Science Category

December 21st, 2018
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A Guide to Budtender Best Marketing Practices

A budtender can wear many hats in the dispensary environment. As well as having a thorough knowledge of products, including numerous strains, being a good…

December 19th, 2018
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A Guide To Growing Cannabis in Peat Moss

Most cannabis cultivators have their favorite methods of growing, as well as their favorite grow media and nutrients. The two main schools of cultivation are…

December 19th, 2018
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Exposure to cannabis alters the genetic profile of sperm

New research suggests men in their child-bearing years should consider how THC could impact their sperm and possibly the children they conceive during periods when…

December 18th, 2018
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Affordable Cannabis Gifts for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and if you’re like many people you’re still looking for some last-minute gifts to complete your shopping. Most likely, you…

December 18th, 2018
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CBD in marijuana may worsen glaucoma, raise eye pressure

A study has found that CBD — a major chemical component in marijuana — appears to increase pressure inside the eye of mice, suggesting the…

December 17th, 2018
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New Cannabis Laws in Utah, Missouri, and Michigan: What To Know

Last November’s elections had cannabis on the ballot in four states: Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, and Michigan. North Dakota and Michigan residents were voting about…

December 17th, 2018
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How marijuana may damage teenage brains in study using genetically vulnerable mice

In a study of adolescent mice with a version of a gene linked to serious human mental illnesses, researchers say they have uncovered a possible…

December 14th, 2018
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Creating Order to Cannabis Dispensary Products

If you walk into a medical marijuana dispensary or adult-use cannabis retail store to do some shopping, you will find a wide range of product…

December 14th, 2018
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Cannabis-based drug in combination with other anti-spasticity

Oral spray containing two compounds derived from the cannabis plant reduced spasticity compared with placebo in patients already taking anti-spasticity drugs.

December 13th, 2018
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Cannabis Myths: Debunking Common Misconceptions

We’ve all heard them. Inaccurate perceptions and beliefs about cannabis seems so pervasive and ingrained in American society that it seems nothing will eliminate them—even…

December 12th, 2018
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Cannabis Use in Major World Religions

Mankind has a long history of marijuana use that dates back thousands of years. According to scientists from the German Archeologists Institute, humans have used…

December 11th, 2018
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Cannabis Gift Baskets & Holiday Promotions

The holiday season provides a wonderful opportunity to devise special promotions for a wide range of holiday gifts. More than any other time of the…

December 10th, 2018
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Heating Your Cannabis Grow: How To Keep Plants Warm in Winter

Cannabis is a plant that enjoys mild climates. It thrives in sunny, warm climates and responds negatively to temperatures that dip too low. This can…

December 9th, 2018
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How Women in Cannabis Are Driving The Industry Forward

Women in cannabis today are a driving force in this booming industry, leading companies to success in a wide range of key executive positions. In…

December 7th, 2018
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South Korea: The Latest Legal Marijuana Country

As cannabis legalization spreads across the globe, this week South Korea joins the long list of countries that recognize the medical benefits of marijuana and now…

December 6th, 2018
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Cannabis-based compound may reduce seizures in children with epilepsy

A recent analysis of published studies indicates that the use of cannabinoids for the treatment of epilepsy in children looks promising.

December 5th, 2018
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Cannabis Breeding 101: Growing Cannabis for Seeds

Growing cannabis can be rewarding for many reasons. Whether it’s home growing or commercial cultivation, the monetary payoff can be great, not to mention the…

December 5th, 2018
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Vaping cannabis produces stronger effects than smoking cannabis for infrequent users

In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate of short-term anxiety, paranoia,…

December 2nd, 2018
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Our Very Favorite Cannabis Christmas Recipes

Dazzle your friends this holiday season by gifting them with an assortment of tasty cannabis-infused baked goods. Home-baked holiday treats are a great way to…

November 28th, 2018
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Grow Your Own Cannabis: Cultivation for Beginners

If you love cannabis and have never grown it yourself, you’ve most likely wondered exactly what it takes to grow top-drawer flower on a limited…

November 27th, 2018
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Tips for Growing Cold-Weather Cannabis

Growing high-quality cannabis is usually a warm weather endeavor. Outdoors, cannabis plants grown from seed germinate in the spring, and the seedlings grow steadily throughout…

November 27th, 2018
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Drug use, religion explain 'reverse gender gap' on marijuana

Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be…

November 27th, 2018
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Does teen cannabis use lead to behavior problems — or vice versa?

New research finds that cannabis use among teens doesn’t appear to lead to greater conduct problems or greater affiliation with other teens who smoke cannabis.…

November 23rd, 2018
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The Best Cannabis Strains for Pain Relief

Various cannabis strains have a number of medical applications for a wide variety of human disorders and maladies. As the science of cannabinoid research continues,…

November 22nd, 2018
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Guide To Cannabis Markets Opportunities

The cannabis business is a risky fast-growing, rising industry in the United States and Canada. Legalization of cannabis for medicinal…

November 21st, 2018
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Planning You Indoor Mixed Cannabis Grow

Growing your own cannabis for recreational or medical use can be a rewarding and cost-saving practice. All you need is some spare space, equipment, good…

November 20th, 2018
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Proper Dispensary Security and Community Relations

As the legalization of cannabis for medical and adult use gains approval across the United States, new marijuana businesses continue to open in a wide…

November 19th, 2018
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How To Promote Your Cannabis Brand: Tips For Beginners

For anyone who works in the increasingly competitive cannabis industry, brand promotion is important for ongoing success. Only through effective brand promotion will your company…

November 17th, 2018
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Cannabis Marketing and Advertising Rules in Canada

There are specific rules associated with cannabis marketing and other promotional activities and these rules are limited and strict. However, despite this, cannabis marketing and…

November 16th, 2018
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How Complex Are Cannabis Patent Rules?

It is already a known fact that cannabis is legal in many states across the United States and in countries such as Canada and Uruguay.…

November 15th, 2018
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Health Benefits of Cannabis Tea

It is apparent that cannabis is gaining popularity since legalization is become front and center in various elections including the November 2018 midterm. Today, cannabis…

November 15th, 2018
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Recreational Cannabis Cultivation Laws for Home Growers

With November’s United States midterm elections behind us, cannabis is now legal in three more states. Michigan now allows the recreational use of marijuana, and…

November 14th, 2018
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Changes to California Cannabis Access in 2018

The 2018 Midterm Election is now over. It took place on November 6, 2018 when voters went to the polls to cast their ballot on…

November 14th, 2018
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Growing Healthy Cannabis Through The Winter

The fall outdoor cannabis harvest has come and gone, and cultivators are now enjoying profits and the fruits of their labor. There is a large…

November 13th, 2018
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Vancouver Police Officers Allowed Cannabis Use While Off-Duty

Canadians must be elated to know that cannabis use is allowed. But, Vancouver police officers might be overjoyed that the law in Canada now allows…

November 13th, 2018
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The Role of Seeds in Today’s Cannabis Industry

The cannabis seed is an amazing thing—so small yet so full of potential. All of the amazing strains we enjoy today, even the clone-only strains,…

November 12th, 2018
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Give Thanks: Tips for a Cannabis-Themed Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year. Spending time with family and fiends and enjoying a great meal together helps remind us of the…

November 12th, 2018
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An Argument For Full Cannabis Legalization By 2021 In The USA

Cannabis legalization was a big deal in the November 6, 2018 midterm election, but as it appears, the case was similar during the Obama and…

November 11th, 2018
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Mexico Just Took A Major Step Toward Recreational Cannabis

On October 31, 2018, the Supreme Court in Mexico handed down a couple of rulings that deemed the prohibition laws related to recreational cannabis to…

November 10th, 2018
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How the 2018 Midterm Election Made It Easier to Access Cannabis

The midterm elections that took place on November 6, 2018 saw residents from across the nation make their vote for various issues including cannabis access,…