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 U.S. … [Read more...] about Cannabis Use is Growing Amongst Generations
Loud noises can cause anxiety for pets; can CBD help treat stress? Photo Credit: Ray Hennessy Fireworks are a symbol of patriotism. They are colorful and loud. But the loudness amplifies anxiety across the country, especially in animals. Stress in animals is easy to identify, however, managing it is another thing altogether. Humans often use CBD oil and treats to aid in … [Read more...] about Is CBD an Alternative for Animals with Firework Anxiety?