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Dosing CBD and THC: Why Less Is More and More Can Be Too Much

Finding the best cannabis dose for your needs can be a process – every strain contains a unique mix of therapeutic ingredients, like cannabinoids and terpenes, and every person has an individualized response. Let's talk about dosing 101 and why less is more and more can be too much.

Irie Selkirk Is Cultivating a Greener Good

Through their own journey, Selkirk began advising other patients and doctors, even accompanying patients to doctor’s appointments to advocate for their rights. She now works with Paris, Ont.,-based licensed producer Emblem as director of community uutreach, focusing on education.

5 Healthy Ways To Take Cannabis

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:

Meet Tania Cyalume: Chemist + Cannabis Community Builder

As cannabis laws evolve, so does Cyalume. Her most recent endeavour has been the Bloom High Tea Social Club, a pop-up gathering for guests to gather over edibles such as cannabis-infused teaschocolates, and the popular lavender lemonade. Events are announced through Bloom High Tea Social Club on Facebook and Instagram.

Artist Jessica Gorlicky on Creativity, Confidence and Cannabis

For Jessica Gorlicky, a typical day might include turning cartwheels across a New York City crosswalk, painting in an impromptu studio outside Miami’s Fontainebleau hotel, or spending two hours getting body painted for a performance in Montreal.

5 Easy, Healthy Ways to Take Cannabis Oil

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.

Canada’s First Female Cannabis CEO on Weed and Wellness

Springboarding off her blockbuster success building the Toronto charity Rethink Breast Cancer and its signature social event The Booby Ball, Gordon was an early player in the booming cannabis community, working with WeedMD before joining 48North, the parent company of licensed cannabis provider DelShen.

What Documentarian Trish Dolman Learned From Eight Months in a Dispensary

The Canada In A Day director continues her commitment to telling outsider stories with Bud Empire. The reality show, which premiered on History Canada on Tuesday, follows Bob Kay and his family as they run Kelowna, B.C.-based dispensary Be Kind.

Recreational Cannabis Is Legal, So Why Aren’t We Forgiving Convictions?

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?

How a Lack of Cannabis Research Inspired Entrepreneur Stephanie Karasick

Once a recreational cannabis consumer, Stephanie Karasick gave it up because she didn’t like smoking. Now, twenty years later, she has embraced vaporizing cannabis as a way to manage her anxiety and depression.

6 Questions to Ask Your Budtender

If you’re headed to a cannabis store for the first time, here are some questions you may want to ask.

Why You Should Keep Your Cannabis Prescription After Legalization

There are plenty of reasons to celebrate cannabis legalization in Canada – it’s expected to improve public health and safety outcomes around cannabis, to eliminate unnecessarily and often racialized criminal charges, and to divert funds from the black market and into a thriving legal economy.