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How Can Cannabis Help With Weight Loss?

As summer kicks in, it's time to bid goodbye to our beloved winter coats. With the heat of the summer, you'll no longer be able to hide the extra fat gained over winter. There are many options for how to shed that extra weight that you gained during the winter. You could decide to hit the gym or embark on a jogging regimen. If these are not your favourite exercise options, why not try cannabis? While cannabis is known to increase appetite, it could also help you shed weight. The secret is in the strain that you choose. Is a long-term marijuana user less likely to be obese? According to a 2011 study, this seems to be true. The study showed that obesity was more prevalent in non-marijuana users than in marijuana users. Another 2010 study corroborated the findings....

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Cannabis and Sleep: 7 Things to Know About Weed for Sleep

Cannabis is well known for its sleep-inducing qualities and this is one of the reasons why its the go-to solution for many people battling insomnia. Even when you have a severe case of insomnia, a good dose of indica can solve your problems and enable you to enjoy a good night's sleep. Whereas it might not come as a surprise to most that cannabis induces sleep, there's a more intricate relationship between cannabis and sleep than people might have heard of. For instance, old cannabis leaves tend to make you sleepier than fresh leaves. Did you know that cannabis also inhibits dreams? Well, read on to know how weed affects your nightly hibernation. CBD and THC affect sleep differently There are many cannabis strains out there. Some give you an instant high, while others have mild effects. For...

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Cannabis Oil and Juul Vape Pens

Weed is now legal substance in Canada. With that problem out of the way, it's important to understand that there are many methods of consuming it. You can smoke flowers, make edibles with it, use topicals or even vape it. When it comes to vaping, there are many more options at your disposal, and cannabis oils and Juul are some of these. Cannabis oils have CBD, THC or both. They can be consumed using a vape pen, e-cigarette, or vaporizer, and are an excellent choice for both recreational and medical use. You can also enjoy cannabis oils using the popular Juul products. In this guide, you'll learn about cannabis oils and using Juuls as the delivery method. What are cannabis oils? For those who have never tried cannabis oils, these are liquid extracts from the cannabis plant. They...

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Cannabis and Mental Health: Anxiety and Depression

Did you know that anxiety and depression are some of the most prevalent medical conditions in North America? Well, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, about 18.1% of the population is affected each year, which amounts to more than 40 million people in the US. The association also said that people with anxiety disorders are 3 to 5 times more likely to visit a healthcare institution than those without the condition. Anxiety and depression can be triggered by life events, one's personality or even genetics. Although a lot of people suffer from depression, only a few seek medical help. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, only 36.9% of people with anxiety disorders receive treatment. A large number of anxiety disorders are self-medicated at home and, therefore, are not documented. There are many people who...

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10 tips that will help you enhance your cannabis high

Most cannabis consumers are always on the lookout for tips to make the most out of their experience and intensify their high. There are many factors that can positively enhance your experience. We have distilled the top ten tips that can greatly enhance your cannabis experience. The good thing about our tips is that most of them are free. 1. Experiment with strains Different strains give varying levels of high. With lots of information available online, gone are the days when you only relied on dealers to get your favourite strain. There are sativa, indica and hybrid strains to choose from. With so much choice, why not try different strains of weed in order to discover the one that really gives you a good high? By trying different strains, you'll quickly notice which strains give you an...

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10 Surprising Benefits & Effects of Smoking Weed Everyday

Legislation or not, Canada is one of the largest consumers of cannabis. According to a recent survey, approximately 18% of Canadians have consumed marijuana in the past 3 months and approximately 29% have who are between the ages of 15-34. To add to that, there's a large number of these Canadians that smoke weed on a daily basis. While most are recreational users, another great percentage of the population relies on cannabis to alleviate chronic pain and to battle the symptoms of anxiety and depression. While most high-profile entities, including Nate Dogg, recommend that we are to smoke weed every day, is this then really a good idea? Or should we be wary of any adverse effects? Remember, the legal marijuana industry is still nascent and only a few research studies have been carried out on its...

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8 Ways to Counteract Effects of Weed When Your Too High

When it comes to cannabis consumption, there's a thin line between getting high and getting too high. Most consumers say that getting high is good, but things turn ugly once you get too high. And it happens a lot in cannabis circles. It could be that you have a low tolerance to cannabis and that you accidentally end up consuming too much of it or that one day, you decided to impress your friends by breathing in too deeply when vaping. Or maybe you took up too many edibles. Chances are you'll end up getting a high that is too intense and therefore makes you uncomfortable. If this happens, it's a major turn off for any consumer, seasoned or not. Fortunately, there's a way you can beat the too-high effect and still enjoy your weed. The following tips will...

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How to Celebrate 4/20 on a Budget

The 20th of April, also commonly known as 4/20, is without a doubt one of the most chill occasions that we all look forward to. And it's going to be massive this year, as it falls on a Saturday. For weed enthusiasts, you have a whole weekend to get stoned. It's even bigger for Canadian stoners this year as they get to celebrate their first 4/20 this year with marijuana being legal all across Canada. All this might sound exciting, but holidays have never been budget friendly. So to help you enjoy this year's 4/20 in 2019 on a budget, we have compiled the following guide: Check out the deals with your dispensary Most dispensaries give out special deals or free goodies to their long-time customers. These goodies could include pre-rolled joints, complementary gram flowers and free edibles, or help you...

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Cannabis Breeding: How are New Strains Created?

When you see our list of strains on HighClub or visit the Leafly Strain Database, you'll quickly realize that there's a treasure trove of strains available out there. But what goes into strains, hybrids, crosses or backcrosses? All these are part of plant breeding, which basically involves the breeding of a male and female plant to bolster their genetics. When we breed two strains, we get hybrid strains. When cannabis breeders embark on combining strains, their main mission is to strengthen or purify strains or to combine the traits of strains. They also do this to enhance aroma potency, or to increase yields among many other reasons. Before growing and breeding cannabis, you first need to know the origin of your seeds and what they were crossed with. If seed sellers can't give you with the genetic information of the...

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7 Common Mistakes when Making Cannabis Edibles

For many years, I made cannabis edibles at home. Even if I made several mistakes along the way, I was able to create a final outcome that was good enough to do the job. Little did I know that I could improve my edibles massively if I made a few tweaks to the preparation process. While this improved the flavour and consistency of the product, it also saved me lots of time and money. All I needed to do was to listen to a real pro. A few months ago, I attended a cooking class dubbed, "puff, pass and bake," led by chef Torrin Panico. He was instrumental in teaching us how to cook cannabis oil, showing us the missteps that most people make along the way. Once I understood how decarboxylation and infusion work, I...

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