Is the Cannabinoid CBN an Effective Sleep Aid?

While working at a cannabis dispensary, I discovered the power of the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS), and how cannabinoids in cannabis—like THC and CBD—can interact with it to deliver a variety of stunning medical results. I’d also learned that the cannabinoid cannabinol (CBN) had a reputation for being a great aid to insomnia fighters. At […]

What It’s Like to Be a Parent Who Medicates With Cannabis

If you’re someone who has a strong affinity for the cannabis plant, you’re likely familiar with being judged for it. But when you need it medically, this judgement can cause more harm than an awkward moment. When people make negative assumptions about what life is like for someone who medicates daily with cannabis, it can […]

Do Anti-Drug Campaigns Actually Work?

In the late 1990s, schools in New York set out to keep their kids safe from drugs. They partnered with a youth program to distribute pencils with an anti-drug slogan that read: “TOO COOL TO DO DRUGS.” This was all well and good until students sharpened their pencils, morphing the message: (WestLight/iStock) People mean well. […]

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