Category Archives: mental health

MMJRecs Why Anxiety Is An Overlooked Mental Health Disorder (And 5 Tips On How To Treat It)

Why Anxiety Is An Overlooked Mental Health Disorder (And 5 Tips On How To Treat It) Anxiety can be provoked by an infinite number of situations, scenarios, thoughts, and/or biochemical reactions. It’s a feeling that everybody experiences from time to time, and yet every person’s anxiety feels different. Anxiety can be triggered in one person […]

Can Cannabis Help You Get A Good Night’s Sleep?

If you are having trouble getting a good night’s sleep these days, you’re not alone. Up to 70 million people are affected by sleep disorders, according to data from the National Institutes of Health, and consumers are spending $70 billion a year on sleep aids, 65% of which goes to medications. And let’s be honest, […]

Veterans Try Cannabis To Treat PTSD

CANNABIS CULTURE – The results are now in after the first-ever legal clinical trial into the use of cannabis to treat PTSD, but did the DEA’s rules taint the outcome? “One of the biggest takeaways from this study is that veterans with PTSD can use cannabis at self-managed doses, at least in the short term, […]

CBD Products Being Used to Treat Postpartum Depression

Childbirth is a miracle, and motherhood is a gift like no other, but that does not mean it will come with ease. Many new moms experience postpartum Depression “baby blues” after childbirth. Baby Blues commonly include mood swings, crying spells, anxiety and difficulty sleeping. In the early days, post-childbirth, the women tend to feel stressed […]

Psychedelic Summit Talks Legalization Prep

CANNABIS CULTURE – Speakers from across North America connected at the first-ever Psychedelic Summit to provide education to the public on the new wave of modern consciousness-expanding medicine. To begin the summit, which took place on February 25, 2021, Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Development Officer, Liana Gillooly, said her organization’s goal is to […]

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 […]