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Love is the drug I’m thinking of…

Happy Valentine’s Day! Physiology is a many splendored thing. Consider the following… Oxytocin is called the love hormone. Oxytocin is a ‘natural’ chemical created in your brain that is associated with the feeling of pleasure while bonding. It strengthens attainment...

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Cannabis & Harm Reduction in Alcoholism

In a catch-22 situation where ‘not enough research has been done’ meets: ‘few would profit from funding the expensive research’ and/or ‘it’s still a scheduled I or II drug’, scare tactics and misinformation still exist in media and in politics. The landscape is...

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Let’s talk about sex and cannabis…

Part of overall health is determined by how the mind, body and spirit are able to engage and connect. Mindfully ingested and dosed cannabis, for a myriad of reasons, seems to help people not only reconnect with their communities and their families but also with their...

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THC-A? How very Canadian

As interest and money converge in the realm of cannabis as medicine, more studies are being done. As more studies are done, the chemical compounds of the plant are being further explored and validated. Currently, THC and CBD are at center stage. But terpenes are...

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What’s Next for our Favorite Plant?

What’s Next for our Favorite Plant? Those who have followed the cannabis industry for the last year or two know that a lot can happen in short periods of time. Medical cannabis was legalized in 2001 but adult use legalization of October 2018 is what will change the...

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12 Strains of Christmas 2018

It’s been quite the year for cannabis in Canada! With legalization in October, the stigma surrounding cannabis is slowly disappearing.  The amount of strains now available continues to grow as established Licensed Producers step up their game. Licensed Producers are...

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Frankincense, Gold, Myrrh… and Cannabis

The sights and smells and taste of the holidays are upon us! And of course, in the festive season, it is better to give than to receive, right? 😉 We are now able to gift cannabis in the adult use market in Canada. This opens up so many possibilities for a variety of...

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Holiday Medicated Shortbread Cookies

I have never met a shortbread cookie I didn’t like. I am, however, particularly fond of the ones I just made. They are infused with cannabis, and add form and function to great taste. I eat one about an hour before bedtime and it absolutely helps me to sleep through...

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Ten Reasons Why It’s Greener On The Medicinal Side…

As a Natural Health Services' patient, you may have noticed a thing or two to be thankful for since last month’s legalization. You may have your own personal reasons for choosing to be a medical cannabis patient despite the emerging recreational market. The following...

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