New Study Indicates Cannabis Essential Oil Has Soothing Effect on Brain

The conclusion of a new Italian study on cannabis essential oil (CEO) and the human nervous system indicates subjects were “more energetic, relaxed, and calm,” when exposed to small amounts,”  inferring “neuromodular activity in cases of stress, depression, and anxiety.” The results, potentially limited by the study’s population size (five volunteers; two females and three […]

Big Pharma Company Partners with Cannabis Producer

There has been a major new partnership formed in the pharmaceutical industry, according to a newly filed binding letter of intent. American-owned cannabis producer Tilray will form a strategic alliance with Sandoz Canada, an affiliate of Sandoz International, the arm of Novartis Group that produces generic pharmaceutical products. This won’t be a limited partnership, either, […]

Interview: Rich The Kid Keeps It Blunt

By Shirley Ju At just 25-years-old, Rich The Kid’s name does not do him justice. As seen all over the internet, the Brooklyn-born and Atlanta-raised rapper truly embodies the definition a young CEO. While starting his own record label, Rich Forever Music, that has propelled signees Famous Dex and Jay Critch to new heights, he […]

Landlord Sues San Bernardino Over Marijuana Regulations

By Brian Melley  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who owns a business that claims to be California’s largest landlord of marijuana businesses sued the city of San Bernardino to overturn its pot regulation ordinance that could bar her from the industry. Stephanie Smith, the owner of a business called Bubba Likes Tortillas, said in […]

Kansas Candidates’ Debate on Schools Touches Taxes, Marijuana

By John Hanna TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — If Democrat Carl Brewer were Kansas governor, lawmakers might be discussing legalizing marijuana to raise extra money for public schools as they struggle to agree on a plan for satisfying a state Supreme Court mandate on education funding. Some major candidates for governor, like Brewer, believe the state […]

8 Cannabis Festivals That Changed the Game

Cannabis festivals have long been a medium for both protest and celebration. Read about eight cannabis events that helped to shape culture and change laws. The post 8 Cannabis Festivals That Changed the Game appeared first on Leafly. Powered by WPeMatico

Is Cannabis Allowed in Nursing Homes?

Nursing homes are flushed with people who need cannabis, so why is it so hard to find facilities accepting this medicinal plant? The post Is Cannabis Allowed in Nursing Homes? appeared first on Leafly. Powered by WPeMatico

CBD Patch: The Ultimate Guide To CBD Transdermal Patches

We here at Honest Marijuana love it when cannabis and creativity join forces. It’s the answer to our every “shipping” dream (cannativity? creatabis?) and has produced some truly unique forms of marijuana, like Thai sticks, moon rock, and purple weed. But nothing even comes close to the joy we feel when we think about CBD […]

THC Patch: The Ultimate Guide To THC Transdermal Patches

Hey, have you heard the news? Thanks to the THC patch, now you can get your daily dose of tetrahydrocannabinol without the need for blunts, joints, bongs, edibles, creams, or tinctures. We know it sounds like science fiction, but it’s not. In fact, transdermal patches (a.k.a. transdermal delivery system or TDDS) have been around for […]

CBD Oil For Cats: The Definitive Guide

If you’re like those of us here at Honest Marijuana, you love your pet(s) like a member of the family. We know it’s traumatic when your favorite feline or cherished canine gets sick. That’s why we’ve put together this definitive guide to CBD oil for cats (don’t worry, dog lovers; there’s a guide for you too). […]

CBD Oil For Treating ADHD: 2018 Review

If you or someone you love suffers from ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), you’ve probably spent what feels like a lifetime searching for a treatment that reduces the symptoms without all the negative side effects. Now, you can stop looking. CBD oil might be just the solution you’ve been hoping for. If you’re curious about using CBD oil for […]

CBD Tincture: Uses, Benefits, And Effects

Are your friends raving about CBD tincture, but you have no idea what they’re talking about? Been smoking so much Blue Dream lately that you’ve lost a few weeks, months, or years? First of all, high five if you’ve lost years. Second, don’t feel bad. CBD burst onto the scene so quickly that many cannasseurs haven’t had […]

CBD Isolate: Uses, Benefits, And Effects

In the early days of cannabis culture—we’re talking the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, before CBD isolate was a gleam in some stoner chemist’s eye—you pretty much only had two ways to consume your chronic: smoke it or bake it in a brownie. We know this was a LONG time ago—heck, the word “chronic” still only had […]

CBD Oil For Back Pain: The Definitive Guide

When you suffer from back pain, you just want it to stop. Surgery may not be an option, and neuropathy and physiotherapy can only go so far. After that, you’re left with relying on medications that sometimes do more harm than good. But as marijuana is increasingly legalized, a new treatment is creating even more […]

A2LA Accredits First Cannabis Lab in PA

According to a press release sent out this morning, the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) accredited their first Pennsylvania cannabis-testing laboratory. Located in Harrisburg, PA, Keystone State Testing finalized their accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025 on February 21, 2018. A2LA also accredited the laboratory to two cannabis-testing-specific programs, ISO/IEC 17025 – General Requirements for the […]

Maintenance and Calibration: Your Customers Are Worth It!

Ultimately, the goal of any good company is to take care of their customers by providing a quality product at a competitive price. You take the time to use good practices in sourcing raw materials, processing, testing and packaging to make sure you have a great final product. Yet in practice, sometimes the product can […]

The Necessity of Food Safety Programs in Cannabis Food Processing

When processing cannabis, in any form, it is critical to remember that it is a product intended for human consumption. As such, strict attention must also be paid to food safety as well. With more and more states legalizing either medical or recreational cannabis, the potential for improper processing of the cannabis triggering an illness […]

Iowa’s Medical CBD Program Gets Tracking System

BioMauris, LLC became the 5th company in the United States to win a state contract for a seed-to-sale platform today. BioMauris is a technology company that manages product tracking, fulfillment and distribution with a focus on the healthcare market. According to a press release, the company announced today that the state of Iowa selected BioMauris […]

Non-psychoactive cannabis ingredient could help addicts stay clean

A preclinical study in rats has shown that there might be value in using a non-psychoactive and non-addictive ingredient of the Cannabis sativa plant to reduce the risk of relapse among recovering drug and alcohol addicts. The study’s findings inform the ongoing debate about the possible medical benefits of non-psychoactive cannabinoids. Powered by WPeMatico

Millions of Americans seek and find illicit marijuana online

Researchers found marijuana shopping searches nearly tripled in the United States from 2005 to 2017, peaking between 1.4 and 2.4 million searches each month. Mail-order marijuana retailers occupied half of the first-page results, and three out of every four searches resulted in a mail-order marijuana retailer as the very first suggested link. Powered by WPeMatico

Coffee affects cannabis and steroid systems

Coffee affects your metabolism in dozens of other ways besides waking you up, including your metabolism of neurotransmitters typically linked to cannabis, a study reports. The neurotransmitters related to the endocannabinoid system — the same ones affected by cannabis — decreased after drinking four to eight cups of coffee in a day. That’s the opposite […]