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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THC AND CBD

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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THC AND CBD

CBD vs. THC: What’s the difference? Cannabis consumers have long prized potency (a high THC content) as one of the main factors that makes a particular product more desirable. Though traditional demand for THC has caused an over-saturation of high-potency products, many consumers are starting to prefer less intense products that are lower in THC and higher in the non-intoxicating compound called CBD (cannabidiol). What’s the difference between CBD and THC? THC and CBD are both cannabinoids derived from the cannabis plant, but they’re different in many ways that may influence your next dispensary purchase. An easy way to think...


CBD For Nausea

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CBD For Nausea

CBD For Nausea: Here’s What Science Says About CBD & Nausea While more research is needed, some people report that CBD helps with nausea. But how effective is it? The market is flooded with over-the-counter nausea medication. Yet, do you often find that most just aren’t doing it for you? This may be because nausea is a lot more complicated than we think and comes in a variety of shapes and sizes.More often than not, nausea is a symptom of another illness rather than an underlying disease in and of itself. It appears when we have a stomach bug, are...


Why Cannabis Edibles are Preferred

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Why Cannabis Edibles are Preferred

WHAT ARE CANNABIS EDIBLES? When people talk about edibles, they tend to refer to tasty treats like pot brownies and medicated candies.  That’s just the tip of the iceberg. The possibilities appear to be endless when it comes to these cannabis-infused snacks. Edibles are highly versatile in that you can turn almost any food or drink into an edible. Most edibles are made from a base—such as butter, oil, glycerin, honey or alcohol—infused with cannabis. Once you have one of these bases, there are countless options for what to infuse. Of course, not all edibles take the form of our...


How Does Cannabis Affect Your Immune System?

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How Does Cannabis Affect Your Immune System?

The immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs that serve as our bodies defense system against infectious organisms. It’s also vital to your well-being and ensuring that its functions aren’t compromised is in your best interest. For patients, So how does cannabis affect the immune system? Endocannabinoid System To understand the question of how cannabis affects the immune system, it’s essential to discuss the basic workings of the endocannabinoid system (ECS). This system isn’t isolated like other biological systems, as it can be found throughout the body within humans and other animals. Cannabinoid receptors bind with cannabinoids such as THC and CBD...


Cannabis Won’t Cure Coronavirus, but It Can Help Ease Certain Flu Symptoms

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Cannabis Won’t Cure Coronavirus, but It Can Help Ease Certain Flu Symptoms

Obviously, there’s no dependable research on CBD’s or THC’s effect on COVID-19. But we do know a few things about cannabis and general wellness. This year, obviously, things are a bit more serious. We're dealing with multiple citywide quarantines, global economic disruption, and a pandemic being compared to the damn Spanish flu.  Down the rabbit hole of alternative cannabinoids and non-psychoactive cannabis, there is a wealth of potential medicinal benefits both preventative and curative. At least when it comes to the regular flu, CBD has been found to help support immune systems, ease symptoms, and replace over-the-counter pain relievers and sleep...