Cannabis for horses has a long history and a promising future.

Some believe that society is putting the cart before the horse when it comes to all matters related to medicinal cannabis. This is especially true when it comes to helping the animals entrusted to our care. So perhaps historical literature will shed some light on how useful cannabis has always been as a medicine. For the naysayers, cannabis for horses has been around for along time. But, modern equestrians want to know: Is it safe? Does it work?

The Bonded Relationship of Horse and Human Goes Way Back

Much of the world was first explored on foot and horseback as new lands were discovered, conquered, and settled. …

Living off grid is a growing trend because it’s sustainable in a world that needs it, and now technology is evolved to allow medium-sized cannabis grows to be completely off grid.

An important part of cannabis culture is a return to the Earth, to a greater integration with nature. While it’s true that traditionally, our demographic has lived on the fringe of society and outside the law, the circumstances of the modern world have pushed many to seek greater autonomy. As such, many cannabis growers are now developing technology to grow off grid. Importantly, their techniques create improvements for the lifestyle, altogether.

What is living off grid? It means your home and grow operation are not tied into “the grid,” that source of power that comes with a flick of a…

Finding the CB3 receptor could mean huge medical advancements.

Originally called GPR55 after the gene that encodes it, the CB3 receptor has been up-ending expectations since researchers found it. Every new finding provides more explanations about the mechanisms by which cannabis works within the body. Cannabinoid receptors are found throughout the body, so where has CB3 been hiding?

The two most researched receptors are CB1 and CB2. While CB1 receptors are prominent in the central nervous system, CB2 receptors reside in the immune system. CB3 receptors were hiding incognito as GPR55. At first, science didn’t know that this receptor accepted cannabinoids.

What is the CB3 Receptor?

The CB3 stayed stayed hidden from scientists because…

If you’re itching to travel after months in lockdown, these cannabis-friendly luxury retreats may be just what you need.

Everyone needs a break. Heck, right about now, all of us do. Some prefer to climb a mountain or jump in a lake. But others savor the inward approach. The increasing popularity of retreats allows people to take a break from the routine while also working on personal development, and returning with an enhanced skill set and a solid social circle for future support. Here are five advantages of luxury retreats.

The Value of Luxury Retreats

1) Retreats Offer Long Term Benefits Over Vacations

Luxury retreats set themselves apart from a vacation in that they include a specific intention behind the urge to escape from a monotonous routine. …

Prohibition brought cannabis indoors, but outdoor cannabis is still a force to be reckoned with.

Traditionally grown outdoors, cannabis cultivation moved indoors as a response to overhead helicopters and uptight neighbors, in times of Prohibition. And with decades of refinement and technological advancements, the bumper yields that many growers reap under hi-tech lighting solutions, and precision-controlled environments are hard to give up. And even though the coast is clear for some, few want to take the financial risk of putting roots down in the earth again. That being said, there are multiple reasons why growing cannabis outdoors is making a comeback.

Growing Cannabis Outdoors has a Low-Carbon Footprint

Indoor growing offers year-round cultivation, precision control of environmental conditions, and the all-important product…

If you’re comfortable with a change, finding a career in cannabis is easier everyday. Here’s why this could be your time to break in.

As the pandemic dries up and economies open, the cannabis industry is set to boom. The up-and-coming weed scene is poised to employ 414,000 Americans by end of 2021. For many enterprising workers out there, it sounds like prime time to get in on the ground floor of the Next Big Thing. But how, exactly, does one start a cannabis career?

The cannabis space is relatively new, and with that freshness comes possibility. It’s a niche industry, with its own set of rules, but right now there’s no old guard around to put up entrance barriers for excited newcomers.


Legal psychedelics are just a breath away, as we learn more and more about the medicinal potential of this class of hallucinogenic plants.

Tribal societies have long used hallucinogenic plants, such as magic mushrooms (psilocybin), peyote, and morning glory seeds, for the purpose of healing and religious ceremony. Additionally, evidence shows ancient Greeks used psychedelic mushrooms as part of a ceremony called ‘kykeon.’ It took place after the harvest to show gratitude and ensure future abundance. While legal psychedelics are not quite a reality, humans have already been using mushrooms for healing for centuries.

A Brief History of Magic Mushrooms and Psychedelic Medicine

In modern cultures, hallucinogenic mushrooms fell out of favor as contemporary medicine gained confidence. It wasn’t until 1957, after LIFE magazine ran a feature on mushroom enthusiast R. Gorden…

Four excellent ideas for the best cannabis birthday gift.

Whether you are scouring the internet for the best 40th birthday gift ideas or trying to show your favorite cannabis-loving friend some love, this list of four comprise the best gifts for cannabis lovers. Truly, getting someone a birthday gift is a great way to show how much you appreciate them. Not to mention, it gives you a chance to impress with your incredible gift-giving abilities plus honor their commitment to a healthy cannabis lifestyle.

While some people are easy to buy for, how can you say the most meaningful ‘happy birthday’ to the cannabis lover in your life? While…

Mutations in the endocannabinoid system (ECS) may be one of the biological causes of anxiety.

Changes to the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) are being found in a number of neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Further, an important aspect of a well-functioning ECS is a proper balance between the signaling molecules anandamide (AEA) and 2-arachidonylglycerol (2-AG), and the enzymes that break them down. This balance is missing in many types of disease. In fact, some common mutations in the components of the ECS are causing symptoms of disease, including anxiety.

This leads to the question — are these malfunctions in the ECS the biological causes of anxiety? …

How many times have you exclaimed, “I love my dog!”? Here are ten ways to show that love with CBD treats.

CBD may improve the quality of your dog’s life in a variety of ways. Whether your canine is slowing down due to age, adjusting to life outside the shelter, battling arthritis, or simply needs a little energy boost, CBD is a great way to naturally help. Here’s a list of ten ways to show the world “I love my dog!” with the help of a little CBD.

Pet owners across America have raved about brightness returning to their dogs’ eyes and the extra wags in their tails after starting CBD. …


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