A non-intoxicating, highly therapeutic compound in cannabis known as CBD, or cannabidiol, has sparked a revolution in cannabis. Studies have demonstrated CBD’s benefits in treating a variety of ailments, including epilepsy, cancer, pain, arthritis, and anxiety disorders, although it can also be used to alleviate everyday stress and more mild symptoms.
We’re not even going to try to deny it: CBD is officially found in everything, whether it’s baked goods, candles, pet food, or even activewear (yes, really). CBD beauty products have also become immensely popular, and many skincare and makeup brands are now incorporating this buzzworthy ingredient into their product lines.
Thanks to the great marijuana boom of the 21st century, you don’t even have to waste time on boring-ass candy (unless you want to after you’re good and stoned already). The only thing better than getting delectable sweet treats on Halloween is treats that are tricks in and of themselves…like edibles. And if the idea of eating Halloween-themed edibles is exactly how you want to spend Allhallows Eve, then we’ve got a true treat for you. Keep reading to see our picks for the best THC-infused treats to enjoy this “Halloweed!”
Cannabis and Halloween go together like peanut butter and jelly...as long as you're consuming them from a couch. Weed is great for watching a horror movie and gorging on snacks, but I don't need a joint before walking through a haunted house or taking a Ouija board to a graveyard.
Like a fine wine cellar or whiskey barrel, cannabis is best when aged in a cool, dark place, and while there is no steadfast expiration date for cannabis, there are a few key elements to consider when storing cannabis for any extended period.
Honestly, most cannabis strains are lovely year-round, but there are a certain few that seem particularly tailor-made to autumnal vibes and the season’s pursuits. Search out one or all of our seven picks below, then get out there and live your best fall life to the fullest.
In case you haven't noticed, the cannabis industry has been all the buzz on Wall Street for the past couple of years. And it's not hard to understand why if you dig into the potential of legal cannabis.
Cannabis produces a bunch of flavor profiles that are surprising to the nose and mouth. Spiced terpenes are one of those flavors. Not to be confused with “Spice,” the synthetic marijuana, spiced terpenes in cannabis produce flavors reminiscent of black pepper, cloves, and cinnamon, amongst many other smells.
Edibles are the most versatile, discreet and delicious method of consumption, but long before infused food was accepted by the upper echelon of the culinary industry, cannabis cookbooks served as the sole source of inspiration for making meals with marijuana.
A leading veterinary cannabis researcher explains what experts do and don’t know about giving animals CBD.
As they scramble to pinpoint the source of a mysterious outbreak of life-threatening lung ailments related to vaping, federal health officials have focused their suspicions on additives used in illicit marijuana vaporizer cartridges.
New research reveals that cannabis use between couples increases might benefit their relationship, in the bedroom and beyond.
Medicinal marijuana has long been a topic of controversy in the medical community. Issues about weed range from its legality to whether or not enough extensive studies have been done.
Over 16 million Americans suffer from major depressive disorder, and it is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. for those aged 15 to 44. Treatment can be complicated: not all individuals respond well to traditional methods such as antidepressant medication and therapy, and the process of finding the right solution can be time-consuming and challenging. But there is a new alternative method on the horizon: as more states legalize medical marijuana, it's becoming increasingly popular as an aid in the management of symptoms of depression and other mental health disorders.
Some studies suggest that people who consume cannabis are likely to drink alcohol more frequently and in greater quantities. According to other research, people sometimes swap margaritas or mugs of beer for cannabis, leading to less drinking.
Born of the need for secrecy, slang has long dominated pot culture. But as entrepreneurs seek to capitalize on new laws legalizing recreational and medical marijuana, they too are grappling with what to call it.
In Massachusetts, for instance, medical and recreational marijuana use is legal, but employers can still fire workers who test positive for the substance—in some situations.
Medical cannabis is gaining widespread acceptance due to increased awareness. Notably, several countries are looking into cannabis as an alternative for existing medicine. So, Tilray expects about 40–80 countries to legalize medical cannabis over the next two or three years.
CBD, an abbreviation of cannabidiol, a non-intoxicating compound found in cannabis and hemp plants, is going viral across the globe. Hailed for its natural anecdotal anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties, CBD is being added to everything from skin care to food. However, CBD is just one of the hundreds of compounds inherent to the cannabis plant. Even though THC and CBD are garnering all the buzz, there are myriad other cannabis compounds which can help alleviate a plethora of symptoms –including CBN.
Though the rules for obtaining a medical marijuana card vary depending on individual state laws, understanding some of the procedures can help you decide whether getting a medical marijuana card is right for you. Here's a short introduction
Through reports and anecdotal evidence, cannabis has been touted to offer benefits to those dealing with cancer, and to alleviate the side effects of cancer treatment. The reduction of anxiety, nausea, pain, and loss of appetite make cannabis a seeming wonder drug that many caregivers will attest to all day long. A sizable and growing community swears that the topical and ingested use of RSO (Rick Simpson Oil) and FECO/FSCO (full spectrum cannabis oil/full extract cannabis oil) can also treat and even cure cancer. But with the restrictions on cannabis research here in America, studies supporting these claims can be scarce.
Daniel Stack will never forget being medevaced out of Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, surrounded by servicemen with far more devastating injuries than his skin condition.
A bill recently introduced to Congress would give veterans access to medical marijuana.
Legal marijuana has reached a milestone of sorts in Massachusetts as sales of recreational pot climb over the $100 million mark.
The number of full-time jobs in the legal U.S. cannabis industry is now at 211,000, courtesy of an addition of 64,389 jobs in 2018, according to Leafly.
The findings show that the tried-and-true method of smoking dried marijuana that contains THC was the most effective for patients who use cannabis.
THC is why we get high when we smoke marijuana; it's also why we crave sweets and carbohydrate-rich foods.
There has been a growing number of Americans sharing the same opinion on legalizing marijuana across the U.S. According to a 2018 Pew Research Center survey, six in 10 citizens, or 62 percent of the population, already accepted the medical benefits of cannabis and are supporting its nationwide legalization.
The people, mostly in their 70s and 80s, pass the next several hours enjoying a light lunch, playing a few games of bingo and selecting their next month’s supply of cannabis-infused products.
So many marijuana strains, so little time. What do they do? How strong is the high? What about flavor?
With so much new weed on the market, it's hard for consumers to know how to find what's best for them. That's where Complex comes in.
While tabletop vaporizers have long dominated this market, handheld vaporizers continue to get smaller, lighter, and more powerful.