Author Archives: John Hamilton

Cannabis On The Big Screen: 8 Great Stoner Comedies

stoner comedies

Laughter comes more easily when you’re baked, that’s a given. Therefore, like many other things, comedy films are generally made considerably better by a toke or two. Next time couch-lock kicks in, there’s nothing better to do than get comfortable, smoke a joint, and laugh at a good ol’ stoner comedy. Not sure what to […]

Do Stoners Dream Of Stoned Sheep? Cannabis & Sleep

Cannabis & Sleep

Cannabis is often touted as the miracle plant that makes almost everything better, including sleep. Some consumers are adamant about their herbal nightcap—it helps them sleep like a baby. In fact, sleep disorders are one of the most common reasons patients seek medical marijuana cards in the first place. As anyone who has ever enjoyed […]

THC & Beyond: Meet The Cannabinoids

cannabinoids

A key component in the transition from cannabis-as-street-drug to cannabis-as-medicine in the public conscience will be science. Once upon a time, it was enough for cannabis consumers to say, “you smoke it and it gets you high,” but that doesn’t quite cut it when it comes to convincing non-believers that cannabis is a useful plant […]

Everything You Need To Know About Edibles

Edibles

Next to smoking, edibles may be the second most popular method of consuming cannabis. And they’re nothing new—the Khmer people of Cambodia, for instance, have been using cannabis in food preparation for centuries, if not millennia. Edibles are come in many forms. They’re fun, potent, and long-lasting, but they are also very easy to overdo. […]

5 Reasons To Privatize Canadian Cannabis

Canadian Cannabis

The provinces and territories of Canada have been scrambling to determine their plans for the federal legalization of cannabis, which is set for July 2018. A range of plans have been discussed, nearly as diverse as the provinces themselves. British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, and Newfoundland & Labrador will all have provincial bodies controlling distribution, though […]

Your Guide To Cannabis Concentrates

Cannabis Concentrates

As cannabis goes mainstream, there is more and more focus on cleaner, stronger, and just straight-up cooler methods of getting high—cannabis concentrates are arguably the apex of this development. In so many words, “cannabis concentrates” refers to a range of products that feature cannabis extracts such as THC and CBD in higher concentrations than that […]

How to Acquire Medical Cannabis

medical cannabis

Medical cannabis has had a rocky ride, only fairly recently emerging from the very fringe of legal and social acceptance. Nowadays, the news is out, the legislation has been passed, and Canadians now enjoy the legal right to use cannabis as a safer alternative to pharmaceuticals. The process of acquiring medical cannabis is straightforward, but […]

The What & How of Medical Marijuana

The What & How of Medical Marijuana

The world is slowly emerging from a dark age of prohibition and embracing the medicinal value of marijuana. The plant once associated with illegal drugs is proving itself useful in medical applications ranging from eating disorders to childhood epilepsy. In the coming years, medical marijuana will change the face of numerous treatments, and it is […]