7 Diseases Medical Marijuana Can Treat

Even though marijuana is approved for medical use in nearly 60% of U.S. states, there’s still somewhat of a stigma attached. However, doctors and patients agree that marijuana can be medically beneficial to many people.  Here, we will explain 7 diseases that medical marijuana can treat.   A 2013 New England Journal of Medicine study […]

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The Rising Popularity of Vaping Cannabis Oil and Dry Herb

CANNABIS CULTURE – Why has vaporization become such a popular method of ingesting cannabis oil or dry herbs? We’ll take a look at a few reasons why vaporizing has become so popular. One reason for the rise in popularity of vaporizing, rather than smoking, marijuana is the perception that it is the healthier choice. Essentially, vaporizing heats the cannabis without carbonizing it, which some people believe reduces the harmful carcinogens inhaled. We know that over…

Does Colarado’s Dispensary Market Have a Limit?

CANNABIS CULTURE – The short answer is no, BUT depending on where you are in Colorado, you likely have a different opinion about that amount of dispensaries the state can handle. From 2000 to 2014, the state saw gains in its medicinal marijuana dispensary growth. By 2009, areas of the state began to wonder if dispensaries would saturate the market. Today, a similar question is being asked. That is, depending on where you are in…

Ontario Plan to Sell Legal Weed No Match for B.C.’s Existing Industry

Ontario’s plan to sell marijuana from government-operated stores would never fly in B.C., a local pot advocate said. Vancouver’s Dana Larsen suggested a provincial government store could never compete with established and independent dispensaries in offering the same variety of products that consumers seek – such as different strains and edibles – and that the Ontario government won’t be able to open shops fast enough to keep pace with demand. “Police raids aside, I don’t…

Hamilton Pot Shop Owners ‘Shell-Shocked’ by Ontario’s LCBO Plan

“We have created this entire industry and now the government is going to take it over” The Ontario government’s move to distribute and sell marijuana in LCBO-type stores when it becomes legal — and to shut down illegal pot shops — has stunned Hamilton’s pot shop owners, says Conrad Floyd, of the Hamilton Village Dispensary collective. “Hamilton has 30 shops … We have created this entire industry and now the government is going to take…