Health

Will Australia follow the U.S. lead and sell CBD?
Australians might be looking at a cleared path to cannabis medications as soon as next year. The Australian government made an interim decision on Sept. 9 to make low-dose CBD medication an over-the-counter (OTC) option. Right...
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Five ways to spot fake CBD and wellness products
Wellness is one of the trendiest terms these days, right up there with “self-care.” Aside from being an indication that people are taking their mental and physical health more seriously, it’s also a red flag that some...
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How does cannabis impact mental health?
Working in family medicine for more than 20 years, Dr. Mark Ware has long witnessed the therapeutic benefits of cannabis, not only to address physical pain and discomfort, but also to treat mental health. Many of Dr. Ware’s...
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CBD crystals are coming to Canada
Ontario’s MediPharm Labs Corp. has launched a new line of THC-free, 99 per cent pure CBD crystalline isolate to be sold under the LABS Cannabis banner. According to a press release, it’s the first product of its kind...
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Can Psychedelics Bring on Your Menstrual Period?
Right before my first ayahuasca ceremony, one of the facilitators told us that the substance can bring on the “moontime,” AKA your period.  At the time, I was dealing with a number of health issues, and my period was...
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Prague installs cannabis-dispensing vending machines
Buying cannabis products in the Czech Republic just got a lot more convenient. Capital city Prague, along with Pasohlávky, Ostrava, and Olomouc, are all now home to their first automated cannabis-dispensing machines installed...
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Five smoking and vaping alternatives for weed
No matter what the safety is of cannabis vaping and smoking, there will always be people who opt for extra caution or who don’t like the feel of smoke or vape in their lungs. This doesn’t mean they can’t enjoy the effects...
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Can food addiction be tackled with cannabis and hemp?
About 160 million Americans are overweight, including 30 per cent of children under the age of 20, according to The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. And The Week reports the average U.S. adult weighs 15 pounds...
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What a new study reveals about cannabis and migraines
For the first time, researchers have focused on dried cannabis flower as treatment for headaches and migraines. Published in the Journal of Integrative Medicine, the study examined, in real time, “the associations between...
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