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Aromatic is a common description of terpenes. Yet aromaticity only occurs with a specific chemical structure. And out of two different terpene categories, only one features aromatic molecules. Terps often give off pungent or strongly pleasant odours in essential oils, cannabis, and various plants. Our nose receives while nasal receptors react to the molecules. Aromatic …

President Biden’s Trojan Horse for the Cannabis Industry? – The Winners and Losers from Today’s Big Pardoning News   As my phone lite up with news about President Biden’s “big” cannabis industry news, I immediately realized politics are a game of give and take, so why right now, Joe?  Why did President Biden pick today …

A federal agency is inquiring aboutthe death of a worker at Trulieve Cannabis in Holyoke in January and claims that she couldn’t breath after inhaling cannabis dust.   According to an initial inspection report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor, a worker passed away at the facility after filling …

British Columbia‘s provincial government has announced a new cannabis retail licence. This licence will allow licensed producers to sell directly to customers via stores located at their farms. The so-called “farm-to-gate” license was previously on a trial pilot program with the Williams Lake First Nation. This new cannabis retail licence is open to all growers. …

Health Canada approved food-grade hydrogen peroxide for cannabis cultivators nearly four years after legalization — and a decade after forming an official medical industry. Should food-grade pesticides need a careful distinction from their commercial relatives in the cannabis industry, though? Commercial grade H2O2 since MMAR days In the medical marijuana days, especially prior to 2016, …

Low Dose THC Combined with Therapy Is Effective for PTSD, Says New Study   Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental condition that affects some people after they have experienced or witness an event that is shocking, traumatizing, or dangerous.   While most people can recover from the intense emotions that come with facing …

We in the cannabis sector have slowly realized that we need to mature. Gone are the days of making reckless judgments and rules whenever they suited us. It is now up to us as company owners and stakeholders to raise our professionalism to prepare us for what is ahead. If we don’t, as CEOs of …

Marijuana and Magic Mushrooms Helped This Woman Battle Stage 4 Breast Cancer   A case study of a middle-aged woman named Nicole DiMonda went viral this week after she was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer back in 2018, when she was 49 years old.   After her diagnosis, the cancer had spread to her …

Why are Marc Emery, Jodie Emery, and Dana Larsen banned from Russia? It has to do with Russia’s war on cannabis. Of course, according to official Russian records, they’re banned because of their involvement in cannabis activism, journalism, and the B.C. Marijuana Party. So what would be in their dossiers? The Russian leadership is no …

Can You Smoke Magic Mushrooms?   Psilocybin is the word on everyone’s lips these days.   This amazing compound found in species of “magic mushrooms” is widely being consumed by everyone from young adults for recreation to moms, burnt out entrepreneurs, and everyone in between. After all, its health benefits are nothing short of miraculous: …