Cannabis Myth #1: Marijuana has no medicinal value

Humans have been using marijuana for medicinal purposes for millennia. Noticing other mammals eating the green flowers from the leafy bushes, early humans tried it themselves. Liking the way it made them feel, they began to experiment with ways to use it. For centuries, shamans, herbalists, and medicine men used marijuana to treat ailments of all kinds. Without going into the political reasons for criminalization, I will just point out that they were strictly political. Governments began to propagate false information about marijuana to justify new legislation restricting the use of cannabis in any form. (Oddly enough, while trying to […]

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Turpenes: Nature’s Secret Weapon for Well-Being

We all know that there are hundreds of compounds in cannabis, but people generally only talk about two: THC and CBD. Sometimes CBN makes a brief cameo, but beyond acknowledging their existence, nobody really talks about the importance of terpenes. So what is the big deal?

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THC vs CBD: the Showdown

When people talk of recreational cannabis and the marijuana high, they are usually referring to the effects of THC. We know there are hundreds of other compounds within a cannabis dose. What is CBD, and how is it different from THC?

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