Exit Drug: How cannabis can combat the opioid crisis

By Dr. Frank - Special To Cannabis Culture     CANNABIS CULTURE – On many drug addiction programs, “abstinence” is the keyword. The reasoning? Perhaps something akin to “Using cannabis...

Study shows chemo, CBD for cancer triples survival rates

By Aaron Cadena     One of the most popular topics in the industry today is using hemp-derived CBD for cancer. With only slight changes in life expectancy over the last 40...

Why did the DEA approve synthetic cannabis while the real thing remains illegal?

By Kate Harveston - Special To Cannabis Culture     CANNABIS CULTURE – A recent development in pain management goes beyond nonsensical and into the realm of downright cruel. The DEA...

The History of CBD – A Brief Overview

By Aaron Cadena - CBD Origin   While decades of cannabis prohibition may lead some to assume that the therapeutic benefits of CBD are a recent discovery, that’s far from the truth. The...

Seven health benefits of CBD for seniors

By Aaron Cadena   In the last few years, CBD has sparked a massive shift in the health and wellness communities as people everywhere are finding natural relief for...

2018 Farm Bill legalizes CBD…right?

By Sarah Lee Gossett Parrish, Cannabis Lawyer   When President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill (“Farm Bill”) in December 2018, the cultivation of industrial hemp – an agricultural commodity grown...

What about marijuana medical research?

Notably, according to an August 2018 filing in the Federal Register (www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/08/23/2018-18265/proposed-adjustments-to-the-aggregate-production-quotas-for-schedule-i-and-ii-controlled-substances), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is seeking to more than quintuple the amount of marijuana...

These seven plants aren’t cannabis but contain cannabinoids

The human body seems specially designed to enjoy cannabis. In fact, human bodies have cannabinoid (CBD) receptors all over them, which are part of the endocannabinoid system...