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In this article I will cite several landmark cannabis studies going back to the end of the 19th century. The goal of these studies was either to advance the understanding of the medicinal benefits and properties of cannabis or to debunk deleterious misinformation which demonized the plant. This list includes present day studies which are … Read more

Friend and fellow cannabis educator, Nikki Furrer, has just published a book about all things cannabis. She wrote it with women in mind; especially those who still struggle with the stigma of cannabis usage. The information she shares is presented in a very succinct manner that is easy to understand. For those patients just starting … Read more

What To Do When Your Pet Eats Your Cannabis Product If you have companion animals, it is crucial for their well-being to keep your stash of cannabis products with THC out of their reach. The brains of dogs and cats contain more cannabinoid receptors than those of humans. As a result, the effects of ingesting … Read more

Cannabis concentrates continue to gain in popularity in the US. In fact, concentrate sales increased by 40% in 2020 in both the medical and recreational markets. New technology has helped make dabbing easier and safer to use with the creation of innovative products such as portable vape pens, E-nails and DabTabs. The lockdowns and self-quarantines … Read more

Purple cannabis flower is aesthetically very pleasing and I join the many cannabis aficionados who love the look of it. Before I was tasked with writing about purple cannabis flower, I just assumed that the purple color was due to a specific terpene content. However, this is not the case. There is also some confusion … Read more

May Is ALS Awareness Month. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neurogenerative disease with no cure. The life expectancy for those with ALS is 2-5 years after diagnosis. I know of 2 ALS patients who credit medical cannabis with keeping them alive for decades rather than years. This article … Read more

Eleven Roses and Super Lemon Haze Strains In this article I will be highlighting two outstanding cannabis strains; Eleven Roses and Super Lemon Haze. They are both available in our Texarkana dispensary. I will explain the origins of both strains, discuss their terpene and cannabinoid content, size and growing cycle, color, flavor, aroma, effects and … Read more

In a new study, partly funded by the Canadian government, researchers have developed a method for storing cannabis pollen for extended periods of time. They have also found a way to establish the viability of the germination of the pollen of cannabis plants. In this article I will define cannabis pollen, will explain how it … Read more