strains with a lot of CBD
Strains

Strains With A Lot of CBD

March 15, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

CBD, the acronym used to denote one of the most popular cannabinoids, cannabidiol, has been gaining traction in the cannabis community. While it’s only one of 113 active cannabinoids, it makes up almost 40% of the plant’s extract! It’s a good thing [Read More…]

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Cannabinoids

Will CBD Get Me High?

March 15, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

For the past couple decades it’s felt as though most growers have focused on creating strains that maximize Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It makes a certain bit of sense: if you are a cannabis consumer looking to get high on a budget, you’re going [Read More…]

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Epilepsy

Using CBD To Treat Epilepsy

March 15, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

Epilepsy causes seizures for millions of people, stemming from abnormal brain cell activity. As one of the most common neurological disorders, it is surprising that there are not a wide variety of effective treatment options. The cannabinoid CBD has a significant amount [Read More…]

CBD
Cannabinoids

An Introduction to CBD

March 15, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

As cannabis is getting recognized more for its medicinal benefits, people are learning more about the importance of cannabidiol (CBD). Not only does this cannabinoid help remove negative side effects of THC, it also has a plethora of its own medicinal benefits. [Read More…]

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Depression

Can CBD Help with Depression?

March 15, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

Millions of people who suffer from depression struggle at finding a viable long-term solution. While there are antidepressants that can be effective, they often have various side effects and can lead to withdrawal symptoms. With the stigma of medicinal cannabis changing, many [Read More…]

cannabis topicals
Cannabis Topicals

The Benefits of Topical Cannabis Products

March 15, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

While cannabis is conventionally thought as being a psychoactive drug, modern research is now showing the variety of benefits provided by non-psychoactive cannabinoids, such as CBD. While all cannabinoids can be activated by smoking, many of their properties can be activated topically [Read More…]

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Grow Cannabis

How to Get More Resin on Your Cannabis Nugs

March 15, 2017 Gooey Rabinski

Most cannabis gardeners strive to produce the best medicine possible. This means bigger, stickier flowers (buds). Why? Simply because all of the juicy goodness of cannabis is contained in the resin-bearing, almost-microscopic secretory glands called trichomes that populate the flowers and sugar [Read More…]

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Science

What Makes Weed Sticky?

March 14, 2017 Gooey Rabinski

High-quality cannabis is defined by many standards, including its pungent smell and large green (not brown) buds. The one characteristic that truly defines top-shelf herb, however, is its “stickiness.” But why is the glue-like quality of a particular sample of cannabis a [Read More…]

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Grow Cannabis

What is Hydroponic Growing?

March 14, 2017 Gooey Rabinski

There are many methods by which one can cultivate cannabis. The most traditional approach, of course, is outdoor, in the dirt, and under natural sun—the way it has occurred for thousands of years. However, modern era cannabis prohibition has resulted in a [Read More…]

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