Month: February 2018

Moms Who Get High

When my son was born, it was through an incision in my abdomen. I was medicated with morphine and several other drugs, and I don’t remember much of his birth. Three days later, I was given codeine and other medications to take at home and sent swiftly on my way. I felt uncertain about taking painkillers while breastfeeding, even though the doctors said it was okay. I used them for a couple days, but they made me feel so loopy that it was hard for me to remember if I’d fed the baby, they reduced my appetite so severely I became malnourished and dehydrated, and they made it difficult for me to connect with my infant son. When I held him, I could barely feel his weight, and I couldn’t tell if I was being gentle enough with him because my sense of touch was altered. So I stopped taking the codeine. After that, the physical pain of recovery from my surgery was more excruciating than I could have ever imagined. When the baby cried, sitting up was agonizing. Lifting

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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of BC’s Cannabis Regulations

British Columbia’s NDP government announced its preliminary cannabis regulations last week. So what is the good, the bad, and the ugly of BC’s cannabis regulations? First, the good: dispensary owners with criminal records can apply for a retail licence. Albeit, we’re far from perfect. For starters, these dispensaries (some over a decade old) have to […]

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Berkeley, California becomes 1st sanctuary city for cannabis

Berkeley, California became the first American sanctuary city for cannabis as it fights the Trump Administration’s cannabis crackdown. That means that Berkeley will not cooperate with federal authorities and no city funds will used to assist enforcement of federal cannabis laws. Recreational cannabis became legal in California on January 1st, 2018, and on Jan. 4, anti-cannabis Attorney General […]

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420 Vancouver booth sales start today

Vancouver’s annual 420 cannabis celebration at Sunset Beach is only two months away! With cannabis legalization on the horizon, this is a huge moment for the culture, but at the same time, 420 will continue to be a protest as long as people can still face jail time for cannabis possession. For all the vendors […]

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Expert Joints LIVE!: Mom’s Baked Greens

This week Mom’s Baked Greens on Expert Joints LIVE! Craig welcomes Ajia Mae Moon of Twelve High Chicks magazine and the M.O.M. Cup to the office. They’ll check out this year’s judges kit, while catching up on the second edition of both the M.O.M. Cup, and the Twelve High Chicks magazine. They’ll also be joined […]

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Cannabis and BC’s double standard with tobacco and alcohol

When recreational cannabis is legalized, its retail environment will be very different in key ways from how we purchase alcohol or tobacco. Let’s take a look at how BC’s recently released cannabis regulations compare to similar laws for alcohol and tobacco, and explore why the government is treating cannabis the way it is. For a quick side-by-side […]

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CBD: the Complete Science Behind Cannabidiol (Feat. Martin A. Lee)

There are hundreds of questions about CBD online and, as you can guess, there are 1001 different answers.

It’s usually all the same and there are a lot of good posts but, as some of our subscribers had previously asked me to give them a good and usable CBD guide, I wanted to go one step further and consult one of the godfathers of cannabis activism — Martin A. Lee.

Let me tell you why Martin is such a big deal.

For those that do not know his life and work, Martin is an accomplished author of Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana (he also published 4 other successful books), lecturer at universities such as Harvard and Columbia, recipient of several awards and…most importantly…the founder of ProjectCBD, world’s biggest authority on the many benefits of cannabidiol and other cannabinoids.

So, in the next few minutes you’ll get the expert digest on why this compound is so awesome, how it works, which conditions is it good for and what’s the best approach to consuming it.

What is CBD

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to Optimize Your Plenty Vaporizer?

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The Plenty Vaporizer by Storz & Bickel is one of the most popular Desktop Vaporizers on the market. Known for its powerful engineering and Top Quality vapor it comes as little surprise to see it receiving such strong reviews. Storz & Bickel are a name well renowned in the vaporizer world, since the revolutionary Volcano released in 2000 they have been at the forefront of all things vape.

 

Using the finest German Engineering coupled with Research & Development which has worked, Storz & Bickel products continue to rise in popularity. Vaping as whole has gained significant popularity over the last few years with more and more companies getting in on the rush. The Plenty is a model of Desktop vaporizer known for its easy maneuverability and potent vapor flavours, in this article we will take a closer look at the best ways to optimize your Plenty for the best possible results.

 

Sterilize Before Use

Regardless of what vaporizer you have purchased, it is highly recommended to sterilize your unit before use. During manufacture, toxins, resins and oils can …

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Consuming Cannabis For Wellness Purposes

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Are you curious about what wellness is? Do you want to know how cannabis can help you? Well, then you’re in luck!

 

This article will solve all your wellness related needs and questions. Read on to find out more!

 

What is Wellness?

First of, we need to take a closer look at what wellness is. Let’s start with the dictionary definition:

 

  • Well·ness [ˈwelnəs/Submit]

noun

being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal.

 

But, there’s more to it than that. Wellness is becoming aware of our bodies’ needs. It involved making choices about our lifestyle to lead a healthy and fulfilling life. It’s more than just being free from sickness; it’s an active process of both change and growth.

 

Wellness vs Illness

The tradition of Western medicine has relied solely on the illness model of human health. This means that we tend to see the body like a machine, it either works or it’s broken. If it’s broken, we take our body to the doctor, who is seen as a mechanic. They will intervene …

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How to choose The Best Weed Grinder

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Herb grinders, though a fairly new accessory in the market has grown to be a useful and dependable accessory when smoking herbs – dry herbs as well as tobacco. They are designed to break down weed into small and manageable sizes that can be taken in whichever manner one sees fit. In the long run, they save time, are portable and discreet. While there is no doubt that the weed grinders work to enhance weed smoking and vaping experience, it is important that one gets the best weed grinder. No scratch that. Best is a relative word and might mean different things for different people. ‘Right’ is probably the most correct word in this case. The right herb grinder will meet your specific needs and wants but may not necessarily be the best in the market.

That said, choosing the right weed grinder for your needs and wants can prove to be a tedious process especially if you are a newbie in the industry. For this purpose, you need to be well informed to make the right choice in …

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