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Adaptogens: Expanding the Entourage

Adaptogens: Expanding the Entourage

By J Gordon Curtis While we obviously consider cannabis to be the “perfect plant,” we cannot ignore that there are thousands of plants out there with similar therapeutic and beneficial properties. Many of these plants work synergistically–both within our bodies and with other plants.  Having been used for centuries in ancient medicine (Namely, Chinese, Ayurvedic, and other Eastern traditions as well as shamanistic and western tribal cultures,) these herbs have the ability to adapt to the needs of the body. We call these herbs and plants “adaptogens” for exactly this reason.  Ashwagandha, turmeric, kava kava, lion’s mane mushroom, and many...

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How is Delta 8 THC Made?

How is Delta 8 THC Made?

By J Gordon Curtis As you may have already read in Rolling Stone or High Times Magazine, Delta 8 THC has been taking the cannabis world by storm as many are finding it to be a comparable, legal replacement for the outlawed Delta 9 THC. Additionally, the lower potency of Delta 8 THC has led many to report it to be more clear-headed and less prone to the potential paranoia induced by it’s more powerful cousin. Delta 8 THC occurs naturally in hemp plants but it shows up in almost negligible amounts. So how is it that we are now able to make entire lines...

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Cannabis Hero Highlights: Peter Tosh

Cannabis Hero Highlights: Peter Tosh

By J Gordon Curtis   Part of working in the world of Cannabis is recognizing those that have come before us. So many have furthered the cause of the plant that we are now working with. We wanted to start taking some time every month to focus on one of these people that have helped to pave the path for cannabis decriminalization. This month, we are discussing Peter Winston Mcintosh aka Peter Tosh, one of the founding members of The Wailers – alongside Bob Marley and Bunny Wailer. Later in his life, Tosh left the Wailers and led a solo career...

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CBD for Anxiety

CBD for Anxiety

By J Gordon Curtis Anxiety is something that can disrupt an entire life. Often it doesn’t exist in one moment of the day but, rather, permeates throughout, casting a shadow over everything.  Though anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications were on the decline up until now, COVID has shaken up the pharmacy like it has the rest of the world. A study found that, on the week of March 15th this year, 78% of all anti-depressant, anti-anxiety and anti-insomnia prescriptions filled were new. Granted, this was the peak of this phenomenon but the general upward trend has remained. Anxiety is definitely having a moment right now...

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