Cannabidiol (CBD) is the second-most common cannabinoid found in cannabis—trailing only behind tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Unlike THC, CBD is a non-intoxicating cannabis constituent that tends to deliver clear-headed, functional effects without the high. High-CBD strains with low THC can benefit consumers needing to keep a clear head while also controlling pain, inflammation, or other chronic conditions, and will also appeal to those who are extremely sensitive to side...
Alberta Health Services says it will not accept philanthropic contributions from the weed industry until its policy is updated. A donation on behalf of a late cancer patient has been rejected by the Alberta Health Services because it came from the Calgary Cannabis Club. In November of last year, Rick Beaver passed away from esophageal cancer. It was the 65-year-old’s dying...
As a dietitian, I always receive an influx of New Year’s emails predicting upcoming food trends. This year, several experts have forecast an increase in foods and beverages containing cannabidiol, a chemical compound found in cannabis plants. More colloquially called CBD, cannabidiol has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat some forms of epilepsy and shows...
On Tuesday, Shoppers Drug Mart started selling dried and fresh cannabis, seeds, plants, and oils. Things just got more convenient for medical cannabis patients in Ontario. On Tuesday, the popular pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart launched its online retail portal for medical cannabis products. Shoppers is a national chain, but for now it will only supply Ontario residents. Licensed patients...
Sprinkled on donuts, mixed into milkshakes or infused into olive oil, make no mistake: Cannabis is coming to a kitchen near you. Chefs across the country say cannabis-infused food and drinks are the top two dining trends they expect to see unfold in 2019, although we’re not talking about food that will get you “high” – these are products made...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas panel on Wednesday named 32 companies it intends to license to sell medical marijuana, two years after voters approved its legalization and following a series of delays that have frustrated patients and advocates. “The delay is horrendous. I've had several friends die waiting.”LaRee Treece , medical cannabis patient The state Medical Marijuana Commission approved...
As diverse a group as we are, it’s safe to say that almost all cannabis smokers have a common dream: to see cannabis integrated into the public spaces of our everyday lives. And while a few states like Oregon are currently leading the way when it comes to offering space for cannabis public consumption, it surprises no one that...