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About weed hangovers and what you can do about them

Oh the joys of waking up in the morning with a splitting headache, being all nauseous and just feeling all-around really, really shitty! Most of us will likely have experienced at least a couple of those horrible hangovers that make you…

How marijuana can actually improve productivity

Cannabis actually can be very helpful for increasing concentration. It can help improve rest. But it can also help certain kinds of people concentrate and focus on the task at hand. The stereotype that stoners are slackers is an almost…

Running while high: The Ultimate Workout?

While scientific evidence still remains scarce, anecdotal evidence is starting to pile up. Endurance runners in particular are beginning to tout cannabinoids as a running supplement. Scientific evidence suggests that THC infused body fat…

Does cannabis cause hallucinations?

The question about hallucinations and pot has been around for a long time. The idea that marijuana alters perceptions is one thing. It clearly does that. However, is it possible that cannabis causes hallucinations? The short answer is no.…

Marijuana and PMS: a viable option?

Premenstrual syndrome is a collection of symptoms that affect women before their period. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists estimates that at least 85 percent of menstruating women in the US experience at least 1…

Marijuana and Tourette’s Syndrome

Tourette’s Syndrome is a neurological disorder that is estimated to affect around 1% of people around the world and has an early onset. While the underlying cause of this debilitating condition still isn’t clear, new research suggests that…

Medical marijuana and Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s is a complex neurodegenerative disease that affects roughly 1 in 10 people aged over 65. It is the leading cause of dementia and can be fatal, with progression from early symptoms to death usually taking 8-10 years. As more…

Medical marijuana and the treatment of migraines

According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraines are the 3rd most prevalent condition in the world, affecting up to 1 billion people worldwide. Anyone who suffers from migraines will be quick to tell you how debilitating an attack…

What is Cannabidivarin (CBDV)?

Cannabidivarin is a phytocannabinoid found in cannabis. It is a non-psychoactive compound, meaning it does not produce mind-altering effects like other cannabinoids such as THC. CBDV is very similar in structure to cannabidiol (CBD). It is…