Facebook Ads Don’t Want Anything To Do With Weed, Which Can Make Things Tough If You’re Trying To Research It

Earlier this year, even California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control wasn’t showing up in Facebook’s search bar. Researchers from Australia’s Sydney University have hit a snag during their latest project on medical cannabis, discovering one of the major recruitment tools used for previous studies won’t allow any of their advertisements. That tool? Facebook. The researchers are […]

This Everyday Household Item Could Counteract Your Cannabis-Induced Paranoia

Anyone who’s ever consumed cannabis will tell you that overdoing it can potentially result in feelings of paranoia and anxiety, two effects that are almost universally regarded as unpleasant. Being uncomfortably high is enough to turn even the most seasoned cannabis consumer off the stuff for years, if not for life. Well, my friends, you […]

The countries that smoke the most cannabis

To mark 4/20, a day dedicated to smoking marijuana, we’ve mapped the world according to cannabis consumption – and the results might surprise you. The top nation isn’t The Netherlands, famous for its coffeeshops, or indeed Portugal, the US or Uruguay, each of which has made strides to decriminalise the drug during modern times. According […]

What Are Landrace Strains and Why Are Some So Rare?

No doubt, you’ve heard of Kilimanjaro or Afghan Kush, but did you know they are considered Landrace strains? Have you ever wondered what exactly a Landrace strain is, where they came from, and why they are so rare? Man’s kinship with cannabis is documented as far back as 2900 B.C. In biblical days, cannabis grew […]

Cannabis: the fabric of Japan

When Junichi Takayasu was 3 years old, a picture book about ninjas changed his life forever. What fascinated him most, however, wasn’t the assassins’ stealthy skills or secret gadgets but their usage of a very special plant. “The book showed how ninjas trained by jumping over cannabis plants,” Takayasu says. “Every day they had to […]

Can humans get high on catnip?

While cats may feel effects from marijuana—no word on whether Sir Harry Paus actually likes the experience—”kitty pot” does not have a reciprocal effect on humans. In the late 1960s, some researchers reported catnip gave people a marijuana-like high, but it turned out they had simply mixed up the two plants. As veterinarian Arnold Plotnick […]

Why Did Reggae Musician Bob Marley Smoke Marijuana?

The iconic image of Reggae musician Bob Marley is a photograph of him smoking a large marijuana spliff. Why Marley smoked marijuana and what it meant to him and his music might not be what you think. Bob Marley smoked marijuana because he practiced the Rastafarian religion, wherein the use of “ganja,” as it is […]

The Health Effects of Cannabis

The Health Effects of CannabisEnter any bar or public place and canvass opinions on cannabis and there will be a different opinion for each person canvassed. Some opinions will be well-informed from respectable sources while others will be just formed upon no basis at all. To be sure, research and conclusions based on the research […]

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