The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief

Chronic pain is one of the most difficult ailments to manage. Overwhelmed in a storm of over-the-counter and prescription painkillers, many patients are deciding to go the natural route: smoking marijuana for pain management. When it comes to using marijuana for pain relief, not all strains are created equal. Some cannabis strains will keep you tossing and turning at night. Yet, others will ease away … Continue reading The Best Strains of Marijuana For Pain Relief

Medical marijuana does well in national study

From Mike Hinton Casper The National Cancer Institute recently released its report on medical marijuana. The overview of their conclusion is, THC (the active ingredient in marijuana) caused a 45 percent reduction in bladder cancer, remission in breast and liver cancer and more. They have determined that there is no lethal dose of marijuana. And addictive potential is considerably lower than any other medicine available. … Continue reading Medical marijuana does well in national study

The 10 Most Common Misconceptions About Hemp

If you’ve been keeping up with our Leafly series about hemp, you know that the industrial properties of the cannabis plant are widely misunderstood. In an effort to help set the record straight, here is a breakdown of the top 10 misconceptions we hear about hemp. 1. Hemp, Medical, and Recreational Cannabis are All the Same Although industrial hemp, medical marijuana, and recreational marijuana are … Continue reading The 10 Most Common Misconceptions About Hemp

Dr. Lester Grinspoon On 45 Years Of Cannabis Science: Marijuana, Reconsidered

Dr. Lester Grinspoon is associate professor emeritus of psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. He researched the medicinal legitimacy of the marijuana prohibition 45 years ago and discovered that an immense chain of lies served as a base for sending millions of people to jail. Since then he became an advocate for telling the truth about marijuana. I had a telephone interview with him at the … Continue reading Dr. Lester Grinspoon On 45 Years Of Cannabis Science: Marijuana, Reconsidered

The Endocannabinoid System: Cannabis & Your Appetite

It’s one of the most common and well-known side effects of consuming cannabis: a seemingly insatiable appetite.The phenomenon dubbed for decades as “the munchies” is one that has permeated throughout our culture so much that even people who have never experienced the process at least know of it. But what actually causes these hunger-inducing effects after a good toke? Before we can explain what makes you … Continue reading The Endocannabinoid System: Cannabis & Your Appetite