Researchers are learning more about cannabis' effect on COVID-19. Photo credit: Bukhta Yurii. Now more than ever, researchers are studying how COVID-19 is impacting certain demographics more aggressively than others. Exhausting all causes, a conversation arises about if cannabis users may be at greater risk for breakthrough COVID-19 infections. Although the root … [Read more...] about Can Cannabis Cause Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections?
Cake and cannabis, or cake-inspired cannabis? We'll have both, please! Photo credit: Shutterstock. This August, Emerald is celebrating its ninth birthday. In celebration, we’re having our cake and smoking it too! There is no shortage of strains named after cakes or baked goods. Those include everything from Lava Cake, to Ice Cream Cake, Cherry Cake, Pineapple Upside Down … [Read more...] about Emerald’s Cake Day Strain Review
Research on the benefits of combining cannabis compounds, called the entourage effect, will change the way consumers look at cannabis forever. Photo credit: Shutterstock. When people talk about the over 400 known compounds that comprise the cannabis plant, the two cannabinoid heavyweights, THC and CBD, generally dominate the conversation. But soon cannabis consumers all … [Read more...] about The Entourage Effect: Make Cannabis Synergy Work for you
This week Emerald tried three seasonal, strain-specific live resins made by AbsoluteXtracts (ABX). We consumed the oils in different forms — two in vapes, and the last on flower, and noticed slightly different results. Frozen Herb? According to Leafly, live resin is made from “freshly harvested cannabis [flower that’s been] frozen to a subcritical temperature prior … [Read more...] about Review: ABX’s Strain-Specific Live Resins
New research conducted by Eybna, a global technology and cannabis research company, found that the compounds in cannabis can potentially help manage COVID-19 symptoms. CBD for COVID-19 Symptoms? Specifically, Eybna explained to Emerald via email that CBD with terpenes has the potential to manage symptoms of COVID-19. Terpenes are the aromatic compounds in plants that … [Read more...] about Tech Company’s Newest Study Suggests That CBD can Help Manage COVID-19