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Marijuana growing hot topic at Springarama

Marijuana growing is a hot topic according to the numbers that turned up for two seminars at the annual Springarama Home, Garden and Lifestyle show where more and more chairs were set out to accommodate the crowd. And the audience asking questions and paying rapt attention to gardener Andrew Donaldson …

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Cannabis and Caffeine: An Interesting Relationship

Many people enjoy a cup of coffee with a joint, or a shot of espresso after a bong hit. But why is that? What is the relationship between coffee and cannabis that draws the two together? Thanks to Amsterdam, “coffee shop” is a euphemism for cannabis stores in Europe. This …

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Ancient cannabis queens: 5 legendary weed-loving women

Many women today use cannabis medically, and many more just love a good high, which in ancient times was one and the same says Ellen Komp, author of Tokin’ Women: A 4000-Year Herstory of Women and Marijuana and deputy director of cannabis advocacy group, California NORML. “What has come down …

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Top 5 Strongest Weed Strains to Grow Outdoors

When it comes to determining the strongest weed strain, it is not as straight forward as you might have thought. Once you choose the strain you want to use, plenty of other factors may change the THC content in the buds. Some of the main factors that influence the strength …

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Cannabis and Music

While there are quite a variety of effects related to the consumption of cannabis in its various forms, one of the most interesting and intimate is the way that it changes our perception of the arts, both visual and musical. The work of Jörg Fachner published by the American anthropological …

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Team Explore Hidden Antibiotic Potential of Cannabis

McMaster University researchers have identified an antibacterial compound made by cannabis plants that may serve as a lead for new drug development. An interdisciplinary team of McMaster researchers found that the chemical compound, or cannabinoid, called cannabigerol (CBG) is not only antibacterial but also effective in mice against a resilient …

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