Organic Vs. Hydroponic Grows – What’s the Difference?

CANNABIS CULTURE – Growing organic Cannabis is a hard enough skill to master, then when you learn about hydroponics and the more complex method of growing with an inert medium, you begin to understand how plants truly function. Below is better explaine…

CANNABIS CULTURE - Growing organic Cannabis is a hard enough skill to master, then when you learn about hydroponics and the more complex method of growing with an inert medium, you begin to understand how plants truly function. Below is better explained the differences between growing organically and growing with a hydroponic system, as well as the pros and cons to each. Growing With Organics Usually the starting point for all Cannabis growers and the…

How I Use Cannabis to Control My Diabetes

CANNABIS CULTURE – Whether it’s taking tinctures or inhaling the flower, cannabis is a part of my daily routine. I’m a type 1 diabetic, there are days when my blood sugar fluctuates. I would feel really tired and get stomach pains. Every time I use cannabis when my sugars are running high, I noticed how I don’t have the stomach pains. I just feel so much more relaxed and not in pain. I also see…
CANNABIS CULTURE - Whether it’s taking tinctures or inhaling the flower, cannabis is a part of my daily routine. I’m a type 1 diabetic, there are days when my blood sugar fluctuates. I would feel really tired and get stomach pains. Every time I use cannabis when my sugars are running high, I noticed how I don’t have the stomach pains. I just feel so much more relaxed and not in pain. I also see…

Mental Health Benefits of Cannabis Use

CANNABIS CULTURE – Cannabis and mental health are closely connected, with this healing herb supporting good health across multiple facets of the mind, brain & body. As a mild psychedelic, marijuana promotes feelings of well-being but the wellness benefits do not stop there. Here we’ll be taking you through a look at how cannabis can help mental health, highlighting not only the medicinal effects of the active ingredients of medical marijuana but also showing you…
CANNABIS CULTURE - Cannabis and mental health are closely connected, with this healing herb supporting good health across multiple facets of the mind, brain & body. As a mild psychedelic, marijuana promotes feelings of well-being but the wellness benefits do not stop there. Here we’ll be taking you through a look at how cannabis can help mental health, highlighting not only the medicinal effects of the active ingredients of medical marijuana but also showing you…

Canadian Cannabusiness Executives Delayed Crossing Border

CANNABIS CULTURE -Recently, hundreds of Canadians in the cannabis industry headed south for MJBizCon, a massive cannabis conference in Las Vegas. One of the attendees was Matt Maurer, the Vice Chair of the Cannabis Law Group at Torkin Manes, who heard first-hand accounts from executives that were intentionally held up at the Canadian border. “A cannabis executive who flew out of Vancouver was taken into secondary [screening]  once they found out that person was going…
CANNABIS CULTURE -Recently, hundreds of Canadians in the cannabis industry headed south for MJBizCon, a massive cannabis conference in Las Vegas. One of the attendees was Matt Maurer, the Vice Chair of the Cannabis Law Group at Torkin Manes, who heard first-hand accounts from executives that were intentionally held up at the Canadian border. “A cannabis executive who flew out of Vancouver was taken into secondary [screening]  once they found out that person was going…

Highlights of Ottawa’s Hemp Expo

CANNABIS CULTURE – Friday was Industry Day at the second annual Ottawa Cannabis and Hemp Expo. Nick Pateras of Growth Lift and Co was the emcee and moderator for the hundred buck a plate lunch. As part of his opening remarks Nick Pateras said, “It’s important for us to be somewhat thoughtful about the world we want to live and integrate in because the onus is on us to manage expectations against performance, for the…
CANNABIS CULTURE - Friday was Industry Day at the second annual Ottawa Cannabis and Hemp Expo. Nick Pateras of Growth Lift and Co was the emcee and moderator for the hundred buck a plate lunch. As part of his opening remarks Nick Pateras said, “It’s important for us to be somewhat thoughtful about the world we want to live and integrate in because the onus is on us to manage expectations against performance, for the…

Infused Relief (CBD for Post-Workout Discomfort)

CANNABIS CULTURE – It comes as no surprise that regular exercise enhances good health, but staying committed to a physically active lifestyle isn’t as easy as you might think. Muscle soreness frequently emerges after an intense workout, and makes it difficult to continue to exercise when your body is already experiencing discomfort. Fortunately, CBD may be of great benefit to workout recovery, as it helps ease the aches and pains while also promoting relaxation. Why…
CANNABIS CULTURE - It comes as no surprise that regular exercise enhances good health, but staying committed to a physically active lifestyle isn’t as easy as you might think. Muscle soreness frequently emerges after an intense workout, and makes it difficult to continue to exercise when your body is already experiencing discomfort. Fortunately, CBD may be of great benefit to workout recovery, as it helps ease the aches and pains while also promoting relaxation. Why…

Growth Potential: How Long Plain First Nation is Betting on Cannabis

CANNABIS CULTURE – To some, weed is medicine. To others, it’s a source of joy. But to First Nations, cannabis is even more. It’s a much-needed opportunity. Among First Nations cannabis advocates there is the hope the process could provide First Nation communities with a steady source of jobs and income, allowing them to re-invest in other badly needed economic development projects. If managed correctly, legalization could be a healthy boon to indigenous communities across…
CANNABIS CULTURE - To some, weed is medicine. To others, it’s a source of joy. But to First Nations, cannabis is even more. It’s a much-needed opportunity. Among First Nations cannabis advocates there is the hope the process could provide First Nation communities with a steady source of jobs and income, allowing them to re-invest in other badly needed economic development projects. If managed correctly, legalization could be a healthy boon to indigenous communities across…

Hashish and other psychoactive substances in the Islamic World

CANNABIS CULTURE – While there are a number of local differences, the use of cannabis with a varying intensity has had a time-honored role in many Muslim countries. Mystic use of cannabis continued in Persia through the late Zoroastrian period and into…

CANNABIS CULTURE - While there are a number of local differences, the use of cannabis with a varying intensity has had a time-honored role in many Muslim countries. Mystic use of cannabis continued in Persia through the late Zoroastrian period and into the early Islamic times. The earlier use and its continuation in the early Islamic period is attested to in many texts reviewed here. Its use during the Zoroastrian period was strictly prohibited from…

As Prohibition Ends, Corporations Eye Profitable Seed Market

CANNABIS CULTURE – European seed banks are churning out dozens of new strains every year, but soon they’ll have to face a market revolution brought by legalization. As prohibition is dying, the game is changing, and the new players have means to domina…

CANNABIS CULTURE - European seed banks are churning out dozens of new strains every year, but soon they'll have to face a market revolution brought by legalization. As prohibition is dying, the game is changing, and the new players have means to dominate the game with government-friendly corporate culture. There were probably never as many options for cannabis growers as there are right now. New seed banks are springing up like mushrooms, and their catalogues…

Ontario’s Cannabis Regulations Improve But Still a Long Way To Go

CANNABIS CULTURE – Last week, Ontario’s government came out with a series of rules meant to bust up the cannabis monopolies that are developing under legalization.   Most notably, the regulations limit federally licensed producers like, Aurora and Tilray, to operating a single store, and bar them from partnering with a licensed retailer in Ontario beyond a 9.9% ownership stake. “It’s actually looking pretty good” noted Cannabis Culture CEO, Jeremiah Vandermeer, on last Friday’s episode…
CANNABIS CULTURE - Last week, Ontario's government came out with a series of rules meant to bust up the cannabis monopolies that are developing under legalization.   Most notably, the regulations limit federally licensed producers like, Aurora and Tilray, to operating a single store, and bar them from partnering with a licensed retailer in Ontario beyond a 9.9% ownership stake. “It’s actually looking pretty good” noted Cannabis Culture CEO, Jeremiah Vandermeer, on last Friday’s episode…