Botany

Nicholas Culpeper – Botanist

Today we celebrate the birthday of English botanist, apothecary, physician and astrologer, Nicholas Culpeper. Born on this day in 1616. He is considered to be one of the most influential writers of herbal knowledge. Nicholas Culpeper believed medicine should be for the general public rather than as a commercial secret of the elite. He translated… Continue reading Nicholas Culpeper – Botanist

Cannabis Science, Maine Medical Cannabis, medical marijuana

Safer Vaping – What you need to know…

With all the recent issues recently with vape cartridges from the illicit market, it is important to recognize the differences between fake/unsafe products and safe/quality products. Though there is no way to fully guarantee products (even regulated markets have recalls) this information will help you greatly reduce your risk: 1 - Don’t purchase products from… Continue reading Safer Vaping – What you need to know…

Cannabis Science, medical marijuana

Edibles vs Smoking – What’s the Difference?

“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?

medical marijuana, ptsd

Cannabis for PTSD

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

Maine Medical Cannabis, medical marijuana

Welcome Visiting Patients…

It’s official! We are proud to have authored, “An Act To Ensure Access to Medical Cannabis for Visiting Qualifying Patients,” and thank Rep. Lydia Blume for sponsoring the bill (as well as all who supported its passage). Visiting Patients need only produce these two items to have access to Medical Cannabis sold by a Maine… Continue reading Welcome Visiting Patients…