Category Archives: mental health

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 […]

Five Canna-Friendly Lockdown Activities To Add To Your Winter Bucket List

Now that the all the holiday excitement is over, we can finally take some time to enjoy the wonderful activities that winter has to offer. With that said, many of our favourite mid-winter pastimes will look different this year. That’s why we’ve partnered with Canadian cannabis company FIGR to help you make the most of […]

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 […]

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, […]

Inhaled Cannabis Reduced OCD Symptoms In Recent Study

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, is a challenging condition to live with. The chronic psychiatric disorder is characterized by persistent intrusive thoughts (often about things that might go wrong) along with urges and compulsions, such as the compulsion to repeatedly check locks or wash hands. And to add to these challenges, those with OCD tend to […]

How One Man’s Psychedelic Journey May Change the Face of Schizophrenia Treatment

CANNABIS CULTURE – “It is well understood that people with schizophrenia should not take large dosages of psychedelics because it is destabilizing,” says Mark Haden, Executive Director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) in Canada.  “But we don’t know the effect of small dosages and how that can impact them.” The future of […]