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What is Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome?

Cannabis use is side effect free, right? Wrong! Although largely side effect free, heavy, long-term cannabis use can cause issues such as Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (also known as cannabis hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS). Although not understood at this point, CHS is characterized by an acute phase of vomiting, nausea, severe gastrointestinal discomfort and even weirdly, compulsive bathing. It’s no joke. Research on the Syndrome The first studies detailing this syndrome happened in 2004. In 7 out of 10 cases, the people who were suffering [...]

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Buying Weed in USA: The Marijuana Marketing

For those hoping to get in on the cannabis stock game, a Canadian company has gotten approval to start trading on the NASDAQ. It’s the U.S. Stock Exchange’s first listed marijuana company, according to VICE. The company, Cronos Group, is already on the Toronto Stock Exchange but will make its American debut this week. As Canadians wait for the legalization of recreational weed sometime this summer, the interest to invest in cannabis stock has stretched south of the border, too. The stigma [...]

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The Advantages of Marijuana over Alcohol

Which do you think is worse for you: drinking whiskey or smoking weed? The marijuana vs alcohol debate has been going on for a while now, and many people find it tough to name a clear winner. Indeed, a lot of factors need to be analyzed to make a reasonable conclusion. For example, both substances affect behavior, brain, and heart, and may cause an addiction. The adverse effect of alcohol on health is well-established, but how about marijuana? Is it [...]

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Skywalker OG De-Mystified

Skywalker OG is an Indica-dominant hybrid that’s guaranteed to please Star Wars fans across the galaxy, as well as any other indica fans. It is a powerful cross between Skywalker and OG Kush, this strain’s collective compounds replace anxiety and discomfort with enlightenment and a sense of purpose. Palatable and intoxicating, the strain’s overall flavor profile leans hard toward the Indica side. Instilling a sense of introspective relaxation, Skywalker OG’s spicy terpenes and powerful cannabinoids provide the perfect platform for contemplative [...]

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Edibles vs Smoking: Effects and Differences

Weed edibles are everywhere now. Dispensaries offer an endless list of cannabis-infused foods for adventurous consumers interested in diversifying their weed consumption palette. As this form of cannabis consumption grows, it’s important to understand exactly what you should expect from it. If you haven’t eating edibles before, and are wondering why you hear so many people say that they prefer edibles to smoking, we’re going to take you through the effects and differences. More specifically, we’re going to break down [...]

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