounds. Some of these compounds have received a lot of media attention, especially THC and CBD, and are the focus of a lot of new research designed to help us understand cannabis and its role as both a…

Cannabis Topicals: What Are They And How Do They Work?

Cannabis topicals is a new line of products promising to help medical cannabis patients treat everything from chronic pain and inflammation to skin irritations. Cannabis topicals are essentially lotions, balms, oils, sprays, and lubricants…

Driving under influence: cannabis compared to alcohol

As marijuana use, both recreational and medical, becomes more acceptable and legal markets come to replace the outdated system of prohibition, cannabis and cannabis-derived products are going to become much more accessible. One major…

What is THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)?

THC (or tetrahydrocannabinol) is well-known as the main psychoactive compound in cannabis. But what exactly is this mighty cannabinoid and how does it interact with our bodies? Why do cannabis plants even contain THC in the first place?…

How Can Cannabis Treat Chronic Pain?

Experiencing pain is the simplest way to know that something isn’t right with our bodies. However, it isn’t always the easiest condition to diagnose or treat. In the past few years, cannabis has made headlines as a new potential treatment…

Why And How Does Cannabis Cause “The Munchies?“

It is one of the best known stereotypes about smoking cannabis. It gives you the “Munchies.” But it’s not just any old food you crave. It is usually high-fat, high-sugar junk food. Why is this the case? New research into this effect is not…