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...
What is Microdosing, and Should You Microdose with Marijuana?

What is Microdosing, and Should You Microdose with Marijuana?

Last week, we wrote about the health benefits of marijuana when taken at low doses instead of recreational doses. In part two of our exploration on Cannabis dosing, we’ll take a closer look at the practice of “microdosing” with sub-therapeutic...
Is Cannabis Safer than Tobacco?

Is Cannabis Safer than Tobacco?

Comparisons between cannabis and tobacco are inevitable. After all, both are plants, both can be smoked, both produce intoxicating effects, both are tightly regulated, and both are used by millions of people. How different could they really be? In fact, the difference...
What is Kief, and How Can Marijuana Patients Use It?

What is Kief, and How Can Marijuana Patients Use It?

Cannabis (marijuana) naturally produces a fine, powdery substance known as “kief.” You might occasionally see this term spelled “kif” or “keef.” Kief is extremely potent, because it consists of a part of the Cannabis flower that has...
What Is Marijuana “Reclaim” and Is It Bad for You?

What Is Marijuana “Reclaim” and Is It Bad for You?

If you already have experience using medical marijuana or personal-use Cannabis, you may have come into contact with matter known as “reclaim” or “resin” (not to be confused with “rosin,” which is another way of making Cannabis...