Category Archives: anxiety

Web Series Explores the World of Psychedelic Medicine

CANNABIS CULTURE – A Medicine Hunter and a non-profit organization promoting psychedelic healing will be providing free education on psychoactive plants to the global community. According to a press release by the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies Canada (MAPS Canada), the “The Ethnobotany of Psychoactive Plants with Chris Kilham” is a four-episode mini-series, focusing on the […]

A Guide For Canadians Looking To Try Cannabis This Valentine’s Day

Wondering what to buy? “Flowers, duh!” says budtender Katie Lake… but with a pot twist. “In high school, my nickname was Miss Bakes. I guess it’s true what they say; old habits die hard,” says Katie Lake, who is currently working as a budtender at Shop Cori, a cannabis store located in Toronto. “Initially, working […]

CBD Oil vs. Tincture: What’s the Difference?

If you’re researching cannabidiol (CBD) oil, you’ll likely stumble across information about CBD tinctures, too. You may wonder if both terms describe the same product. They don’t, but it’s an easy mistake to make. “When the hemp/CBD industry began to ramp up in late 2017 and early 2018, many businesses used the terms interchangeably,” says […]

What To Know Before Giving Your Pet CBD

Pets are family, and their humans want to do everything they can to help them. So, as more people find relief from various physical and mental ailments through cannabidiol (CBD), it’s only natural that they’d want to allow their pets the same healing. A number of CBD brands, such as Elixinol, Extract Labs, and Nature’s […]

‘It’s The First Thing I Do When I Wake Up.’ Canadians Turning To Cannabis To Cope Through COVID-19 Pandemic

Arianne Persaud has been using more cannabis this year, after losing a restaurant industry job at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. To cope with the stress of being unemployed, Persaud initially turned to alcohol. But Persaud decided to cut down the drinking and consume more cannabis for relief after noticing a decline in physical […]

Older Adults Trying Cannabis For The First Time

Medical marijuana is now legal in over two-thirds of the country, plus Washington D.C., and its prevalence is reaching a new generation. Nope, not Gen Zers coming of legal age; older adults are turning to cannabis, many for the first time, as a medical treatment. A study by researchers at University of California San Diego […]

Ireland Basinger Baldwin On Mental Health And Creativity: ‘Cannabis Completely Bulldozes My Insecurities’

In these last years, we have seen an increasing amount of information arounnd the wonderful benefits of cannabis come out. As explained by Natalya M. Kogan and Raphael Mechoulam back in 2007, “Numerous diseases, such as anorexia, emesis, pain, inflammation, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative disorders (Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease), epilepsy, glaucoma, osteoporosis, […]

Ex-Celtic Hero John Hartson Reveals He Is Treating Nagging Footie Injuries With Cannabis Oil

The former striker, 45, is flogging CBD and sweets online — and claims it dulls his agonising back aches. Hartson began taking the gummies five months ago and is now an ambassador for Supreme CBD. He said: “There’s few people in the game who have had more serious injuries than me. – Read the entire […]

Cannabis Infused Everyday Cooking With Sweed And Savery

Sweed & Savery’s cooking show is all about normalizing the use of cannabis infused in daily cooking, while providing an understanding for the health benefits, terminology, and sharing recipes. “It can help you reduce pain, it’s a super anti-inflammatory, it reduces stress, it also reduces anxiety,” explained Avery Warner from Sweed & Savery. Eating hemp […]

CBD Use in the Military, Sports, and UFC sports

CBD products are typically used to relieve pain or help with anxiety, depression, and sleep disorders. Although CBD benefits are impressive, CBD use still causes controversy among different societies. While CBD consumption is federally legal in the US (if the product contains less than 0.3% THC), some states have proposed restrictions on buyers. People still […]