BODY + WELLNESS, HIGHER LEARNING

Can Cannabis Treat Arthritis?

You probably know someone who has arthritis. According to the CDC, 54 million adults in the U.S. have been diagnosed with arthritis by a doctor. Arthritis is characterized by the inflammation of joints, which leads to pain and swelling. Perhaps surprisingly, it is a leading cause of disability in the U.S., which is why there […]

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BODY + WELLNESS, HIGHER LEARNING

Cannabis Strains to Get You Through Holiday Stress

The holidays can be mentally and physically draining. To keep you feeling festive and not frosty, here are the cannabis strains that can help you deal with five common holiday-induced problems. Holiday Problem: Stress Let your stress melt away like a bad nightmare with Blue Dream, a sativa-dominant hybrid. This strain lifts you into an euphoric […]

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BODY + WELLNESS, HIGHER LEARNING, LIFESTYLE

Do Cannabis Users Get More Action?

Studies have shown cannabis and sex can both stimulate our brain’s pleasure centers. But is there a deeper connection between cannabis and sex? The Journal of Sexual Medicine recently published an arousing study suggesting daily cannabis users had about 20% more sex than those who never used. The study was based on the survey results of approximately […]

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BODY + WELLNESS, HIGHER LEARNING

CBD: Cannabis Therapy Without the High

While THC has enjoyed the spotlight for decades, there’s been growing interest in high-CBD cannabis strains and edibles for therapy without the high. CBD, or cannabidiol, was historically thought to be biologically inactive. However, in the past decade, dozens of scientific and medical studies have shown CBD can be effective in treating anxiety, depression, inflammation, joint […]

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BODY + WELLNESS, HIGHER LEARNING

Using CBD to Calm Cujo: Benefits of CBD for Pets

For frenzied Fidos, some pet owners area turning to an alternative treatment: CBD. CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a cannabinoid found in the cannabis plant along with THC. Researchers and cannabis consumers have found CBD to be effective at reducing inflammation, chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and seizures — many of the same ailments that can beset […]

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BODY + WELLNESS, MUNCHIES

The Small Wonders of Microdosing

Microdosing is becoming a popular way to ingest or smoke marijuana, and for good reason. Sometimes we need to feel the gentle caress of cannabis — not a knock-out punch. What Is Microdosing? Microdosing is taking a low, precisely measured dose of THC, typically around 5mg or less. This can be in the form of […]

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