Smoking joints is often what comes to mind when people think about marijuana, but as the plant moves into the mainstream as a health and wellness product, many are discovering healthier ways to consume it. Here are five of our favourite cannabis consumption methods that are healthier than smoking:
Cannabis oils are still relatively new to the legal market, so it’s natural to have questions about using them. Whether you purchase yours from a licensed producer (LP) or make them at home, oils offer a healthy and versatile method of consuming cannabis, typically with longer-lasting effects than inhaled forms.
We know that cannabis can help with sleep, appetite and other symptoms. But as more and more research is conducted on the plant and its effects, we’re discovering – and rediscovering – other uses for cannabis. One promising realm is skincare.
But with legalization around the corner, we have to ask ourselves: what will happen to those who are or have been incarcerated for cannabis-related crimes, a demographic overwhelmingly comprised of marginalized and racialized individuals?
Go to your favourite licensed producer (LP) website, or your local dispensary and you’ll see the terms ‘indica’ and ‘sativa’ everywhere. Generally, indica plants are short and bushy and believed to have relaxing, bodily effects, while taller sativa plants are thought to be energizing and cerebral.
At Hempster, we believe it won’t be long until many cannabis products are consumed like vitamins and other daily-dose nutraceuticals. Here are our three favourite ways to consume cannabis and still feel clear-headed enough for a day of work and parenting.
Dana* had dealt with anxiety and depression before, and in the third trimester of her second pregnancy, the low mood, self-criticism, exhaustion and despair returned. When her son was born, it got worse. This is Dana's story.
Cannabis is a naturally-occurring plant, but like any natural products that can be sold and distributed, growing and enjoying it comes at a cost. Reduce your cannabis footprint and go truly green with these tips.