Flowers usually contain 10-25% THC content whereas concentrates can be anywhere from 50-90% THC. Photo by devansiennaescrow. Hash, oils, and tinctures are easily found in cannabis stores and offer a concentrated dose compared to smoking flower. Cannabis extracts that go beyond the basic cannabutter may seem complex, but the below techniques are simple enough to do at home … [Read more...] about DIY Cannabis Extractions: how to Make Your own Concentrates at Home
Has Melanoma met its Match?
There are a myriad of medical benefits to cannabis, and with its growing legalization, scientists are conducting more studies in an effort to fully explore everything the plant has to offer. One aspect of cannabis that currently interests researchers is its ability to treat melanoma and other forms of cancer by inducing cell death. What is Melanoma? Melanoma is a specific … [Read more...] about Has Melanoma met its Match?
Higher Profiles: Farm Fresh Healing
Higher Profiles By Sharon Letts Pain, Cancer and Cannabis: A Love Story Brandon Collier learned how to farm cannabis when he was just 15 years old. As a third generation farmer, he has cultivated cannabis for two decades in Bend, Oregon. When Collier was 13, he was hit by a car. The accident damaged several disks, which are now fused together. He has … [Read more...] about Higher Profiles: Farm Fresh Healing
Cannabis has provided an immeasurable amount of relief and comfort to countless numbers of people. For Maddie Holt, it has given her time. Maddie was born in November 2012 with Zellweger Syndrome, a terminal genetic disease that destroys the white matter of the brain and effects the production of long chain fatty acids. The rare disorder affects 1 in 50,000 live births, … [Read more...] about Maddie’s Story
Who is the Rick Simpson of Cannabis
Getting to Know the Engineer Gone Cannabis Advocate Behind the Revolutionary Extraction Method Following a severe head injury in 1997, Rick Simpson turned to cannabis after traditional medicine failed him. The oil he created proved beneficial; not only did he find relief in the plant, but he also found its topical use to help cure his skin cancer. Since then, he’s … [Read more...] about Who is the Rick Simpson of Cannabis