13 Reasons Marijuana is Better than Alcohol

13 reasons marijuana is better than alcohol When it comes to weed, I’m considered a late bloomer. I hadn't tried pot until my last years in college when I made the decision to ditch alcohol for marijuana. Back then, I would always get in trouble when drinking alcohol. It would entail anything from picking up massive fights with my roommate to battling headache inducing hangovers and it became clear that alcohol wasn't just the right stimulant for me. Before long, I found myself picking weed over alcohol every time I had a chance to make the choice. Just like me, there are many other people who have ditched alcohol completely after having tried weed. In 1977, a study found that 24% of Americans said they had smoked weed at least once in their lives. In 2013, that number...

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Juicing Marijuana for Health Benefits

Juiced cannabis leaves are packed with nutrients As more people develop certain awareness of the benefits of eating healthy foods, the practice of juicing is becoming more and more popular all around the world. The obvious advantages of juicing is without a doubt one of the main reasons that people have started juicing vegetables at a rate never seen before. From patients to caregivers to healthcare practitioners, everyone seems to approve of this healthy-eating habit that is normally done to either fruits or vegetables. According to the dictionary, a vegetable is any herbaceous plant that’s grown for its edible parts and which are usually eaten as part of a meal. What about cannabis? You might ask. Is it a vegetable? Yes, it is. By following the definition provided above, cannabis plants, too, have parts that can be consumed. Some vegetables can be eaten...

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Using cannabis when you have a cold or flu

Should you use cannabis when you have a cold or the flu? With the cold season approaching, colds and flu are soon to be commonplace and many cannabis consumers could be wondering if they're okay to continue their marijuana use to relieve their symptoms or if it will cause the opposite effect only prolonging their sickness. Cannabis is a proven pain reliever and has been praised for effectively remedying serious ailments like aids and cancer among many others. The good news is that you could still use cannabis to relieve your cold and flu symptoms. However, it's important to note that there are risks and concerns associated with smoking cannabis when you're sick. These include irritation to your throat which could, in turn, exacerbate your symptoms, prolonging your recovery. Despite the downside of smoking cannabis when you have the flu,...

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CBD vs. THC: What’s the Difference?

CBD vs. THC: What's the Difference? Potency is one of the most important factors that cannabis users consider when choosing their favourite marijuana strains. In many peoples' minds, the most potent cannabis strains have a high THC content. Because of the powerful effects of THC, cannabis strains with high THC content have always been in high demand. But this is gradually changing. Many customers are moving to less intense flowers, essentially ones with lower THC content and high CBD (Cannabidiol) content. While THC is known for its fast and effective high, CBD is non-intoxicating. Both CBD and THC are extracted from the cannabis plant. Although they come from the same plant, these two compounds are technically different in many ways. Their differences might influence your next cannabis purchase.     What are high-CBD cannabis strains? In most cases, CBD is the second most abundant cannabinoid in the...

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Is Vaping Safe? Differences Between Smoking & Vaping Marijuana

Is Vaping Safe? Differences Between Smoking & Vaping Marijuana Vaping, also known as vaporizing, is one of the most popular methods of consuming marijuana. Just like e-cigarettes, vaping marijuana has become very popular over the last decade. But is vaping really a safe method of consuming cannabis? Let’s look at what vaping is and if it’s safe in the first place. Our guide below will help separate facts from fiction. What Is Vaping? In a nutshell, vaping involves the heating of cannabis to produce vapor. It’s worth noting that there’s no burning involved, so no smoke is produced. When marijuana is heated, it releases its active ingredients in form of a vapor. A vaporizer device is then used to release the resultant fine mist. Vaporizer devices come in all forms, sizes and functionalities. This article will only focus on the portable flower...

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Cannabis for Treating Different Types of Pain

Cannabis as a Pain Reliever Cannabis is emerging as one of the most effective pain relievers. However, given the many types of cannabis products in the market today, it helps when you know the right product for the type of pain that you have. Just like there are many Cannabis products, there are many types of pain as well. As such, it gets increasingly easier for you to get the right medication when you know which cannabis products help treat what types of pain. Different types of pain Pains are generally categorized into three categories: Central, neuropathic and nociceptive pain. It's important to note that doctors treat different types of pain based on the origin of pain. Before we delve into the details of each type of pain, let's look at what pain is. Basically, the sensation of pain is triggered by the coordinated actions of cells in our...

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Yoga While High

High Yoga. What is it? One of the most relaxing experience you will ever have and the best combination ever. Smoking weed combined with any other activity usually results in an interesting experience. Sometimes you just want to smoke and watch T.V or go to sleep, but taking the chance of trying another kind of activities is a great idea. There are some things that end up being really fun, like talking to friends or just walking in the park, but if what you are looking for is to feel relaxed, try high yoga. Yoga has been a popular and mainstream way to relax for a while now, and yes, most people are right, it is a very beneficial activity for your body and for your mind. There are people that take it to the next level and achieve...

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Does Marijuana Help You Sleep? by Tuck Sleep

Check out this great article by Tuck Sleep, who specializes in the Sleep Health field and write an in-depth article on how marijuana affects sleep that you'll find informative. Visit Tuck Sleep's website to learn more on everything you need to know for a great night's sleep! Comment on the bottom of this page to share your thoughts on how marijuana affects your sleep. How Does Marijuana Affect Sleep? In a recent survey of medical marijuana users, 76 percent of respondents reported using cannabis for relaxation and 65 percent as a sleep aid. The survey, conducted by HelloMD—the “largest community of patients using marijuana for health and wellness in the country”—also found that comorbid, insomnia-inducing factors were also popular reasons for weed intake: stress and depression. As many as 84 percent respondents reported that the mind-altering, psychoactive drug provides them with...

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10 Benefits of Marijuana for Cancer Patients

10 Benefits of Marijuana for Cancer Patients *This information is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek health advice with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Many cancer patients request doctors to prescribe them medical marijuana. Although health practitioners differ on the opinion of using marijuana for cancer patients, there are many ways how marijuana help people suffering from cancer. Following are the 10 benefits of cannabis that make life easier for cancer patients. Pain Chronic pain is a serious problem which is associated with cancer and its treatment. It is the biggest reason why people seek marijuana for cancer patients. A survey was conducted to know the opinion of 271 cancer patients in Canada. The results showed that 60% of respondents preferred medical cannabis over pharmaceutical drugs to manage symptoms. About...

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5 Amazing Facts about Marijuana and Sex

Marijuana and Sex: 5 Amazing Facts Weed and sex: not always known to go together hand-in-hand. However, to many people, marijuana has acquired an aphrodisiac reputation. The scientific research related to cannabis and sex doesn’t agree with it. Half of the marijuana consumers say that the drug decreases their sex drive and their experience of cannabis and sex was not good. The question arises that whether marijuana is libido depressant or aphrodisiac. A research was done to get to the bottom of this mystery which disclosed five amazing facts about the world’s favourite activity and favourite plant: It All Depends According to University of California Santa Barbara’s sociology department, people do not always feel aroused after consuming marijuana. Majority of the time, they feel between aroused and not aroused. Whether or not a person feels aroused depends on factors like the mood...

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