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Cannabis is ‘life-changing’ for people with Tourette syndrome

Posted on: 13 Jun 2023

A new study shows a combination of THC and CBD reduces Tourette-related tics by as much as 50%.

You may not be aware of these cannabis health risks

Posted on: 26 May 2023

Nonstop vomiting and heart issues are side effects we don’t hear about often.

Can cannabis be used to treat brain cancer?

Posted on: 05 May 2023

A study by researchers at the University of Guelph shows that molecules in cannabis have the potential to attack brain tumour cells.

It’s known for ‘the munchies,’ but cannabis could treat obesity

Posted on: 21 Apr 2023

A bit paradoxical, but pot may lead to an obesity breakthrough.

Inside our fascinating endocannabinoid system

Posted on: 03 Mar 2023

A healthy endocannabinoid system is critical to the human body.

Opinion: Machiavellianism took control of the cannabis industry

Posted on: 28 Feb 2023

Counterintuitive cannabis business roadmap to blame for struggling industry and its waste problem, writes Noah Shopsowitz.

CBD is not a cure-all, but it has proven medical benefits

Posted on: 10 Feb 2023

A look at what science says about CBD’s health benefits.

Apartheid’s war on weed still felt in South Africa

Posted on: 08 Feb 2023

Now the nation wants a piece of the global cannabis industry pie.

The time I was arrested and searched over a joint

Posted on: 02 Dec 2022

Velvet Kavanagh recounts her experience being arrested 30 years ago.

Not all cultivars are created equal for treating PTSD

Posted on: 18 Nov 2022

A growing number of Canadian veterans are turning to cannabis as a means for treating PTSD and pain.

Uber Eats, Leafly cannabis delivery is ‘smoke and mirrors’

Posted on: 04 Nov 2022

Deal to deliver pot isn’t exactly perfect.

UBCO researcher looks at the stigma of prenatal cannabis use

Posted on: 21 Oct 2022

A UBC researcher is calling for doctors to have an open mind when it comes to cannabis use during pregnancy.

After 4 years of legal cannabis, provinces should review policies

Posted on: 17 Oct 2022

Provinces should consider simplifying rules to help retailers… without hurting public policy.

Researchers work to uncover risks of prenatal cannabis use

Posted on: 07 Oct 2022

Researchers are working to improve understanding of how exposure to cannabis during pregnancy may impact the developing brain. 

Cannabis emerging as medicine for kids with cancer

Posted on: 29 Sep 2022

More and more families have been turning to cannabis, even though there are currently no specific evidence-based guidelines.

Higher Experience wants a cannabis store in Iqaluit

Posted on: 11 Aug 2022

A new cannabis store is one step closer to opening its doors in Iqaluit, but not without debate.