FridayJun 28, 2019 11:06 am

Diabetes Can Make You Go Blind. Could Cannabis Help?

Every diabetic, whether autoimmune or type 2 diabetes, can tell you that having high levels of blood sugar is dangerous. When blood sugar isn’t properly managed by the body, rogue glucose courses through the bloodstream and begins to bind to places that it really doesn’t belong. One of the primary casualties? Blood vessels in the retina, which is the part of the eye that is receptive to light and communicates visual signals to the brain. When high levels of blood glucose begin to cause damage, a condition known as diabetic retinopathy develops. Understandably, damage to this part of the eye…

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FridayJun 21, 2019 10:53 am

15 Essential Health Benefits of THC

Do we really need THC – the most widely recognized component of cannabis? This is the same compound that produces the “high” in cannabis. It has generated more than its fair share of critics, and many believe that the compound has no medicinal value at all. Yet, science has demonstrated this is far from the case. In conjunction with other cannabinoids, the molecule has been found to help people deal with mental and physical ailments. Not to mention many people find THC-rich products – when taken at just the right dosage – to be an effective supplement towards their everyday…

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MondayJun 17, 2019 9:00 am

Searching for the Next Super Nova

PsychedelicNewsWire Editorial Coverage: Skepticism has been squashed and all apprehension eliminated. There’s no longer any question about either the viability or the profitability of the newly respected cannabis sector. Huge money has already been made in the nascent industry, and the only real question left is: where’s the next super nova? Quarter-over-quarter sales growth is one of the indicators used to target explosive upside potential. Similar growth patterns were exhibited by many of the cannabis behemoths prior to parabolic price increases. In what may be an equally telling indicator, Wildflower Brands Inc. (CSE: SUN) (OTCQB: WLDFF) (WLDFF Profile) revenues have now…

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WednesdayJun 12, 2019 9:52 am

9 Things You Never Knew about Cannabis Tinctures

Cannabis tinctures are one of the best, most underrated delivery methods for cannabis. They provide a fast and efficient dosage of medicine with minimal effort. And although tinctures date back well before the pre-Prohibition era, they are an unfamiliar delivery method for most people. If you’re interested in learning more about this healthier ingestion method, here are 9 things you need to know about cannabis tinctures. #1) Tinctures are an age-old remedy Did you know tinctures were the primary form of pain relief before aspirin? In fact, cannabis tinctures were extremely popular before cannabis prohibition. Cannabis infused extracts (tinctures) were…

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MondayJun 10, 2019 11:22 am

Hemptown USA Leveraging Leading Genetics to Increase Yields and Expand into Novel Cannabinoids

Hemp seed genetics are critical to hemp farming success Cannabigerol (CBG) is emerging as a valuable cannabinoid with multiple potential health benefits Hemptown USA is growing one million rare cannabigerol-dominant plants designed to yield up to one million pounds of CBG biomass High quality seeds are a key prerequisite for growing healthy, strong cannabis plants. The right seeds can deliver the right cannabinoid profile, increase resilience and help for achieving sufficiently sustainable yields. Companies like Hemptown USA are pioneers in the farming of novel cannabinoid strains in addition to cannabidiol (CBD). In 2019, the company acquired $5.5 million worth of…

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FridayJun 07, 2019 10:45 am

Surprise: Most of Us Have Been Inhaling Cannabis the Wrong Way

Good cannabis is expensive. Naturally you want to get the most out of each and every puff. Most of us were taught to hold in each toke as long as we could. And a lot of people have been doing exactly that for years. Decades even. Now cannabis consumers are starting to discover they don’t have to hold it in for so long. And there’s more: A slightly different way of inhaling cannabis that will optimize your consumption of this medicine and preserve your stash. Read on to learn how to save medicine and money while enhancing your smoking or…

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WednesdayJun 05, 2019 12:38 pm

Why Cannabis Can Make You Anxious and How to Avoid That

There is one primary reason why a person may become anxious after consuming cannabis: tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). THC is the primary psychoactive in the herb. You can thank THC for the euphoric “high” that cannabis produces – as well as a slew of other medical properties. THC has both positive and negative impacts on anxiety. Several factors contribute to how a person might respond to THC, including genetics and how much cannabis you consume. But, what causes cannabis-induced anxiety? And why does it only happen sometimes and in some people? Here are three reasons why you might get anxious when you…

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WednesdayJun 05, 2019 9:00 am

Products for Pets Gain Prominence in Hemp Market

PsychedelicNewsWire Editorial Coverage: As the hemp and CBD markets grow, a wide variety of CBD- and hemp-based products are becoming available, including products for pets. Geyser Brands Inc. (TSX.V: GYSR) (GYSR Profile) has recently announced an acquisition that provides the company with two brands of hemp and CBD products. Indiva Ltd. (TSX.V: NDVA) (OTCQX: NDVAF), which provides infused products for humans, is working on a new extraction facility to increase its production. Viridium Pacific Group (TSX.V: VIR) (OTCQB: VIRFF) is supporting the growth of the hemp and cannabis industries through investment, both in acquisitions and in partnership with smaller companies.…

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TuesdayJun 04, 2019 12:01 pm

Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX.V: OGI) (NASDAQ: OGI) is “One to Watch”

H1 2019 results reflect excellent operational execution: lowest cost of cultivation per gram among publicly reporting Canadian LPs, industry-leading adjusted gross margin and adjusted EBITDA (positive adjusted EBITDA for 3rd consecutive quarter in Q2 2019) On track to increase target production capacity to 113,000 kg/year by the end of 2019 Well-positioned for Canada’s new edibles and derivative legalization expected in October 2019 with expanding production capacity, R&D and various strategic partnerships Invested in biosynthesis to produce cannabinoids without growing the plant at a fraction of cultivation costs Focused on developing further international partnerships, prioritizing the CBD market Organigram Holdings Inc.…

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TuesdayJun 04, 2019 10:06 am

9 Essential Tips for First-Time Cannabis Consumers

An estimated 7,000 people try cannabis for the first time in the United States every day, according to one study. Consuming cannabis for the first time is a very big decision and one that people should not take lightly. It is true that cannabis is safer than other common substances including alcohol and many pharmaceutical drugs, however this doesn't mean that someone should jump into consuming the herb without some important considerations. Cannabis requires a bit of practice, and with a few tips, newcomers are more likely to have a positive experience. Having an undesirable experience with cannabis may not cause any…

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