International Womens Day
Botany, Cannabis Science

The Importance of the Female Cannabis Plant

Today is International Women's Day ... a good time to revisit the importance of the female cannabis plant. For those of us who appreciate the therapeutic benefits of cannabis, we are enjoying the fruit of a female plants labor. She alone creates sticky, resinous buds rich in THC and terpenes. Though male plants do produce… Continue reading The Importance of the Female Cannabis Plant

Watercolor Cannabis
cannabis politics, Maine Medical Cannabis

Cannabis Consensus Building for the Maine Medical Marijuana Program

Cannabis Consensus Building for the Maine Medical Marijuana Program ... "If it isn't broke, don't try and fix it." ~ Paul T. McCarrier 2/26/20 Today Paul is attending a round-table, “Consensus Building Discussion,” with the Office of Marijuana Policy and a handful of others representing the caregiver community. This is a testament to his level… Continue reading Cannabis Consensus Building for the Maine Medical Marijuana Program

Paul testifies in Augusta
cannabis history, Maine Medical Cannabis, medical marijuana

Another Visit to Augusta

We went to Augusta today to testify in favor of several bills that would make the adult use cannabis laws more friendly to small business and the caregiving community. Paul is quoted in this article here: Lawmakers consider multiple recreational marijuana bills   Interview/Story on WABI Bangor Though the industry has gained more support over… Continue reading Another Visit to Augusta

entourage effect
Cannabis Science, Maine Medical Cannabis, world goth day

The Entourage Effect and Whole Plant Medicine

We all know that Cannabis contains THC and/or CBD; however, there are hundreds of other cannabinoids which have been identified. Combining cannabis compounds creates a different physical or psychological impact than a single compound on its own. This is called the, "entourage effect." Using "whole plant medicine" benefits the user by the synergy of cannabinoids… Continue reading The Entourage Effect and Whole Plant Medicine