Day: March 22, 2018

Cannabis Act faces defeat in the Senate today

Today, the Cannabis Act faces a crucial vote in the Senate, and it could come down to the wire. The Upper House currently has 93 seats filled, and with only 33 Conservative senators, you’d think that getting the bill through the second reading would be a walk in the park for the Liberals, right? Not […]

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Finding the perfect edible: Interview with Products by SeC

CLN spoke to Holly, who’s in charge of brand image at Products by SeC, about their most popular gummies (which range in strength from 5 mg of THC to 400 mg), battling the stigma around edibles, the differences between the various types of edibles (ie. gummies, baked goods, and drinks), and their hopes for when edibles […]

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12 Subtle and Creative Cannabis-Themed Pins

Pins will always have a special place in the accessories world—they’re versatile, unique, and tend to pack a whole lot of personality into one tiny package. And if you love collecting pins as much as you love trying out new strains, then you’ll enjoy an amusing mix of the two.

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Keep Warm With These 13 Cool Cannabis Socks

Below, check out our picks of cannabis-themed pins that will spotlight your love for the herb. From “terpee” designs to dope creations, get one or buy them all and spice up your pin collection.

Sea Weed Pin by Penelope Gazin

(Courtesy of Penelope Gazin)

If you dream of sunny days on the beach with a joint in hand, then check out these seashell Sea Weed Pins by artist Penelope Gazin. Sweet and breezy, they’ll be the perfect attachment to your summer beach bag. 

Price: $12

420 Cannabis Clock Pin by Phat Pins

(Courtesy of Phat Pins)

It’s 4:20 somewhere, and you can commemorate the time with this cool 420 Cannabis Clock Pin by Phat Pins.

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Mixing Marijuana and Antidepressants: Research & Users’ Experiences

Depression is a very serious condition which should not be taken for granted.

Due to social and health factors, depressed people have an imbalance of serotonin (happy hormone) levels, which leads to a debilitating state of body and mind.

On another note, it’s widely familiar that medical cannabis makes people feel more relaxed, happy and sometimes even aids in managing stress.

Considering this fact, it’s no wonder why people suffering from depression tend to consume more marijuana than others.

To be precise, individuals with depression and/or anxiety tend to use cannabis two to eight times more than those who don’t suffer from this condition. (1)

There are several conventional ways for treating depression and, sometimes, the best results are achieved by combining two or more therapies. Doctors usually prescribe antidepressants along with cognitive therapy and psychological consulting.

So here comes the main question:

If cannabis is so widely consumed among depression patients, do marijuana and antidepressants go along together well or not? How do they actually interact?

How antidepressants work?

Antidepressants are a group of medications used for …

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