Delta-8 THC (Δ8-THC) is a psychoactive cannabinoid that exists in somewhat of a legal gray area. Although it’s chemically similar to your traditional THC — Delta-9 THC — it’s technically its own unique compound. Additionally, manufacturers can extract delta-8 THC from hemp, allowing it to evade the legal consequences associated with THC derived from cannabis plants. […]
Legalization of Marijuana is Popular Across the Political Spectrum. Why Hasn’t It Happened Nationally?
We are living in high times, folks. Support for the legalization of marijuana is at all-time record numbers. In fact, the latest poll from Gallup shows that nearly 70 percent of Americans support legalization and that the majority of folks from most key demographic groups (Age, Sex, Income, etc.) are in favor as well. 36 U.S. states […]
Endocannabinoids & Phytocannabinoids –Your Endocannabinoid System
People around the world have enjoyed the benefits of the cannabis plant for millennia. Only in the past few decades, though, have scientists begun to understand how cannabis produces its effects. CBD certainly is not a new discovery, though there is still much to be discovered. Scientists are working to learn more about how broad, full, […]
Distinguishing the Difference Between Hemp and Marijuana: Why It’s Important
Humans have a long history with cannabis that dates back to the prehistoric era. Though the plant originated in Tibet, its cultivation has since spread throughout the world. The Cannabis Sativa species produces both hemp and marijuana plants. We distinguish a hemp plant from a marijuana plant according to the amount of tetrahydrocannabinol or THC […]
CBD Versus THC for Alleviating Pain and Chronic Illness
If you struggle with chronic pain and illness, you may regularly seek ways to ease symptoms to meet the challenges of everyday life. Many people limit or avoid taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs because of the side effects and warnings surrounding them. Limiting traditional western medications often means turning to more natural methods and alternative […]
When Will Marijuana Become Federally Legal?
Will 2021 be the year that marijuana becomes legal federally? If some top lawmakers have their way, then it’s quite likely. So far, 15 states and D.C. have legalized marijuana for adult recreational use, and 36 states allow medical use of marijuana. So, when will the others join?