HIGHER LEARNING, LIFESTYLE

Trends in Cannabis

The cannabis delivery service Eaze just released a report highlighting trends among its 350,000+ California cannabis consumers. While some of the report is marketing for the company, there are some interesting insights into the trends, preferences, and behaviors across demographics. Here are the top four that caught our attention: Ready-to-Use Products Topped Flower for the […]

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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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HIGHER LEARNING

Cannabis Legalization Landscape in 2018

Happy 2018 everyone! When it comes to the legal availability of cannabis, there is indeed reason to be optimistic.* As for 2017 — well, it could’ve been a lot worse. Last January ushered in a presidential administration that many feared would roll back over two decades of cannabis legalization progress. A year later, although cannabis remains illegal on […]

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HIGHER LEARNING, HOW-TOS

Can You Fly With Marijuana?

Millions of people are expected to fly each day during the holidays. It wouldn’t be farfetched to think some passengers are flying high in more ways than one. After all, medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and Washington, D.C. But is it legal to fly with weed? Melissa Etheridge stows her medical marijuana in […]

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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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HIGHER LEARNING, HOW-TOS

How to Know Good Cannabis From the Bad and the Ugly

If the concept of a beautiful weed-shopping experience is foreign to you, you’re not alone. In the U.S., such things have only recently begun to take root. Dispensaries are no longer bare-bones operations offering quick in-and-out options. Many have extensive (and technical) menus, wide selection of products, and displays of high-quality weed. Regardless of your level […]

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HIGHER LEARNING

Is CBD the Best Solution for Epilepsy?

CBD may have several therapeutic benefits, and one that is currently being heavily explored is the potential use of CBD for epilepsy. Cannabidiol (CBD) is the main non-psychotropic cannabinoid found in cannabis. CBD does not activate the endocannabinoid system in the way THC does to create the sensation of a high. Instead, CBD seems to […]

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HIGHER LEARNING

Trusting Your Gut on Cannabis

With the indulgent holiday season around the corner (Thanksgiving was just the warm-up), your gut might need a little tune-up. And scientists are finding some beneficial connections between the gut and cannabis. Gut: Population of Millions There are cannabinoid receptors throughout our bodies, including our brains and gastrointestinal tract. Our bodies naturally produce our own […]

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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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