The Verdict on Marijuana and Migraines | It’s Better Than Prescription Meds

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An estimated 2.7 million Canadians suffer from migraine headaches, a number that is likely underestimated, according to Statistics Canada. With rising concern over prescription drug addiction and relative lack of relief for migraine sufferers, many have looked to marijuana to ease their headaches—and it’s working better.  Those who suffer from migraines or cluster headaches (severe pain on one side of […]

The Best Strands of Sativa to Improve Your Mood

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In an earlier blog post, we discussed the differences between indica and sativa. Sativa cannabis has a cerebral, uplifting effect. Sativa can give you increased energy and creative inspiration, and can help to relieve the symptoms of mood disorders, depression, ADD, and fatigue. Different strains of sativa have different strengths so it’s important to know your personal tolerance and desired […]

The Difference Between Indica and Sativa Strains of Cannabis

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You may have heard the terms indica and sativa used in discussions about cannabis, but what do these terms actually mean? Indica and sativa are two different strains of cannabis that each have their own particular medicinal strengths. The terms first appeared in the 18th century, when differences in weed structure and resin production were first observed. It’s important to […]

The National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association and Positive Uses of Cannabis in Canadian Indigenous Communities

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The National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association (NIMCA) was officially launched last month in the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. The goal of this organization is to promote and defend the Indigenous relationship to the cannabis plant through education and advocacy. Currently based in Ontario, the organization plans to open chapters across the country so they can be as specific to each community […]

Debating Legalization in Canada and Board of Variance in Vancouver

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This Week in Weed: Highlights of May 16-23 2016 Want to ask your pharmacist about the possible side effects and interactions between cannabis and other prescription medications you may be taking? According to a recent study, only 17 percent of pharmacists in Canada feel prepared to answer your questions. Unnerved by this? For more information on the poll of Canadian pharmacists about […]