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How to Make THC-A Tincture

How to Make THC-A Tincture

Tools and Ingredients for THC-A Tincture 7g cannabis 20% THC-A Several ounces of 100% Ethanol (this doesn’t have to be exact) Coffee filter Small bowl 24 ml light oil like canola (this needs to be exact. Use a graduated cylinder like...
THC-A: A Better Anti-Inflammatory and Neuro-Protectant

THC-A: A Better Anti-Inflammatory and Neuro-Protectant

While there has been a lot of discussion in the literature, both lay and scientific, about the properties of Cannabidiol (CBD) as an anti-inflammatory and neuroprotectant, there are significant problems with CBD in reality. Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THC-A) is...
CBD: What Is Real and What Is Hype?

CBD: What Is Real and What Is Hype?

CBD (Cannabidiol) is extremely popular these days, being touted as the cure for nearly everything from anxiety to pain to inflammation. What is CBD and what do we really know about it? CBD is a cannabinoid – a type of medicine derived primary from cannabis...
Healthier Ways to Use Medical Marijuana Besides Smoking

Healthier Ways to Use Medical Marijuana Besides Smoking

Medical cannabis (medical marijuana) refers to the use of the whole cannabis flower or its chemical compounds, which are called “cannabinoids,” for medical treatment. Many states, including Massachusetts, have legalized marijuana for medical and/or...
Can Marijuana Treat Anxiety?

Can Marijuana Treat Anxiety?

Anxiety is a heavy burden for those who endure it. In the United States, almost 20% of the population lives with anxiety disorders. For years, benzodiazepines were the go-to medication for anxiety treatment. However, the addictive potential of benzodiazepines presents...
Does Marijuana Treat Stress?

Does Marijuana Treat Stress?

Living peacefully is difficult in the modern era. Everyday people have to face a wide range of challenges to make it through the day. With so many things on their mind and in their lives, like family, school, health, the economy, and more – all of it constantly...