alcohol vs weed
Science

Alcohol vs Weed: How do they work?

November 1, 2017 Adam Townsend

When comparing alcohol vs weed, it’s a simple fact that marijuana — though not a harmless substance — is far less harmful to the brain and body than the old standby alcohol. Study after medical study and court case after court case [Read More…]

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Science

Can You Get Lung Cancer From Smoking Weed?

October 12, 2017 Adam Townsend

The proposition that you can get lung cancer from smoking weed sounds contradictory at first; there exists an incredible amount of evidence that cannabis helps with a variety of cancers — including lung cancer. However, the scientific evidence is mixed on whether or [Read More…]

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Infographics

THC vs CBD [Infographic]

September 18, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

In a follow-up to our article on THC vs CBD, we have created an infographic for all you visual learners out there! While only 2 of the many cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant, THC and CBD are amongst the most well [Read More…]

cannabis to treat nausea
Disorders

Using Cannabis To Treat Nausea

September 11, 2017 Nicco Reggente, PhD

Using cannabis to treat nausea is perhaps the most popular and well-known medical use for the plant and its derivatives. It has been well-cited as a potent anti-nausea and anti-vomiting (antiemetic) treatment. The marijuana derivative called Marinol has been on the pharmaceutical market [Read More…]

weed gives you dry mouth, making you feel like a desert.
Lifestyle

Why Does Weed Give You Dry Mouth?

September 11, 2017 Adam Townsend

Dry mouth or “cotton mouth” is one of the hallmark side effects of marijuana use. For medical users it tends to be an annoyance that doesn’t hinder daily function. For recreational users, it can stop a brilliant philosophical discussion in its tracks, [Read More…]

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