Treating anxiety and depression with CBD and THC

Anxiety and depression are all too common. According to the World Health Organization, depression is the largest contributor to disability worldwide.  Anxiety disorders are the sixth largest. These serious mental health disorders have a devastating effect on health and wellness and are most commonly treated with pharmaceutical drugs. Unfortunately, these drugs have been linked to numerous side...

Many Americans support the legalization of cannabis

While marijana is legal under the laws of several states, it’s still illegal under federal law. This is causing all sorts of problems with taxing, interstate commerce and more. So far, the states are deciding the issue independently, but the controversy over legalizing marijuana creates an interesting point in the upcoming elections. With the exception of Joe Biden, all of the higher-polling...

The spread of legal Cannabis in the United States

As of right now, the federal government still classifies marijuan as a Schedule I controlled substance. It’s in the same category as heroin and LSD, suggesting a high risk of abuse and addiction, no accepted medical uses and no safe level of use. There is hope that 2020 could be a very good year for the legalization of marijuana. The year started out with Illinois becoming the 10th  state in...

Cannabis wasn’t always illegal in the USA

Coastal farmers carried marijuana from China to Korea around 2000 B.C. or earlier. Cannabis spread across South Asia and became widely used in India. It was celebrated as one of “Five kingdoms of herbs” and celebrated for alleviating anxiety. Between 2000 B.C. and 1400 B.C, cannabis was introduced to the Middle East. A nomadic Indo-European ground most likely carried the drug into...

Cannabis is one the oldest cultivated crops

Cannabis has been used across the world for centuries. It can be traced thousands of years to Asia, from where it spread to many different regions and eventually reached the United states. Cannabis was mainly used for medicine and spiritual purposes. Vikings and medieval Germans turned to cannabis for toothaches and lessening pain during childbirth. Negative connotations have only been...