Image by: ckstockphoto. Recent research suggests that cannabis-assisted psychotherapy can lead to mental health breakthroughs. Psychotherapy, in general, is a practice that incorporates talking to a professional about mental health and emotional well-being, according to the American Psychiatric Association. Similar to psychedelic-assisted therapy, the practice combines … [Read more...] about Cannabis-Assisted Psychotherapy – a Stepping Stone to Healing?
There is a significant overlap between psilocybin and cannabis users. Photo credit: Cannabis_Pics. Efforts to decriminalize psychedelics like psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in “magic mushrooms,” are gaining traction throughout the U.S. Psilocybin, exactly like cannabis, is a Schedule I controlled substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act. But despite … [Read more...] about Psilocybin and its Overlap With Cannabis use
Veterans Walk and Talk members during group excursion. Photo credit: Veterans Walk the Talk. One group is on a mission to help fellow veterans heal through plant medicine and outdoor activities. Veterans Walk and Talk (VWAT) is a community group based in California that advocates for peer-therapy, hiking, and cannabis and psychedelic use for veterans as a way to help … [Read more...] about One Veteran is Building a Cannabis-Hiking Community
Toastyy's Orange CBD tincture. Photo credit: Toastyy. We’ve tried a lot of CBD tinctures or hemp oils here at Emerald. We like them one their own as sublinguals, as toppings for desserts, and for skincare. This week, we’re putting a spotlight on formulas from Toastyy, a Black-owned CBD company whose mission is to empower women through their line of CBD-infused … [Read more...] about Toastyy’s Empowering Tinctures for the Mind and Body
Studies show that older and younger generations share a love for cannabis use. Photo credit: Envato. The future generations of the world are quickly overcoming the growth of the rest of the world’s population. In fact, millennials — or those born between 1981 and 1997 — now outnumber Baby Boomers in America, reports Pew Research. Furthermore, more than half of the … [Read more...] about Cannabis use is Growing Amongst Generations