There are dozens of ways you can consume weed. You can smoke marijuana in joints and blunts or use different tools and accessories from pipes and bongs. You can vape cannabis using e-cigarettes or vape pens. And, of course, there will always be some delicious weed-infused treats for you to try. But what if you are not the one who is consuming marijuana at the moment? Can you get a contact high from inhaling secondhand marijuana smoke of simply smelling marijuana?
There are many ways you can medicate with the help of cannabis: you can smoke it, vape it, or even eat it. In the first two cases, marijuana is decarboxylated naturally. But for those who want to enjoy the effects of marijuana-infused edibles, cannabis decarboxylation is a necessary step.
Despite the ongoing research, our endocannabinoid system is still a mystery. Scientists have been trying to unravel its secrets for a long time. In fact, a few decades ago, they did not even know the role of the body's CB receptors.
Medical marijuana patients can choose the form of cannabis they would like to use. There are a few options that suit different individual needs. While infused edibles are universal, the two other forms, flowers and concentrates, have their own pros and cons.
As the cannabis industry has not fully developed yet, not all states have mandatory systems of consumer safety requirements. It is crucial to be able to choose the goods that are completely safe for us, especially for those people who use marijuana for medical purposes.
Red eyes are the most common sign that a person has smoked marijuana. Although you probably can give a hoot about it, the negative social stigma still forces you to hide it. So, why do your eyes get red and how can you eliminate this side effect? Here are the main reasons for eye redness and things you can do to prevent it.
There are many questions about CBD that bother people. While scientists conduct numerous studies to unravel the secrets of this cannabinoid, most people are left in the dark. To reveal the basic information that any stoner or patient has to know about CBD, let us look at those questions that people ask most often.
Cannabis lovers often choose one single bong and use it until it falls apart or at least until they get a new one as a birthday present. At the same time, if you do want to choose a new bong and want to get the best one, you will soon find that there are so many different bong types available on the market that picking one can become a real headache.
Cannabidiol has many properties that can protect our bodies. Sleep is one of the processes that is affected by the substance. Some people feel drowsy after its consumption, others become alert. So how exactly does CBD influence our sleep?
If you are a new medical cannabis patient, you may be disoriented by a huge variety of medical cannabis oils available at your local dispensary. Though the weed market is flourishing with numerous brands, their wide range of products may puzzle any consumer. The following tips will help you choose the best medical cannabis oil for you.
If you have decided to detox from cannabis, it may take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. The time usually depends on the reason—need for a nutrition change, tolerance break, a drug test—and on the frequency and amount of your consumption.
Though marijuana is not typically considered as medicine for children, there is a significant number of anecdotal cases when the herb has helped kids manage their severe illnesses. So, when can medical marijuana save the life of your child?
Cannabis flowers are full of beneficial compounds, but most people are only familiar with some of them. Looking for a new marijuana strain, patients usually pay attention to the presence of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), but only a few know that cannabigerol (CBG) is a precursor of the mentioned chemicals that also has a lot of medical benefits.
Cannabis contains psychoactive components that cause the so-called feeling of “high.” Many of us have heard about it or have seen this effect in the movies. There are many tales about the impact marijuana has on us. However, not all of them are true. Let us introduce you to the peculiarities of the magical high sensation.
Jetty Extracts is an Oakland-based vape oil producer that is carrying out a social project aimed to provide cancer patients with high-CBD cannabis oil at no cost. Matt Lee, the company founder, thinks that marijuana should be accessible to people who suffer from the results of cancer treatment.
Many things that are okay for adults may turn out damaging for the developing bodies of teenagers. It is known that binge drinking is harmful to adolescents. But what has a worse effect on them—alcohol or cannabis consumption?
It is not a secret that regular cannabis use affects your memory. Some studies show that marijuana use can impair memory task performance, while others insist that weed does not have any dramatic effect on your mind—it just lags behind a bit when you are high. In any case, this kind of side-effect usually appears only in chronic heavy consumers, and even if you are one, it is still possible to prevent memory loss with the help of simple tricks.
Though weed-infused edibles contain smaller amounts of THC, they usually hit you stronger than pot flowers. Why does eating cannabis affect you differently than smoking it? Interestingly, the reason lies in the way our body deals with the cannabis product you consume. In a nutshell, in order to be broken down, weed-infused edibles have to go through the liver, which makes the influence of cannabis compounds stronger.
After the legalization of cannabis in 2014, the authorities of Colorado faced many regulatory issues. Their new task was to improve the system and monitor potential outcomes. After that, the state began a massive study on cannabis in the new paradigm—as part of a class of such legal substances as alcohol, tobacco, and prescription drugs.