Featured

Mike Tyson Breaks Ground On 40-Acre Marijuana Ranch In California

Mike Tyson is on the verge of becoming a heavyweight in California’s burgeoning marijuana industry. The former boxer and some business partners have broken ground on a 40-acre ranch in the state that they envision as a destination for growers and consumers of newly legal weed. California, which had allowed licensed medical marijuana use, legalized recreational pot Jan. 1, and Tyson is looking to capitalize in a big way. The Blast reported Monday that the 51-year-old former heavyweight champion broke ground last month on a “cannabis resort” to be located in California City, a town in the Mojave Desert about a 110-mile drive north from Los Angeles. The location is also a much shorter drive north from Edwards Air Force Base, and according to The Blast, “taking care of men and women who have s...

The Best Low Odor Strains For Growing At Home

Low odor strains and odor-control tools are crucial to indoor growers. Growing your own weed is fun and rewarding, but many believe it’s not an option because they live in a place where weed isn’t legal. But every stoner should grow their own plants at least once, and low odor strains are a great way to do so under the radar. We’ve put together a list of the six least stinky strains you can grow discreetly, plus, some other techniques to keep odor from escaping your garden or closet. Durban Poison Of all the low odor strains, Durban Poison is my favorite. A pure sativa landrace strain from South Africa, it provides a super uplifting, energetic high, great for daytime use and getting shit done. Typically quite strong, Durban poison can have 20 percent THC or more and is naturally rich in TH...

Cannabis and Drug Interactions

Cannabis and Drug Interactions   So you’re interested in trying cannabis, or maybe you already have tried it, but your doctor has also prescribed you other drugs to help with your pain or ailment. Here are a few tips on how cannabis interacts with drugs and what is safe to take.   DISCLAIMER: This article is meant only as an informative advice piece. If you are actually considering taking any drugs together with cannabis, consult your medical professional about your personal case.   Drugs that Affect Blood Sugar Levels Leafly  suggests that blood sugar drugs actually work well with cannabis, because cannabis can decrease resistance to insulin, and help with blood sugar control and metabolism on its own. However, there is also some risk that cannabis could lower glucose level...

How to Celebrate 420 for Seniors

How to Celebrate 420 for Seniors   420 is a great time to celebrate cannabis and your love of smoking, vaping or edibles. If you’re a bit older, you may think that it’s just a holiday for young people who want to party and stay out all night. That’s not so. It’s also a great excuse to stay in, get cozy and spend some time with cannabis. Here are a few milder ways to celebrate.   Netflix and Chill Merry Jane suggests just staying in with a good movie and some cannabis on this special day. What better way to celebrate than with your favorite TV or film and some relaxing indica strains?   Do Some Spring Cleaning Cleaning and holidays may not go hand-in-hand for everyone, but a lot of older folks take pride in their homes and actually enjoy keeping things ship-shape. If this is ...

Cannabis Smokers 45% Less Likely To Get Bladder Cancer

Cannabis users were 45 percent less likely to contract bladder cancer than their more abstemious peers, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) – a branch of the National Institutes for Health. The NCI study examined 82,050 men of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds from 2002-2003 with the purpose of discovering any links between smoking tobacco and smoking marijuana and the risk of bladder cancer. Researchers followed up with the respondents 11 years later. Just over 40 percent of those surveyed said they had used marijuana compared to 57 percent who said the same of tobacco. The report found that “cannabis and cannabinoids may have benefits in treating the symptoms of cancer or the side effects of cancer therapies.”

Protection from the Federal Government for Medical Marijuana Extended Through September

Protection from the Federal Government for Medical Marijuana Extended Through September   By: Julia Granowicz Twitter: All Things Cannabis (@allthingscanna) | Twitter or @allthingscanna Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/allthingscanna   The medical marijuana industries across the country can rest easy for now as last Friday President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 which includes the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment (formerly known as the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment). The amendment prevents Department of Justice funds to be used to prosecute or pursue businesses or consumers who are in legal compliance with state laws pertaining to medical marijuana. Since 2014 this spending bill has remained the only legislation that protects the medical marijuana industry...

9 Life-Improving Ways to use CBD

Cannabidiol (CBD) is all the rage in alternative treatment, and tons of people are using CBD products as an alternative to prescription medications and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. But what is CBD? CBD is a natural cannabinoid compound found in the hemp plant, although, unlike other cannabinoids, CBD is non-intoxicating. That means, it doesn’t produce a “high” or impair motor functions. It does, however, have many medical benefits by interacting with the body’s own, natural endocannabinoid system (ECS). What are some of the benefits of CBD oils? Check out nine of the most popular ways people are replacing harmful prescription drugs with cannabidiol. 1. CBD For Anxiety and Depression Anxiety and depression are some of the most common disorders affecting North Americans. Millions of people ...

BREAKING NEWS: New Health Benefits of Cannabis

New Health Benefits of Cannabis   For a long time, it wasn’t easy to study cannabis and what it does for health. Recently, now that we can observe how cannabis impacts patients, we have learned a lot more. Here are a few recent findings about the miracles of cannabis.   Cannabis Use Probably Doesn’t Increase the Risk of Lung Cancer According to Business Insider, cannabis can have harmful effects on the lungs if smoked, and it is better to vape or ingest. However, it is probably not linked with lung cancer risks, the way cigarette smoking is.   Cannabis Helps Relieve Pain This one may be old news, especially to those who have been medicating with cannabis forever. But now that we are doing more studies and tests, according to Business Insider, it is clear that cannabis really...

Cannabis and Mental Health

Cannabis and Mental Health   Often, we spend tons of time tending to our physical health, dieting, grooming and exercising. But with hectic schedules that balance work and social lives with self-care, it can be easy to neglect mental health. Here are a few ways to make sure you are tending to that aspect of self-care as well.   Depression If you notice you are feeling depressed for longer periods of time, and for no reason at all, you may be suffering from depression. If you are over or under-eating or having issues with too much or too little sleep, this may especially be the case. See a doctor if you are suffering, and talk to them about trying medication or seeking permanent therapy. Leafly suggests that mild cannabis use can also help some with their depression symptoms. Make...

Why You Should Choose Cannabis Over Alcohol for St. Patrick’s Day

Why You Should Choose Cannabis Over Alcohol for St. Patrick’s Day   St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, a holiday mostly known in America for excessive drinking and lots of partying. This year, why not honor the heritage of the Irish in a different way, one that isn’t so destructive and harmful? We think cannabis is the perfect way to do that. After all, the color of the day is green! Here are a few reasons why you should choose cannabis this year instead.   There are Lots of St. Paddy’s-Themed Strains Just like you can have your Guiness or Irish whisky on this special day, you can choose cannabis strains inspired by the holiday as well! High Times points out some great strains, including Lucky Charms, Pot of Gold and Martian Mean Green. Get in the spirit!   It’s t...

How Marijuana Can Actually Make You An Even Better Parent Or Grandparent

It was once believed that parents and grandparents who smoked marijuana were unfit to raise their children. But now that the herb has been legalized all over the country for medicinal and recreational purposes, the narrative is changing. Many advocates argue that pot consumption in front of children is no different than kicking back a few cocktails, while others continue to apply the age-old stereotype to this debate. Somewhere in the middle of the issue is a progressive group of moms and dads who believe marijuana actually makes them better parents. But does it? Although the majority of Americans is nowhere near ready to embrace the concept of parents and grandparents using marijuana in front of their kids, it stands to reason that this is happening more frequently these days, now that ca...

From Skin Health To Mental Health, 5 Ways CBD Can Help

The cannabinoid Cannabidiol (CBD) has become such a staple in health-based communities that there are those out there that aren’t aware that CBD comes from the cannabis plant. That’s because unlike the uber famous cannabinoid THC, which accounts for much of the psychoactive effects of marijuana, CBD doesn’t alter your mind per se. It quells anxiety, offers pain relief and greatly aids in the treatment of seizure disorder, but it doesn’t get one “high.”   Here are the biggest benefits to adding CBD to your daily routine now: CBD interacts with neurotransmitters that are associated with pain and thus eases aches and even chronic pain. The neurotransmitters bind with what’s called our endocannabinoid system, the very system that not only is in place throughout our brains and bodies, but ...

  • 1
  • 2