We’re so focused on North America’s cannabis legalization trajectory that the global perspective can sometimes shift out of focus. Since the Neolithic age some 12,000 years ago, hemp has been farmed for food and fiber. In many regions, even in Europe as far back as the 16th century, hemp — and occasionally cannabis — has […]
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Approximately 70 million people in the United States suffer from insufficient sleep, insomnia, or some other type of sleep disorder. Put plain and simple: Too many Americans are not catching enough zzz’s. Thankfully, there are some natural remedies available on the market that can help. Cannabis — and specifically cannabidiol (CBD) — provides a variety […]
Many cannabis growers and consumers focus their attention solely on THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), ignoring the additional hundred-plus known cannabinoids also contained in the plant. However, as we continue to unearth how the organic compounds known as terpenes or terpenoids have such a substantial effect by themselves and also as cannabinoid modulators, that THC/CBD-only […]
As of September 18, 2018, it is now legal for any adult in South Africa to consume, possess and grow cannabis — or dagga, as it’s commonly known — for personal use. In a historic decision handed down by the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the ban on cannabis was declared unconstitutional and therefore invalid. […]
Full disclosure: I’m a cannabis nerd. I geek out over every element of cultivation, from the science of growing to how the ways in which you cultivate particular strains can produce such diverse and staggering effects. And it’s through my own independent plant science research into how environmental and crop inputs affect the production of […]
From its initial planning in 1984 through to its conclusion in 2003, a global community of scientists collaborated on the largest undertaking of scientific research in history: The Human Genome Project (HGP). The US National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) compares achieving this feat of mapping the entire human genome to the Apollo moon landing. […]
After miraculously surviving a fall of 40 feet and breaking 108 bones in his body, Mike Conner’s biggest battle was still ahead of him. At 50 years old, the accident meant he was forced to learn how to walk again, and he endured an excruciating 26 surgeries. The trauma, which occurred in 2013, very nearly […]
Cannabis is now legal in some form in more US states than it is not. Recreational cannabis is legal in nine states plus Washington, DC. Indeed, 31 states now have some form of reasonable medical marijuana law enacted. The act of growing cannabis legally in your home however, varies from state to state. Each region […]
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