Better Metabolism with Cannabis?

Fact #1: Cannabis use increases caloric intake. Fact #2: Cannabis users on average have lower BMI’s (body mass index) and smaller waistlines than non-cannabis users.Initially, these statements appear to conflict on a basic logical level.…

Prenatal Exposure and Adolescent Cannabis Use

Today we have a more sobering topic to discuss: the issue of early-onset cannabis use and pre-natal cannabis exposure.Before beginning, we’d like to clarify that the following information applies specifically to cannabis containing primarily…

How far we’ve come: A History of Endocannabinoid Research

Like many scientific developments, the elucidation of the endocannabinoid system required development in several fields at once. The first developments naturally came in the field of chemistry since in the early 1900’s very little was understood…

Terpenes and Inflammation

In many cases, inflammation is the body’s natural defense against further damage. However, over-active inflammation is the cause of many diseases, ranging from arthritis to irritable bowel syndrome. These conditions can be severely debilitating…

Cannabis and Opioids Part II

In the first post concerning opioid use and cannabis use, we investigated cannabis use within opioid addiction recovery programs. We found that current evidence is indicating that cannabis use does not interfere with addiction treatment or increase…