Month: January 2019

A Whole New World: How Coffee and Cannabis Pair Together

Coffee and weed seem like a match made in heaven.

Perfect for a wake and bake, ideally you get the psychoactive effects of cannabis with the energy of coffee.

Soon you could be swimming in a sea of pleasant aromas and tastes, similar to a fine pairing of wine and cheese.

But the combination has to be taken with caution, as the science is still coming in on how the two chemically combine in our brains and the effect it really can have on our bodies.

Read on for a tour of the world of coffee and cannabis together.

Coffee and cannabis studies

Before jumping into how to pair cannabis and coffee, it’s best to know the science that has been discovered behind the combination.

In 2014, a study by the Journal of Neuroscience was done to determine the effects of cannabis and coffee taken together.

In the study, squirrel monkeys were given caffeine and could get themselves high by pulling a lever, which triggered an intravenous release of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the chemical that causes cannabis’ psychoactive effect.…

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Why the legalization of edibles and concentrates will be worse than you think

If you thought that the Canadian government’s legalization of cannabis was already bad enough, it’s about to get much worse with the impending legalization of edibles and concentrates this October. The government’s efforts to make legal edibles as unappealing as possible to children may end up being so successful that even the adults won’t want […]

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Flower One Announces its Bringing California-based preroll brand Palms to Nevada

TORONTO /CNW/ – Flower One Holdings Inc. (“Flower One” or the “Company”) (CSE: FONE) (OTCQB: FLOOF) announced on Jan. 24, 2019 a new licensing agreement and Brand Partnership for cannabis-product fulfillment in Nevada. Palms is a California-based, experience-driven cannabis brand known for high-quality pre-rolls that offer consumers a thoughtful and consistent cannabis experience. Flower One is now […]

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Why Canada’s new impaired driving laws fail when it comes to cannabis

The passage of Bill C-46, which significantly changed Canada’s impaired driving laws, heralded a new age for roadside regulations, following the lead of Europe, Australia, and New Zealand to allow blood testing for drug impairment (1). A breathalyzer may still be used if you’re drunk, although a police officer simply saying you are impaired on […]

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CBD Oil Benefits: Why Use CBD Oil?

CBD Oil Benefits

The press has been busy talking about CBD oil benefits now for some time, some with a controversial angles. Yet, this very useful and increasingly popular substance has helped many people live more comfortable lives. So what is it, and what’s all the fuss about?

What is CBD Oil?

CBD is short for cannabidiol. Cannabidiol  is an extract of the marijuana plant. In fact, it’s one of more than a hundred different elements that make up the Cannabis plant.  The cannabis then gets processed into a CBD oil. Now, the controversy comes about because the oil is extracted from cannabis, which when smoked, gets you ‘high’.

But here’s the thing: CBD oil may be extracted from the cannabis plant, but it does not include any of the element that induces that high – known as THC. So, you get the benefits – more on that in a moment – without the psychoactive part. In other words, CBD oil is absolutely harmless, and in most states of the USA, completely legal.

Who Uses CBD Oil?

CBD oil benefits mean that it …

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Patent lawyer on protecting intellectual property in the cannabis industry

Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, the protection of intellectual property is more important than ever. Intellectual property (IP) includes everything from inventions, creations, designs, processes, art, and music, and even extends to pharmaceuticals and genes- and IP is protected via a patent, trademark, or copyright, depending on the type of intellectual property it […]

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Smoking Weed for the First Time? Here Is All You Need to Know

Cannabis legalization has enticed many people to dip their hands into cannabis.

The first high is a unique experience for everyone, and it should always be a pleasant one. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

Sometimes it takes a bit of trial and error to learn how to properly use cannabis in order to really enjoy it.

Whether you’ve heard a bunch of stories or not, as a rookie you probably have a lot of questions about what to expect after smoking weed for the first time.

No worries, you are not alone in this: I will walk you through every step there is in order to make this new experience as enjoyable as possible.

First off, it’s not uncommon not to get high

Not getting high after smoking weed for the first time is not uncommon.

To be perfectly honest I heard a lot of stories like this. This happens for several reasons but most of the times newbies don’t know how to inhale cannabis properly. Here’s how to do it right.

How to properly inhale weed smoke?

Smoking …

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What Organigram isn’t telling you about the class action lawsuit over tainted weed

Organigram, a New Brunswick-based licensed producer, announced in a Jan. 18 press release that the class action lawsuit it’s facing over the use of banned pesticides in its medical cannabis will proceed to trial. In typical press release fashion, it downplays the significance of the lawsuit proceeding to the next step- saying it’s standard operating […]

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What Organigram isn’t telling you about the class action lawsuit over tainted weed

Organigram, a New Brunswick-based licensed producer, announced in a Jan. 18 press release that the class action lawsuit it’s facing over the use of banned pesticides in its medical cannabis will proceed to trial. In typical press release fashion, it downplays the significance of the lawsuit proceeding to the next step- saying it’s standard operating […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Against Licensed Producer Organigram Certified To Proceed to Trial

MONCTON, NB /CNW/ – A class action was certified against Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”) and its parent company Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OGI) (OTCQX: OGRMF), a leading licensed producer of cannabis in Canada, on Friday, January 18, 2019. Certification is not a decision on the merits of the lawsuit, but simply deals with […]

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