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Too high? Here is what to do.

Weed can be a lot of fun and very beneficial, however only in the right doses. Even the most experienced smokers have gone through something called “greening out” meaning you have smoked too much weed. If you take anything away from this article, please know that your going to be okay and everything is going to be just fine. No one in the entire history of ever as died from overdose on weed. What is happening is not really that bad, the most reported side effect of THC is anxiety. Between twenty and thirty percent of cannabis users report feelings of anxiety, panic and paranoia after smoking or consuming edibles. If you find yourself in this boat, here are a...

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The Progressive Approach: How Canada Became the Second Country to Legalize Marijuana

      Although the US is considered a global leader in many significant areas, Canada now holds first place as the world's largest market for legalized marijuana. As the second country to legalize recreational marijuana, Canada's government now benefits from the certification process and a modest ten percent sales tax on cannabis products. The national legalization is considered a "national experiment" that many believe will alter the economic fabric of a progressive country. This bold move is not without controversy. The government has left the implementation of the new regulatory standards to the jurisdiction of individual provinces. With 10 US states legalizing recreational marijuana and 33 states approving medical use, a significant number of Americans wonder how Canada managed...

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8 Ways to Elevate Your High

    Tea Time Believe it or not there are many foods that you can accompany with cannabis to heighten your high. Drink a cup of black coffee or green tea, during or before your smoking session. Both coffee and tea contain catechin which is an antioxidant that binds to the brain’s CB1 receptors which aid in the efficiency of cannabinoids. Superfoods Not a fan of hot drinks? Munch on some dark chocolate. Dark chocolate with 72% or more of cacao will hinder the breakdown of anandamide (a brain chemical known as “bliss” in Sanskrit). This will increase the longevity of your high. All foods high in omega-3 fatty acids will also efficiently synthesise endocannabinoids and cannabinoid receptors. Also look...

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Marijuana is Medicine

  With U.S finally legalizing marijuana in 29 states including Washington DC, more research has been conducted on the numerous health benefits the plant has to offer. The two most active chemicals in marijuana that are believed to have medical applications are cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Overall, marijuana has made its way into the medical field with overwhelming victory. Chronic Pain One of the most researched health benefits for marijuana is its treatment for chronic pain. One report done by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine studied more than 10,000 scientific studies, found that marijuana products or products with cannabinoids act on the same receptors in the brain that are effective in alleviating pain. Chronic pain affects...

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The Evolution of Our Understanding: A Brief History of CBD

    Not long ago, few people had even heard of CBD, one of the many non-psychoactive components of cannabis. In a seemingly short period of time, CBD has evolved from a relatively unknown plant-based cannabinoid to a sought-after component within a flourishing market. While CBD may seem like a recent discovery to the casual observer, the apparent spike in the use of CBD has been brewing for decades. With a significant amount of research to support the therapeutic potential, the use and acceptance of CBD products have been instrumental in changing public perception of cannabis. Here's a brief look at the intriguing history of this non-psychoactive cannabinoid.     Cannabis Use Throughout the Ages Cannabis is believed to be...

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