In Praise of Ground Cannabis Flower

In Praise of Ground Cannabis Flower

Many recreationally oriented cannabis users don’t like the idea of pre-ground cannabis flower.  They insist that they should buy intact buds so they can inspect the quality, color, structure, humidity, etc.  While recreational users are entitled to...
Cannabis Medicine is a Matter of Health Equity

Cannabis Medicine is a Matter of Health Equity

Recently we’ve been hearing a lot about social equity, particularly around the disastrous effects of the War On Drugs on people and communities of color.  Without question the use of recreational substances has been weaponized against minorities in the US,...
Can I Use CBD For Fibromyalgia?

Can I Use CBD For Fibromyalgia?

Using CBD for fibromyalgia is an interesting question and bears some discussion.  The short answer is that this is the wrong question because CBD is barking up the wrong tree.  Let me explain.   First, what is Fibromyalgia, or Fibro for short? ...
Can I Use CBD Oil For Inflammation?

Can I Use CBD Oil For Inflammation?

Everybody knows that CBD is an anti-inflammatory, right?  Well, actually, only sort of right.  This is one of those places where the basic science and the human studies disagree.  Confused?  So are most people.  Let me explain.  ...
Can You Use Hemp Salve for Pain?

Can You Use Hemp Salve for Pain?

This might be my shortest blog post ever.  The answer is no.  Or, at least, if you want it to work.  Let me explain.   First, let’s talk about what a hemp salve is.  We need to discuss what is hemp, and what is a salve.  All the...