Category Archives: SCIENCES

What Are The Most Abundant Cannabinoids?

Everyone fascinated by the science behind cannabis is familiar with two of the most common cannabinoids: THC and CBD. However, did you know that the cannabis plant can produce at least 144 cannabinoids?While research on the properties of all 144 of these compounds is not yet available, credible information does exist for all of the […]

Cannabis Could Help Fight ‘Superbugs,’ Study Suggests

Could cannabis provide the solution to antibiotic-resistant “superbugs?” According to a review of existing research published last month, the compounds found in cannabis could provide a new source of antibiotics, but further research is needed to find their full potential in fighting pathogens. The review, which was published in the journal Antibiotics, states that while […]

How Does Cannabis Get You High?

How do marijuana’s psychoactive properties work? Have you ever looked at your hands? I mean really looked at your hands? You might think you have, but as the above classic Doonesbury cartoon implies, people who are high on cannabis may perceive mundane objects to be far more fascinating than usual. How is it that a […]

Stigma Versus Science: Cannabis In The NBA

May 5, 2015: Basketball demigod Kevin Durant – in his eighth season, with eight All-Star appearances – steps out of a club on the Sunset Strip, resplendent in pre-billionaire bling and ripped jeans, and opens the door of his SUV. Out pops a bottle full of fat, gold-frosted buds. A companion of Durant, wearing a […]

In ‘Landmark Decision’, Pakistan Approves Industrial Use of Cannabis and Hemp

Minister for science and technology Fawad Chaudhry said the move will help Pakistan enter the billion-dollar Cannabidiol (CBD) market. Pakistan has approved the domestication and commercialisation of medicinal and industrial cannabis and hemp at a Herbal Medicine Park in Jhelum, minister for science and technology Fawad Chaudhry tweeted. Chaudhry called it a landmark decision that […]

What Is CBG—And Is It Different Than CBD? Experts Weigh In

If you tend to be up on all the latest wellness trends, you’re probably no stranger to the many forms of CBD that have popped up on the market over the last few years. And while CBD oils, creams, and capsules are still all the rage when it comes to healing and relaxation, it turns […]

Cannabis, Sex, And The Occult: A Conversation With Sophie Saint Thomas

Equal But Different “There’s evidence that estrogen gets you higher and testosterone does the opposite.”This sex-based difference in response to cannabis often leads to a mismatch in how high partners will feel when including cannabis in their lovelife. That said, other factors (e.g. a person’s weight, frequency of past cannabis use, unique biochemistry, etc.) also […]