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What is Delta 8 THC?

Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol or Δ8-THC (sometimes called ‘THC Lite’) is one of six analogs for Delta-9 THC (Δ9-THC or ‘Classic’ THC). For chemistry buffs, Δ8-THC is an isobaric isomer of Δ9-THC that differs by the position of a double bond.  THC Lite Current knowledge confirms that it has similar qualities to Δ9-THC and can assist with …

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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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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 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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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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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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