Category Archives: lifestyle

Hide Your Stash In High Style With This New Cannabis Furniture Line

When it comes to cannabis accessories, brands have evolved alongside legalization — maturing from the basic paraphernalia of the early aughts to today’s widely accessible aesthetically elevated pieces. But as connoisseurs collect covetable wares like designer bongs, high-tech vaporizers, 24-karat gold grinders and refined rolling papers, it’s still a challenge to find a functional, safe […]

Dry January Leads To Boost In Cannabis Infused Beverages

Consumers are becoming more health-conscious and open to cannabis products as they look for new ways to relax and unwind. While many consumers put down the bottle last this month for Dry January, some have picked up a cannabis-infused beverage instead, causing sales to rise in this emerging category. The market experienced a similar substitution […]

Manitoba Man Challenges Province’s Recreational Cannabis Growing Ban

A Manitoba man is continuing his fight to grow recreational cannabis, challenging the provincial government’s ban on homegrown pot. Jesse Lavoie filed eight affidavits on Friday, seven from experts and one from himself, addressing government concerns on keeping cannabis out of the hands of children, flooding the black market, and protecting properties. “Combined, there’s over […]

Destigmatize Cannabis Use For Mental Health

Opinion: 1 in 7 Canadians use cannabis for medicinal purposes, yet they are labelled as irresponsible ‘potheads.’ Health Canada just released the results of its 2020 Canadian Cannabis Survey, noting that a whopping 27 per cent of Canadians had used cannabis in the last year. Approximately half of those surveyed stated that they used cannabis […]

Retired Athletes Jumping High Into The Cannabis Industry

Cannabis, by any name, has long been abhorred in the world of professional sports. But, times are changing. Prior to this year, the drug had been on the banned substance list of every major sports association save the National Hockey League. While marijuana remains on the list, the NBA initially elected to suspend testing players […]

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, […]

One In Seven Canadian Cannabis Users Grow Their Own Pot

Department of Health research has found 15% of Canadian marijuana users grow pot plants at home. A 2018 bill that permits the growing of cannabis in homes may cause nothing but problems with landlords and condo boards, critics of the legalization say. “Use of cannabis is common in Canada,” the Canadian Cannabis Survey 2020 states. […]

Cannabis Has Become a Go-To Grownup Stocking Stuffer

“People are definitely spreading the holiday spirit more this season,” says one dispensary owner. When a certain famous young entertainer was recently clocked at the Originals Factory & Weed Shop buying over $3,000 worth of cannabis goodies, those working behind the counter realized they weren’t just spotting a celebrity but a trend. Sensing all eyes […]

Cannabis And Pain Management: Is Alternative Plant Medicine Becoming The New Norm?

As time goes on, alternative plant medicine, such as cannabis, are slowly changing the way pain management is viewed and executed. Did you know that in 2019, chronic pain impacted one-third of the U.S. population? This number continues to rise, and so does the consumption of various substances to help manage and/or combat pain. Currently, […]

Fitness And Bodybuilding – 4 Ways CBD Can Help

CBD is a fast growing health segment. With the passing of the Farm Bill in 2018, cannabidiol use has increased exponentially. In case you are not familiar with its scientific name, cannabidiol and CBD are the same. Today, you can purchase CBD in different forms and can buy CBD edibles, tinctures, oils, and capsules. Some […]