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Cannabis for Cancer

“I want people to know how to heal themselves.” – Rick Simpson  Rick Simpson and Corrie Yelland both successfully used cannabis for cancer. Both treated their aggressive, life-threatening cancers using high-THC cannabis concentrates. Moreover, they have successfully helped others do the same, repeatedly. And yet there is currently no patented, pharmaceutically approved ‘Rick Simpson Oil’ …

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The Benefits of Cherry Oil

In this article, we will explore cherry oil, a type of Butane Hash Oil (BHO). Cherry oil is a cannabis extract that contains very high concentrations of THC. Sometimes confused with honey oil whose THC range is 75-80%, cherry oil has a lower THC concentration ranging from 65-70%. Both have been popular for decades. The …

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Cannabis and CBD for pets

CBD for Pets

Every animal on earth except insects has an Endocannabinoid System (ECS). So it stands to reason that cannabis should have a profound effect on animals, too. In particular, CBD, a powerful non-psychoactive cannabinoid that occurs naturally in cannabis, has immense potential for treating medical conditions in animals. While THC and CBD interact meaningfully in synergy, …

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Cannabis and treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Cannabis for IBS

Cannabis has long been used to remedy nausea and gastrointestinal disorders. Indeed, many IBS sufferers have anecdotally attested to the efficacy of cannabis and cannabis products in treating their debilitating symptoms. In this article, we will explore a bit of the science behind this relief. Afterward, we’ll make some recommendations based on this science. What …

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What Is Honey Oil?

Honey oil is Butane Hash Oil (BHO) by another name. Consequently, as a cannabis concentrate, honey oil is renowned for its high THC range, 75-80% on average. The terminology isn’t arbitrary, but rather a testament to the versatility of BHO’s viscosity and potency. For instance, honey oil and cherry oil are both BHO’s. However, cherry …

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What is the entourge effect?

What Is the Entourage Effect?

It’s the reason why full-spectrum CBD oil is called “full-spectrum”, but what is the Entourage Effect exactly? Luckily it has nothing to do with the HBO series, and is better in every way, even in its current theoretical form.  Essentially, the Entourage Effect refers to the proposed scientifically and medically meaningful interactions, or synergy, between …

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Cannabis Edibles Safety Guide

The most important thing to remember when using Cannabis Edibles is that every Cannabis user has a different tolerance level. Some users need as little as 1-2mg to feel the effects, even if they are regular smokers. However, some users may require much larger doses to achieve similar effects. In addition, tolerance levels may increase …

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Different types of CBD

Full-Spectrum CBD and Isolate: What’s the Difference?

CBD or cannabidiol is conveniently isolated in a variety of ways to benefit consumers. Labels like ‘CBD isolate’ and ‘Full-spectrum CBD’ can make you wonder “What’s the difference?” “Isolate” and “Full-spectrum” are both descriptions of extraction methods. Each method delivers differences in product concentration and consistency. All cannabinoids, be it CBD or THC, can be …

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The endocannabinoid system what is it?

What is The Endocannabinoid System?

Talking about the benefits of cannabis without mentioning the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is almost impossible. And it is implied in every discussion about the benefits of cannabis. The ECS is at the heart of why cannabis effectively treats and alleviates such a wide range of symptoms and illnesses.  We have touched on the ECS in …

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The Benefits of Dabbing

Taking the edge off of the exhaustion, stress, and illness of modern life shouldn’t be expensive or harmful to your health. Mindful consumption of any mind-altering substance is an intelligent approach if your goal is to save money on cannabis consumption. Dabbing has four distinct benefits and saving money is definitely our number one. Read …

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what is a dab?

What Are Dabs?

Dabs are portions of cannabis concentrate. Consistency and potency characterize these portions. They are often sticky, which makes dabs difficult to handle without a tool. Tools that handle dabs are ‘dabbers’ or dab wands. They help to measure out small, accurate portions of concentrates like shatter, budder, and honey oil. You smoke or vape dabs …

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What is a dab rig?

What Are Dab Rigs?

You’ve heard of cannabis concentrates. You may also have heard of dab rigs. But did you know the two are related? Dab rigs are used to vaporize cannabis concentrates for inhalation. The concentrate, be it BHO, honey oil, cherry oil, rosin, or shatter, is ‘dabbed’ using a ‘dabber’ onto the dab rig.  Huh? For folks …

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What is butane hash oil?

What is Butane Hash Oil (BHO)?

In this article, we will explore Butane Hash Oil (BHO), a cannabis extract that contains very high concentrations of THC. BHO, also known as honey oil and cherry oil, has been part of cannabis culture for decades.  Its extremely high concentration of THC makes the BHO experience notably euphoric and verging on psychedelic.  Chronic Pain …

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CBD For Pain Management

Many people suffering from generalized pain use CBD, cannabidiol. Understandably, being non-psychoactive is part of CBD’s appeal to a wider audience. Still, the current scientific reality is that CBD is a bit of an enigma. This is because cannabis research focused mostly on THC, tetrahydrocannabinol, the psychoactive cannabinoid. We know that THC interacts with the …

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sleep and cannabis

How To Use Cannabis For Sleep

Sleep is vital to our health. Many health problems like stress, headaches, pain, and others can often be a result of a lack of sleep. According to Matthew Walker in his eye-opening book ‘Why We Sleep’, “sleep loss increases levels of circulating endocannabinoids”.5 This isn’t surprising, as our endocannabinoid system acts across body systems to …

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The Benefits of Vaping Weed

Here at SacredMeds, we like vaping our herb. With some of the most finely curated British Columbian cannabis strains around, taste, flavour, and experience are what cannabis culture is all about. The benefits of vaping weed kick combustion to the curb. From saving cash to saving your health, here are our favourite reasons for vaping weed. …

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Fibromyalgia and cannabis

Cannabis and Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a sensitive subject for many people. It can be an extremely debilitating disease, causing chronic pain, chronic fatigue and cognitive disorders. Those who have Fibromyalgia may experience headaches, nausea, and inflammation of the muscles and joints. Many suffer silently; with mood disorders, anxiety and depression often occurring as a result or as a …

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Cooking with Cannabis 101

With the radical increase in Medical Marijuana dispensaries across North America, so too has the diversity of cannabis products increased to meet new demands. Countless new products are being created every day to help customize the user experience and provide people with new and exciting ways to consume cannabis. Though in the past ten years, …

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CBD Oil pain symptoms what is it

What is CBD Oil?

What is CBD oil and how does it work?  Everywhere you look, CBD, cannabidiol is in the spotlight. Why all the sudden hype surrounding this particular cannabinoid? Past research on cannabis concentrated on the effects of THC (delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive cannabinoid.  CBD Oil Doesn’t Get You High CBD, one of the two predominant cannabinoids found …

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Smoking VS Vaping

What Are the Differences Between Smoking and Vaping Cannabis? The widespread legalization of marijuana worldwide has opened up a world of choice to new and veteran cannabis enthusiasts. Many can now safely experience this powerful natural herb and conveniently explore its possibilities for themselves. This public acceptance and endorsement of marijuana’s recreational and medicinal benefits …

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Cannabis 103: A Guide to Terpenes

The Second most active ingredients in Cannabis are Terpenes. They play a defining role in the overall aroma of cannabis. Terpenes are what give oranges, lemons and limes their citrus smell. They are the reason you sneeze when you smell fresh cracked pepper. They make pine smell like pine, mint smell like mint, and roses …

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Cannabis 102: A guide to Cannabinoids

The primary active chemical compounds in cannabis are cannabinoids. These cannabinoids exist naturally in all strains of cannabis, and in the cells of the human body. In fact, our bodies rely heavily on cannabinoids and their interaction with our own internal Endocannabinoid System (ECS) for our general health. The ECS was discovered in the late …

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