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Decoding the “Munchies”: How Cannabis Influences Appetite

“The munchies” are a widely known phenomenon, frequently portrayed in the media, discussed among cannabis enthusiasts, and often misunderstood. It is a colloquial way of describing increased hunger after cannabis consumption. Scientists call this sensation hedonic feeding (the consumption of food for sensory enjoyment). Historians have found records of increased appetite from cannabis dating back

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Rastafarianism and Cannabis: A Historical and Cultural Examination

The relationship between Rastafarianism and cannabis culture represents a significant, yet often underappreciated, facet of Western awareness. The connection merits a deeper examination, not only for cannabis enthusiasts but also for those interested in the broader dimensions of culture and history. Rastafarianism In The West Generally, when the term Rastafari is mentioned, it invokes associations

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Cannabis and Anxiety

Cannabis has a wide variety of applications in medicine, and there is a growing body of research on its use to treat anxiety disorders. With 1 in 10 Canadians experiencing anxiety, its potential as an alternative treatment modality is highly relevant. In this article, we will explore the relationship between anxiety and cannabis, sorting through

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Cannabis’ Deep-Rooted History in Japan

Japan has some of the strictest cannabis regulations worldwide. The penalties for possession can extend to as much as five years of incarceration. Medical marijuana researchers are forced to conduct studies abroad, and recreational use is highly stigmatized. Considering all this, it’s intriguing to note that Japan has a rich and extensive history with cannabis.

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Cannabis History in Canada

Canada is one of the few nations in the world to legalize the recreational use of cannabis—here we’ll provide a timeline leading up to that historic moment. It’s important to understand the challenges and triumphs that Canadians have faced in the journey to legalization, in order to deeper understand the nation’s history. Hemp in 17th

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Recent Research on Cannabis for Migraines

Worldwide interest in cannabis as a medical treatment has increased—but can it treat migraines? We know that 1 billion people suffer from migraines worldwide, and now we’re learning how cannabinoids could make a difference. What are migraines? Migraines are a specific type of headache, which can include debilitating symptoms like sensitivity to light and severe nausea. They’re

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Did someone say CBD? Let’s have a quick conversation about CBD and what you need to know for sure.   What is CBD? CBD (Cannabidiol) is a phytocannabinoid first identified in 1940. Phytocannabinoids are naturally occurring compounds which are found in the cannabis plant. CBD differs from the popularly known cannabinoid THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), in that

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