1. Vaping – Is it Safe or Not?

    I’m saddened by the recent tragic events surrounding the illness and deaths associated with vaping.   My deepest sympathy goes out to all who are directly affected, and I send my best wishes for complete and speedy recovery to those who are working hard to overcome the adverse health effects the…Read More

  2. CBD as a Treatment for Chronic Pain

    Pain is a component of many chronic conditions, and chronic pain is emerging as a health concern on its own. Chronic pain is often difficult to treat and can be very disabling. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 20.4% of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8.0% of U.S. adults ha…Read More

  3. The Endocannabinoid System, CBD, and Homeostasis

    Homeostasis is the concept that biological systems are actively regulated to maintain conditions and functions within a narrow range. For example, human bodies don’t function as well in conditions where the temperature is either too hot or too cold, blood sugar levels are too high or too low, etc.…Read More

  4. Historical Perspective: CBD is Not New

    “For the relief of certain kinds of pain, I believe, there is no more useful medicine than Cannabis within our reach,” wrote Sir John Russell Reynolds, neurologist, epilepsy research pioneer, and physician to Queen Victoria back in 1859. In fact, cannabis was used for pain relief in all of the m…Read More

  5. The Illusive THC: CBD Ratio

    Cannabis testing allows consumers to make informed purchasing decisions based on the strength and composition of cannabis products. Each person can optimize their therapeutic benefit from cannabis by finding the proper combination of CBD and THC that works best for their unique needs. Consumers bene…Read More