THE NEW YORK TIMES WEIGHS IN ON THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA

The New York Times Weighs In On The Legalization Of Marijuana

Earlier this year, the New York Times published a comprehensive, 6-part series covering the major aspects of the complex issue of marijuana legalization. The official position of the Times’ Editorial Board is that the federal government should repeal its ban on marijuana. Part 1:  States’ Rights The Times believes that, like alcohol, the decision about … Read more

TERPENES: WHAT ARE THEY, AND WHY DO THEY MATTER TO MEDICAL CANNABIS OIL?

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What are Terpenes? Terpenes are a class of organic compounds (hydrocarbons) produced by a variety of plants. Each cannabis plant may contain dozens of terpenes, giving each strain its scent and flavor. The unique combination of different terpenes helps differentiate one strain from another and offers a unique set of benefits ranging from enhanced neurological … Read more

HEMP OIL: A CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

HEMP OIL: A CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

Since last summer, the Hemp Industries Association has been telling vendors to stop labeling CBD extracts made from hemp as “hemp oil.” Why? Because hemp oil is really hemp seed oil, a food product that contains almost no CBD, the cannabinoid found to have medical benefits. True hemp oil is touted by a leading figure … Read more

THE SCIENCE BEHIND MENSTRUATION & CANNABIS

The Science Behind Menstruation & Cannabis

Cramps, mood swings, and headaches — these are just a few of the dreaded symptoms women often experience monthly during their menstrual cycle. Painkillers and heating pads are often used during this time and can provide temporary relief, but cannabis can offer a more effective and natural solution. Cannabis has long been widely discussed in … Read more