Understanding the Basics of THC What is THC? How does THC work? Until recently, cannabis was famous thanks to one single compound: THC. This well-known molecule is responsible for the plant’s infamy, but also many of its medicinal benefits. Today, due to a growing body of scientific literature, THC is
Who doesn’t enjoy throwing a good party, especially during Summer? While it’s easy to get a couple of good friends together and just smoke a joint, throwing a good party requires some thought. From the music, food, drinks and cannabis, every aspect plays an important role in creating a party
Shatter is a relatively recent creation in cannabis consumption. They are a type of cannabis concentrate that’s produced using solvents. Shatter’s appearance is typically translucent, though there colouring can range from a bright amber colour to a darker yellow shade similar to olive oil. Shatters may appear to have the
Cannabis is nothing new and in fact, has been used throughout history for medical and recreational purposes. Unfortunately due to some heavy marketing from governments and media coverage, there are many myths surrounding cannabis that have lingered for decades which are in fact not true. We intend to put things
You may not have taken much time to really look or think at the cannabis plant, but it is a marvellous work of nature. The plant itself is covered in a sticky substance called crystal resin, which contains hundreds of compounds known as cannabinoids and terpenoids. These are what give cannabis it’s almost magical properties; among them are of course, the two most popular ones: Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD).
As the name may imply cannabis topicals are salves, creams, oils or ointments that are infused with cannabis and applied topically to your skin. Topicals are great for treating localized issues like joint paint, inflammation and skin issues like eczema or rashes.
We’ve all heard the accusations and stereotypes of “the chronic stoner” who lives in his/her mom’s basement and does nothing but watch Netflix reruns, or, in the worst scenarios, stares blankly off into the distance with little to no thought about much of anything. How much truth is behind these dramatic claims and harsh stereotypes? While we are faced with these stories, accusations and scenarios often, how many successful “stoners” out there are unknown?
Prostate cancer is the third leading cause of death in Canada for men. In fact, prostate cancer deaths make up 10 percent of all cancer deaths across the country. Roughly one in seven Canadian men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. Someone you know and love, a brother, father, cousin, may develop prostate cancer in the next few years.
On the bright side – prostate cancer is very treatable, and according to the latest statistics from the Canadian Cancer Society, it has a 95 percent five-year net survival rate. But, if you know anyone who has gone through any cancer treatment protocols, you know it’s a battle.
The name indica originally referred to the geographical area in which the plant was grown. During the 1970s, Cannabis indica strains mainly originated from Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Northern Pakistan, particularly from the Hindu Kush mountain range. However, as knowledge about the plant became more widespread, it became more common to grow it in greenhouses all across the world.
The Sativa species was first classified in 1750s and the word “sativa” means something that is cultivated. Today, “sativa” refers to tall, narrow-leaf varieties of cannabis, thought to induce energizing effects which is different than its neighbour, indica. Cannabis contains over a hundred different types of these cannabinoids, but start by familiarizing yourself with these two first as they are the most important.