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[Canniseur: If you want to grow your own, you need to watch this. It’s just over 4 minutes long and worth your time if you want to grow quality cannabis.l Many plants on Earth benefit from being pruned from time to time. The cannabis plant is certainly one of those plants. Properly pruning cannabis plants […]
[Canniseur: I never thought about price and getting people out of the illicit market. Maybe it’s true, maybe it’s not. But price is always a determining factor. Does COVID-19 have anything to do with it? I don’t know. Just like wine, most people want the box-of-wine for $10. There will always a small minority who […]
Canniseur: I’m not a fan of vape cartridges because I don’t know what they actually contain. I am a HUGE fan of vaped flower though. For a while, vaping flower meant having something huge on your table. No more. There are lots of new bands in the market that make whole flower vaping a pocket-sized […]
[Canniseur: Sickle cell anemia, which is really a disease, affects mainly African-Americans. It can be a horribly painful condition and there is no real cure other than a stem cell transplant. This study at least shows promise to ameloriate the pain that comes with this disease.] The condition can result in chronic pain for patients, […]
[Canniseur: This makes me see red. Donate to his cause, if you’re able. He needs to be released from prison yesterday. Of course, he was searched and arrested because he was black. No question about his being railroaded into a felony charge. This is a grave injustice and needs our support.] In August 2016, police […]
[Canniseur: Indica sometimes get short shrift and used only for getting a good night’s sleep. Turns out we need to give Indica a bit more love. This story will tell you why and which strains to give a toke in mid-day.] The hardest thing about being a cannabis journalist is balancing productivity with all the […]
[Canniseur: OH BOY!!! My personal favorite kind of cannabis are cultivars that make me feel or be more creative. The feel part is probably the most important point. Enjoy these strains!] Editors Note: this is a guest post. Cannabis can be used in countless ways. It relieves stress, chronic pains, and a wide plethora of […]
[Canniseur: We’re all interested in understanding which cannabis brands are reputable and which are less than desirable. While I’m sure there are plenty of other quality brands on the market, here’s a list of globally recognized reputable medical cannabis. These are all extracts.] Ever since recreational cannabis has stolen the stage, people tend to forget […]
[Canniseur: Our country has gone from a total ban on cannabis to acceptance at least in legal states, at warp speed. In every state where medical cannabis is legal, dispensaries have been deemed ‘essential’ services. Amazing. Maryland is the latest and now has joined the other states where medical cannabis is legal.] In order to […]
[Canniseur: While there some people who seek out the most potent strains they can find, I can’t help but think that many of these ‘strongest strains’ are like drinking a 20% Chardonnay. While 20% Chardonnay will get you drunker faster, it isn’t a wine of finesse and elegance. Many people want that ‘strength’ but I […]
There’s a lot to consider before making the decision to create and sustain a cannabis garden. Cultivators can never know too much about growing cannabis, so being educated about the process and diligent about the health of the crop will make a world of difference.
We’ve collected some articles designed to help you prepare your home garden for spring. Happy planting!
PHOTO Gracie MalleyREAD: How to Prep Your Home Garden to Grow Cannabis
While cannabis is similar to plenty of other crops that home gardeners might be used to, given that the same key ingredients are soil and light, the cannabis plant still requires some unique expertise. Ahead of the planting season, Cannabis Now spoke with two experts to get their take on how home growers
[Canniseur: A step in the right direction! So, you want to work for the CIA and you used to toke it up? Just tell the truth. But it will have to be a thing in your past.] The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) said on Thursday that it doesn’t necessarily believe using illegal drugs makes you […]
[Canniseur: With all the CBD products on the market, this list will put your mind at ease when making your selection. Select one of these and you’ll know you’re purchasing a quality product.] Gummies are the best way to consume cannabis. They taste good, they’re discreet, and help you live a more relaxed life. Here […]
Our bodies all have a network of cannabinoid receptors that is vital to the health of all mammals: the endocannabinoid system. The ECS is a vast network of chemical compounds and receptors (namely CB1 and CB2) that regulate our most basic functions – sleep, appetite, mood, the immune system, inflammatory response, aging and memory. Endocannabinoids even produce feelings of relaxation and euphoria similar to those which come from ingesting cannabis.
Aside from regulating essential everyday functions, the ECS maintains the body’s homeostasis down to the cell level by reversing damage in whatever way necessary. In cancer patients, for instance, cancer cells can be programmed to kill themselves when endocannabinoid levels increase.
But as with most things, balance within this system is key. An overly