The influential Jazz musician, Louis Armstrong (b. August 4, 1901), was an advocate for cannabis use medicinally and socially. In his era is was called many things including: "gage," "mugs," and "Mary Warner." Armstrong used cannabis for relaxation before and after performances and expressed the following sentiment about the camaraderie he felt: “That’s one reason… Continue reading Louis Armstrong and Cannabis
“The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.” ~ Carl Jung Some people prefer smoking cannabis - others enjoy edibles. There is no right or wrong method - just personal preference and the experience each gives you.* Generally speaking, when smoking flower you will feel… Continue reading Edibles vs Smoking – What’s the Difference?
Fireworks have become commonplace on the 4th of July and throughout the summer. Though to many they symbolize a celebration, to some they can cause elevated anxiety levels and trigger symptoms of PTSD. CBD & THC can help reduce many of the symptoms of anxiety caused by PTSD - please see last week's post for… Continue reading Managing PTSD & Anxiety During the 4th
Today is National PTSD Day - a day to raise awareness about this condition. An estimated 8% of Americans - that’s 24.4 million people – have PTSD at any given time*. Post-traumatic stress disorder is characterized as uncontrollable anxiety and flashbacks following a traumatic experience. Studies have shown cannabinoids are effective at reducing the symptoms… Continue reading Cannabis for PTSD
Beetles and Beatles Growing Cannabis with Ladybugs Today is Sir Paul McCartney's 77th birthday. This got us thinking about the Beatles and more importantly for cannabis cultivation, Ladybug Beetles (also known as ladybird beetles). When growing cannabis, we'd like to go as organic as we can when solving any growing obstacles. Ladybugs are natural enemies… Continue reading Beetles and Beatles