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Psilocybin to Treat Addiction: Promising Breakthrough

Psilocybin, the active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms, has been garnering attention in recent years for its potential to treat various forms of addiction. With promising results in limited early studies, researchers are exploring the use of this naturally occurring compound to address dependencies on alcohol, nicotine, and even harder drugs. Numerous institutions worldwide have conducted

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Microdosing THC: Guide to Benefits and Methods

Microdosing THC has gained popularity among cannabis enthusiasts for providing the medical benefits of the compound without its psychoactive side effects. This practice involves consuming small amounts of THC, typically between 1-5mg, in a manner that avoids the high associated with traditional cannabis consumption. The goal is to experience positive effects on mood, concentration, and

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Marijuana Addiction Treatment: Effects and Withdrawals

Marijuana addiction, also known as cannabis use disorder, is a condition marked by the problematic use of cannabis that results in significant distress or impairment. It occurs when an individual continues to use the substance despite facing negative consequences in their work, social, or personal lives. As the use and legalization of marijuana continue to

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THCA vs CBD: Understanding the Differences and Benefits

THCA vs CBD are two of the most important cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. While both are non-psychoactive compounds with potential therapeutic benefits, there are several key differences between the two that are important to consider when choosing a cannabinoid for your specific needs. THCA, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is a precursor to THC, the

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Types of Psychoactive Drugs: A Comprehensive Overview

Psychoactive drugs are substances that affect the central nervous system, altering the way people feel, think, and behave. There are several types of psychoactive drugs, including depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, opioids, cannabis, dissociative drugs, inhalants, and prescription medications. Each type of psychoactive drug has its unique effects and risks. Depressants are psychoactive drugs that slow down

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Can I Combine Cannabis and Psilocybin?

Cannabinoids and Psilocybin are two sides of the same coin. While cannabinoids come from the cannabis plant, Psilocybin is one of the most active compounds in psychedelic mushrooms. Scientists are presently considering a possible point of interaction between the two compounds and their possible use in medicine.  A 2022 research published in Drug Science shows

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What is whole plant CBD?

The CBD marketplace is full of buzzwords, like isolate, full spectrum, broad spectrum, and whole plant, but what do these all mean? These terms are used to describe the presence of certain compounds in cannabis and hemp products. CBD whole plant extracts maintain all the naturally-occurring compounds in the plant, and scientists believe it may

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What is Myrcene Terpene? Benefits and What It Does

Do you know that myrcene terpene is considered the mother of cannabis terpenes? Yes, it is one of the most abundant terpenes in the cannabis plant.  Most people who have consumed cannabis products have consumed the terpene myrcene without even realizing it. Even people who are aware of it often don’t realize what it is

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What is Limonene Terpene Effects and Benefits

Limonene terpene is a major type of terpene found in cannabis. Like other terpenes, it contributes a signature aroma when it is used and has a few specific effects. These make limonene terpene a popular choice when seeking out good terpenes.  So, what exactly is limonene terpene, and what does it do? This article will

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CBD for Kids: What Parents Need to Know

The demand for CBD products is high and growing every year. Many adults regularly treat a variety of issues with products that contain CBD. Because of this, many wonder if children can be treated with CBD in the same way.  Ultimately, this is a tricky question. It involves looking at the nature of CBD and

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Science of Cannabigerol (CBG)

All cannabinoids are not created equally; they differ in their ability to trigger the endocannabinoid system, thus, providing different effects on users. This is why cannabinoids like THC can produce psychotropic effects while CBD makes users energetic and motivated.  Although the cannabis industry has channeled most of its strength to CBD and THC, there are

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What is THCA? Difference Between THCA and THC Explained

Cannabis and cannabinoids continue to gain more attention, especially as a getaway remedy for chronic pain and other Endocannabinoid system (ECS)-related diseases. In 2019, 1 in 4 adults had tried some form of CBD or cannabis-based product. This number increased to 1 in 3 in 2022. The increased use of cannabis also triggered several cannabis

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How Does Psilocybin Work?

There has been a lot of talk about psilocybin and its benefits… But what is it? How does it work?  If you have been curious, this article is for you! Please note that this article is for educational purposes only, and all medical claims are from research and not the writer’s personal view.  Plants and

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What is Myrcene Terpene? Benefits and What It Does

Most people who have consumed cannabis products have consumed myrcene terpenes. However, most people who have done this don’t even realize it. Even people who are aware of it often don’t realize what it is or what it does.  So, what is myrcene terpene, and what does it do? This article will explore the answers

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Flow Criteria

By Janna Champagne, BSN, RN As a holistic nurse who specializes in application of medical cannabis therapy, knowing which formulations are optimal for targeting patient’s health goals comes with the territory. After years of working with thousands of clients using a variety of cannabis products, I began noticing a trend: that the various cannabis products

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What is Limonene Terpene? Effects and Benefits

Limonene is a major type of terpene found in cannabis. Like other terpenes, it contributes a signature aroma when it is used and has a few specific effects. These make limonene a popular choice when seeking out good terpenes.  So, what exactly is limonene, and what does it do? This article will explore some details

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What is Delta-8 THC? Uses, Benefits, Warnings

When people think of THC, they often think that only one variety exists and believe that they fully understand what it is. However, there are four main varieties of THC out there, all of which are different from each other. Many are unaware of the differences and the effects produced by these differences.  One of

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CBD Dosage: How Much to Take & Accurately Measure

More and more people are turning to CBD to treat a variety of different issues. However, many of these same people are unsure how much CBD to take. Knowing this and knowing how to measure the dosage accurately is something everyone taking CBD should know.  So, how do you determine these things? Keep reading to

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History of Marijuana Policy in the USA: A Summary

Cannabis, or marijuana, has a complicated history in the US. It went from being a completely legal, widely used substance to being condemned by the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937. Since then, this substance has experienced a whirlwind of policy changes.  Marijuana is recreationally legal in the District of Columbia and 21 states as of

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The Complete Guide to Delta 9 THC

If you’re looking for information on Delta 9 THC, you’ve come to the right place. This post will provide a comprehensive overview of what Delta 9 THC is, what it does, and how you can benefit from it. We’ll also discuss different ways to consume Delta 9 THC and the associated risks and benefits. By

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THC-V: Everything You Need to Know About “Diet Weed”

Long-time fans of THC products are excited about the potential benefits THC-V offers. THC-V, which stands for tetrahydrocannabivarin, is a type of cannabinoid that’s naturally occurring in small quantities in cannabis plants.  It’s already been proven that certain strains of marijuana can improve symptoms of mental health illnesses, MS, chronic pain, and more. Different cannabinoids

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Can You Be Allergic to Marijuana? Signs & Symptoms

Introduction While most people believe cannabis can be harmless with little to no adverse side effects, there are possibilities of developing an allergic reaction to the plant or one of its components. Recall that cannabis is made of several phytochemicals (plant-based chemicals) which may trigger several interactions in our bodies, including allergies. An allergic reaction

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Science of THC: How Marijuana Affects the Brain & Body

THC is not a bad cannabinoid It’s a myth outside of the cannabis industry that CBD is medicine and THC is not. THC has some incredible medicinal properties, from helping with sleep to killing cancer.  Humans have a complex network of messengers and receptors, called the endocannabinoid system. These messengers and their receptors interact with

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CBD and Antidepressants: Benefits & Risks

Introduction Want to know if CBD is safe to take while on antidepressants? Find out the latest conclusions. CBD has 65 known targets in the body, including enzymes, transporters, ion channels, and receptors, which is why CBD is therapeutic in so many physical and psychological ways. You’ve been on antidepressants for some time, and you’ve

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Cannabis Nurse: What Are They & What Do They Do?

Cannabis nurses are health care professionals specializing in using cannabis and CBD as treatment options for symptom management. They can help patients find suitable strains and products to meet their needs and offer education on using cannabis safely and effectively. Cannabis nursing is a relatively new field. This post will discuss who cannabis nurses are

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